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Avila's El Ranchito

318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
+1 714-960-9696
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, even after 5 years, this Mexican restaurant still delivers top quality food and service. Nice to know that some things never change.

Thank whistler4me
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This street level restaurant is next door to the post office, on Main Street. The front is open to the street and offers a nice view of the downtown environment and people passing by. I grew up on and cook alot of Mexican food, but...More

Thank Soulmates2012
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had dinner at this restaurant downtown Huntington Beach and it was great. Reasonable Mexican food that was tasty fresh and served hot. The portions were large and the drinks were delicious. The service was also very good. This is a good family Mexican restaurant.

Thank mikeb0449
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We love the authentic feel of this little Mexican Food place on Main Street. The chicken tortilla soup is so fantastic, the enchiladas are really tasty, the tacos are served in yummy homemade shells, and the salsa is super fresh. Great dinner, every time.

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The menu runs from the simple to the complex. from traditional Mexican fare to more modern, urban options. Everything was flavorful, and the service was excellent. I'll certainly be back.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is one of the very best Mexican restaurants we have ever been to and we would definitely return. We found it by chance and we were so glad we did. Our meals were incredibly good. Seems to be a popular place among the locals.

Thank gabaldonshari
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Pros: quick service, large portions, good guacamole Cons: overpriced, salsa wasn't great, too many tables in a small space, tortillas weren't fresh

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Taco Tuesday is a great night to eat at Avil'a El Ranchito Restaurant & Bar. The street is filled with vendors, locals and visitors shopping for everything from incense to mini donuts and when you're ready to take a break from all the excitement you...More

Thank Scottysgirl01
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Consistent with other Avila's - great food, love the enchiladas! Go early; gets very busy at night. Right on Main Street, so great patio seating.

Thank ocpair29
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Menu looked good. We sat down outside and waited for 15 minutes without a server. Asked the bartender and she said somebody will be over to help us. Never happened. She was more concerned with drinking with a couple at the bar. Needless to say...More

Thank paulywalnutsragman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-960-9696
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