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Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico

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217 Broadway Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-715-7829


This is the boutique version of Rancho Santa Margarita's sprawling shop, but both offer top-notch Cal-Mex fare from the culinary vision of owner Clemente Heredia Jr. and the kitchen of exec chef Jose Colin. Expect Prime beef in the steak tampiqueña, Kurobuta pork in the wonderful carnitas. Don't miss costillitas—baby back ribs topped with fried onions. Outstanding margaritas. Warm, spiffy service.

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