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Los Primos Cantina

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488 E 17th St Ste A106, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3277
+1 949-650-1486
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Balboa Island, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

This is essentially a take out counter that prepares Mexican (Azteca) dishes. It is notable that at lunch the line goes out the door, and consists of hispanic tradesmen, painters, plumbers, electricians, dry wallers, you name it. The Burritos are massive for $5. The Sauces are very authentic and range from mild to CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND 911, I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Local favorite that makes the best carnitas artround......not fancy but always soldid mexican food made right in front of you by people who care about the food. Great salsa,and all your mexican favorites.......not much to llok at but great food.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2011

Yes, the food is great at Los Primos, but the big standout here is the value. The prices are noticeably less than other Mexican places, and their burritos are huge! They always have fresh chips and salsa to munch on at the counter, and there is always a steady stream of locals coming in the door for the great food.... More 

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Newport Beach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2008

My family and friends have been enjoying the food at Los Primos Cantina for many years. There preparation is consistent and prices are excellent. They never fail to create large portions. Compared to their nearby competitors that charge more and serve 30% smaller portions they are the true winners. Homemade salsas, and meat add to the local flavor. Almost a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2008

Best cantina around for a cheap price, try the Tamale rice and bean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 E 17th St Ste A106, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3277
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-650-1486

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?