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Avila's El Ranchito

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2101 Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3301
+1 949-642-1142
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2101 Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3301
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our flight was delayed which resulted in an overnight stay. The hotel recommended this restaurant. We were so glad that we went even though we were exhausted. The service was amazing and the food very fresh and delicious.

Thank Manne406
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We stopped by for a Mexican meal and was not disappointed. My husband had not been for several years but we were on the freeway and decided to come in for a visit. The service was impeccable and the management really has a team that...More

Thank Deana S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We came mid week with a party of 4 adults. Sat in bar area. Service was good from bartender. Chips and salsa was tasty with a nice bite to it. We ordered 1 Chili Relleno Plate, 1 Enchilada Plate, 3 Tacos and another item plus...More

1  Thank Rondo
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We have been to this restaurant many times. The food is never bad. We always have a good meal when we go there. They give you freshly made tortillas! The guacamole is really good, sometimes it needs salt but that's a preference thing for us....More

Thank thekopfsteins
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We're out in the OC to escape from the desert inferno. We needed a dog friendly patio and called Avila's and they said sure! We are happy so far

Thank Berlinda B
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Walking distance from my daughter's house. Fun to walk over for a drink or lunch. Great menus with something for everyone. Recommend bartenders Antonio and Ernesto! Don't miss the handmade warm tortillas.

Thank deggs
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Found this place for a late lunch. It was really nice family place and the food was good and it was a lot.

Thank Pierre R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went here for dinner before a show for a bachelorette party. We were sat on the patio which always means slower service. It took a good 15-20 minutes to get our drink order in, but the drinks were good and well received. The chips...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Short walk from large parking lot to festive entry, promptly greeted by friendly staff, ushered to the dining room, past a busy and absorbed cocina, seated to a spacious booth, with homemade warmed tortillas awaiting, and bountiful chips placed aside the indigenous tangy salsa; Sizzling...More

Thank BFDiner
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Avila's, Costa Mesa, is our neighborhood favorite. We usually sit at the bar and order directly from Tony. He is very attentive and friendly. We usually go for Taco Tuesday when they offer specials on drinks and select appetizers. Always good.

Thank Bunny0016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-642-1142
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