8577 Irvine Center Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618


  • Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Full bar
Puesto is a Mexican restaurant in Irvine. The tacos are sold in batches of three for $15. This doesn’t include the upgrade fee of $2 if you opt for the filet mignon or $3.50 for the Maine lobster. Still, you should not be surprise at these prices. You’re eating in an ultra-hip dining room that feels like an industrial terrarium while thump-thumpy rave music fills the air. Also: this San Diego-based chain employs a Rick Bayless protégé as one of its executive chefs.

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