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86 Landing Passage, Avila Beach, CA
09:00 - 20:00
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Thu - Tue 09:00 - 20:00
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Avila Beach, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Landing passage is easily accessed off the walking part of Front Street, about mid way, and to the northwest, opposite the municipal parking lot. No ocean view but the beach is just a short walk away. A popular with locals and would-be locals during Thursday night Farmers' Markets during the summer. Last one will be September 29th. Although nothing to... More 

Thank Alex G
vandenberg village, ca
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367 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went for lunch on a Wednesday. Expected to open at 11:00 but for some reason did not open until around noon. Wanted the shrimp tacos but they no longer offer them. Had the fish taco and not bad but for the price ($4.99 each) expected more.

Thank billkathy88
South Pasadena, California
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112 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We're mexican and 2 things unfortunately we're prejudiced against. Non authentic mexican restaurants and mexican restaurants outside of East LA. The first because my wife and mother-in-law are amazing cooks-so we rarely eat out Mexican food. Then living in LA, just allows us to differentiate good from bad mexican restaurants based on all the selections we have here. Having said... More 

Thank Emmanuel B
Sunnyvale, California
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Not sure what is up with this place. I was really looking forward to trying this place. Walked by it during lunch, in the afternoon and at dinner and it was closed. This was Friday, July 15, 2016. All signs said it should have been open.

Thank sbndogg
Oakland, California
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

After having less-than-fresh fish and chips at a couple of different places, we decided to control off the main drag and found this hole-in-the wall, restaurant. Seating is minimal but flavor is max. The fish tacos were made with grilled, red snapper that had it an awesome spice rub on it. Yum! Will come back every trip! You should too.

Thank Grehg P
Santa Clarita, California
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Had the fish tacos and a chicken salad and it was really good. If you want something quick and not too expensive, this is the place.

Thank Erika M
Westlake Village, California
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The taco shack is a cute little place a block from the beach. We stopped for lunch during our stay in Avila Beach. We were pleasantly surprised, very fresh veggies and grilled fish. It was a very pleasant lunch and I'd stop there again.

Thank Lisa B
United States
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Very pleasantly surprised to finally stop in here. It's a tiny place packed with a great punch. Fish Taco - the best!. Service - excellent!. Prices - inexpensive!.

Thank Sal E
Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Definitely try the fish tacos. They were really good. Fresh veggies with red snapper. Yum. Also they have beer! Great place for a snack. Watch out for all the fried foods. Get something healthy.

Thank Karin C
Duncan, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Found this place by chance and was not disappointed. Four of us had different dishes and all were great! Great little spot.

Thank lulybird1953

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Landing Passage, Avila Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: 8056271707

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