10 Essential Santa Ana Restaurants
From taquerias to tartare, here are 10 restaurants that define Santa Ana’s dining scene.
A ’50s-themed diner that serves up a mean breakfast.
Must-try: Fantastic Omelette, Steak and Eggs, Breakfast Burritos
1727 17th St. in Santa Ana, (714) 541-7997
El Gallo Giro
Santa Ana’s favorite spot for the late night munchies. OPEN 24 HOURS.
Must-try: Torta Cubana, Aquas Frescas
1442 S Bristol St. in Santa Ana, (714) 549-2011
Tan Cang Newport Seafood
The OG Chinese food spot. Come here to feast.
Must-try: House Special Lobster, Garlic Noodles
4411 W 1st St. in Santa Ana, (714) 531-5146
Taqueria Los Grandes
A hidden gem that has been delivering tasty tacos dorados for decades.
Must-try: Tacos Dorados, Menudo
1736 W 5th St. in Santa Ana, (714) 647-9862
Tortilleria Flor De Mexicali
Churning out some of the tastiest tortillas in town, Flor De Mexicali also has some bomb carnitas and chicharrones.
Must-try: Carnitas, Tortillas.
1212 S Bristol St. in Santa Ana, (714) 751-4132
If you’re from Santa Ana, you know the best thing here ain’t the food. ?
Must-try: Shrimp cocktail
Two locations: 1208 E McFadden Ave. and 1801 S Main St. in Santa Ana
Lucky Guys Burgers
An old school diner in the heart of Santa Ana.
Must-try: California Burger, anything from the breakfast menu
401 S Main St. in Santa Ana, (714) 543-1939
The pink taco truck that Gustavo Arellano made famous.
Must-try: Taco Acorazado
Cubbon St. and S. Main St. in Santa Ana, (714) 235-2683
The restaurant that changed Downtown Santa Ana.
Must-try: Maple Glazed Pork Chop
220 E 4th St. #102 in Santa Ana, (714) 560-4444
The greatest teriyaki bowls. Ever.
Must-try: Chicken and beef combo plate. Be sure to load it up with Tapatio and teriyaki sauce!
Two locations: 221 S Grand Ave and 933 W 17th St in Santa Ana
What are some of your favorite Santa Ana spots to grab a bite?
Originally posted 2016-04-12 21:59:28.