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211 W 2nd St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4819
+1 714-972-1172
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  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Bar, Spanish, Pub
$$ - $$$
211 W 2nd St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4819
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Traveled to SoCal due to family emergency, and desperately needed a good meal with an old friend. We went here at his suggestion and we're thrilled we did. Only drawback is small, cramped dining room or uncomfortable picnic tables outdoors - we chose the latter...More

Thank russandmarti
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I eat at a lot of great little restaurants for foodies all over the Bay Area. But in the arts district of Santa Ana, there is a gem. This was the best meal I've shared in YEARS! Bacon wrapped dates, skirt steak tacos, chicken relleno...More

Thank jenmay722
Reviewed 19 March 2016

There are few restaurants I’ve visited consistently for nearly six years. Lola Gaspar is one of them. The first time was a bit of an off chance. While working in DTSA, I’d checked out a few of the other local restaurants and was less than...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Food was awesome. You can order small plates. Personnel is friendly. And it's a nice part of town. Also if you eating by yourself you can eat on the bar and talk to some people. A lot of young people come here and has a...More

Thank gerald B
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of local faves. Hipster staff that is knowledgeable about their libations. Food comes in small but tasty portions.

Thank vicnlubna
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I love to eat here because everything is given in small portions. The potato tacos are my favorite, but everything I've had, I'VE LOVED!!!! The staff is great and the drinks are great!!! GO!!

Thank heidiatremax
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Lola Gaspar is located in a small quiet area of downtown Santa Ana. The block where it is situated is blocked off from vehicle traffic so there is only foot traffic outside the restaurant. We sat outside on very cute rustic wooden benches. We went...More

Thank grjHB
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Made reservations at Lola Gaspar, based upon TA reviews, when we traveled to Santa Ana to see "Rent" at the Theater Out. This place was as great as previous reviewers have claimed. The service was fantastic! We were running late due to a traffic jam...More

Thank Kubina
Reviewed 21 April 2015

LOVED dinner here a couple of weeks ago! The food is fantastic and the ambiance is quite cool... I'm stealing someone else's "Haunted Mansion" description, because it does have that sort of dark and cool feeling about it. We ordered the chips and guacamole, which...More

Thank ladyjadegd
Reviewed 2 March 2015

In Town on business and over the weekend had time to visit Santa Ana. Dinner at Lola Gaspar was outstanding. Spontaneous stop, no reservation on a Saturday evening, but staff was very accommodating. Short 30 minute wait, so went for a glass of wine nearby....More

Thank pitch328
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Mexican, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Street Parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 W 2nd St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4819
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-972-1172
  • E-mail
Chef Luis Perez and the kitchen team combine flavors of Mexico & California and present them artfully in a setting that will take your breathe away. Delivery available online at GRUBHUB & POSTMATES. Open Every Day at 5pm. Bar open Late on Weekends Walk -Ins Only
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