2022 Best Cinco de Mayo Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in OC

Despite being outnumbered and underequipped, the Mexican Army led by General Ignacio Zaragoza triumphed over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Each year on Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May"), revelers raise margaritas and celebrate this underdog victory.

Check out GAYOT's Top Cinco de Mayo Restaurants in Orange County, California, presented in alphabetical order.

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- Cinco de Mayo Guide
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Descanso
14/20
Contemporary take on the taqueria concept serves up a fun, unique “plancha” dining experience in Costa Mesa. See More
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Matador Cantina
13/20
Historic downtown Fullerton space offers traditional and fusion Mexican dishes and strong cocktails. See More
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Puesto

Mexican, Taqueria, Vegetarian
Puesto
13/20
Sleek Irvine venue featuring kicked-up taqueria-style tacos and plenty of tequila. See More

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Red O
14/20
Rick Bayless’ take on regional Mexican cuisine comes to Fashion Island. See More
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Mexican, Latin American, Gourmet Bar Food
SOL Mexican Cocina
13/20
On-the-water SOL Mexican Cocina brings sexy back to Baja-style Mexican food. See More

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solita Tacos & Margaritas
14/20
Neighborhood offshoot of popular Newport Beach venue brings satisfying Mexican flavors to Huntington Beach. See More

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