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La RANA Mexican Restaurant

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27001 Moulton Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3600
(949) 643-2899
Today
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Laguna Hills, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Taco combo and seafood soup. No drinks. Cost was $27.70. But now they decide to charge $0.50 for a credit card charge so the slip came back showing $28.20 - which is offensive. And the owner expected a tip on top of that! He wants it all - high prices, credit card surcharge, and a gratuity - FOR WHAT? It's... More 

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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a very small strip mall restaurant and we are usually the only ones speaking English in the place but the food is great and the prices are low. I usually have lunch the next day with the left overs! Plan on watch soccer on the TV while there!

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Tustin, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a small hole in the wall place, which made me think this would be top-notch. The food was mediocre, we had to send two of our orders back because the chicken was overdone. Please do not waste your time and going here.

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Thank Jeff J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Only locals and Latinos in know have the info on this little gem. Located in a strip mall in the corner of oso and Moulton La Rana is the place to go for authentico Mexican food around here. Taco Tuesdays delight with cheap tacos and ice cold draft beer. Beware: They close at 5 on Mondays. Come Sunday for Menudo... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food is autherntic Mexican, and is fresh and good quality. The place is family owned and there is obvious pride. It's clean, but you go for the food since there's nothing fancy. Tonight I had a Carnitas combo - my guest had a steak Burrito. a jug of cold Dosequis and chips and two salsas (salsas served warm $1.50) and... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

LaRANA is a hole in the wall off Moulton in Aliso Viejo. The appearance is offputting, because it's in a grotty strip center and looks weird, unlike a restaurant. I have tried various dishes with mixed results - the fish (farm raised) tasted muddy so I stopped requesting anything with fish in it. But the prices are out of line.... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food from this mexican hole in the wall restaurant is great. There really is no place to sit down comfortably so we usually order take out. Give it a try.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Great authentic Mexican food. They had a location in Lake Forest that I visited frequently. That location closed and I have only been to the other location a couple of times. I consider it a treat when I am able to get there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27001 Moulton Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: (949) 643-2899

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