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“The Real Deal”

La RANA Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #37 of 86 Restaurants in Aliso Viejo
Cuisines: Mexican
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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
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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

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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 enjoyed the chips with beans and green salsa they give you before your meal. Good quality Mexican food and doesn't break the bank at all. Dine in is sit down service and they have some tables inside and out in front.

well worth a visit for some good food

Thank Dooz85
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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 it all - high prices, credit card surcharge, and a gratuity - FOR WHAT? It's Mexican food folks. There are other places.
The atmosphere is zilch. Food is competitive, but the soup had two shrimp, a little fish, and was loaded up with octopus. The broth was nice. I'm not keen on sour tasting shrimp and octopus. The crab was imitation.
I left unhappy. Really, the soup was not up to scratch, and regardless, $28.30 for a soup and a taco plate (no drinks) is very high, especially for a hole in the wall Mexican restaurant.

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Thank Pat B
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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 on the TV while there!

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Thank annadraper
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