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Moreno's Mexican Restaurant & Bakery

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4328 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-4008
+1 714-639-2181
Today
11:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Santa Ana, California
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146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a relaxing dinner before continuing our evening and it had been too long since our last visit. Off to Moreno's..!! Great chips and salsa.... excellent margaritas.... delicious food... It's all there..!!

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Thank Bill G
Fullerton, California
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205 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the restaurant may have one time been very good. I think the owner is an active part of the community so there are a lot of city-oriented events held there. Having said that, the ambiance is really the only thing that is above-par here. The food was not really fresh. The service was terrible. There were very few... More 

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Orange, California
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very busy restaurant with lots of history in the city of Orange. The food a standard menu for a California Mexican restaurant. The margaritas are nice. The plates are large. I ordered 2 tacos ala carte. They were huge and I ended up taking one home. Would strongly encourage you to see if a patio table is... More 

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San Dimas, California
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183 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Was in the area visiting family and decided to give this place a try. Nice outside patio area, perfect to enjoy a meal. We were a bit concerned when we first walked in since we were the only Mexicans in the place, but I must say we were pleasantly surprised. The food was actually not bad at all and the... More 

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Southernn California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The beautiful patio was misleading. We had driven by numerous times, always meaning to stop in and eat. I think they cater to large parties for celebrations. The food was not good and very overpriced. Service was skechy

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Westminster,Ca
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was part of 2 couples that went here last Sunday for dinner. I had a steak and shrimp. The steak was so thin it wouldn't matter how you ordered it, it was over cooked. My friend had fajitas that were bland as all get out, not sizzling. All in all, I think only one of us was happy about... More 

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orange county ca
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I would LOVE to love this place-- the building and grounds alone are worth it. It is an historic building with an old brick patio and 70 year old trees. It would be my idea of heaven IF the margaritas and guacamole were good. I have to say, we had good service there, but come on-- a Mexican restaurant without... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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306 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This restyrant has been here since the 70s always wanted to go but soooo busy. I can see why! Excellent service and the food is incredible!!!!! We went for Taco Tuesday went early and oh boy $2 for the most wonderful tacos I would go back again for regular food as well! On property is also a Bakery with wonderful... More 

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Thank Tina B
Anaheim, California
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

If you want a delicious, tasty, and authentic Mexican meal in the city of Orange, go to Moreno's. It's a bit of a drive for us, but WELL WORTH IT. You can tell a place by their chips and salsa, and theirs is the best. I also get the arroz con pollo or carnitas and they are always fantastic. Their... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

We love Moreno's and especially their "Taco Tuesdays". We go several time a month and love to invite friends to go with us to enjoy the time and good food. My wife always orders two of the tacos and I usually get one of their pork tamales. Other dishes are great but these are our favorites. Sitting outside is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4328 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-639-2181

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