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Tlaquepaque Restaurant

101 W Sante Fe Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
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Ranked #16 of 89 Restaurants in Placentia
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Tried to go to El Faralito last Friday night 11/21, but place was packed. Too bad, was looking forward to their awesome food so my wife and I walked to Talaquepaque and were immediately seated. About five other tables occupied. Nice interior- changed a lot from the 80's when it was a hopping place with great breakfasts (menudo, chorizo &... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was traveling through the LA area and took the opportunity to meet up with a friend I do not see often. I ask him to find a restaurant offering authentic Mexican cuisine as it is something I do not find in the Northeast. He gave me websites of a few possibilities. I chose Tlaquepaque Restaurant solely on the basis... More 

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Southern California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Before the big cross town high school football game Friday night, we met friends at Tlaquepaque Restaurant for dinner. The owners will be celebrating 50 years in business next year. Wonderful new decor. Delicious food...refired beans were outstanding and pork carnitas with warm tortillas were delicious. Charming smaller dining room with high ceilings, wood beams, collections of Mexican pottery on... More 

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Orange County, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

They simply have not been able to compete with El Farolito right around the corner

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Fullerton, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

The mainstay in Old Town Placentia, this restaurant was closed for a couple years, but is open again, and trying to reestablish its long-standing in the community. The restaurant is about half the size it was before, and the mariachi bands that used to draw people on the weekends are gone... But the authentic Mexican dished live on.

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Placentia, CA
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205 reviews 205 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Neighborhood place. Been in Placentia forever. Always busy. Nice place to go for a celebration with a agroup.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

Every time we visit Tlaquepague it's like going home for dinner! The food is great and J.J. is so wonderful! I would reccomend them every day!!

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Additional Information about Tlaquepaque Restaurant

Address: 101 W Sante Fe Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
Phone Number: 714-528-0110
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Placentia
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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