Baja Fish Tacos is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

1. Baja Fish Tacos

9.3
3664 S Bristol St (btw MacArthur & Sunflower), Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · South Coast · 53 tips and reviews

Brandi Lynn N.Brandi Lynn N: I LOVE this place!!! I moved to Ventura County so every time I visit the OC I make sure I stop by for the Carne Asada Baja Bowl! YUMMMM

Juan Carlos C.Juan Carlos Castaneda: Carne Asada is delicious!

David A.David Amodt: Great carne asada burrito. Get it wet.

Alberto's is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

2. Alberto's

8.0
1425 E Edinger Ave, Santa Ana, CA
Taco Place · 9 tips and reviews

Lost-N-Sound.comLost-N-Sound.com: The carne asada tacos are bomb. They're huge and loaded with guacamole!

Peter A.Peter Anargirou: The carne asada fries are amazing

Patrick F.Patrick Fallon: One of my two favorite places to grab a breakfast burrito before work. Great service and generous portions make this a fantastic place to visit.

El Toro Carniceria is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

3. El Toro Carniceria

8.2
1340 W 1st St (Bristol St), Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 16 tips and reviews

alex g.alex gurrola: Carnitas and Carne asada r the soooo GOOD from here.

Amy A.Amy Alvarado: Parking is a bitch but the hassle is so worth it for some carne asada tacos!

Luis R.Luis R.: This is the real deal-Taco heaven!!!Tacos de lengua (cow tongue) don't be shy! Ask for a tasting, you won't regret it. Al Pastor and carnitas. Don't forget your Agua de Horchata.

Taqueria Tapatia #2 is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

4. Taqueria Tapatia #2

7.6
1118 W 1st St, Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Karissa P.Karissa Pulido: Get the Carne asada nachos you will not be disappointed.

SusanSusan: All prices went up! Tacos are now $1.19 each n Carne asada nachos/fries are $7.42!!! Omggg

Rzemog79Rzemog79: Try my favorite #2: Burrito de asada, add sour cream and guacamole!!

Taqueria El Zamorano is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

5. Taqueria El Zamorano

7.8
925 W Warner Ave, Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 4 tips and reviews

Chris K.Chris Kim: Get the carne asada burrito!

Rey M.Rey Marin Jr.: The carnitas and al pastor tacos are the best!

Danny O.Danny Oliva: Al Pastor won best "big" burrito by OC Register in June of 2015

Taqueria de Anda is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

6. Taqueria de Anda

7.6
1029 E 4th St, Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Santa Ana · 22 tips and reviews

Gat S.Gat Sirivong: Chicken tacos, carne asada and cabesa burritos are delicious. Ask for some grilled jalapeño if you like it spicy.

OC WeeklyOC Weekly: Who doesn’t love a 24hr Taqueria that provides classic Mexican food! They have burritos and quesadillas but you must try their amazing tacos! Yummm!

Karli S.Karli Scott: Their burritos are so delicious and fresh. The red sauce is extra spicy and delicious, but I love the green sauce. Delicious and open 24 hours!

Avila's El Ranchito is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

7. Avila's El Ranchito

7.4
2201 E 1st St (btw Tustin ave and Golden Circle Dr), Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 7 tips and reviews

Bridget W.Bridget Willard: The carne asada tacos are amazing! The tortillas are freshly made.

Mark K.Mark Kelley: great Carnitas here!

Jase L.Jase Laudadio: Not too bad... not my favorite Mexican food but they are popping up everywhere, so people love it. Tried a shredded beef tostada... eh. The beef was not much flavor and super stringy. Bring floss. LOL

Northgate Gonzalez Markets is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

8. Northgate Gonzalez Markets

7.1
1623 W 17th St, Santa Ana, CA
Grocery Store · 2 tips and reviews

Leland C.Leland Coontz: La carne de res marinada is what you should get if your looking for carne asada, and lucky for you, it's already marinated!

Kris B.Kris Bautista: Great shrimp ceviche!!!!

