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Tacos Ensenada – Authentic and Fresh! A must for hole-in-the-wall Mexican Food Junkies

Tacos Ensenada –  Authentic and Fresh! A must for hole-in-the-wall Mexican Food Junkies

24601 Raymond Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
 

For those of you who really like Mexican food and look for the best holes in the wall to get real regional flavors, then this place is for you. The menu contains traditional fare like burritos and enchiladas, but they also have great dishes like Chile Verde, tortas, tostadas. What is truly remarkable is their wide selection of Seafood choices from shrimp tacos, to octopus tostadas.  I give this restaurant a 4 out of 5 stars, meaning I will recommend it to friends and actively try to eat it as much as I can.

Below are pictures of the dishes we tried

Custom Omelette - This thing is bigger than your face! Enough for two people and it was good! 3 out of 5, but a deserves an extra star for the size

Ceviche Tostada with Octopus and Shrimp! I havent had this good of a seafood tostada since I worked in East L.A. or Lived in Carson. 4 out of 5 stars.

 

"Seite Mare" -(Seven Seas Soup) - Plenty of Seafood, awesome broth and topped with avocado. My Grandpa was almost giddy while eating it. 3 out of 5 stars.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Carnitas- Great flavor Almost as good as Dianes in Los Angeles. 3.5 out of 5 stars

Chili Verde - Good Blend of sauce and pork. Very Amazing Flavor and pork is very lean! 4 out of 5 stars

Enchiladas Platter – Fully of Cheesey inside and out. 3 out of 5 stars

About Tom Holmberg

Tom grew up in a cultural diverse neighborhood and a culturally diverse family, so he has learned to appreciate all types of food. "I am not a Chef, nor do I play one on T.V., but I have learned to appreciate food from years of eating and cooking." Tom also spent 10 years in the restaurant industry in various roles, from Prep Cook to server.

3 comments

  1. Thanks for the info. I will try this place as we go into San Juan for Mexican food. I’ve been looking for a place closer to Mission Viejo.

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