Craving Mexican food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top spots serving that cuisine around Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to appease your appetite.

1. Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

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Topping the list is Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen. Located at 13126 Jamboree Road, the lounge, Mexican and Latin American spot is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 878 reviews on Yelp.

2. TLT Food

Next up is the Irvine Health and Science Complex's TLT Food, at 705 Spectrum Center Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 934 reviews on Yelp, the New American and Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Puesto Los Olivos Irvine

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Puesto Los Olivos Irvine, a cocktail bar and Mexican spot in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 1,398 Yelp reviews. Head over to 8577 Irvine Center Drive to see for yourself.

4. Urban Seoul 2.0

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Also in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, check out Urban Seoul 2.0, which has earned four stars out of 700 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Korean, Asian fusion and Mexican spot at 714 Spectrum Center Drive.

 by Hoodline @Hoodline

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