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Mercedes' Cuban Grill

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14 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5124
(310) 827-6209
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Mexico City, Mexico
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was expecting a place with a better food. The service is good but the food average. I ordered the Steak tacos and the the steak was without flavor. The tortilla breaks very easy. The best part of the meal was the beans that comes with the meal. I ordered artichoke dip that never arrived to the table hahaha

Thank Javier L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying up the street at an inn and the desk clerk suggested Mercedes Grill for brunch. It was so good I went back the next day and had the same meal: avocado toast. My wife had egg and cheese on a Cuban roll. Good coffee. We ate outside and enjoyed watching the parade of people to and from... More 

Thank Jarstar558
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast on a friends recommendation and we were not dissapointed. Happened to hit this place at breakfast happy hour (half price omelettes) so seemed foolish not to sample one each. Best omelette i have ever eaten in my life, i had the politically correct (spinach, mushrooms, chicken sausage and goats cheese) while my husband opted for the... More 

Thank BexCass
Marina del Rey, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The food here is fabulous, perfectly spiced and lots of it. Service is impeccable and drinks are potent. Great place for drinks and appetizers or a full meal.

Thank DragonLady90292
New York City, New York
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I had only one dish, but it was very good: the Cuban sandwich. Wine was OK, service was reasonably efficient. The location a few feet away from Venice Beach is certainly convenient for tourists like me. Street parking nearby was manageable.

Thank Florian P
Houston, Texas, United States
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with very mixed results. Service, location and atmosphere is very good. Great people watching while sitting outside.. Good- the Cuban sandwich was very good with the only fault being way too much mustard. Eggs Benedict were over cooked and Hollandaise sauce was sparse, cold and lacking flavor. Fried fish sandwich and fries were solid but did not... More 

Thank Joyce S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

If you like to people watch (and what an array of people to watch!) you will love it here. Food is great, location is superb. Service could be better but who knows, with so much to watch, you won't notice.

Thank caroline t
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Great location by Venice beach. Casual for lunch and seated outdoors. Brunch option available until 2pm which I choose from. Good value 10-15 $. I had avocado toast and egg whites Fresh and friendly service. International food menu. Would recommend

Thank Sarah L
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I went here on a Sunday afternoon. It was very busy and lively place with the beach crowd. I had the Mercedes salad with grilled salmon which was excellent. The service was good in spite of how busy it was.

Thank Janine G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We ate breakfast here and it was delicious -- especially the carnitas! Great service, nice spot right on Venice Beach for people watching and enjoying the atmosphere.

Thank Erin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5124
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: (310) 827-6209

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?