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Wahoo's Fish Tacos

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3000 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3036
+1 714-435-0130
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant weekly for the last four years and find the service extremely efficient and friendly. All the food is exceptional but I have the same meal every time I go. The strips of beef with crunchy noodles and the most amazing cilantro dressing. The atmosphere is always good and the decor is fabulous. They have... More 

Thank thaibiscus2016
Irvine, California
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111 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is good choice if you are in the mood for fast food, but want something other than burgers and fries or pizza. Great variety of menu items and their fish tacos are pretty darn good.

Thank Eitleoir
South Coast, NSW
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great menu and service. I enjoyed a salmon dish with rice and salad which was substantial. I have no idea where a mate put his humungous sized burrito which did take some time to devour however I suspect that this size would be OK with some.

Thank Shudjan
Costa Mesa, California
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wahoo's has a couple of So Cal locations. Food is fresh and healthy. Wild caught fish is used - various types, and the salmon is a special treat. Atmosphere is surfer casual with stickers on the walls, etc. Consistently good fast casual restaurant.

Thank JMWinCA
Irvine, California
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Food is actually quite good; service attentive, staff seems to care if your order was correctly prepared and if you are enjoying the experience. Acoustics leave a lot to be desired - unless you love high decibels

Thank Mark H
Costa Mesa, California
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Craving the real thing? Wahoo's consistently delivers fresh and seemingly healthy fish tacos and assorted plates. Best food in this price range. I'm a return customer. Go for the food, nothing more. Easy parking.

Thank joshcalkid
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great tacos, great salads. We got the onion rings, but I thought they were just, ok. The service was quick, friendly, and helpful.

Thank Val C
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112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

A nice little place to have lunch or dinner. New to this type of food the staff was more thank happy to help. We enjoyed sushi and fish. Clean and very reasonable prices. When in the area It will be on my must stop list.

Thank MickeyP_13
Lithia Springs, Georgia
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

It seems as though this restaurant has been around for years and years and still serving one of the best fish tacos I've tasted. When I lived in Orange County I used to always go to Wahoo's every chance I had, but now I have to do without fish tacos until I take my next vacation to Orange County. The... More 

Thank jim30122
Santa Ana, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

As a local, I have been to Wahoo's before, but that was several years ago. My adult daughter and I decided on Wahoo's to feed our craving for carnitas. Visiting around 7 pm, early in the week, the restaurant was not crowded. Daughter ordered a Kahlua Pig Bowl (Carnitas over beans/rice) and I ordered the Carnitas Enchiladas with beans and... More 

Thank NerdyWoman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-435-0130

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?