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Baja Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Venice
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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311 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5129 (Sunborn)
+1 310-821-2252
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Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 01:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:30
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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249 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Mexican! Hearty simple dishes as they should be. Very efficient service. Go for the Fajitas

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Thank ABD119
santa monica , ca
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been a cinco de mayo go to place for 17 yrs. gotta love traditions! Great ambience & food Has been there for a long time & w/ good reason, it's a great place!

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spotted this restaurant while walking and decided to try it out. It was a Saturday before Mothers Day around 3pm. Great service, great food. We sat in the open section. Very casual and easy. Margaritas were okay, but chips and burritos were very flavorful. Great place for couples, families and friends. Good vibe. Parking a plus - especially on the... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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203 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want an indoor/outdoor place where partiers are the norm and if you are craving gooey cheese laden Mexican and pitchers of Margaritas, this location will satisfy. People stay for hours so table availability is at times tight. If you can walk or Uber it, that’s best as parking is tight. Not only that, driving would inevitably be a... More 

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Thank dwalker43
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, drinks and atmosphere, service is ok. I prefer to sit outside, It's really nice!Possible to be a bigger group here 👍🏼

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Thank Helena E
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently they do a happy hour 5-7 or 4-6 and then AGAIN from 10-12! Amazing for those of us who get out of work a little later. The nachos.. amazing. I can't even begin. Good beer selection and fun, friendly bartenders. Plenty of parking and close walking from the beach!

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Thank Lindsey S
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish tacos in VB. My favorite the Costa Azul or the Pipeline. Try them with their house made hot sauces. Not for the faint of heart. Not only great grub for lunch or dinner a fun nighttime hangout as well. Never a dull moment at Baja Cantina. A one stop shop with it all.

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Thank bdubu2000
Texas
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prompt freindly staff, server, always delicious meals, clean, nice outdoor patio. Good for 2 or larger party.

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Thank D T
Zundert, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely. We enjoyed the food, really good mexican food. Loved the guacamoly!! Vegetarian option as well! We only eat a maincourse but that is enough, big plates.

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Thank ilske89
South Weber, Utah
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had the chile verde burrito and a few baja-ritas. Not the place for a quiet conversation even on a Monday night, but the food was very good, the drinks were properly made and it was a fun atmosphere with an attentive server. Good mix of locals, tourists and business folk. Great spot on Washington right near Venice Beach. Will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5129
    (Sunborn)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-821-2252

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Neighbourhood Profile
Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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