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El Tarasco Restaurant

316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
+1 310-545-4241
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (10 reviews)
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316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its just an OKAY spot for traditional fast Mexican dishes.....too many better competitors and they seem to be living on their "former reputation". Pity. Not sure if we will return.

Thank HungryJoeTokyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wait staff was attentive, came before dinner rush. Décor is old but fun with murals on the walls. Loud Mexican music a little too loud, but good for ambiance. Salsa is Amazing. Love that they have Pepsi products. Ate a huge wet burrito with ground...More

Thank Deana S
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We had a lay over in LA and my friends told me to hit up their favorite Mexican place in Manhattan beach. It did not disappoint. Very small (some may refer to it as a whole in the wall) place. You walk in and you...More

Thank Megastacey
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It has been a few years since we were in this neighbourhood on vacation so we were delighted this uncomplicated little restaurant which serves wonderful food was as good as ever. We were not disappointed.I consider myself a Tostada expert and the chicken ones I...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My girlfriend lived in Venice 26 years ago. Now we are here and she showed me here favorite places, like this tiny Mexican restaurant. I love this place and enjoyed my tacos 🌮. We should have something similar in Germany... must come back before I...More

Thank Mathias T
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We came 3 times last week...fed Orr whole extended family a beach picnic from here.. taquitos and chicken quesadilla..love the chic taco.. carne asada burrito.. salsa is best here..good packaging for beach and just easy cheap and good.. best Mexican in area bar none

Thank drmader
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I love this place. I had not been there in years and I had chance to stop in and enjoy the wonderful food while visiting family in California.

Thank LaTeal P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting LA area, stayed in El Segundo. Had the best Mexican dinner ever, don't miss this jewel! Prices were great as well as the service.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a Manhattan Beach institution. It's been around in exactly the same location, configuration and down-dirty decor for more than 30 years, could be even longer. Sit at the small counter, order a junior super deluxe, be a local.

Thank bintheredunthatanmor
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is the original location of the 3 restaurants in the area. The place inside is small with bar stool seating, you have to squeeze through to get inside. Bring coins for the metered parking, 25 cents for every 15 minutes. I ordered the chili...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-4241
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