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Fred's Mexican Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
+1 714-374-8226
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bartender was so welcoming and FUNNY! I was not in a very good mood when I got there but I was in better spirits by the time my friend showed up. The food is delish and the drinks flowed. This is a great place to hang out.

Thank Latnldy1
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We sat out on the patio and had a great view of the beach as well as some people watching from up above. Service was friendly and attentive. Chips & salsa were addictive, but save room for the entrees as they were good too. We split the nachos with chicken and the surf & turf fajitas and we were not... More 

Thank Duck_Fan4life
Spokane, Washington
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

A local we met in another bar near Disney recommended this restaurant...and it was so good! I don't know what was better...the ahi tacos or the calamari tacos. YUM! The beans and rice were also good. You may sit inside or outside...very casual ...with a view of the ocean. They have pool tables if you want to play a game.... More 

Thank Kelli J
Chantilly, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I'm from the Midwest and I will start by saying that there is better, more authentic Mexican food in the Midwest than Fred's. Fred's was recommended to me by coleagues from the area during a recent business trip to California. Our group sat on the balcony and watched the sunset. Being on the second floor is perfect to keep traffic... More 

Thank Matthew H
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Food is pretty good here the only issue is the noise is high that is because it is a sports bar. Try to eat outside it is nicer

Thank john h
Huntington Beach, California
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fred's is a great local hangout for great drinks and food. Lively atmosphere, great place to people watch. Excellent view of main street, the pier, and the beach. Always ask to sit outside for the best views. They also have a fire pit to sit around and have a margarita while you wait for your table. Sometimes the wait can... More 

Thank MaxMidnight
Las Vegas, NV
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by for dinner and drinks. The margaritas were HUGE and delicious. The food was average. The view was awesome and the service was too.

1 Thank sandyinlv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This Mexican restaurant located across from the beach in downtown Huntington Beach is a great place to grab a drink, eat some Californian inspired south of the border cuisine and enjoy the surrounding sites of Huntington Beach. If you want to experience the Southern Californian lifestyle & its people then a visit to Fred's should be on your list.

1 Thank Adam L
Huntington Beach, California
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food is average, service was not that good, the view was nice. For those looking for a bar scene it will probably be a good experience.

1 Thank EdnaMD
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The view at Fred's is great if you can get a window seat. The food was just like any other good Mexican restaurant. Margaritas were good but not great.

1 Thank Olyfisher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?