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Coni'Seafood

3544 W. Imperial Highway
Inglewood, CA 90303
310-672-2339
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Anne Fishbein Pescado zarandeado (grilled snook)

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  • Sun.-Thu., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • $$
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The debate over the fate of Coni'Seafood since chef Sergio Peñuelas left dissipated years ago, and proof came in the form of a brand-new brick-and-mortar that opened in January in Del Rey. The Inglewood original (since 1987) was left in the hands of owners Vicente Cossio and his daughter Connie Cossio, and it continued turning out some of the best Mexican seafood in town. It's not surprising — Vicente Cossio was the originator of almost all the dishes that garnered Coni'Seafood so much attention in the first place. A family affair, Connie's daughter Bianka is leading the charge at the Del Rey location. The menu offers all manner of cocteles, such as the ceviche marinero, a jumble of shrimp marinated in lemon, cucumber, cilantro and tomato, topped with hunks of sweet mango and bathed in a wicked, dusky "black sauce." Then there are the camarones, giant, head-on shrimp that come in many different variations of sauce: diablo for the spice lovers; borrachos — in a broth made from tequila, lime, cilantro and crushed peppers — for the hungover. You can still get the pescado zarandeado, the whole split, grilled, tender white fish that came to be Coni'Seafood's signature dish. And yes, it's still as thrillingly delicious as ever. —Besha Rodell

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