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Anepalco's Cafe

3737 W. Chapman Ave. Orange, CA 92868 | Orange | 714-456-9642

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At the second Anepalco’s dinner is served. And it’s then that Danny Godinez starts to really crack his knuckles and show you that Mexi-French cuisine isn’t monopolized by Richard Sandoval’s Raya at The Ritz. Baguettes are served with guajillo chile butter and dessert is from a roster of crepes that, of course, includes one with Nutella and banana. The single best dish has to be a pan-sautéed tilapia where Godinez turns a bargain fish into something as delicate as seabass. Everything you require from a French restaurant fish dish is present, from the coveted crispy sear of the flesh, to a silken potato puree, to a lick-the-plate good serrano beurre blanc an accomplished saucier would sell his soul to produce.

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  • Cuisine(s): Brunch
  • Hours: Daily 11am-3pm, Daily 5pm-9pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Takeout

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