Mexican Restaurants in Irvine


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The family that owns Tacos and Company is dedicated to authenticity. Since they opened the first of their three locations in 1991, they've been crafting burritos, seafood tacos, and steaks by drawing upon techniques honed at Mexico's food stands, rural kitchens, and guacamole rivers. Fresh produce and seafood, lard-free beans, and premium meats—like slow-cooked carnitas—join up with house marinade and daily made salsas. Every single corn chip lands on a plate the day it emerges from the fryer. Vegetarian options abound, too. The eatery's catering skills are praised by clients.
18092 Culver Dr
Irvine,
CA
US
Super Mex’s vibrant neon signs have burned 24 hours a day since 1974, beckoning diners in for authentic Mexican fare, drinks, and games of chance. Mexican flags flutter from the rafters and massive flat-screen TVs beam down from colorful walls, illuminating diners as they place bets on the number of bristles in Mark McGwire’s goatee. Meanwhile in the kitchen, frying pans simmer with authentic Mexican breakfasts and dinners, along with an extensive menu of healthier entrees—including low-carb options, whole-wheat tortillas, soups, and salads. At some locations, meals can be paired with horchata or buckets of miniature Coronas.
14370 Culver Dr
Irvine,
CA
US
From a humble beginning as a family business in Tustin more than 25 years ago, Jalapeños has flourished into multiple restaurants throughout Orange County. It's an achievement almost as impressive as the sheer number of burritos on the Tustin menu: 15. And that number could be easily doubled by having each one made mojado-style with melted cheese on top. Classic combinations of beans and meat share the page with creations like the Chile Colorado—beef chunks, red chile, and cheese—as well as vegetarian burritos that are stuffed with the likes of chiles rellenos and veggies instead of just another tortilla wadded up. Of course, the menu also includes tacos, tortas, and tostadas. Specialty dinners here range from enchiladas to plates of beef tongue and carnitas. To add a little tang to your meal, order an entire marinated jalapeno on the side and douse the spiciness with an imported beer.
3851 Alton Parkway
Irvine,
CA
US
Stop by El Torito Mexican restaurant for a quick bite. Gluten-free and low-fat are not one in the same, but this place serves them both. Be sure to complete your meal at El Torito with a drink from the restaurant's full bar. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at El Torito just as much as mom and dad. The happy hour at El Torito offers deals you won't want to miss. Large groups will appreciate El Torito for its ability to seat them quickly. Volume at this restaurant can reach upper decibels, so come prepared to raise your voice to be heard. Whether it's just you and a date or you're bringing the whole gang, it's best to call ahead and make a reservation. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back El Torito is come-as-you-are. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. Catering makes it easier to organize any event, and El Torito will ensure that it is delicious. Score parking in the lot adjacent to El Torito, a local restaurant. El Torito proves that an amazing meal can be both delicious and affordable. At El Torito, you can quickly and safely pay with any major credit card. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest.
18512 MacArthur Blvd
Irvine,
CA
US
At Wahoo's Fish Taco — a relaxed Mexican restaurant — you can enjoy a classic margarita and bottomless chips and salsa. Score low-fat, vegan and gluten-free fare at Wahoo's Fish Taco. The drink list at Wahoo's Fish Taco has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). The whole family can enjoy a meal at Wahoo's Fish Taco with its kid-friendly fare. Wahoo's Fish Taco is a suitable restaurant for both large and small groups. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Wahoo's Fish Taco's patio. Call up the sitter and spend an evening of wining and dining at Wahoo's Fish Taco. Access the Internet free of charge via Wahoo's Fish Taco's complimentary wifi. You can't reserve a table ahead of time at Wahoo's Fish Taco, so you may need to plan for a wait at prime times. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Wahoo's Fish Taco in jeans and a hoodie. You can also grab your grub to go. Impress the diners at your next gathering by calling in Wahoo's Fish Taco for catering. At Wahoo's Fish Taco, free parking is offered on the whole block. Locals flock to Wahoo's Fish Taco for a meal they know will be high quality and low price. Wahoo's Fish Taco dishes up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by for your favorite meal.
81 Fortune Dr
Irvine,
CA
US
Dive into a Mexican fiesta at Arriba Cabo Grill, a casual Mexican restaurant. Treat yourself to a healthy lunch or dinner at Arriba Cabo Grill. The drink list at Arriba Cabo Grill has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). The whole family can enjoy a meal at Arriba Cabo Grill with its kid-friendly fare. Outdoor seating is ready for diners on those warm summer days. Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this restaurant. Not a popular place for dress-up dining, most Arriba Cabo Grill patrons come in casual attire. Arriba Cabo Grill is known for serving great food, and they are able to serve it at your next event with their excellent catering. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. Dine at Arriba Cabo Grill and keep your car safely parked in a nearby lot. If your preferred mode of transit is of the two wheel variety, you're in luck — there's tons of bike parking outside the restaurant. You can fill up on Arriba Cabo Grill's delicious fare without spending an arm and a leg — in fact, typical meals there run under $15.
15354 Alton Pkwy
Irvine,
CA
US
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