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About Dia de Campo

A blend of old school and new school Mexican meets West Coast fish house and raw bar.

Día de Campo owners Chef Tin Vuong and Jed Sanford’s vision for a Mexican and seafood restaurant set in the South Bay of Los Angeles. Located in Hermosa Beach, just a block off the sand and strand, Día de Campo is a modern surf lodge, of sorts, catering to those who want to disconnect, leave the day behind and gather with friends and strangers over flavorful food and drinks. The menu has Chef Tin paying homage to the array of Mexican and Latino food he’s enjoyed growing up in LA, mostly coming out of cocinas east of the LA River, while also taking inspiration from the fish houses, oyster bars and surf shacks along the coasts of California, Mexico, Hawaii and wherever the Pacific meets the sand.

1238 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Latin American, Mexican

Hours of Operation:

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm.

Friday: 4:00pm - 12:00am.

Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00am.

Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm.

Cross Street:
Pier Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 379-1829

Website:
http://www.diadecampohb.com/

Executive Chef:
Ken Johnson

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wine

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Located in Hermosa Beach, just a block off the sand and strand, Día de Campo is a modern surf lodge, of sorts, catering to those who want to disconnect, leave the day behind and gather with friends and strangers over flavorful food and drinks.

Dia de Campo Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
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Great for Brunch (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Authentic (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
People Watching (4)
Tapas (4)
Casual (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Great Beer (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Business Meals (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Healthy (1)
Waterfront (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Spicy (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 2 days ago

Great margaritas, food and atmosphere! I will definitely be back!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun
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·Dined 4 days ago

I’ve eaten here for happy hour and the drinks/food and service have all been great. We decided to utilize DineLa for dinner and were terribly disappointed with the food and service. A complete waste of $49/person. My fajitas comprised of equal parts hanger steak to onions and all items were served very spicy (no other option given). The waitress required we order all courses together.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We love this place and visit a few times a year. However, this time the fish did not taste good, we had to send back our Ahi Tuna.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Once again, five stars. Took our European family there for an authentic Mexican meal, like one that you'd get at a Hipster restaurant in Mexico City. Ordered two items from the "Mis Amigos" portion of the menu, a couple of starters and had a ton left over for five people. All loved the food and the drinks (especially the Mezcal Margarita)! Huge hit with everyone. This is pretty much one of the only restaurants we always take family when they come visit us in LA.
Its usually a bit on the loud side, but this last time the ambiance was perfect. A must if you are in the South Bay.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Fun, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Entertainment was terrible for NYE. Depressing tunes

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We've been coming for dinner 3 or 4 times a year.......2015 - great - we loved every dinner - food and service. 2016 - was ok. 2017 has been a little disappointing. Not sure we'll come back again. Shame. We thought we'd found a local mexican restaurant with really good food, good vibe, the kind of place we could come to with friends....

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Delicious Mexican food!! Everything about it was great. Only down side was the annoying American pop music playing. I don’t know if they were trying to attract a younger crowd. But as a 20 year old, it really turned me off. Authentic music or even Latin pop would have sufficed. Anyways, great experience still and will definitely be back!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food is always delicious. The service is excellent. The decor is industrial and warm. The hanger steak at brunch is fantastic. Always a great atmosphere. Perfect place for brunch or a drink later in the evening. Guacamole and a margarita hit the spot.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Service and food were amazing. Great atmosphere!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Love this place!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Ordered grilled romaine salad with shrimp. Charge to add shrimp was 6.95 for TWO shrimp. The salad was SOAKING in salad dressing.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This was for the travelzoo brunch. It was very good

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Always great service; attentive servers who work well as a team!

Tags: Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Love this place.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Simply great!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I was very excited to try this place after hearing about it from my boyfriend (he said the tacos were good) and seeing a brunch voucher for two on Travelzoo.
After being seated, the parties on either sides of our table were served with waters refilled and we still have not met our server. Finally, one of the waitresses poured us some water and told us that our server will be with us shortly with the champagne for our mimosas (included in voucher). What she brought was a flavored sparkling wine that did not mix very well with OJ, it also had a taste and you can tell that it was one of those that will give you a headache. It was not a real mimosa.
My girlfriend ordered the Dia Beni (which she enjoyed) as recommended by our server and I ordered my usual chilaquiles (it was awfully salty!). We informed her that I didn’t care for my food too much and she was more than happy to exchange it with something else. She comp’d the churros I ordered (nothing spectacular) and my friend ordered the tres leches (which she said was whatever).

