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320 West 5th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701
714-836-4601
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 8
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Arepas!

I've been here a few times now over the years. I recently ordered the asada arepa with cheese and the carne mechada arepa. Arepas are like hot corn cake sandwiches with different kinds of fillings.The arepas can be a bit pricy ranging from $4-$5 for one and if you want to add cheese, avocado or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Orange County, California
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Orange County, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I've been here a few times now over the years. I recently ordered the asada arepa with cheese and the carne mechada arepa. Arepas are like hot corn cake sandwiches with different kinds of fillings.The arepas can be a bit pricy ranging from $4-$5 for one and if you want to add cheese, avocado or plantains, its gonna cost you... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My favorite: Empanada, corn pancake, guanabana juice and don"t forget the dessert. Portion look small, but you won't leave there hungry.

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Huntington Beach, California
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

So there really are not any Venezuelan restaurants anywhere in the OC and the ONE in LA sucks... It is more Puerto Rican. Not this place, this place is so Venezuelan it is to die for. We come for all mine and my Mom's birthday's and Mother's Day so we will be back again soon. Warm some errapas for us... More 

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Morelia, Mexico
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After seeing good reviews online we decided to try out Mil Jugos but unfortunately left disappointed and wondering how it got so many good reviews. Right off the bat, parking in Downtown Santa Ana is not only difficult but expensive, fortunately there's a parking structure right in front of Mil Jugos. The actual restaurant is small but nice, tons of... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

impressed with the Cachapas con queso, empanadas, and the passion fruit juice. I bought a couple of hallacas to eat at home, they were very good too. As a traditional dish for this time of the year, it was a great discovery. I just wish they would be open later during the day so I could stop for dinner some... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We visited Mil Jugos for a late lunch to try it out based on a comment by a latino friend of a Venezuelan restaurant in Santa Ana. Since we are from Venezuela we were curious about such a restaurant in Southern California. Bottom line, the food listed on the menu have the names of Venezuelan dishes (many types of arepas,... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

What a find! A small Venezuelan cafe with style and delishousness! The "arepas" (small round sandwiches) of pork or chicken are tasty, with soup or salad, are habit forming punctuations for any day! The lentil soup and others recipes are perfect complements! I love their fresh peach licuado (milkshake) that I cannot find anywhere else! Every taste sensation here is... More 

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Southern Califonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Great variety of dishes. The corn bread sandwiches are tastey. Try the green sauces. The one has a bite, but flavors are wonderful. Pleasant staff.

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canoga park, ca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We went in the and the owner had an attitude from the get go. My son spilled his drink by accident on the table and she can over and exclaimed very annoyed "OH MY GOD!!!!Before that she rudely said " we close at 5 PM so after your order is place you can't order anything else so make sure you... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

i live down the street from this restaurant and i stop by here often. its a venezuelan deli so there specialties are arepas (venezuelan sandwiches.). simply amazing!! delicious corn bread stuffed with tasty meats. the asado (pork) is my favorite. the sauces are spicy and enhance the flavor of the meat. good variety on the menu to satisfy the hungry!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 West 5th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 714-836-4601

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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