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“Great, simple Mexican food.”

Little Onion Mexican
Ranked #7 of 687 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Rio Rancho, NM
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great, simple Mexican food.”
Reviewed March 27, 2014

A solid meal with a good price. I had the combo meal with a beef taco and an enchilada. Beans and rice were great, and the enchilada was awesome. The taco was good, but the meat could have been shredded a little better. The chips were fresh and the salsa was good!!

Visited March 2014
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English first
Appleton, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Neat atmosphere but that's about it”
Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Walking into Little Onion makes you feel like you are in a small Mexican village, but if only the food tasted like it. I had an enchilada and it was subpar at best. They do have a good happy hour though!

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Sandy, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
288 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Decent carnitas, great chips and spicy salsa”
Reviewed February 5, 2014

I had to meet an associate for lunch and the location made the decision for us. The interior was a little dated, but typical for a So. Cal. Mexican restaurant. For the type of restaurant, I thought the prices were a little high, but acceptable. The meat was a little dry, but flavorful. The beans were excellent, but the rice left much to be desired. I loved the chips and the spicy salsa. It had to be homemade. El Torito, a large chain, is a mile or two down the street. I think their food is better and the prices the same.

  • Visited February 2014
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good, but Average”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

I ate here as in the area on business, and this was a short walk. The food was average, the décor a little worn, but all in all it was decent food for the price. For a quick lunch or dinner, it would be worth the trip.

  • Visited May 2013
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Glide, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Good neighborhood Mexican”
Reviewed August 6, 2012

I have been coming here once or twice a month for many years. Chips are great. Food is standard Mex American and is decent. Prices are reasonable, service is good and food comes out fast. Waitresses are friendly. No surprises, hasn't changed one bit since I started coming here.

  • Visited August 2012
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