Winner
2009 Winner

1. Esthers Taco House

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"I have been going to Esther's in Downey, since I was 16...I am now 52. I met Esther herself and in fact we ate there..." via quiltokie

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2001 E Orangethorpe Ave Placentia CA 92870
  • Esthers Taco House, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 2001 E Orangethorpe Ave Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2001 E Orangethorpe Ave, Placentia, CA
  • Chronic Tacos, Food, Mexican, 415 E Avenida Pico San Clemente CA 92672
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Taqueria Zamora, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 3121 S Main St Santa Ana CA 92707 510 N Bristol St Santa Ana CA 92703 701 S Bristol St Santa Ana CA 92703
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Cantina Lounge, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, Mexican, Place for Late Night Dance Party, Latin American, Taco, Wings, Sports Bar, 2736 Nutwood Ave Fullerton CA 92831
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2736 Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, 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
  • 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
  • The Whole Enchilada, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 106 E Yorba Linda Blvd Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    106 E Yorba Linda Blvd, Placentia, CA
  • El Farolito, Food, Mexican, 201 S Bradford Ave Placentia CA 92870
    Nominee for: Mexican
    201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA
  • Las Barcas, Food, Mexican, 21032 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    21032 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen, Great Meals, Mexican, Latin American, 141 South Glassell Orange CA 92866
    Nominee for: Mexican
    141 South Glassell, Orange, 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
    Multiple locations
  • El Matador, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1768 Newport Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Mexican
    1768 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Mario's Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 15964 Springdale St Huntington Beach CA 92649
    Nominee for: Mexican
    15964 Springdale 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
  • Las Brisas, Food, Mexican, 361 Cliff Dr Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Mexican
    361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Miguel's California Mexican Cocina, Food, Mexican, 1920 Frontage Rd Corona CA 92882
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Coyote Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 31621 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92655
    Nominee for: Mexican
    31621 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Moreno's Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 4328 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92869
    Nominee for: Mexican
    4328 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
  • Wahoo's Fish Taco, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Mexican, Taco, Burrito, 2855 Pullman St Santa Ana CA 92705
    Nominee for: Mexican
    2855 Pullman St, Santa Ana, CA
  • El Torito Grill, Food, Mexican, 555 Pointe Dr Brea CA 92621
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • Fred's Mexican Cafe, Food, Mexican, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • La Casa Garcia, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1201 W Lincoln Ave Anaheim CA 92805 531 W Chapman Ave Anaheim CA 92802
    Nominee for: Mexican
    Multiple locations
  • 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 Gallo Giro, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1442 S Bristol St Santa Ana CA 92704
    Nominee for: Mexican
    1442 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA
  • Super Antojitos, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 1702 N Bristol St Santa Ana CA 92706
    Nominee for: Mexican
    1702 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA
Contest Overview
  • 31,054
    Total Votes
  • 25,496
    Voters
  • 139
    Winners

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