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Alebrije's Grill

E. Cubbon St & S Main St. Santa Ana, CA 92701 | Santa Ana | 714-655-3253
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This taco truck features great Mexico City cuisine, but the true treasure can be found in the tacos acorazados, a specialty of Cuernavaca, Morelos that lives up to the heft of its name (acorazado is a battleship). The taco acorazado is simple: massive corn tortilla, rice, and your meat. Alebrije's makes it with milanesa, and this is the richest taco I've tasted, more so that chicharrón tacos: imagine fluffy rice, eggy breaded beef, and a tortilla the thickness of a key fob, and you'll understand why another meal isn't necessary for the day if you eat Alebrije's taco acorazado for breakfast-and you should.


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  • Cuisine(s): Mexican
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri-Sun 9am-10pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted
  • Parking: No Parking, Street
  • Payment Types: cash
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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