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Perlita's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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297 US Highway 101 S, Crescent City, CA 95531-4409
+1 707-465-6770
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Midland, Michigan
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times and it is my favorite Mexican restaurant in town. The other restaurants are probably just as delicous, but Perlitas has better prices, a clean and cozy dining area with good views of 101, and has great chips and salsa. For two meals, a drink and tax and big tip for less than twenty bucks... More 

Thank Daniel L
Brookings, Oregon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop here with a friend. The food was so good. Haven't had Mexican years. The atmosphere was comfortable and inviting. This place is a keeper.

Thank bkharborchick
Gasquet, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

The folks at Perlita's are from Oaxaca, so their mole is super authentic and delicious! I come here at least once a week and always get consistent, delicious food. Their menu is huge and they have all the classics, but some interesting extras as well.

1 Thank Chelsea B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Good authentic Mexican food. Reasonable prices for California. Wife and I had super burritos and tacos. Tacos (crispy) were crazy good. Burritos were huge and great tasting. Beer was cold and a great price. I'd come back. Often. Too bad I live on the other side of the US. Try it. You'll like it.

Thank Steve S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

The service was very friendly and fast, unfortunately, compared to Mexican food I'm used to it seemed bland. My two friends enjoyed their meals.

Thank Thomas K
Gustine, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Very good food at reasonable prices. Appears to be a family run business with very friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely return.

Thank Bill T
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

On a rainy stormy night, we avoided the storm in the dreaded Siskyous by taking US 101 north to Oregon, which put us in Crescent City, CA, for the night. Right across the street from our hotel was a restaurant that made our trip even more memorable - a terrific Mexican restaurant. Small, packed with travelers, with a sweet and... More 

1 Thank Marga
Reno, Nevada
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Have been using Perlita's for some time now. Menu is good, food and service are great. Always trying to provide the best service for you at all time. If you love Mexican food this is the place to stop and refuel! They have beer and wine. In the summer it can get a bit crowed so try and phone ahead... More 

Thank JamesUKUSA69
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The portions were generous, however the quality compared to some other Mexican restaurants left something to be desired. I am not sure if it is normal in northern California to charge $1.75 for a tray of chips, but those from southern California are used to them being complimentary, which led to much confusion. The service was prompt and polite. The... More 

Thank Clint R
Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Food was very good and reasonably priced with very generous portions. Staff was very friendly. Would definitely go back

Thank Al C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 US Highway 101 S, Crescent City, CA 95531-4409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City
  • Phone Number: +1 707-465-6770
A little Mexican restaurant we found driving up 101 from San Jose to Oregon. Food was great and service was good and fast. It was a nice lunch stop after a long morning of driving.

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