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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
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tamales” (25 reviews)
“burrito” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
297 US Highway 101 S, Crescent City, CA 95531-4409
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the Veggie Huarache! A large grilled corn tortilla with red sauce, beans, bell peppers, tomato, onion, cabbage, and my favorite ingredient cactus. The cactus tastes like green beans and makes the dish seem meaty. My favorite!

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great and the service was excellent! Even my normally picky daughter was very pleased. :) The price was also very reasonable for the amount of food. I left stuffed and satisfied. If we are ever back in the area, we will eat...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great authentic Mexican food. Let's be honest - in this town there are not the restaurants there are in San Fran, or other big cities. But, we took a chance on this place and were not at all disappointed. It was awesome. Had the...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic and delicious! Extensive menu, big portions, fresh ingredients, nice people. And low prices.

Thank Fan-of-foreign-films
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and delivious, affordable Mexican food. Have been there a couple of times now and love this place already! It seems to be family run, and we have been very impressed each time we have gone. Delicious and service is great, super friendly, open...More

Thank mspmail2
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Very good food and drinks an very friendly Service and fast we go there at least too times a month I think everyone should try the food

Thank MAry S
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Across the road from the Ocean River Inn and we were looking for something different. Excellent hostess and a great menu, cold beer and great service. Couldn't fault anything at all.

1  Thank Bricari
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We stayed at the Ocean View Inn and walked to this restaurant three nights in a row! The 7 and 9 year olds in our group absolutely loved the food --they said the chips were the best ever and enjoyed the quesadilla. I had the...More

1  Thank Susanc35
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Run by 4 Mexicans ladies who really care about the food, it's amazing value and so well cooked The tortilla for my burrito was made fresh, so still had that unique smoky taste, it was suitably stuffed and presented in less than 2 minutes Had...More

Thank Paleface07
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We thought the food was tasty and authentic. We were staying across the road so did not have far to come! On a Wednesday night there were a lot of cars out the front, a good sign, and it was busy inside. Once it calmed...More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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
  • E-mail
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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