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Looking for a good California Burrito in the OC

Khojem Apr 28, 2010 04:50 PM

Are there any places that make a good California Burrito in the OC?

Something like this:

I'm in Irvine.


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  1. Tapeworm RE: Khojem Apr 28, 2010 09:00 PM

    Try one of the Alerto's on Brookhurst in either Fountain Valley or Westminster. There's also Alejandro's in Costa Mesa.

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      wilafur RE: Tapeworm Apr 29, 2010 04:45 PM

      agreed with alerto's.

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        Midlife RE: Tapeworm May 7, 2010 07:32 PM

        Do these places put french fries in their burritos?

      2. flylice2x RE: Khojem Apr 29, 2010 04:09 PM

        El Patio #2
        100 N. Magnolia Ave

        1. Professor Salt RE: Khojem May 2, 2010 12:06 AM

          Taco Pronto in Santa Ana has them on their menu. I didn't try it, but I did notice it today on the menu.

          1714 E McFadden Ave
          Santa Ana, CA 92705
          (714) 558-1082

          Taco Pronto
          1714 E McFadden Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

          1. Tapeworm RE: Khojem May 7, 2010 04:09 PM

            Los Primos, a San Diego chain, just opened a new location in Fountain Valley. California burritos are on their menu. There's are also two other locations in OC, Lake Forest and RSM.

            9475 Warner Ave
            Fountain Valley CA 92708

            Los Primos
            26721 Rancho Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630

            Los Primos
            9475 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

            1. Midlife RE: Khojem May 7, 2010 04:33 PM

              Your link lists FRENCH FRIES as a required ingredient in a "California" burrito. I've lived in SoCal for 50 years and have NEVER had, seen or even heard of a burrito with french fries in it.

              I'm really interested in knowing what others here have to say about this.

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                mdpilam RE: Midlife May 7, 2010 05:14 PM

                Nor have I. Must be a San Diego thing (I've lived in the Bay Area and LA).

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                  Midlife RE: mdpilam May 7, 2010 07:31 PM

                  I guess you're right, though I've never had the 'pleasure'.




                  I'm not sure I've ever met a french fry I didn't like, so I'll need to check this out....... if I can get past the idea of it.

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                    vinosnob RE: Midlife May 13, 2010 05:04 PM

                    Yes, I can tell that as a SD native, it's definitely local to our area. I never was a fan and miss the regular burritos i.e. carne asada, guacamole and pico de gallo which are near impossible to find in LA.

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                  OCAnn RE: Midlife May 7, 2010 09:16 PM

                  I've seen them often in SD; occasionally in OC (Molcasalsas have them). I'm picky about my potatoes (and french fries), so I don't usually order them but my adult stepkids do (and swear by them).

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                  joedaark RE: Khojem May 12, 2010 10:06 PM

                  Wahoo's has them on their secret menu. Just ask for one and they'll give it to you, it's big but on the pricy side. Will probably run you around $8 but that's because they double the guac, double the sour cream, double the cheese and put a full order of fries inside :)

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                    Midlife RE: joedaark May 12, 2010 11:14 PM

                    Holy calories, Batman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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