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Don Gustavo's

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26012 Marguerite Parkway, Unit A, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 348-2386
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food and Service Average

There is a nice selection of food, but the service was VERY slow, even though they were NOT busy. The food was ok- nothing to rave about especially because it is not fast food pricing- more restaurant pricing level. Not on my list to go back to.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Rita T
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Mission Viejo, California
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Mission Viejo, California
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There is a nice selection of food, but the service was VERY slow, even though they were NOT busy. The food was ok- nothing to rave about especially because it is not fast food pricing- more restaurant pricing level. Not on my list to go back to.

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Caracas, Venezuela
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I really love it. Food was really good, excellent prices and nice people. A must go, must visit if you are in the area.

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Mission Viejo
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The food was mediocre at best, very slow service, and they are not to friendly, Worst of all they are way overpriced for what you get. I would not go back. You can get better at just about any other Mexican restaurant in the area.

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Orange County, CA
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I LOVE Don Gustavo's and have enjoyed several of their menu items over the years. It is my husband's and my favorite Mexican restaurant. We especially love their shredded chicken crispy tacos and enchiladas. They also have great fajitas, tostadas, quesadillas, and burritos. Taco Tuesday is fun with their small "street tacos." We had our engagement party here back in... More 

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gustavo t, Owner at Don Gustavo's, responded to this review

hi, thank you for the review, thank you Don Gustavos More 

Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Stopped in here after visiting Soka University after not finding many dining options other than chain restaurants. Thought the food was good, very large portions, service was good and the prices were reasonable for the area.

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Mission Viejo, California, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Tough to find decent Mexican food in Mission Viejo and Don Gustavo's is as good as any. Good food, good service at a reasonable price.

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Orange County
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Sorry, but that's what it tastes like. Fairly large portions of mediocrity. Service is hit and miss. Average prices and convenient strip mall location were the only attractive things.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food. Get the chicken nachos. You wont be disappointed. Margaritas are delish as well! If the location was better I believe this restaurant would do much better. But I know where it's at so I'm happy.

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Mission Viejo, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

We have thoroughly enjoyed the addition of Don Gustavo's restaurant to our neighborhood. Very tasty food served with a smile and attentiveness. We like the soft taco combo, and the other selections are as just as delicious. We heartily recommend them.

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Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

We stopped on our way from San Diego to Anaheim and lucked into this restaurant with fabulous food. The staff was very attentive and efficient. The restaurant was very organized and clean. We wish this little restaurant was closer to home! Definitely worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26012 Marguerite Parkway, Unit A, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: (949) 348-2386

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?