Our favorite places to get corn on the cob in Orange County in time for National Corn on the Cob Day.
1 Tackle Box
What: Street corn with spicy crema and cotija cheese
Price: Market Price
Where: 3029 E. Shore Ave., Corona Del Mar, 949-723-0502; 3321 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 714-496-3301, tackleboxoc.com
2 Urban Seoul
What: Grilled corn served with mayonnaise, cotija cheese, Korean chili flakes, paprika, cilantro, and lime
Where: 2750 Alton Parkway, Irvine, 949-553-0188, urban-seoul.com
What: Corn coated with Hot Cheetos
Where: 2509 W McFadden Ave., Santa Ana, 714-561-4702; 720 N. Brookhurst St., Anaheim, 657-276-8928
What: Corn served with mayo, cotija cheese, and baja seasoning.
Where: 2104 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, 949-723-0606, rockinbaja.com
5Sol Mexican Cocina
What: Grilled sweet corn with butter, lime, chilies, cotija cheese, and chipotle drizzle, carved tableside
Where: 251 E. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, 949-675-9800, solcocina.com
6 California Roasted Corn
What: Build-your-own specialty elote with toppings such as lime juice, mayo, hot sauce, and cotija cheese.
Price: $2.50 to $4
Where: 2701 Fairview Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-467-9688
7 Los Reyes Del Elote
What: Either boiled or char broiled corn on the cob with chili powder, cotija cheese, mayo, and lemon. Go bold with Quesadilla de Huitlacohe, a truffle-like fungus that grows on corn.
Price: $2.50 to $5
Where: Corner of Main Street and Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana, 949-610-4226
8 Taco Brat
What: Charred corn on the cob smothered in garlic cream, ranchero sauce, and cotija.
Where: 2101 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 657-346-2005, tacobrat.com