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El Tarasco Restaurant

316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
+1 310-545-4241
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
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316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stopped by to grab a quick burrito and decided to stay for the atmosphere. Had the Deluxe Burrito with beans, melted cheese, served wet. Beef chunks huge and sauce amazing!

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I used to live in Manhattan Beach and work in El Segundo, so we ate here very frequently. This is the best Mexican food I found in SoCal while I lived there for nearly 20 years. My favorite menu item is the Jr. Super Deluxe...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Our favorite late night stop..been coming here for years and we call is dirty tacos...don't know why...just stuck. Salsa is so good, wet burrito, beans , rice, chilli rellano and shredded chix tacos.. Great for mid day lunch or a hangover or late night ....More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Only a few blocks from Manhattan Beach. Only a little bar to sit at but the food and atmosphere is one of a kind. Food is excellent! Service was exceptional! I had a potato taco with a cheese enchilada and rice and beans and a...More

Thank brittwhitt
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Such a tiny little place on the south side of Rosecrans, blink and you will miss it. Watch for the bright yellow paint. Throw a quarter in the meter and you will have plenty of time to order, get your food and return to your...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 1 May 2016

So, El Tarasco is another local favorite. They have great Mexican Food but serve no alcohol. The place is small, and there is a long counter with stools. There are counters in the windows as well, with other stools there. Most locals will call in...More

Thank Ace90266
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The carne asada tacos, street style (cilantro, onions and green salsa ONLY) were amazing. The food and service was quick and and great. its not a big place, so try getting in mid-afternoon and grab a great bite to eat.

Thank Mirvat A
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Classic old time Manhattan Beach Mexican restaurant. Counter staff are friendly and always make sure that you have fresh chips, salsa & water. The food is good and very reasonable.

Thank Alan661
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is an El Porto Institution. What a great 'hole in the wall' Mexican place to have in your neighborhood. Manny, Santo and the boys always make you welcome, always know your order and always have a smile. From Tacos that are fried on their...More

Thank HutchinLA
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The original, brick and mortar taco truck. Been there forever. A friend from San Diego has been a fan of their Jr. Super Deluxe for 30 years. They must be addictive, cuz he drives all the way up to get his fix.

Thank bintheredunthatanmor
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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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