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Baja Fish Tacos

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171 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3708
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

if you like mexican food this is the BEST place. I looove their shrimp taco and their salsa is amazing.

Thank 232maggie
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Being from Chicago, my standards are set pretty high for Mexican food. Baja did not disappoint me whatsoever. The guacamole was fresh and delicious, the steak was marinated and seasoned perfectly, and the salsa was very savory. $8.50 for a huge burrito was well worth it

Thank Joseph P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Staff were very friendly. We'd never been here and asked about a dish we should get. We were told to get the shrimp burritos... They did not disappoint.

Thank Chelsea G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

The black and fish was delicious on tacos comma the charbroiled fish burrito with rice and beans amazing. Great salsa bar and superb pickled onions.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Costa Mesa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Always fast, clean and consistently excellent! We love the Grilled Salmon Platter. Salads are fresh too and the salsas are the best we've ever tasted.

Thank vickimiko
new mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

best fish tacos i've ever had! so many shrimp, good cheese, fresh veggies - what more could you ask for?

Thank tinydog1
Poughkeepsie, New York
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I love fish tacos and my first one I ever ate was in Kauai at a Mango Festival. I remember the line was insanely long but the tacos were to die for. Maybe they just tasted better because I was in Hawaii, but I never forget how good they were. Keeping that as a comparison, I wasn't overly impressed,with the... More 

Thank Mary R
Reno, Nevada
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492 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Typical of a chain. Music is too loud. Fish tacos are good. Order at the counter and they will bring your meal to you. A salsa bar with lots of toppings to add to your meal.

Thank lew w
Newport Beach, CA
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342 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I think I may be addicted to this place! Although I love the fish tacos, my real love is their green sauce cheese enchilada! The salsa bar offers three spicy and delicious options, and I always get all three. Their shrimp tacos are amazing too. The nachos are a special treat! We typically get take out from Baja Fish Tacos... More 

Thank grlgrdgate
Belvidere, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We ate here twice on our 3 day trip, it was delicious!! Great customer service and the best tacos I have had in awhile! Will surely be back!

Thank Hollyh68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 949-548-8487

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?