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Looking for a good California Burrito in the OC

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Khojem Apr 28, 2010 04:50 PM

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

Something like this:
http://unomos.blogspot.com/2009/10/ca...

I'm in Irvine.

Thanks!

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    joedaark 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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    1. re: joedaark
      Midlife May 12, 2010 11:14 PM

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

    2. Midlife 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 May 7, 2010 05:14 PM

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

        1. re: mdpilam
          Midlife May 7, 2010 07:31 PM

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

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/84774

          http://www.yelp.com/topic/san-diego-battle-royale-california-burrito

          http://www.yelp.com/topic/oakland-fin...

          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 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.

        2. re: Midlife
          OCAnn 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).

        3. Tapeworm 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
          http://www.losprimosmexicanfood.com

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          Los Primos
          26721 Rancho Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630

          Los Primos
          9475 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

          1. Professor Salt 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

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

            1. flylice2x Apr 29, 2010 04:09 PM

              El Patio #2
              100 N. Magnolia Ave
              Anaheim

              1. Tapeworm 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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                1. re: Tapeworm
                  wilafur Apr 29, 2010 04:45 PM

                  agreed with alerto's.

                  1. re: Tapeworm
                    Midlife May 7, 2010 07:32 PM

                    Do these places put french fries in their burritos?

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