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Fred's Mexican Cafe

300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
+1 714-374-8226
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here for the first time based on suggestions from individuals and the rating on trip advisor (I feel betrayed for that trip advisor!) It was really bad. The salsa was bland- could taste nothing but sour/garlic powder. I’ve tasted a many of salsa...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of Fred's is very nice, on Main Street close to the beach, some views. It's certainly not the cleanest restaurant nor is it the quietest. The food is very average. I guess it's ok if you're into a loud party scene and don't...More

Thank wstoner56
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Fred's Mexican, It is across the street from the HB Pier and has a killer view of the Pacific ocean, It is centered direct in the middle of Huntington Beach. Great for Lunch and Dinner, has some pool tables and a real good bar. Local...More

1  Thank audir825
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

There were plenty empty tables but it took 20 minutes to get seated, 15 minutes to get a drink order, so we went ahead and placed a food order to hopefully expedite the process. 30 minute wait for tacos and nachos. Portions are big and...More

1  Thank ohdanigirl75
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We sat outside and enjoyed the view and cool breeze. There was no wait to be seated and our service was acceptable but not outstanding. It took 10 minutes for our order to be taken but after that it was timely. The portions were large...More

1  Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We ate here the first night we stayed in HB hoping for some delicious tacos. My husband assumed since the restaurant is located directly across from the beach that his fish tacos would've been fresh, but they were not. I ordered carne asada tacos, the...More

2  Thank packyourheart
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for a quick bite and spectacular ocean views and people watching. Food and drinks are ok.

1  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The food at Fred’s is decent but I wouldn’t call it authentic Mexican food by any stretch. If you are looking for a place that has a great view, decent drink options then this is a great spot to catch the sunset and have a...More

1  Thank evpoker
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Good solid food but the margarita was quite watered down. Fish tacos were good although the portions are a bit too large. You don't need the extra rice and beers. Nachos and salsa are good, great to get as your drink arrives.

1  Thank whistler4me
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place has an awesome atmosphere and even better food! I ordered the chicken burrito and it was legitimately the best burrito I’ve had in California! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for delicious, reasonably priced Mexican food.

Thank hannahkdee
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22 July 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right in front of the restaurant if you are lucky enough to find one. If not then you continue down the road one block turn right and there will be public parking that Fred's will validate for.
17 May 2016|
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Response from Bunny0016 | Reviewed this property |
No. I know of no restaurant that will allow people with no shirt or shoes!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-374-8226
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