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“Locals Love-It”

Flamingos Mexican Grill
Ranked #14 of 97 Restaurants in Laguna Hills
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Orange County, California
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Locals Love-It”
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Food is great! Always the same, time after time. Unlimited chips & salsa, salsa & more salsa. Did I mention that I LOVE their salsa. This is a family run business. Mom & dad still run the day to day, but all the kids are either serving or tending bar. Atmosphere is a bit "campy" but that's part of the charm. Cleanliness is off the charts.The kitchen can be seen from the dining area and the floors are spotless. We can feed our family of 3 for $23. And we leave full, trust me.

  • Visited May 2013
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ypsilanti
Level 6 Contributor
361 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Mexican with no surprises”
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Very popular place. Food is OK but cleanliness is outstanding. Waiters were also very friendly. Burritos are extra large. Drinks also looked to be super sized.

Visited April 2013
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San Clemente, California
Level 6 Contributor
204 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“A Regular place for Locals!”
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I have eaten here so many times, I cannot believe that I never left a review for the place. I have lived in or near Laguna Hills for over 40 years, and remember the old "Shakey's Pizza Parlor" that occupied this space. BUT Flamingos has been here for quite some time. It is definitely one of a kind. Restaurant on the right side, bar on the left. Prices are great, and you never go away hungry.
I personally love their quesadillas. Their Mexican Pizza is interesting. If you are really hungry, order the "Big Juan" burrito.

  • Visited March 2013
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Orange County, Ca
Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good Local Mexican”
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Nearby used to be a Shakeys Pizza many moons ago and now it is a very good Mexican Restaurant with great happy hour deals and the best Taco Tuesday around. A family atmosphere not a pickup joint.

Visited January 2013
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Orange County, California
Level 6 Contributor
262 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“All around great experience”
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We had a great experience at the Flamingos Mexican Grill. The staff is very cheerful, prompt and efficient. The restaurant itself is spotless and well appointed. Immediately upon being seated we were greeted with warm chips and salsa. Drink orders were taken quickly and drinks arrived very shortly thereafter - margaritas are very good. The menu is huge with nearly any Mexican food item you can imagine. We had tacos, enchilladas, refried beans, rice, and burritos - all were very good. The staff is exceptionally efficient, the food is great and atmosphere very warm and friendly. We'll definitely be back.

  • Visited December 2012
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