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Chili Peppers

167 S Main St, Orange, CA 92868
(714) 639-2840
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Ranked #27 of 417 restaurants in Orange
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Great food, very friendly staff, and an overall pleasant environment. I am not big on Mexican food, but I got steak kabobs with rice and beans and it was very delicious. The staff was very friendly and informative as well. I would definitely go back if I was in the area and had the time.

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Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great staff and great food. I would drive from San Diego to eat there. Ate lunch and had to back for dinner.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This Mexican Restaurant is a favorite and we keep coming back. Great food, a varied menu, wonderful ambiance and service that won't quit. Moderately priced, the portions are large and you won't go away hungry. We like the relative privacy of their booths. The chunky salsa is a favorite. A nice eat-in lounge, too.

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Orange, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I know that a huge 8 page menu is good for a lot of people, but not for me. This restaurant is nice inside, very folkloric, the wait staff is great, but the menu is too extensive. Really should cut down by 1/2. All beans covered with yellow cheese, not really something to like. This restaurant seems over the top,... More

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Canberra, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We were driving around Orange County and it was lunch time. Found Chilli Pepper so we dropped in. What a great find. We were given a large platter of fresh fruit upon being seated. Nice fresh fruit I had a lovely fish taco. It was fresh and very tasty. Then we were given a apple empanadas. They were light and... More

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Seattle
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate here once and had a wonderful meal. I ordered the Polo Mole and it was some of the best Mole Sauce I've had in a long time Our waiter was very attentive, the food came quickly. If I had discovered this place earlier we would be eaten here more

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Santa Ana, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a classic mexican food restaurant. The food is good, the menu is extensive, and it's not too expensive. They do a pretty good business here and the waiters are friendly and efficient. You will be greeted quickly and after ordering your food, it will come quickly. When you walk in, there are specials on a blackboard that sometimes... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This restaurant has been in this location since the 1970's, yet it is not "tired." The decor is reminiscent of a Mexican courtyard, and the restaurant is clean and up-to-date. The staff is very friendly and competent, and the food, aye-yi-yi, it is muy bueno. Be sure to check out the specials on the board on the way in, one... More

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La Verne, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stopped in to see what this restaurant was all about. The waitress was on it. She didn't miss a beat. Our food arrived quickly and was delicious. The prices are good for the quanity of food. We would go back

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

I had ate here many times before and was horribly disappointed. The food was bad, the service mediocre at best.

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