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The Best South of the Border in South Bay

South Bay has a long tradition of serving up some of Southern California’s most authentic Mexican and Latin Cuisine.  Out favorites are below – let us know if we missed any.

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Cheers to the stunning Taya Rogers

Cheers to the stunning Taya Rogers

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and to the lovely Sarah Ball

Address: 1814 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: (310) 792-4120
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1000+ reviews)

  • Some of the best tacos, enchiladas and guacamole you’ll have all year
  • The veggie enchiladas are taste great and texture is on point

El Sombrero

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Address: 1005 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: (310) 937-6258
Yelp link: (4 stars with 100+ reviews)

  • We love Jose and the whole team here – awesome service, always with a smile
  • The combos are good, we recommend the cheese enchiladas with tomatillo sauce
  • Their tomatillo is so good we ask for it in addition to the traditional salsa with their chips

Zacatecas Restaurant

Address: 13737 Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: (310) 679-5161
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 1200+ reviews)
Website: Not available

  • Ask for their spicier salsa when they bring out chips
  • We don’t typically order flan, but it’s highly recommended here (it’s great!)

El Burrito Jr

Address: 919 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: (310) 316-5058
Yelp link: (4 stars with 400+ reviews)

  • Great spot for some casual Mexican – nothing to write home about, but good comfort food

Palmilla Cocina Y Tequila

Address: 39 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: (310) 503-7722
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 700+ reviews)

  • Great spot for dinner and drinks on the Hermosa Pier with fantastic cocktails, good food and large portion sizes

La Sirena Grill

Address: Plaze El Segundo, 710-D Allied Way, El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: (310) 640-6170
Yelp link: (4 stars with 500+ reviews)

  • Great spot, mindblowingly good salsa and delicious veggie quesadillas

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