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Roadside eats between Anaheim and John Wayne Airport

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Babamos Apr 25, 2011 02:00 PM

Looking for a great place to pick-up take-out along I-5 and 55 between Anaheim and the John Wayne airport. Taco stand? Burgers?

  1. Das Ubergeek Apr 26, 2011 03:18 PM

    Depends if you're going to eat it on the plane or not. If not, Anepalco's on Main St. in Orange (exit La Veta and turn right, then left on Main and it's on your right). Get the chilaquiles. Big enough for two, just probably won't taste as good cold.

    If you are going to take it, then go to Harry's Deli in Sky Park Circle. (Check hours—it's a lunch-only type of place.) They make everything from scratch—including the mustard and mayo. And you can head a little ways down Sky Park to Blackmarket Bakery for sweets. It's just off the end of the runway.

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    Blackmarket Bakery
    17941 Sky Park Cir, Irvine, CA

    Harry's Deli
    17881 Sky Park Cir, Irvine, CA 92862

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      jaykayen Apr 25, 2011 03:12 PM

      TK Burger on Bristol.

      1. Professor Salt Apr 25, 2011 02:51 PM

        Off the McFadden exit of the 55:
        Tacos El Chilito. Hole in the wall taqueria. I get the torta milanesa. Don't know how the fried, breaded milanesa will hold up as takeout, tho.
        Peter's Gourmade Grill: The burgers are good. Odd hours, so call ahead and verify they're there. It's in a gas station.
        Taco Pronto: Further off the 55, but the tripas tacos are what I like here, as well as their home made salsa quemada. Other meats are decent, if you're not a fan of intestine, but the tripas are my favorite.

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

        El Chilito
        15852 Pasadena Ave, Tustin, CA 92780

        Peter's Gourmade Grill
        16851 Mcfadden Ave, Tustin, CA 92780

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