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Marix Tex Mex Playa

) #321 of 512 Restaurants in Santa Monica €€ - €€€ Mexican
118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1226
+1 310-459-4797
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good45%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
9 Aug 2016
“Excellent service and good basic Tex Mex”
18 Nov 2016
“Great for weekend lunch”
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118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1226
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

The location, just off the beach, can't be beat. Free parking at lunch time. The decor is very nice. But the soul of the plan is the food -- excellent and plenty of it. The wait staff was prompt and attentive without being intrusive, the...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lots of salsa and warm chips keep coming whatever you order. Nice Mexican beer and pretty reasonable tacos with fish.

Thank SteveBG4547KK
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We really enjoy this place when we are in town. The food is excellent and plenty of it. My favorite is the sampler plate which i usually have to share.The margaritas are huge and refreshing,especially when one is dehydrated after a walk about.In the late...More

1  Thank mark k
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Can't beat the location on Entrada not far from PCH and the beach, you smell the seaside. Authentic combo beach / TexMex decor and furnishings and good parking, which is rate. But, the food and drinks are just so so and nothing special. ...

Thank David B L
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Have been coming here for years. Food is always good. Great chips and salsa and excellent drinks. I look forward to my next visit.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Hadn't been in ages and met a friend there so we could walk to beach after. Sad bar scene on a Friday night. Worst margaritas I've had in awhile and average food.

Thank JenV1
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Food was good. Loads of locals. Hard to find if you don't know where it is but worth it if you do. Drinks were great.

Thank sportspup
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Food was average at best but the kicker was the unordered "birthday dessert" they delivered to our table (because they heard it was one of our birthdays), and then tried to charge us for the unordered item. Luckily one of our group managed to get...More

Thank mcb5022
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Had lunch yesterday at Marix Tex. Ordered the Baja Tacos with side salad instead of the rice and beans. I had a choice of fish, Salmon, Ahi Tuna or Sea Bass. I chose the Tuna. The issue I have was the presentation.. The plate arrived...More

Thank Nili99
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

This is always a fun evening. The margaritas are tasty and strong, the fajitas are consistently good (they are all I've ever ordered), the service is good and yes, it's loud.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
04:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1226
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-459-4797
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