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Where does the South Bay eat good Mexican food? Have tried a place on Artesia west of Inglewood Ave. on north side of street (name escapes me)and it was decent, but looking for other ideas. Stay west of the 405 and not quality holes in the wall. This must be a place to take friends to reward them for something they did for me. Any help would be appreciated.

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  1. Try Coyote Cantina - in a strip mall on PCH @ Beryl. Excellent food & friendly staff.

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    1. re: stacey

      Yes, Coyote Cantina is definitely the best in the South Bay, though there are not very many good ones

      1. re: stacey

        normally i don't respond to posts that are 8 years old, but my experience with the food at coyote cantina, about 2 years ago was really awful.
        the server was really nice, the place was ok enough, but the food was YUCK.

      2. Try Riviera Mexican Grill in Redondo Beach. Busy place that serves california style Mexican food, not authentic, but tasty with a nice patio.

        Riviera Mexican Grill
        1615 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
        Redondo Beach
        (310) 540-2501




         

        1. is the name perhaps El Indio??? I used to frequent there when living in redondo beach

          1. Try Acapulco Mexican Restaurant
            Good Food - Good Bar - Good Service

            MANHATTAN BEACH
            600 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
            Phone: (310) 318-8500
            Fax: (310) 318-3587
            1/2 block north of Artesia

            Link: http://www.acapulcorestaurants.com/

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            1. re: Pat

              you're kidding right? this is the ultimate gringo-rized mexican food out there.

              1. re: Pat

                again, normally i wouldn't respond to an 8 yr old post, but

                acapulco restaurant is not really mexican food imho.
                it is mexican-inspired chain restaurant stuff.

              2. We've just moved up to PV and have found the "Original" Red Onion on Silver Spur. It's better than our old neighborhood Mexican restaurant Paco's Taco's in Westchester. The margaritas are excellent and the service is fast and friendly. Usually crowded on weekend afternoons. Try the Chicken Mole!

                Link: http://www.originalredonion.com