Mexican - Best of 2017

Published Apr 5, 2017

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

Winner
2017 Winner

1. Avila's El Ranchito

Voters Love

"We had a luncheon at this location, the food & staff was awesome, we have been back a few times since & every visit is..." via Sherry W.

Find It
2201 E 1st St Santa Ana CA 92705
  • Nominee for: Mexican
    2201 E 1st St, World Map Santa Ana, CA
  • Javier's, Great Meals, Food, Latin American, Mexican, 7832 Pacific Coast Hwy World Map Newport Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Matador Cantina, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Mexican, Bar Bites, Specialty Cocktail, Wings, Brunch, Taco, 111 N Harbor Blvd World Map Fullerton CA 92832
    Nominee for: Brunch, Mexican, Taco
    111 N Harbor Blvd, World Map Fullerton, CA
  • El Farolito, Food, Mexican, 201 S Bradford Ave Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA
  • Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Mexican, Taco, Burrito, Latin American, 296 E 17th St World Map Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Taco, Mexican, Burrito
    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
  • Las Brisas, Food, Mexican, 361 Cliff Dr Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Mexican
    361 Cliff Dr, Laguna 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
  • Ricardo's Place, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 32082 Camino Capistrano San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
    Nominee for: Mexican
    32082 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Super Mex Restaurants, Great Meals, Food, Mexican, Burrito, 19684 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Esther's Taco House, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Mexican, Taco, 2001 East Orangethorpe Avenue Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican, Taco
    2001 East Orangethorpe Avenue, Placentia, 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
  • Nominee for: Mexican
    World Map San Juan Capistrano, 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
  • El Toro Bravo, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 745 W 19th St, Ste G Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Mexican
    745 W 19th St, Ste G, Costa Mesa, CA
  • 16. Red O
    Nominee for: Mexican
    143 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA
  • El Torito Grill, Food, Mexican, 555 Pointe Dr Brea CA 92621
    Nominee for: Brunch, Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant, Food, Great Meals, Mexican, 16961 Goldenwest Street Huntington Beach CA 92647
    Nominee for: Mexican
    16961 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Bobby D's Mexican Food, Great Meals, Food, Mexican, 2139 North Tustin Street Orange CA 92865
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2139 North Tustin Street, Orange, CA
  • Location
    19. Bear Flag
    Nominee for: Mexican
    407 31st Street, Newport Beach, CA
  • Nominee for: Mexican
    217 Broadway Street, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Fred's Mexican Cafe, Food, Mexican, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Taco Rosa, Great Meals Restaurants, Burrito Mexican, 711 W 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
    19. Taco Rosa
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2632 San Miguel Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • Chronic Tacos, Food, Mexican, 415 E Avenida Pico San Clemente CA 92672
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Amorelia Mexican Cafe, Great Meals, Mexican, 2200 Harbor Blvd, #C 110 World Map Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2200 Harbor Blvd, #C 110, World Map Costa Mesa, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,428
    Total Votes
  • 13,596
    Voters
  • 127
    Winners

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