The 8 Best Places for Corn on the Cob in O.C.

Tackle Box; Photo by Mariah Tauger

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,

2 Urban Seoul

What: Grilled corn served with mayonnaise, cotija cheese, Korean chili flakes, paprika, cilantro, and lime
Price: $4
Where: 2750 Alton Parkway, Irvine, 949-553-0188,

Corn coated with Hot Cheetos
Price: $4.86
Where: 2509 W McFadden Ave., Santa Ana, 714-561-4702; 720 N. Brookhurst St., Anaheim, 657-276-8928

4Rockin Baja
What: Corn served with mayo, cotija cheese, and baja seasoning.
Price: $6
Where: 2104 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, 949-723-0606,

5Sol Mexican Cocina
What: Grilled sweet corn with butter, lime, chilies, cotija cheese, and chipotle drizzle, carved tableside
Price: $6.50
Where: 251 E. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, 949-675-9800,

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.
Price: $6.50
Where: 2101 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 657-346-2005,

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