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Went for hubby’s birthday. We had a Travel Zoo voucher and were warmly greeted. The “Tots”are a must and the house aioli we delicious. For the bottomless mimosas, you get a full bottle of sparkling wine and a carafe of OJ so you can mix your own custom balance! We had the Dia Bene, burrito of the day and chicken and churros (their version of chicken and waffles.). All were superb. The restaurant can be loud at dinner but was very civilized at brunch. Service was lovely and we will definitely be back!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I probably eat here 2-5 times a month. Amazing street tacos! The Sangria is the best I have ever had. Duck quesadilla is spectacular, try it even if you are not a duck fan! Great guac as well. Always great service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Loved it! Food was delish, and we had a great birthday celebration. Excellent tacos and appetizers. We had a 8p res and they called about 10 minutes before that to say they were running late, which worked for us, but when we got there at 8:30 we still had to wait. The hostess was so nice though that it didn't matter that much to us. We were escorted to the bar and ordered delicious cocktails while we waited.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The Ahi was sensational, and it is a fun place to go. Great service. The interior is very cozy, just the rear side of the bar looks a bit bland.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 25, 2017

I had been here a few times before and had a good experience. Not so much this time. Poor service. Food not great. May not go back.

Tags: Quick Bite
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Food was great. Drinks were average which was a bummer. Food this good deserves a great margarita or cocktail and they just weren't good. Four of us had different drinks and none of us were excited about them. Would definitely go back for the food and just stick with a beer to be safe.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Came for brunch with our 18 month old was very kid friendly and the staff couldn't have been better with our baby.

Highly recommend

Tags: Kid-friendly, Tapas, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We go to Dia De Campo regularly. The food is really delicious (lamb braised taco machismo style is amazing) . We had some friends visiting from Sydney, Australia and they wanted Mexican food. They loved the food at Dia De Campo and raved about the Lamb Tacos, Chorizo Stuffed Dates, Guacamole, and the list goes on and on. Definitely recommend this place.

Tags: Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy
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 (London)·Dined on October 5, 2017

A new venue with great potential. Pleasant ambiance and an interesting menu. While the mixed cerviche was excellent, the prepared dishes, to our taste, had an unpleasant flavor. Perhaps we are too accustomed to the flavors of Mexico, and we were put off by a chef reaching for new frontiers of flavor.

Tags: Late-night Find, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Just average all the way around. Prices are too high for what you get. $13 Margarita is about 4 ounces.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Poor service in an empty restaurant. Server was busy talking with coworkers and so I had to go and break into their conversation to make my order. In fact, when we walked in, they were all in the back chatting as well. The hostess seemed annoyed she had to do her job. But there were TWO people in the entire place at that point. When we left, there were 8. “There’s your sign.”

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 17, 2017

The ambiance is very nice. The food was ok. The best thing I tasted was the Elote. When my dessert came out, i started to eat and there was a piece of wax paper in between there. I pulled it out of the dessert. I informed the waitress and she brought me another dessert. I was shocked that with a mistake like that, my dessert wasn't comped. Customer Service wasn't a priority!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I enjoy Dia Del Campo for the great flavor combinations in their plates and atmosphere. The portion size of meals vs the cost is poorly paired, meaning small sizes for high dollar amounts, but the presentation and service, as well as taste are amazing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Fun, Spicy, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 14, 2017

My first time here, on a Wednesday night, and we found metered parking withing a few blocks. The restaurant was beautiful and our server was present and helpful. The menu is creative modern Mexican. I prefer vegetarian or seafood, cooked and without egg, and I did not find many choices. An adventurous carnivore would find lots to choose from. We didn't try the cocktails or dessert, but they sounded appealing.

Tags: Spicy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We went here for brunch for the first time and found the restaurant quite nice. The food we ordered; Pork Chili Verde and Chicken and Churros were amazing. There Churros are so good; crispy on the outside and soft in the inside, we ordered it as a dessert after brunch. The endless mimosa's that came with our brunch was a nice treat. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Extremely bad service! food took forever, the food was not worth it! Don't waste your time and money at Dia de Campo!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Celebrated my friend's 40th birthday!

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

We come here once a week on average. Love it! Jessie is our favorite server!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Went to Dia de Campo for my daughter's birthday. The decor is Mexican / rustic with really cool art work on the walls and around the room. My wife and I had the margaritas and they great. Very unique taste but reminiscent of traditional style drinks. The black salsa and Guac was awesome! I had the lamb chimichanga and enjoyed it immensely. Again a very different twist on a Mexican restaurant staple. The atmosphere was a bit noisy but it was a fun loving crowd that was relaxing in a cool place. Defenitely a fun place for a date! Will go back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Awesome as always, they haven't lost a step over the years like so many restaurants do. The menu is always being slightly refined with great dishes and our go to favorites are on there. Great cocktails and excellent service as well.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Food is excellent, but the prices are out of control. $21 for two small enchiladas in absurd.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Portions are small but the food is delicious! Our waitress was great. The hostesses however aren't very welcoming/friendly.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 20, 2017

This place is great! Great margaritas and food. Good location

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Spicy, Good for a Date
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