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Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen

141 S Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866-1421
+1 714-633-3038
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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141 S Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866-1421
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Service was great. Nice ambiance. Food is based on cuisine from the Yucatan peninsula with a modern flair. Everything we had was fabulously fresh and tasty. Appetizer was gorditas stuffed with carnitas. You could tell the gorditas were made fresh right in the restaurant, as...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were craving Mexican food and stumbled across Gabbi’s...a great atmosphere, food & service! They did not have an outdoor sign identifying the restaurant.....glad we walked in!

Thank mglas27823
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place was not good. Too expensive, poor service, snarky waiter and food very slow to arrive. Would never go there again.

Thank Tim449
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is our go to place for GREAT Mexican real food. I know it is expensive but man it is so good. The pulled pork, shrimp enchiladas and I could go on and on. Guests we have brought here have just raved about it. Mole's...More

Thank elridder
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Located on Glassell south of the Orange Circle. No sign on outside of restaurant but hostess is at door. Reservations honored. Dark and lively inside and a little noisy. The food is phenomenal. Gourmet preparations, unusual spices and sauces and ingredients. We went with 5...More

Thank princpinot
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend. The pablano sauce was amazing. We had the guacamole for an app and was pleased from start to finish.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a group of seven for dinner; used the corkage. All dishes were excellent, all different; appetizers were a very good start, finished with churros after some interesting main dishes.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The decor and atmosphere is superb. The food amazing. The wait sucks, LOL. It is very popular and with good reason. No sign outside, just go where you see all the people.

Thank Gigi B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Greatly enjoyed the modern presentation of Mexican food, that still managed to retain great flavour. Skirt steak, and sea bass mains were excellent. We all loved our shared small plates, including the delicious mole sauce. Service was attentive but we were disappointed that having been...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful examples of home style Mexican cooking. I particularly liked the style of mole sauce on the chicken, also the shrimp!

Thank Mark H
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Katherine C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have a kid's menu, but I see a lot of families there. However, it's crowded, dark and somewhat pricey, and the cuisine is more gourmet than the average Mexican restaurant. If your kids are little, I'd... More
30 September 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
No kids menu that I know of. Probably still kid friendly.
Gary M
2 June 2016|
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Response from russandmarti | Reviewed this property |
Casual, but we saw some people dressed in vintage styles, and they fit right in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 S Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866-1421
    (S Glassell St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-633-3038
  • E-mail
GABBI PATRICK is dedicated to integrating moderngastronomy with the indigenous and traditional recipes of Mexicancuisine. In her pursuit of preserving the rich culinary heritage ofMexico, Gabbi has adopted an eco-gastronomic approach in herinterpretation of “Old World” recipes. Her passion and vision arereflected in every detail of her craft, from supporting local farmsto her extensive travels throughout Mexico.
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