Tacos Sinaloa is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

9. Tacos Sinaloa

7.4
1430 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA
Taco Place · 6 tips and reviews

Rzemog79Rzemog79: Cafe de olla, you must try.

LeoLeo: Carne Assada Wet Burrito. Just say yes.

Chapis G.Chapis Guzman: Tacos were good. 7 out of 10

Taqueria Zamora is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

10. Taqueria Zamora

7.5
3121 S Main St, Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · MacArthur Place - Hutton Centre · 16 tips and reviews

DJ BAITDJ BAIT: With every order they provide tortilla chips along with refried beans sprinkled with cotija cheese. The tortillas are hand made and the Carne asada is well cooked. Will definitely come back for more.

Luis R.Luis R.: Authentic style Tacos - Hand made tortillas with good texture, just like home. Carnitas or Al Pastor 🌮 are awesome. Have it with an Agua de Horchata. Service was 👍

BestOfBestOf: Make sure to take some panocha on the way out—don't snicker, they're delectable gorditas made with brown sugar. Read more.

Super Antojitos is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

11. Super Antojitos

7.4
3305 S Bristol St (Alton), Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · South Coast · 11 tips and reviews

Jake S.Jake Schefer: CALIFORNIA BURRITO - Carne Asada. GET IT. You won't regret it.

Chad T.Chad Tovar: The street tacos are amazing so many more choices of meat then the normal Mexican restaurant!!! Great service, and the happy hour is amazing

Eliza D.Eliza Diaz: Love this spot.. Tuesday karaoke is bomb!!! Food a 10+ customer service an A+ :)

Little Onion Mexican Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

12. Little Onion Mexican Restaurant

7.7
110 W MacArthur Blvd (Main St), Santa Ana, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Sandpointe · 21 tips and reviews

Felicia R.Felicia Ross: Sat down next to the owner, really cool guy. Amazing spicy salsa too!

Jase L.Jase Laudadio: Home of the fastest waiter in the world. It's almost comical watching him run from table to table. You need a refill? It's there before you finish asking. Ha! Great place to go if rushed for time.

Denise P.Denise Perez: Food was bland. Maybe its a watering hole instead?

Chapter One: The Modern Local is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

13. Chapter One: The Modern Local

8.1
227 N Broadway (3rd Street), Santa Ana, CA
Restaurant · Downtown Santa Ana · 89 tips and reviews

Justin O.Justin Ordoveza: The sisig fries are amazing, it's definitely authentic when it comes to the sisig, the pork cheeks is what makes it. It's like Filipino carne asada fries. Great happy hour and a great deal.

Kiva M.Kiva Morita: Second time here and the food was better than the last time. Calamari with curry was lightly fried and delicious. Lentil salad was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The cocktails were perfect!

OC WeeklyOC Weekly: Find tasty and creative culinary creations at Chapter One! Bacon-wrapped steaks, Panna cotta, Greek kataifi, and more. Voted Best New Restaurant in OC Weekly's Best of 2011 Issue.

Cowgirl's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

14. Cowgirl's Cafe

7.5
1720 S Grand Ave, Santa Ana, CA
American Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Martin D. C.Martin D. Ciao: Great breakfast place in the area. Decent coffee. Love the decor. Generous portion definitely hits the spot. But just one question, which do you prefer, American-style or Mexican-style?

April P.April Popplewell-Walker: love this place!!

Yvonne M.Yvonne Martinez: Delicious breakfast served with a smile

Del Taco is one of The 15 Best Places for a Carne Asada in Santa Ana.

15. Del Taco

7.4
2761 N Grand Ave (at CA-22 freeway), Santa Ana, CA
Fast Food Restaurant · 5 tips and reviews

Matthew C.Matthew Cox: Try the new turkey tacos, hard shell. Full of flavor, especially with the fresh pico de gallo on top.

Cameron K.Cameron Kostrikin: TACO THURSDAY! 3 chicken soft tacos for $2.09! Goes great with a Mr. Pibb!

Briana R.Briana R: Spicy chicken burrito is pretty great.