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Ortega 120

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1814 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA (Palo Verdes)
+1 310-792-4120
11:30 - 15:00
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118 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I chanced upon Ortega 120 as it was right beside my hotel and i am so happy I did. It was Monday so happy hour all night. The house margaritas were great as were the tacos. The price was right as well. Seevice was just what i was looking for, attentive but not all in your face. I could order... More 

Thank PegLeg-and-SherBear
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Homemade tortillas are fantastic. Excellent burrito and fish taco plates. Drinks are a little weak. Worth a try.

Thank GretaGarboFranklyn
Hermosa Beach, California
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Really an interesting experience. Very good food, totally different than any Mexican restaurant I've ever been too. Worth a special visit.

Thank AJ J
Torrance, California
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Our family had brunch at this restaurant last Sunday and we were happily surprised at the good food and service. Their portions are beyond generous; just plain gigantic! The food is of good quality and the price we paid for brunch was very low, considering the quality, quantity, service, and atmosphere of this restaurant. It has a family style ambiance... More 

Thank phillippurpura
Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I found this place wonderfully unique compared to so many others. The decor was very much central Mexico with Mexican painters and skeleton paintings everywhere. And the wall of crucifixes to was a nice touch. The food was simple yet well done with the elotes well prepared and the carnitas tender and tasty. The star of the night are the... More 

Thank Mike H
Gilbert, Arizona
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The menu has some interesting items. I wasn't in the mood for mole, but they did have it. I ended up with a house burrito because it allows me to compare to other Mexican places more easily. My wife had the carne asada, and daughter had soft tacos. All portions were quite reasonable. Flavors were very good, though the asada... More 

Thank 1poorguy
Fort Myers, FL
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156 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was the best drink I ever had - the "Paloma" - tequila with grapefruit juice and squirt soda. My husband had a strawberry margarita which he really liked. The food was just so-so for me - I'm not a huge Mexican food fan, so I am admittedly biased. The salsa was very spicy, but I did like the guac.... More 

Thank 4hersheybear
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great looking restaurant and fantastic food. Tasty spicy salsa, soild guacamole and bold complex chicken mole enchiladas. Did I mention the poke taco appetizer? Normally I shy away from anything that is not authentic, but this variation on the taco was phenomenal.

Thank teamarchuleta21
Torrance, California
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I discovered this place when we were looking for a new place for brunch. I was amazed at the quality of food - delicious!! the service is top notch and the Mango Margaritas( yes, you can get them by the pitcher) were the best. Sunday Brunch is amazing and the brussell sprouts are the best I've ever tasted. Well Done!!!

Thank Leslie K
Old Bethpage, New York
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting from NYC. Been to restaurant 2 evenings in a row. Great atmosphere food and service very good. Mostly had cocktails and tacos. Tuesday night special taco special $2.50 ea. A lot of variety. Made fresh and delicious! Definitely recommend if in or near Redondo Beach.

Thank maxxie1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Mexican, Latin
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA
    (Palo Verdes)
  • Public Transportation: Many stops are located around us.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-792-4120

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?