Seal Beach

Seal Beach - Open for Indoor & Outdoor Dining, Takeout, and Delivery

Established in 2015. In 1966 Salvador & Margarita Avila opened their first restaurant in Huntington Park serving Mamá Avila’s authentic family recipes from Guanajuato, Mexico that she has passed down from generation to generation.

Nestled on Main Street in Seal Beach this local hot spot is known for Mamá Avila’s authentic family recipes along with “Locals Favorites” that were developed to suit the active, outdoor, Seal Beach lifestyle. Elyse Avila Smith, 3rd generation Avila family member, owns this location and can be found in the restaurant talking with Seal Beach locals and welcomed visitors nightly. This restaurant fits in well in this beautiful beachside community and is the perfect place to enjoy a meal after a walk on Main Street or a day at the beach!

 

Seal Beach

LOCATION

Address:
209 Main St.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone:  (562) 493-TACO (8226)

HOURS

  • Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am – 8:30 pm
  • Friday 11:30 am – 9:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 am – 9:30 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm
  • Taco Tuesday Specials 11:30 am to  8:30 pm

News and Media

Celebrity Bryan Cranston steps in as Guest Bartender at Avila’s Newport

Emmy award-winning “Breaking Bad” actor, Bryan Cranston stepped in as a celebrity guest bartender at Avila’s El Ranchito – Newport  Beach Peninsula location as restaurant operators, 3rd generation of Avila women took part in the fun serving up fabulous cocktails from Dos Hombres…

*Margarita Avila is remembered for her strength, spirit and skill.

The Orange County restaurant world lost one of its pioneering finest this week with the death of Margarita Avila, matriarch of the Avila’s El Ranchito family-owned chain whose beloved Mexican food recipes helped make the restaurant group a regional success…

*Margarita Avila, the 93-year-old matriarch behind the empire

Margarita and Salvador Avila opened their first restaurant in Huntington Park in 1966. For more than 50 years, Margarita and Salvador Avila’s El Ranchito restaurants have been a go-to in Orange County for combo plates and margaritas. Regulars will definitely…

At 50, Avila’s El Ranchito is still all about family

When patrons of Avila’s El Ranchito sit down to eat, they’re handed a menu bearing a picture of Margarita “Mamá” Avila. The matriarch of the Mexican food restaurant group is standing by stacks of plates. Her face beams. The photograph suggests…