Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5: Orange County's best Mexican restaurants and margaritas.

Updated: April 07, 2008

Mexican Restaurants and Margaritas


El Torito Grill

951 Newport Ctr Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

This upscale extension of the El Torito chain takes the standard Mexican eatery to the next level. Case in point: a live mariachi band during dinner for Cinco de Mayo.


Las Brisas Restaurant

361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Z Tejas

3333 Bristol St Ste 1876, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Taco Mesa

647 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Gourmet taco stand blends authentic Mexican cuisine with fast-food service. Don't miss the 50-cent margaritas.


El Adobe

31891 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675


Tortilla Jo's

1510 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802


Javier's Cantina And Grill

480 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651


El Cholo Cantina

5465 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604


Taco Loco

640 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651