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“Get the cochinita Pibil” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Yucatan Grill

Yucatan Grill
Ranked #12 of 92 Restaurants in Seal Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
California
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83 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
“Get the cochinita Pibil”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten at this place since it was in its old location. I wholeheartedly recommend the cochinita pibil which is pork slow roasted and marinated in citrus spices and wrapped in a banana leaf. I believe they only serve this on Fridays unless things have changed. Other dishes are hit or miss. It's a cute diner style place. If you are unfamiliar with Yucatecan food I recommend trying it its quite different from burritos and enchiladas dripping with cheese. I haven't been here lately because we fell in love with Rocharin Thai in the same mall

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
“LOVE THIS PLACE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Maybe I shouldn't have a glowing review. It's a little family owned business that serves amazing food for a great price. We go there quite often. Everything is great and the margaritas are outstanding.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bakersfield, California, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

We are foodies. Loved the coconut shrimp, halibut taco and lobster enchiladas. Wow. The service is friendly and excellent.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Port Ludlow, Washington
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Go elsewhere.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I was informed at the hotel that this had the best Mexican food in town. We went and I ordered the Mahi Mahi tacos and the fist was old and smelled and tasted that way. They took them off the bill but couldn't get that taste out of my mouth. Breakfast was good at the hotel the next day. Helped to get that taste out of my mouth.

Visited January 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic food - menu variety”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

This is a fantastic gem in Seal Beach. The menu has lots of interesting and novel dishes that you don't see in the run of the mill Mexican restaurants anywhere. I had the Mayan Mahi Mahi and the Shrimp and Talapia on two different nights - both were awesome and very unique. The service was great and guacamole was one of the best anywhere! Definitely will be back!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank roadwarrier222
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