Mexican - Best of 2013

Published Oct 30, 2013

Fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, guacamole oh my! Whatever brings you in, where do you like to feast Mexican-style?

Winner
2013 Winner

1. Javier's Cantina & Grill

Voters Love

"The restaurant is beautiful but the food was a HUGE disappointment. I thought it would br 5 five star like the decor..." via tusiemusie

Find It
Multiple Locations
  • Javier's Cantina & Grill, Food, Latin American, Mexican, 7832 Pacific Coast Hwy Newport Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen, Great Meals, Mexican, Latin American, 141 South Glassell Orange CA 92866
    Nominee for: Mexican
    141 South Glassell, Orange, CA
  • Matador Cantina, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 111 N Harbor Blvd Fullerton CA 92832
    Nominee for: Mexican, Brunch
    111 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA
  • Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Mexican, Taco, Burrito, Latin American, 296 E 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Mexican, Burrito, Taco
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Mexican
    16961 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Avila's El Ranchito, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1305 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651 24406 Muirlands Blvd Lake Forest CA 92630
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Mario's Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 15964 Springdale St Huntington Beach CA 92649
    Nominee for: Mexican
    15964 Springdale St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • El Farolito, Food, Mexican, 201 S Bradford Ave Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA
  • Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 34664 Pacific Coast Hwy Dana Point CA 92624
    Nominee for: Mexican
    34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
  • El Adobe Mexican Steakhouse, Food, Mexican, 31891 Camino Capistrano San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
    Nominee for: Mexican
    31891 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Location
    11. Bear Flag
    Nominee for: Mexican
    407 31st Street, Newport Beach, CA
  • Nominee for: Mexican
    217 Broadway Street, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Taco Rosa, Great Meals Restaurants, Burrito Mexican, 711 W 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
    13. Taco Rosa
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2632 San Miguel Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • Rose Canyon Cantina & Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 20722 Rose Canyon Road Trabuco Canyon CA 92678
    Nominee for: Mexican
    20722 Rose Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon, CA
  • Rubio's, Great Meals, Mexican, 17655 Harvard Avenue Irvine CA 92614
    15. Rubio's
    Nominee for: Mexican
    17655 Harvard Avenue, Irvine, CA
  • Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 110 W Birch St Brea CA 92821
    Nominee for: Mexican
    110 W Birch St, Brea, CA
  • Avila's El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 318 Main St Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    318 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Don Jose's, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 23972 Avenida de la Carlota Laguna Hills CA 92653
    Nominee for: Mexican
    1320 N Manzanita St, Orange, CA
  • Esthers Taco House, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 2001 E Orangethorpe Ave Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2001 E Orangethorpe Ave, Placentia, CA
  • El Matador, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1768 Newport Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Mexican
    1768 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Coyote Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 31621 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92655
    Nominee for: Mexican
    31621 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Las Brisas, Food, Mexican, 361 Cliff Dr Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Mexican
    361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Las Barcas, Food, Mexican, 21032 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    21032 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Taleo Mexican Grill, Great Meals, Food, Mexican, 3309 Michelson Dr Irvine CA 92612
    Nominee for: Mexican
    3309 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA
  • Jalapeno's Mexican Food, Great Meals, Food, Mexican, Taco, 23624 El Toro Rd Lake Forest CA 92630
    Nominee for: Mexican
    23624 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA
Contest Overview
  • 32,517
    Total Votes
  • 19,442
    Voters
  • 130
    Winners

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