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1157 Artesia Blvd Ste B, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6903
+1 310-376-5005
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in and they were pretty busy. They came right to our table with chips and salsa! Always on top of refills for chips, salsa and drinks!! And the food was delicious! We were stuffed! Definitely would go back.

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Thank Amber E
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone locally knows about El Som. Many people, including us, go there weekly. Raul, the owner will make you feel welcome along with everyone that works there. The salsa is the best I've had anywhere in the US plus really cold beer and great food.

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Thank Steve D
Orange County, CA
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food served quick. If you want good Mexican food in Hermosa go here! Chicken tacos with rice and beans was my choice today. Did not disappoint. Chips and salsa is fine....average.

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Thank rdub30
Plantation, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and service! Prices amazing. Fish tacos was my favorite. We arrived 20 min before closing, we felt bad and apologized for this. The owner was incredibly kind and welcoming stating, "this is your home, come whenever you want".

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Thank Marie5578
London
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Was a while ago that we went here, was on holiday in LA and visited Manhattan Beach, wanted somewhere casual to have some dinner before going back to our hotel. So glad that we chose here as the food was amazing. I had Fajitas and my husband had enchiladas. The portions were massive but so enjoyable we ate the lot.... More 

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Thank zoe1978
Hawthorne, California
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Well, you just going to have to try out the many dishes and yes the beans...they are sooo good and the salsa is fresh.....not fake....

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Thank Dale M
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This food is the best Mexican food I have tasted and that you will ever taste. I have been coming here since before I can remember and have never had an issue. The food is cooked to perfection and the staff are so friendly. There is never a moment where I do not think about El Sombrero. I would recommend... More 

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2 Thank DubsTravel
Switzerland
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Very nice mexican. Good portions, fresh sauces. Spicy, but not killing. Would recommend and definetly come back.

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1 Thank Oliver S
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Staying at the hotel Hermosa, kids couldn't be bothered walking out for tea so we stayed local. Read this restaurant reviews and thought we'd give it a go. The reviews are bang on! This was by far the best value and tasty Mexican restaurant we've ever been in. 4 fabulous meals, drinks including half carafe of wine for $60, I... More 

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1 Thank gaynor p
Roscoe, Illinois
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Walked over from Hotel Hermosa and received three outstanding and plentiful dishes. I ordered the quesadillas and asked them to toss in some chicken which they did. My husband ordered the 2 chicken enchiladas and my son ordered chicken sombrero. My son's dish was HUGE and he could only eat 1/2 of it. The guacamole was also outstanding. Our total... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1157 Artesia Blvd Ste B, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-5005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?