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Baja Fish Tacos

171 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3708
949-548-8487
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Ranked #22 of 417 restaurants in Costa Mesa
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 25, 2014
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Newport Mesa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I had heard about this place For a while but never have it a chance until I went with my folks and my wife. Boy had we been missing out! Service is outstanding. Great staff! The food is amazing here! Burritos, nachos and the fish are so delicious. The rice and beans are magnificent. This place Is our go to... More

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Irvine, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I always get the fish tacos. Consistent quality every time I go. Their is always people in the place. I have never seen the place empty.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Yummy fish tacos, Black beans and rice. 2nd time we have been there. Consistent quality and very clean environment. Great for families too.

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Hamburg, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Spent two weeks in Costa Mesa and ate here about five times. Really good fish tacos, beans, and various salsas. Everything is made fresh and it shows. Also good value for the money. Highly recommend this place!

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Delicious, FRESH, fast Mexican food. We had the fish bowl, the fish tacos, the cane guisasa tacos and chicken enchiladas. All were delicious. The plates come with rice and beans. It's refreshing to visit a Mexican restaurant that doesn't douse their plates with excessive quantities of cheese. Also, the salsa bar is great. There are even fresh whole jalepenos, onions... More

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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131 reviews 131 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Nothing fancy, just a great location near the pier and amazing fish tacos at a great price. For $8 you can get 2 tacos, rice, black beans, and vegetables with all the extras (salsa, onions, lime, etc.). If you like the beer selection is good and ice cold. We went back 2 days in a row as the food was... More

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newport beach
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

I probably eat lunch here a couple of times a week. My favorites are the chicken tacos, the unwrapped burrito bad name but a prefect salad with whatever protein you prefer, great salsa bar. The crew is fast, friendly and professional, they a few locations in the O.C. Love this place!

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COSTA MESA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

White fish tacos.. doesn't taste fishy at all.. excellent "pico de gallo" and great pinto beans and rice on the side... don't know what they put in there, but it's just so good.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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126 reviews 126 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Where else can you get 2 tacos with grilled fish and a pile of veggies, cilantro, chopped onions, hot salsa, and freshly squeezed lime, along with 2 to 3 servings of seasoned white rice and black beans for about $8.00? Baja Fish Tacos provides great eats near Newport Boulevard and 17th Street.

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Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Anytime and every time I am in Costa Mesa which is once or twice a year I have to make a stop at this place. Cafeteria plus ambiance with really fresh and good food at a reasonable price. No wonder there is always a fast line out the front door.

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