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The Original Red Onion Restaurant

736 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274-3604
+1 310-377-5660
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274-3604
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's been one year since my last visit to the Red Onion, and I'm only now coming around to writing the review. However, since staff rarely changes, I think it's important to share this review for those of you looking to try a different restaurant...More

Thank davinadawson
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Wonderful waitstaff! How did I go past this place so many times when I got my hair done up in RHE for 38 years? Very popular with the locals. Wonderful authentic Mexican food. Nice salsa! The salmon salad came with a big 6 ounce fillet,mangoes,...More

Thank Kimpia
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This restaurant has been here for as long as I can remember, and has always been popular. It is THE BEST Mexican restaurant on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The restaurant is decorated like a house and has an old world, comfy feel about it. The...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The restaurant is very uniquely decorated and is in business for many years. WE love to go there as the people are very friendly and food is very good. My favorite is the chicken Tostada Suprima, which comes in colored corn shell ,I usually do...More

Thank Marija V
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Been here probably 25+ times and just went again today. LOVE the place, the owner was there and the food and drinks are always outstanding! It's such a comfortable place, you feel welcomed and at home every time you go. We were here on a...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Unless you're willing to wait an hour or two for a table, make reservations. The menu is quite varied with some dishes I've not seen in many Mexican restaurants, Chicken Mole being one of those. We had a table for 7 and tried many different...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Having lived thru and partied thru the 1980s, the Red onion was ubiquitous. The Redondo Location was great for dancing and dating, and this PV location still has the happy vibe, the fun place to visit energy, albeit more in line with the more mature...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I have visited this place for the last 17 years. It is a peninsula favorite. It is crowded on weekends but easy on weekdays.

Thank g642187
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Everything is tastie. I always get the chicken fajitas of a wet beef burrito loaded with cheese. Great copies and awesome salsa!!

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I recently ate with a group of 7 at the Red Onion and we had a great time. The chips and salsa were massive and the service was extremely friendly. Nearly everyone cleaned their giant plate. I wish they had been a little faster with...More

Thank PhD_Jacket
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Response from LivPurple | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling the restaurant and asking them for the recipe. 😉
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274-3604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rolling Hills Estates
  • Phone Number: +1 310-377-5660
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