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Tortilla Cantina

3.8
8 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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  • Good for Groups (7)
  • Great for Lunch (4)

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For a fun and inviting restaurant with authentic Mexican fare and a relaxing social setting, visit Tortilla Cantina in Torrance, California. A long list of menu items are made with fresh ingredients and include such favorites as shrimp ceviche, crispy tacos, shredded chicken nachos, steak fajitas, mini tostadas, green enchiladas and more. Guests at Tortilla Cantina can enjoy reserved seating designed to cater any party or group meal.

Specialty items at Tortilla Cantina include the Cajun mahi fillet, chili verde, carnitas plate and more. Enjoy over 40 craft beers on tap, as well as a full bar service to accommodate the flavor requests of every patron. Enjoy an island IPA or a rich stout as a quality end to every hearty meal served at the cantina.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am, Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am
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Phone number
(310) 533-9606
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Cross street: Corner of El Prado & Sartori
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What 8 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.8
  based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.8
service
3.5
ambience
Noise · Moderate
67% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipCAbizdining (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on December 18, 2014

More like a bar than a restaurant, but the tacos were all great and the beer list is OUTSTANDING!

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Barbara (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on November 7, 2014

Mahi fish tacos so good. Chips and salsa tasty and very fresh.

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vipArlovski (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on October 28, 2014

We have been here a few times and each time was great... Worth a stop and I will be back again.

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FridayNightDiner (Los Angeles)
3.0
Dined on September 19, 2014

It is a typical cantina. They have a salsa bar, but you wait for chips. Food is slow. It is beer and wine only. The wine is really bitter leaving a bite to the back of your throat. Needed the margarita mix to soften it up.

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vipRaul (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on May 25, 2014

If you haven't been to Old Torrance area of the South Bay, Tortilla Cantina is a really nice find. Good food and drinks. Awesome Happy Hour specials. Tons of monitors showing sports. Lots of windows to look out at the people walking downtown. Very cool place.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0
Dined on March 25, 2014

I wanted to really enjoy this place & while the food was great the service seemed as if the servers weren't really attentive or cared whether or not it was your first time dining there (even after they were told it had been our first time there). The restaurant wasn't too busy either. Overall not sure if I would return or not. If I did I definitely wouldn't expect top notch service but just enjoy my time there while I eat.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on April 26, 2013

Loved that I was able to make a reservation on-line for 15 people. The restaurant called to confirm the reservation and asked if I had any special requests! Our server was sweet and very patient, crowd in the restaurant was lively and the prices were reasonable. Pretty big menu selection and to die for happy hour items! Hint: Bacon & Date Chimichangas.. woooooowww They could do better with a full bar, but if you love beer, they have an amazing selection. Also saw that they show the UFC Fights, that's a big plus in my book!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on April 15, 2013

Great service from the bartender. Food was fantastic. Their taco selection is really interesting and doesn't disappoint. The salsas at the salsa bar were great. We went on a Monday so it was quiet but I can imagine this place gets pretty busy and loud at times.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am, Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am
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Cross street
Corner of El Prado & Sartori
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(310) 533-9606
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Entertainment
We have every UFC pay-per-view event and also have live bands just about every Saturday. Please see website calendar. www.tortillacantina.com
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Catering
Catering items can be ordered online and include larger trays for your next event.
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Parking details
Street Parking is free. There is also free underground parking on Sartori, between El Prado and Cabrillo.
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Executive chef
My Mom :) - She is awesome!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine