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Fred's Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
+1 714-374-8226
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11:00 - 02:00
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I always eat here when I'm in Huntington. It's pretty good food and cool beachy atmosphere. Sitting out on the balconey for a sunset meal is pretty awesome. Staff is always friendly.

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Thank Nicholas M
Washington, Missouri
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ate here with a large group, and they did a limited menu for us. The choices were excellent and varied - everyone found something they liked. The food was good and the portions were large. Good service as well.

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Chehalis, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the open restaurant on a Friday evening and for being in a very busy tourist community the waitress was able to get us in with very little wait. We was seated and promptly the waiter came over to get our drink order. We reviewed the menu and all decided on the perfect dinner order and was only minutes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminded me of a toned down version of Senior Frogs in Cancun. It was a solid restaurant with decent prices given the proximity to the Main St. sweep. Go for drinks and appetizers.

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Thank Scott J
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this spot for a late afternoon lunch and enjoyed our visit. It was seat yourself at the time and had a short wait to have a server bring menus to the table. They also had brought complimentary chips and salsa! I ordered the Surf and Turf tacos and was not disappointed. They were delicious, perfect serving size! My girlfriend... More 

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Newcastle, California
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While soaking up the sun in Huntington Beach, take a break from the beach, walk across PCH to Fred's and have one (??) of their special Margaritas, some appetizers, and sample a couple of their salsas (a few to choose from). They have a great menu with a variety of items to pick from (salads, burgers, sandwiches too), and when... More 

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During her barhopping for anniversary, we happened into Fred's for a margarita right on the ocean. Overlooking the ocean, it was great people watching scene

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Thank Kelly c
Heerhugowaard, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The food is good and at a great price, this in combination with a nice Huntington Beach view makes it a great place.

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Thank Ronald H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I really like this place - you can't beat the location: Main St, upstairs with ocean views if you sit outside. I've been a few times and have been pleased with food every time. Surf and turf burrito - Yum and so cheap!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere, view, and food were all great! The service was slow. That was the only downfall on this visit. A long wait in between the time the waitress would check on us. No silverware till after the meals were served. Wth that said, I'd still recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-374-8226

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