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450 E 1st St Ste D, Tustin, CA 92780-3345
+1 714-544-8972
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Fast food
450 E 1st St Ste D, Tustin, CA 92780-3345
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Love this place, counter serve, pay first, then they bring to you. Indoor and outdoor seating. Recommend outdoor. Full multi flavor soda machine. Recommend tacos and enchiladas. Carne asada is wonderful too. Large servings so come hungry! Chips are made on site and are the...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A pity that the Irvine Company would not renew the lease on the site on Alton in Irvine. Now I drive during rush hour, and in this area, that lasts from 2pm to 7pm and beyond. I happily come to this modestly priced restaurant to...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Popular in neighborhood. They get very busy at lunch. You can take out or eat it. Much better that fast food Mexican. Tables are often not clean and floor can be littered.

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The is a yummy Mexican restaurant - authentic like my grandmother's food. Really hits the spot for me. My favorite is the chile verde burrito (try it wet), and my family loves the tacos, enchiladas and carnitas. They often have a special - burrito, beans,...More

Thank Connie I
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Jalapenos has good and consistent quality. The al pastor is great and they have a variety of meats and meal options. They have a taco Tuesday special which is worth the wait. The staff work quickly and are friendly. You can tell they take pride...More

Thank glen p
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We have been going here with our family since they were young. We love the fresh Mexican food that is so much better than the chain Mexican fast food places. The chips and salsa are made fresh and you can't stop eating them. Love this...More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I'm used to northern New Mexican cuisine. I found Jalapeno's tasteless. I ordered a chili relleno and a cheese enchilada dinner. It was difficult to tell which was which. Very bland and the two were put together into a congealed, soggy mess. I would not...More

Thank Strider185
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Last time I was at this restaurant was in 1992. I ordered the same thing I used to order...cheese enchilada plate and chicken taco. Totally the same tastes. Love how some things just don't change

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The food here is great quality and it's really reasonably priced. Not much atmosphere here and chips and salsa are an extra charge but I guess that's how they keep their prices so budget friendly. I love the potato tacos and the chile relleno burrito...More

Thank JoyMcN
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I've been going to Jalapeno's for 20 years.. Consistently good.. Now that's it's expanded its even better, with a lot more tables.. Every thing I have had there is great.. The place is clean and food is fresh.. With a bit of a spicy kick...More

Thank Mike M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 E 1st St Ste D, Tustin, CA 92780-3345
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-544-8972
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