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Chronic Taco

34255 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA
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Ranked #55 of 113 restaurants in Dana Point
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: http://www.eatchronictacos.com
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English first
Irvine, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have been to a couple other Chronic Tacos in the past, the food is pretty average. Sometimes it's super fresh and other times it just doesn't taste as good. They have large portions which is nice, and the staff is pretty friendly, I just feel like it lacks consistency sometimes. Still better than Taco Bell or any drive thru... More

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Dana Point, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The restaurant is set up with a bohemian attitude and the food (pork taco) is somewhat salty or briny I couldn't decide. There was nothing bad about it but when so much is self service I resent tip jars and places on the receipt for adding in a tip prior to getting the food. Tips are for sit down restaurants... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Chronic is what it says it is; a "Chronic" habit. Good thing they have multiple locations because its my choice of great tacos and burritos in OC. Whether you like street tacos, tostada salad bowls or breakfast burritos, you wont be disappointed! Check out any Chronic in the morning and you will find all the contractors (not just the Mexicans.)... More

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Southern Cal
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125 reviews 125 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is the place your surfing teenager loves because he got a big burrito. Honestly this chain restaurant is just standard but it has a decent patio that it shares with a crowded breakfast place and is a taco and coke common fast food joint with few sparks of imagination.

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Farmington, Utah, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Good eats! Small little dive of a place, but good to get a quick lunch or dinner bite. Best to eat outside.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Good quick tacos but if you want fries they make em fresh. Not a problem unless your inn hurry I thought it was good ;)

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Had to hit this place up since Chronic is my #1 love, then tacos my #2. Each taco is about $2.50 fully loaded. I had carne asada, el pastor and carnitas. I also got a salad to go and some extra tacos for my family. Grand total $42 for damn tacos! Poor workers mentioned the AC had been out for... More

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Pasadena, CA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a great stop after a day at the Baby's Beach in Dana Point. Parking is easy as they have a roof top parking lot. Grab a Taco, I personally lover the Potato Tacos but the Carnitas and Shrimp are equally yummy. They have a nice patio and it's children friendly. We just like the cool surf vibe and... More

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Orange County, CA
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158 reviews 158 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The only thing more amazing than mediocre $8 taco plates is the number of people lining up for them. Ate here once, won't go back. There are just far too many great taco places in South OC to get gouged like this for average food. I agree with the last reviewer - these people need to eat more tacos if... More

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Western Hemisphere
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132 reviews 132 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I once visited a place right by the sea in Venezuela, where fishermen would throw their lines into the shallow waters past the waves, and they catch this medium size fish, whose flesh turns out was dark after cooking. They bring the fish to these tents a few feet from the edge of the water, where these women would be... More

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