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“LA Capilla Mexican Restaurant”

LA Capilla Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #24 of 537 Restaurants in Torrance
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Redondo Beach, California, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“LA Capilla Mexican Restaurant”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

This Mexican Restaurant is not your typical run of the mill mexican food. The food is authentic and well prepared. Located in Old Downtown Torrance it is frequented by most locals. It is one of those "best kept secret" restaurants and is clearly a favorite by families.

Visited August 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Sufficient, with a hint of fun”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

Reasonably priced, family-oriented place. I have to believe there is better Mexican food available in SoCal, but I suppose the price is about right for the experience.

But they'll sing Happy Birthday to you and give you complimentary flan with a candle in it!

Visited July 2012
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Oxford, New Jersey
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Bring a big appetite!”
Reviewed August 7, 2012

We're visitors from the East coast and wanted an authentic Mexican dinner. And boy were we satisfied. The waitress that served us was so gracious and accommodating with all 11 of us. The appetizer portion was so big, some of us decided to share some of our dishes. Mole chicken was excellent. I liked that their dishes were not salty like a lot of these mexican restaurants are. All the dishes we ordered were fresh and moderately priced. My sister in Harbor City has brought a lot of out of towner guests here. and had the same reaction.

  • Visited July 2012
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Santa Rosa, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“So old school”
Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Loved this place for almost 30 years. Sure the waitresses are somewhat curt but it's part of the charm of the place. Best tortilla soup around

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Redondo Beach, California
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243 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“A very generic Mexican restaurant”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

This is one of those places that you know is really old so you let things slide, like the basic menu items, kitchy decorations and ho-him service. It won't disappoint if you don't expect much, but if you put some effort into looking into a great Mexican restaurant, you will find many within walking distance of this place.

  • Visited February 2012
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