2019 Best Mexican Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Best Mexican Food
in Orange County (CA)

True fans of Mexican cuisine want to know who makes the best tamales in town. Who has their own tortilleria, making the flour and corn staples right before your very eyes? Whose hot sauce provides the most flavor? Who has the best selection of tequila? Who makes their margaritas fresh?

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the Top Mexican restaurants in Orange County (CA).

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Anepalco
14/20
Elegant setting about a block south of Angel Stadium for Mexican cuisine with a French influence. See More

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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen
13/20
Lively Downtown Brea venue serving up traditional Latin dishes and hand-crafted cocktails. See More

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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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El Adobe de Capistrano
13/20
Come for the history, stay for the straightforward Mexican cuisine at this legendary San Juan Capistrano venue. See More

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La Vida Cantina
13/20
Sprawling Costa Mesa Mexican spot featuring mighty margaritas and a massive outdoor patio. See More

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Las Brisas
13/20
Laguna Beach institution with a good menu of Mexican-inspired contemporary seafood fare and an unbeatably scenic seaside setting. 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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Playa Mesa
14/20
Familiar Mexican cuisine gets an elevated twist at this sleek Costa Mesa restaurant, which also serves killer tequila cocktails. See More
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Sabroso Mexican Grill
13/20
Bustling family-run Garden Grove eatery serving proper, approachable Mexican fare. 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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