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Olamendi's Express

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27775 Santa Margarita Pkwy Ste B, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6702
+1 949-768-8991
10:00 - 21:00
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Mission Viejo, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

They have several locations, with the original at Doheney Beach. The restaurant is family owned and they are delightful people! The food is authentic Mexican and is delicious!!

Thank MEL K
Newport Beach, California
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My friend and I stopped in for lunch. Though he had been there before it was my first time. The restaurant is conveniently located next to a Sprouts, in the event that you want to have lunch before you shop. Because the restaurant is in a strip, it is fairly narrow and deep. There are a number of tables for... More 

Thank Indi237
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I first tried Olamendi's when I lived in Laguna Beach and went head over heals. If you want not good but great mexican food this is the place

Thank Chris S
Orange county
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Its real Mexican food. Natural waters every day. Horchata is my favorite, Jamaica, is a very refreshing drink. We like to take out, but you may sit there and eat.

Thank Frostieone
Los Angeles
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215 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Small little place in a Mission Viejo strip mall, but don't mistake the size for "small taste". They have about the best, fresh white grilled fish tacos I've had in a long time. Very generous amounts of fish, a nice tangy sauce you can squeeze on to taste...just delicious! First time I bought the fish taco combo plate, but realized... More 

Thank hugs4u
Lake Forest, California
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315 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

I love the friendliness and deliciousness of this place! The food is always fresh and made to order ... I love the flavored and the atmosphere - this is a cool place!

Thank Dave H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

Came to Olamendi's for lunch today expecting to have good food. Instead I was greeted by a very friendly employee who happily took my order and offered up some chips and salsa while I wait for my lunch. I ordered the #2 combo, taco and enchilada plate which came with rice and beans. Sounds typical of every Mexican joint but... More 

Thank Michael H
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

If you're a real Californian, you like real Mexican food... food that you learned to love on frequent visits to Tijuana for the surfing and jai alai games as a kid. And, if you surfed the south county beaches, you might have discovered the original Olamendi's on the beach in San Clemente. The food is GREAT, and it's real Mexican...start... More 

Thank Michael F
Windermere, Florida
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Great food in an express type restaurant. The staff is super friendly and the food tastes just like their flagship restaurant in Capo Beach.

Thank Hma8319
Mission Viejo, California
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Just love their combination of crisp shredded beef taco, chicken enchilada with green sauce and rice and beans. The owner and staff are very friendly and greet their customers with smiles. This restaurant doesn't skimp on their complimentary chips and salsa. Fast and friendly service and good value. Try it you'll like it!!

3 Thank montybush

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27775 Santa Margarita Pkwy Ste B, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-768-8991

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?