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Avila's El Ranchito

318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
+1 714-960-9696
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“tostada” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu runs from the simple to the complex. from traditional Mexican fare to more modern, urban options. Everything was flavorful, and the service was excellent. I'll certainly be back.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is one of the very best Mexican restaurants we have ever been to and we would definitely return. We found it by chance and we were so glad we did. Our meals were incredibly good. Seems to be a popular place among the locals.

Thank gabaldonshari
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Pros: quick service, large portions, good guacamole Cons: overpriced, salsa wasn't great, too many tables in a small space, tortillas weren't fresh

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Taco Tuesday is a great night to eat at Avil'a El Ranchito Restaurant & Bar. The street is filled with vendors, locals and visitors shopping for everything from incense to mini donuts and when you're ready to take a break from all the excitement you...More

Thank Scottysgirl01
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Consistent with other Avila's - great food, love the enchiladas! Go early; gets very busy at night. Right on Main Street, so great patio seating.

Thank ocpair29
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Menu looked good. We sat down outside and waited for 15 minutes without a server. Asked the bartender and she said somebody will be over to help us. Never happened. She was more concerned with drinking with a couple at the bar. Needless to say...More

Thank paulywalnutsragman
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Street side restaurant, a little noisy, but service and food are good. Great place to people watch on Street fair evenings.

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I used to work in Vernon and would venture out to Huntington Park, but I never knew this place existed. I came by for lunch but they didn't offer any lunch specials. They brought out warm tasty chips and a perfect spicy salsa, I didn't...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 11 April 2017

food is typical mexican food but everyone goes for the drinks and awesome bar view to the outside. great place to people watch.

Thank Arvin R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place is always busy. It is a family owned chain. The food is Mexican and good. The drinks are cold and good. We go for late lunches when we visit. Food is fairly priced.

Thank 911jackie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-960-9696
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