If you want a great Mexican meal, head on down the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) in Newport Beach to a hole in the wall restaurant called Chronic Taco. Just down Macarthur Blvd. and north on the PCH from the Marriott Bayview and other properties near John Wayne Airport, this tiny place has some excellent food.
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And don't forget the outdoor cantina fire pits!