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Fri, 2/23
7:00 PM
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Taco Rosa - Irvine

330 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Experience authentic Mexico City Cuisine at Taco Rosa. Our talented executive chef and creative team utilize ingredients, spices and flavors passed on through our ancestral roots ~ our Aztec, Mayan & Spanish heritage. Today these elements are fused with cutting-edge technique and innovation providing the best of 'old world' culture in a unique contemporary experience. Taco Rosa brings to you the best dishes from a variety of regions throughout Mexico, unique award winning culinary creations along with your familiar local favorites.
We use natural grass fed beef for our Rib Eye Carne Asada, Angus outside skirt steak for our fajitas, enchiladas, salads and tostadas. Fresh Wild Sea Bass is featured in our entree 'Zarandeado' and also in our Ceviche. Taco Rosa features a unique 'cantina approach' which begins each morning with the daily hand squeezing of juices. We produce a supreme and unmatched line of fresh fruit margaritas, sangrias, mojitos and martinis.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Mexican, Contemporary Mexican, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 1:30pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(714) 505-6080
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Javier Zambrano
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Private party facilities
Taco Rosa Newport Beach or Irvine offers a contemporary 'Latin Rivera' resort setting to host all types of events.

With various areas and semi-enclosed outside patios, we can accommodate groups from 8 to 100 for all types of events including, birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, fundraisers, corporate parties and business meetings.

We take exceptional pride in our hands-on 'anfritiones' hosts & inviting ambiance. Our creative menus and attentive service will make your gathering wonderfully memorable.

Executive Chef Javier Zambrano and his team have created multiple event menus that represent our uncompromised quality at surprisingly reasonable prices.

Contact Ivan Calderon ( for information. He will happily show you around, discuss event details, and check available dates and times for your special event.

We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Taco Rosa.

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Private party contact
Rene Fuentes: (714) 505-6080
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Bring the 21st Century of Mexican Cuisine to your own setting. Enjoy our unique approach to Mexico City Cooking: an eclectic fusion of Spanish, French and Southwestern influences. Our highly trained staff and service professionals create a personalized team which will ensure a successful and memorable event. Authentic and innovative recipes that utilize contemporary cooking techniques inspire our menus. We offer 'on site cooking' as an option. From an intimate 'taqueria' style gathering, black-tie formal wedding to a major event or fundraiser..Your memories are our greatest asset.
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Cross street
El Camino Real
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 330 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Delicious food and great service. Would recommend!

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Rude waiter. Was not answering any questions in a nice manner. The waiter responded as if he was rushed. The alcohol tasted watered down.

JenniferG (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Taco Rosa was fantastic. Their taco Tuesday deal is great. Yummy tacos at a great price. Our server was fun and attentive. I highly recommend this place and will be coming back again.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food is very good but the restaurant is in disrepair. Table was broken, chairs are old and warm out, and floor needed a good cleaning

Lostys16 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great value and our server was both attentive and super sweet, thank you :)

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Good food and Service but noisy. Been to this restaurant twice, both times allowed group near us made it hard to have a conversation

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Great food & service! The best Mexican food in Orange County, CA.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Great family dinner with friends

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was tasty, the service was outstanding and the ambiance was good. Will definitely be back.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Warm, friendly service. The food never disappoints.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Normally great but slow service today

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Food was very good and the presentation was great. I had the steak tacos which I really enjoyed. The carnitas were very popular with my table and I was told they were very good. They even brought little appetizers for us at no charge which were tasty.

DimplesFoodie (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Was very hard to get hold of our server. But other than that outstanding

OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined on November 30, 2017

Our Open Table reservation was for a special occasion, my 74th birthday. When we arrived there was no mention of a birthday celebration by the hostess or by anyone else as the evening progressed. The special occasion part was missing! Even though our food was good, our server basically ignored us throughout the evening. I understand that they had a large group, however, that is no excuse. This may be a place for a casual lunch, but NOT a place for a special occasion! I expected better!

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Taco Rosa is my favorite Mexican food in Orange County and wonderful staff!