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El Tarasco Restaurant

316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
+1 310-545-4241
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (10 reviews)
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316 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3242
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21 - 30 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2016

you would never expect the food to be this good in this little hidden gem on the corner of Rosecrans and Highland Ave on Manhattan Beach. we stopped real quick and were completely satisfied! Some of the friendliest and welcoming workers in there. I could...More

Thank digdeep0169
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food - small eating bar but best for takeout. California burrito is yummy as are their tacos. Definitely worth stopping in if you are staying in Manhattan Beach!

Thank zeusman811
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We drove 15 minutes from LAX to visit this restaurant, recommended by a friend. Well worth it! Tiny hole-in-the-wall place where you order at the counter with bar-style seating -- but there is a whole terrace upstairs for those in the know. Enjoyed a delish...More

2  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 11 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 8 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 19 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 21 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 Richard K
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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