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El Farolito

201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA 92870-5616
+1 714-993-7880
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“carnitas” (25 reviews)
“beans” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA 92870-5616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here with some friends. The restaurant is located in the Santa Fe District of Placentia. The restaurant is small and can be crowded. The food was very good as always. I recommend the Carnitas Burrito and everything else on the menu. The...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, sorry I didn't take a picture of my food. Secondly, this is some amazing food. But first, the beginning. We parked at the extra parking and walked down. We totally thought it was the building you were parking against but alas, it is not....More

Thank lainee87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful Mexican restaurant. Had dinner here yesterday. It is wonderfully consistent. Excellent service, fantastic house made chips & salsa, best carnitas in town, tasty beans from the pot and yummy flan for dessert! If you haven’t tried this place, this is a must...More

Thank Manuel Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best right in Old Town. Nothing fancy, but good food and good service, and that's what counts, right ? It get's crowded, so be prepared to wait a little bit. And there's extra parking up the street.

Thank WineLoverCA92870
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very hot and busy. The service is average with no attention to detail. The food was sold and took a long time to come. No manager came by. I would psw next time.

Thank Anton P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It you want truly authentic Mexican food, this is the place. Menudo Saturday and Sunday along with the most authentic food. Tacos. Burritos, and specialized offerings. Want a beer go get a bottle and the settle up when you pay. Just keep th empties on...More

Thank cmiehls
Reviewed 22 June 2018

As authentic Mexican food as you can hope to get. Sunday late mornings are the best. Locals flock here after church in an attempt to cure last night's hangover. You'll find plenty of people in the lobby nursing a been and waiting for a table....More

1  Thank TravelLeigh10
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Simple Mexican food. Great service. Drinks are good with or without meals. Games are on the TVs. Love the salad burrito.

Thank fred b
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going there for 34 years and make sure to stop there every trip back to Cali. This restaurant has grown over the years but the food has stayed the same, EXCELLENT!!! This restaurant is what I compare all other Mexican food too. The...More

Thank surfingredneck
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Beef Flautas and double rice! Very good! 8/10 on the Lynne Scale. They came with some guacamole that was pretty tasted and sour cream. $10.29. Laine had chicken enchiladas that were pretty good. It was Mana’s special Combo & was an extra 50¢ per enchilada...More

Thank schmink45
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Kaye B
13 March 2018|
Response from rockyjoe | Reviewed this property |
You have asked this question to a group of fellow tourists and customers. None of us work for this restaurant. I recommend that you look up their phone number and give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Bradford Ave, Placentia, CA 92870-5616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Placentia
  • Phone Number: +1 714-993-7880
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