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Alertos Mexican Food

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17225 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-3701
714-593-0069
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Fountain Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Went through the drive through today, was surprised to find new menu board and name on the building. Order taker assured me that the menu and the food was the same as before. Had the Mixed Burrito, found it the same as before, 4.5 stars. This location has always had inconsistency in its little salsa cups that come with all... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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180 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Always had great food (except for a hiccup a few months ago, when the cooking staff changed). Has authentic Mexican beverages - horchata, tamarindo, hibiscus - as well as soda pop. Have had most everything on the menu in the years we have eaten here or takeout. Atmosphere of a fast food joint. Clean, and in a good neighborhood, and... More 

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Vadodara, India
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

it was a different one with friendly staff and prompt service. i had a chance to enjoy the delicious stuff though it was not my regular taste.

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Fountain Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

For the price you can't beat this place. Caution: if you order via drive thru check your order, especially, if you add cheese to anything. Several times I've paid for and not received it. Better selection of salsa inside too. Recommend the abobada (spicy pork) burrito. ($5.29). Girlfriend loves the chile relleno burrito ($4.89). Each burrito is a meal by... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Close to the 405 south (or north). Quiet and safe. Delicious carne asada and cheese quesadillas. Local reviews rave about the nachos and asada fries. Fresh salsa!

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Oceanside, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Albertos offers more traditional Mexican food than Del Taco or Taco Bell. It's inexpensive and really tastes good. It's prepared fresh for your order, and much preferable to the other chains.

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Fountain Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you're craving decent Mexican food, but don't want to take time for restaurant table service, etc, drive in or thru Alerto's. Alertos' Carne Asada Burrito is a work of art! Or Try the three rolled taquitos with guacamole, or the carnitas taco (just a big taco fstuffed with carnitas, avocado and a bit of onions). Messy and wonderful, quite... More 

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Buena Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Carne asada dishes are good and flavorful. Try their breakfast burrito you'll never go elsewhere. It's a small Mexican restaurant but enough to visit for your cravings.

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Visalia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

If you are after fattening yummy Mexican food -this is your place! It was yummy! We ordered way too much food-not realizing that the portions are gigantic! We ordered a half order of super nachos with carne asada, kids bean burrito(huge) it came with fries and a drink. We also got a carne asada burrito and half order of super... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

It may not be the best atmospheric restaurant in Fountain Valley, but it is always work a trip to Alerto's for some fresh, high quality Mexican food. Cash only, but the prices are more than fair for the large portion you get. I highly recommend getting the super fries with everything to split with friends, they are absolutely amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17225 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-3701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fountain Valley
  • Phone Number: 714-593-0069

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?