Mariscos Los Corales

2629 Westminster Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92706


  • $
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The shrimp tacos at this Nayarit-style Mexican seafood restaurant/taco truck are unlike any found in Orange County. Instead of small shrimp mixed with cabbage and a sauce and folded into a corn tortilla, they grind the shrimp, mix in red onions, then stuff them in a tortilla that gets the fried treatment akin to potato tacos. The shrimp becomes sweeter due to the grease; the taco shell glistens. And the fish taco is so buttery and crunchy- as close to eating chicharones while still keeping kosher.

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