Ricas Gorditas

On the corner of Wilshire Ave. and Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707


  • $
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Ricas Gorditas makes the masa-heavy disk the way my army of tías have since they were teens living in the rancho: a thick base with a thin flap on top, as crispy-feathery as nori, bulging because it's holding back a hill of some type of steaming guisado (stew) that's spilling from a small slit on the side. The zacatecanos who run the truck offer about a half-dozen-smaller than they should be, but no less bueno.

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