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El Farolito

Mexican, MasterCard, Visa

201 S Bradford Ave

(714) 993-7880


Bao T.
If you're ever in Placentia (or even anywhere in Orange County) and craving Mexican food, El Farolito is the place to go! Went here on a Saturday night...read more
Kristin W.
So, okay, I don't give out a lot of one-star reviews, but here goes. My coworker opted to go out and pick up lunch for everyone at this restaurant, and...read more
Todd B.
A solid 4 stars. This is my 3rd time and I would return. Food: Traditional Mexican-American fare. Solid choices and very tasty. I had the menudo and it...read more
Anita J
Not as good as it used to be...: I remember coming here since I was a child My father was friends with the owner who has since passed. I used to love their food I recently started to go to the one in Anaheim El Farolito Jr. Because its less packed and the food is similar.…read more
Shoshana B
Real, home made Mexican food: Family owned and operated El Farolito's food is out of this world. My favorites are the Snapper Vera Cruz or the Carnitas platter. Come hungry to this restaurant because the portions are huge and you will want to eat every bit of this…read more
THE BEST MEXICAN FOOD AROUND: My family stumbled across this resturant by accident-it's the best accident we've ever had. When we all go in (there's about 17) they can always seat us right away and the service is the best! There food is authentic, fresh and REAL…read more
BEST MEXICAN FOOD!!!!: I have never had food this good!! I was visiting from AZ my husband's friend told him about this place so we went. I was impressed with the food!!!! I never eat salsa I dislike it but this salsa was the bomb!! I have told everyone I know…read more
Sunday breakfast/brunch is the BEST: The best thing about this place is that its casual and of course the food is so damn good! I've only been on Sunday's for breakfast, brunch, lunch whatever. The items on the breakfast menu are excellent. Chiliequiles are the best around!! read more
Chris L
El Farolito is Da Bomb Mexican Food!: All I can say is this is by far the best Mexican food I have ever had.I come from a family of authentic Mexican food,but this truly is delicious food.My cousin turned me on to this place after an Angel game.I have been hooked ever since.I…read more
I went to college with a son of the owner of el Farolito and since the late 70s I have been a regular customer.: This is the first time I have written a review. There aren't many restaurants I would write a review on. Throughout college I worked as a waitress, so I tend to enter restaurants with a preconceived opinion upon my first impression. …read more
Warm Service, but Mediocre Mexican Food: I tried this restaurant based on it being voted "#1 Mexican" in the OC on Citysearch. We tried 3 dishes, and sadly the end result was very disappointing. The decor / restaurant is very "old, neighborhood family restaurant" (nothing wrong…read more
Michelle B
Excellent Mexican Food: The atmosphere is ok, and the parking can be a pain, but the food is more than worth it. The portions are hearty and the prices are good. Their carnitas is the best I've had. They also have excellent tacos, burritos, and enchiladas.read more
Authentic, delicious, and inexpensive!: I am native to LA and have been going here for about 12-13 years now. I have NEVER had such consistantly great Mexican food anywhere else. I've also never had a bad server here. The prices are amazing and portions large. I love that you…read more
Thank you all: Hello my name is Ramon and I would personally like to thank you all for attending and being part of el farolito restaurant. I am a member of the sandoval family who own this restaurant and like all of you I also enjoy it very much you c…read more
Jorge M
Good Food - Great Price: Fantastic food and great value. My favorite dish here is the milanesa plate. If you come for lunch, come on Tuesday, make sure to get their awesome enchiladas plate.read more
Super hole-in-the-wall!! The atmosphere reminded me of my...: Super hole-in-the-wall!! The atmosphere reminded me of my time down in Puerto Villarta. Highly recommend...read more
Great good at a good price: My friends from work and I visit this restaurant frequently for lunch. It is small and it's almost always a...read more
Adam J
El Farolito is the real stuff: This place is the best. The service is excellent and the food is the best. i enjoy talking to the young man in the front. Very hard working and always with a smile.read more
I need it!: The best Mexican food in O.C. and the most reasonably priced. Fantastic friendly service, tasty Carnitas and Machaca con Huevos. I love the self service beer when you walk in. We eat there 3-4 times a month. Can't wait to go again!!read more
I've had better: Wasn't really impressed. the nachos were big,but lacked flavor read more
A must visit!: My gfriend has been coming here for years with her parents. She turned me onto this place and i try to visit it every two weeks. The way the cheese melts over the lip of the hot plate, to the beans and rice. Its all good. Order anything…read more
hands down best: i don't know what restaurant "exilekiss" ate at, but it wasn't el faralito. they have the best mexican food north of the border. being a native of so cal, i've had my share of mexican food, and this place is the best, hands down. the…read more
P-Town's Finest: If you're looking for authentic Mexican food in an authentic atmosphere (read: not El Torito), this is the place! A great family-run restaurant, with some of the best Mexican food around. I've never been disappointed with anything I've…read more


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