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La RANA Mexican Restaurant

27001 Moulton Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3600
+1 949-643-2899
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
12 Jun 2018
“Excellent Mexican food.”
8 Aug 2018
“Excellent food and service”
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27001 Moulton Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3600
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I tried this little gem using a Groupon. What a wonderful surprise! I ordered the Southwest Salad with Chicken and it was beautiful and tasty. My friend ordered a Veggie Quesadilla with pumpkin. She too said it was great. Great food, great...More

Thank 668vjc
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was a first-time visit. While I am not a Mexican-food person, I was very pleased. The food and service were excellent. The place is not fancy being located in a typical neighborhood shopping center, but the accommodations were more than adequate.

Thank jmbakulich
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I usually like to find small local places as I find them pretty good for the most part and many times real gems. Unfortunately this was not one. The tacos were OK but no pico de gallo just some mediocre red or green sauce. The...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Food is Ok. It os not cheap, but is OK. I was annoyed at being charged for chips and salsa (typically gratis at other places) and adding 75c charge if I pay with a credit card. I had a shrimp dish and the shrimp had...More

Thank n7523y
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice little place with the real deal Mexican food. Everything on the menu is wonderful I particularly like the chili Verde. Great tortillas, good service in a very small and warm place located in a little shopping center. Well worth checking out.

Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

In the mood for good, authentic Mexican food?? Great variety- barbacoa tacos (with lamb) are terrific. Proprietor Ernesto and staff are very friendly

1  Thank Ernest P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Came here and got a wet Pastor burrito with red sauce. Burrito was pretty big and had good flavor. The rice was fluffy and the beans weren't too runny. The pastor tasted good as well and the red sauce tied it all together well. I...More

Thank Dooz85
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Taco combo and seafood soup. No drinks. Cost was $27.70. But now they decide to charge $0.50 for a credit card charge so the slip came back showing $28.20 - which is offensive. And the owner expected a tip on top of that! He wants...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a very small strip mall restaurant and we are usually the only ones speaking English in the place but the food is great and the prices are low. I usually have lunch the next day with the left overs! Plan on watch soccer...More

Thank annadraper
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

This is a small hole in the wall place, which made me think this would be top-notch. The food was mediocre, we had to send two of our orders back because the chicken was overdone. Please do not waste your time and going here.

Thank Jeff J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27001 Moulton Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-643-2899
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