El Toro Bravo

745 W 19th St
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 631-4464
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm
6:00am - 9:00pm



  • Try the Jamaica water. Yes it is good.
  • Voted Best Burrito in OC Weekly's Best Of 2011 Issue! Come in and order the burrito carne asada! Click the link to download the Best Of app and view more winners!
  • Chicharron en salsa verde is awesome.
  • Asada or carnitas tacos or by the lb!
  • Cash Only!
  • The finest mexican joint in socal. A hidden gem in the back of a strip mall. There is no where to sit, all take out....Love this place
  • Great pork and chicken tamales. Chicken is best. Also, great source for fresh made masa para tortillas/tamales.
  • Came all the way from Atlanta for this taco... So yummy
  • Excelentes tacos, vine desde Costa Rica a comerme un taquito,
  • Estn buenas las carnitas, solo q muuuy saladas!
  • Huevos Rancheros!
  • Get any taco! Filled to the brim and double layer tortilla! Think of it, literally, as two in one. I pounded 3 boche tacos (6 tacos)
  • Asada nachos are amazing. The chips in bags to go are great for home too. Always a line so come with patience. No seating.
  • Massive taco portions...2 is definitely enough to get you full!
  • Def among best #tacos in OC. ALL good. Kinda prefer the carne asada. Get a bag of chips to-go while there.
  • Like a 2 lb burrito for $7-8. No cheeses.
  • El Toro Bravo could easily rest on its reputation and stop caring, like so many long-running restaurants, but they still kill it every day on their specialty items.
  • Get the costillas (ribs): glorious pieces of meat worth trading your children for.
  • Not bad, but not wow. They make their own corn tortilla.
  • Their chips and salsa are to die for!

Nearby places

707 W. 19th Street
1830 Newport Blvd (btwn Broadway & Harbor)
647 W 19th St (Meyer Pl.)