Warm welcomes and a friendly helpful staff make this beachside Mexican bistro a popular place to have a meal (tacos by the dozen and the asada and lobster are popular) or enjoy a cocktail. Avila's has been a Southern California mainstay since around 1970. This family-owned restaurant has kept true to the family recipes brought to America by Salvador Avila and his wife. Party packs and family packs for 10 - 15 are sold. Full-service catering for all parties and events is available; the restaurant handles the event coordination.