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Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Y Cantina

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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6270 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803-4801
+1 562-596-3371
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Long Beach, California
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466 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 876 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Elizabet was our server an she was helpful and attentive. We ordered the $2.00 Margaritas and Gigante Fajita that is enough for 2 . The Steak was particularly good this time...very tender. The location is walking distance to where we live and we enjoy the walk by the water. The chips are always warm and the Salsa is good. The... More 

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Long Beach, California
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466 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 876 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I just had lunch here and ordered the Spinach Enchiladas and they were very good. The hot chips that come to the table are plentiful and addicting. My friend had the Chicken Fajitas and he was happy as well. The place is great for large groups as it is inexpensive.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food was very good and nice portions served. We had the shrimp fajitas (yummy). There was nice outside seating and fun to watch the kayaks and small boats go by. We would visit again.

Thank JaneDoe59
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I ordered a dish that was supposed to be Tilapia. The fish that was presented to me was not Tilapia - it was a large filet of a pink fish that was most likely a halibut filet. When I pointed this out the the waiter, the cook came out to insist it was tilapia and then referred me to the... More 

Thank Matt B
Waukee, Iowa
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152 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Stopped for lunch on our coastal ride of the PCH. Very good food, friendly staff, and great service. Very reasonable for the quality of food. Chips and salsa fresh and flavorful. Food was served hot and plentiful. Would definitely stop again if ever in the area. Plenty of room inside and looked like amazing views in the outdoor seating area.

Thank Randall L
Long Beach, California
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161 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Acapulco is an example of lazy, indifferent cuisine. They have a prime location on the water and could be a great place, but they don't care enough to put energy into the food. I had the Chicken Enchiladas and Chile Relleno, the worst I've ever had. The enchilada was dry with no discernible sauce or cheese, just tasteless. The relleno... More 

Thank Constance M
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I've been to this restaurant many times with my mother and friends when visiting my home town. The location is great - next to a pretty water canal at the end of a large shopping complex - and the interior is beautifully, bright-colored but comforting Mexican. The service is always good. The food is always good and plentiful. I grew... More 

Thank Tess B
Grant-Valkaria, Florida
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122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Mother's Day brunch was delicious. I have a lot of dietary restrictions and had no problem finding several things that I was able to eat that were delicious. I've never seen a selection like this. There was a kid's buffet area with pizza, cereal, sausages, etc. There was a waffle station, a dessert section, a taco station, an omelette station,... More 

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Los Angeles
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273 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have been here many times and find that the food is okay, but the view of the marina from the patio is outstanding and makes for a great evening or Sunday brunch. We mostly come for the brunch which has an okay selection of foods, so you will not go away hungry. When you add in the Champaign and... More 

Thank PatrickLongBeach
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

You can't beat it. For true. Monday's at Acapulco is the best deal in town. My family has been going for over 15 years, (the manager reminded me the other day) but we've always had a good time and quality food that's affordable.

Thank Lorrie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6270 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-596-3371

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