Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mexican fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mexican restaurants around Santa Ana, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.
1. Taqueria El Zamorano
Topping the list is Taqueria El Zamorano. Located at 925 W. Warner Ave. in Memorial Park, the Mexican spot, which offers tacos and more, is the most popular budget-friendly Mexican restaurant in Santa Ana, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,165 reviews on Yelp. The menu features taquitos, enchiladas, burritos and tortas. View the full menu.
2. Tacos Sinaloa
Next up is Mabury Park's Tacos Sinaloa, situated at 1430 E. 17th St. With four stars out of 376 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. Look for tacos, tortas, quesadillas and fajitas.
3. Taco Pronto
Taco Pronto, located at 1714 E. McFadden Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive Mexican and fast food spot 4.5 stars out of 432 reviews. The restaurant serves tacos, burritos, fish tacos, flautas and quesadillas. Here's the full menu.
4. Tacos Manuel
Tacos Manuel, a food stand and Mexican spot in Mabury Park, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 435 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1638 E. 17th St. to see for yourself. The food stand offers tacos, burritos, quesadillas, tortas and more. See what else is on the menu.
5. Baja Fish Tacos
Check out Baja Fish Tacos, which has earned four stars out of 1,439 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the spot to score seafood and tacos by heading over to 3664 S. Bristol St. The restaurant serves soft tacos, burritos, carne asada and more. Here's the full menu.