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Pinches Tacos

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395 Santa Monica Pl, Ste 378, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
+1 310-394-0373
9:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
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Marina del Rey, California
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27 reviews
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

I am a local and have visited Santa Monica Place many times. Yes, Pinches Tacos is in a food court, but you wouldn't guess it based on their carne asada tacos. I've only ordered their 3 taco combination plate with carne asada tacos, rice, beans, and chips. Their asada is consistently juicy, flavorful, and fresh. If you're in a rush... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the chicken burrito, and was expecting a tasty meal, however I was sadly disappointed. There wasn't any flavour, even though I enjoyed the salsa and corn chips that were also on the plate. There was nothing special about this burrito; having said that, the service was fantastic.

Thank PrincessStephanie01
Santa Monica, California
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Like the many reviews have listed this is surprisingly good food. The burritos and tacos were of very good quality. For the Pork lovers, they have a pretty good Al Pastor for being on the Westside and the Asada was good. If you want to get filled up I recommend the burrito and it gives you more bang for your... More 

Thank Justravelin86
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

First impression isn't that great. It looks like a run down hole in the wall dive and inside isn't any better. Crap hanging from the ceiling, kind of dirty and old inside. But don't let that stop you from ordering or you'll be sorry. Service was very fast and the food was very very good. Give it a try

Thank K2service
Orange County
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was a random stop we tried…we aren't ones who usually eat in food courts, but INCREDIBLE FISH TACOS!!! We have been com in back ever since!! Just heard about their sister restaurant called cha cha cha…haven't tried it yet, but if it's anything like this it'll be very very good!! Been coming here for over a year and will... More 

Thank Chelsie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Santa Monica Pl, Ste 378, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-394-0373

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?