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Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen

141 South Glassell, Orange, CA 92866
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Ranked #3 of 430 Restaurants in Orange
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: S Glassell St
Description: GABBI PATRICK is dedicated to integrating moderngastronomy with the indigenous and traditional recipes of Mexicancuisine. In her pursuit of preserving the rich culinary heritage ofMexico, Gabbi has adopted an eco-gastronomic approach in herinterpretation of “Old World” recipes. Her passion and vision arereflected in every detail of her craft, from supporting local farmsto her extensive travels throughout Mexico.
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United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

excellent food,tequila and service from Orlando our waiter.Just go there you won't be disappointed.we arrived late and they squeezed us in without making us feel bad.we had great food,delicious cocktails and our waiter suggested dishes which were nearly all excellent and the ones that weren't so excellent were vey good.thanks Orlando and the guys at Gabbis.

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Seal Beach, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We passed Gabbi's many times and finally decided to stop. Our meals were very good - beef tacos and excellent - pork tacos(shared). These are not your run of the mill tacos. The beer selection was poor and the prices were high considering the limited and quality of the selection. The atmosphere casual and interesting. The bar is definitely a... More 

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Cambridge, UK
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visiting a friend for dinner on a Sunday evening as a diversion from my business trip, I was given choice of Gabbi's or Haven. I chose the former and I was not disappointed. Although I live in UK I try and eat Mexican at least once on my frequent trips to the USA, and Gabbi's novel take The genre is... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Absolutely love to eat at Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen. The food is always perfect ! The service is great ! - not very many places you can always count on being perfect every time. For a quick lunch with friends, or a romantic dinner with someone special - Gabbi's is the place !

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Orange, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a cute, very busy, South American cafe. You usually have to wait but just use the time to explore the local shops in the Circle. They page you. The food is "different" than the traditional Mexican faire and is, accordingly, more expensive. They have very good margaritas, sangria and amazing French press coffee. Location in Old Town Orange... More 

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Long Beach, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Took my husband for his first time for dinner. Margaritas were good...he had the Tacos and I had the shrimp enchiladas...rice and beans were delicious. Enchiladas were good and filling...Highly recommend reservations!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I decided to treat my friend to lunch because she has an affinity for authentic Mexican cuisine. So do I, as my mom is Hispanic and I grew up on authentic Mex. I also had recently read a story about Gabbi and her family in a local publication. The story was great and an even greater enticement to finally go... More 

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Orange, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Gabbi has established a great restaurant where the food is excellent and the margaritas are the best. The place is always busy so plan early or try to get a reservation.

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Silicon Valley, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Gabbi's food is excellent, with a wide assortment of typical and not so typical Mexican dishes. They seem to be quite inventive, mixing things you wouldn't normally mix. It's in an old church-like place, and the surroundings are quite nice. Service was a bit slow--we were there late after a 5PM Ducks game, and the servers were obviously cleaning up... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This isn't a typical Mexican restaurant; the menu is creative and the dishes are delicious and beautifully presented. Gabi's is located in a trendy spot close to the traffic circle; it's a relatively small place, easy to miss among the antique stores and souvenir shops. Once inside you'll find cool stained glass and other nice decor. The kitchen (in view... More 

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Additional Information about Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen

Address: 141 South Glassell, Orange, CA 92866
Phone Number: 714-633-3038
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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