Descanso Restaurant

126 reviews
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$30 and under
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ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE FOR PLANCHA TABLES ONLY (Where Our Chefs Cook at Your Table). For reservations in our standard Dining Room and Patio, please call or email the Restaurant directly.

Descanso is a modern taqueria in that it celebrates authentic Mexican flavors executed on a traditional plancha and prepared in front of you. You will come face to face with our Taqueros as a unique Mexican cuisine is made to order!

Seating Types:

(Reservations Available Online)
Make a reservation at the Plancha Table for an intimate experience with your Taquero Chef. This is a multi-course meal option where each item is cooked in front of you!

Dining Room and Patio
(Call or Email Restaurant Directly For Reservations)
Make a reservation for our dining room or patio. Here you will enjoy options from our standard menu.

Taco Bar
The Taco Bar is an a la carte version of the Plancha. No Reservations; First Come First Serve.

Indoor and Outdoor Bar
No Reservations; First Come First Serve.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Mon–Thu 11:30 am–10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(714) 486-3798
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sergio Ortega
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Private party facilities
Descanso is the perfect location to host your next event! With its unique layout, Descanso is able to host live cooking stations throughout the restaurant. Please contact our event staff at 714.486.3798 or
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Cross street
Harbor Blvd. and Adams Ave.
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Parking details
A Huge Open Parking Lot Right Out Front! Free Parking
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine