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El Mercado Modern Cuisine, Santa Ana, CA

El Mercado Modern Cuisine

4.2
4.2
226 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican

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El Mercado Modern Cuisine brings you the daily adventure of obtaining fresh ingredients from the market to cook the perfect supper. At El Mercado Modern Cuisine, we take this every day trip and transform it into a modern dining experience. We carefully choose our ingredients for our hand crafted cocktails and dishes to bring you the best expression of our Modern Cuisine. Offering a Taco Thursday special of 3 Tacos for $10, Happy Hour everyday (5pm-7pm). Bottomless Mimosas on Sundays from 10am-3pm. New Togo food and cocktail menu available.

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Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Mexican, Global, International, Latin American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (714) 338-2446

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    Let us plan your special event. Celebrate your birthday, private corporate event, happy hour gathering, etc. We have multiple options from our Patio, Dining Room and semi private lounge area.

  • Private party contact

    Jose Cerrudo: (714) 338-2446

  • Neighborhood

    Santa Ana

  • Cross street

    3rd Street

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Appetizers

  • Avocado Toast$9.50

    Sourdough, everything bagel seasoning, organic sunflowers, cucumbers

    • Empanadas (2 Per Order)$11.00

      Seasonal veggies, serrano beet puree, pea puree, queso fresco, sour cream

      • Homemade Potato Chips$3.75

        • Chips & Salsa$3.75

          Roasted tomato salsa

          • Chips & Guacamole$10.00

            Pepitas, tomatoes, onion

            • Cauliflower$14.00

              Adobo, sauteèd tomatoes & red onions, crispy potato, peruvian style saltado

              • Quesadilla$11.00

                Blue corn tortilla, salsa puya, huitlacoche, Oaxaca cheese

                • Brussels Sprouts

                  Burnt Brussels, cheese, mix pickled veggies, xoconostle & chile ancho reduction

                  • Half Lb$12.00
                  • One Lb$15.00

                Tacos

                Add rice & beans to any taco $4

                • Jamaica$14.00

                  Blue corn tortilla, sauteed hibiscus, pea puree, jicama, avocado

                  • Shrimp$14.00

                    Yellow tortilla, garlic-ginger, roasted carrot puree, sauteed shrimp

                    • Pork Belly$13.00

                      Yellow tortilla, roasted potato, pea puree, pickled Fresno chilli

                      • Ahogados$11.00

                        Avocado, cream, serranos, cotija cheese, xoconostle salsa, chicken jus

                        Mains

                        • Omelette$13.00

                          Carnitas, cilantro, onions, salsa verde, roasted potatoes

                          • Buttermilk Pancakes$12.00

                            Burnt piloncillo maple syrup, evaporated milk, fleur de sel

                            • French Toast$13.00

                              Sweet custard, goat milk sauce, jamaica syrup, orange marmalade, bananas & strawberries

                              • Chilaquiles$10.00

                                Tortilla chips, salsa verde, cotija cheese sunny side up eggs, pickled Fresno, pickled onions

                                • Enchilada Verde$17.00

                                  Free range chicken, crema, house blue corn tortilla, queso Seco, rice & beans

                                  • Open Face Pambazo$13.00

                                    Pork loin, guajillo salsa soaked bread, bean puree, crispy potatoes, jocoque, queso seco

                                    • Breakfast Burrito$13.00

                                      Chorizo, egg, potato, cheese, sour cream, pickled onions, tomatoes, avocado

                                      • Tlayuda$13.00

                                        Oaxaca cheese, black bean spread, pea puree, tomato, cream, green onions

                                        • Camarones a La Diabla$18.00

                                          Sauteed shrimp, mich mole, almonds, red lentils, side of toast

                                          • Mole$17.00

                                            Chicken, cotija, pea puree, jocoque, sesame seeds, green onion, homemade tortillas, rice & black beans

                                            • Huevos Rancheros$12.00

                                              House blue tortilla, queso fresco, bean puree, sunny side up eggs, salsa Quemada

                                              • Estofado Pork Belly$18.00

                                                Sunny side up egg, crispy pork belly, estofado sauce, roasted carrots and potatoes, side of toast

                                                • Huevos Ahogados$12.00

                                                  Poached eggs, estofado broth, roasted potatoes, baguette toast

                                                  • Carnitas$18.00

                                                    Slow roasted pork, pork jus, salsa verde, pickled onion, cilantro, homemade tortillas

                                                    • Steak and Eggs$26.00

                                                      10oz New York Steak, scrambled eggs, Potatoes, Salsa Puya

                                                      • Short Rib$29.00

                                                        Oaxaca Chile Corn Cake, Homemade Fermented Mustard Seeds, Epazote Culi, Sweet and Chili Reduction Sauce, Side of Toast

                                                        Dessert

                                                        • Coconut Ice Cream$9.00

                                                          Coconut flakes, pistachios

                                                          • Oaxaca Flourless$9.00

                                                            Vanilla bean ice cream, Oaxaca chocolate, pistachios

                                                            • Carrot Cake$9.00

                                                              Pineapple compote, whipped cream

                                                              • Corn Flan$9.00

                                                                Last updated: February 2, 2022

                                                                What 226 people are saying

                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                4.2
                                                                4.2 based on recent ratings
                                                                • 4.2Food
                                                                • 4.1Service
                                                                • 4.3Ambience
                                                                • 4.1Value

                                                                NoiseModerate

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                                                                  ArelyB

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  1.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined today

                                                                  overall1food2service1ambience2

                                                                  Really bad customer service. The waiter a female was rude.

                                                                2. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Everything was great.

                                                                3. AO

                                                                  AaronO

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                  overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Service was very good and attentive My food came first and I had to wait until my wife’s food arrived in the future I would recommend to bring both dishes at the same time. The guitarist was very good. The noise level was very loud hard to communicate with others. Overall we had a great time we will definitely go back soon.

                                                                4. RJ

                                                                  RuthJ

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on May 1, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Excellent customer service. Friendly staff members. Great food.

                                                                5. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 28, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Absolute wonderful experience ! We had a group of 17 for our wedding rehearsal dinner. Jose was great to work with in coordinating our set dinner menu and the customer service during our meal was perfect ! Would highly recommend for a special occasion, dinner date or their all night happy hour on Wednesday!

                                                                6. JC

                                                                  JoseC

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  28 reviews

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  28 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                  overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                  Food was expensive, mediocre, and bland. If they are billing themselves as a "Modern" Mexican restaurant, flavors should pop. There should be no blandness. Food should be very flavorful. Tortillas were good. Salsa was flavorless and had no spice to it. When asked about a spicier salsa, we were provided with a green sauce that was very nice. Still not very spicy. However, I would say it was the best part of the entire meal. The Jamaica drink was made using apple cider vinegar. There is a reason why real Mexican Jamaica drinks do not have apple cider vinegar mixed in. It tastes awful and bitter. Service was also not very good. Slow, not friendly, and not attentive at all. We spent $70 for dinner for two with no alcohol served. So, their pricing is definitely not cheap.

                                                                7. K

                                                                  Karen

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                  overall3food5service1ambience4

                                                                  The food was great! Every dish was extremely tasty. The vibe was perfect for a Saturday night…live music, lounge area, soft lighting. The service was incredibly disappointing. It took an hour to get our drinks and then another hour plus to get our meal. We were not sure what really happened to have experienced such excruciatingly slow service. The dining area was 60-70% full so it wasn’t completely booked. Perhaps it was a staffing issue or the operations of lounge/dining area hadn’t been ironed out yet, but the customer service experience was extremely poor. Our water glasses were not refilled until close to the last 30 mins of our 3 hr dinner. Fortunately, the food was spectacular, but it gives me pause as it whether I would return.

                                                                8. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                  overall4food5service4ambience1

                                                                  Extremely high volume live music. Detracts from the food and conversation.

                                                                9. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                  Great experience for our Easter celebration! The food does take a little longer then expected but to us that was a great sign (made fresh). The ambiance was great and the live music really enhanced the experience. Every dish we ordered was tasty ‼️

                                                                10. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                  overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                  Live music was good, but WAY too loud. Concert level volume instead of ambiance.

                                                                11. MS

                                                                  MikeS

                                                                  San Francisco

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  My best friends 35th birthday

                                                                12. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Always great food and great service!

                                                                13. p

                                                                  pelican

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  11 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  11 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                  Very good contemporary Mexican. Great drinks and great bartenders. My only complaint is not having a paper menu I can peruse. I rarely bring a phone to a restaurant and discourage others in my party as they are so distracting Worth trying but personally will probably not go back

                                                                14. N

                                                                  Naga

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 10, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  The food is contemporary Mexican but really good. The team has put together a good ambience, the drinks are innovative just like the food. Give yourself sometime to get a parking spot.

                                                                15. RB

                                                                  ReyB

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                  overall3food3service2ambience4

                                                                  Waitress wasn’t very friendly. Asked for more salsa twice and never received it. Very expensive and not worth the price for the taste of food and quality of service

                                                                16. A

                                                                  Andy

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Shirley was our waitress and was super awesome food was extraordinary

                                                                17. D

                                                                  Deborah

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  Dined on April 8, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                  Our waiter was attentive. The food was delicious and interesting. I would definitely recommend .

                                                                18. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Great food!

                                                                19. NQ

                                                                  NormaQ

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                  We loved it. Not many choices on the menu but very good and creative choices compared with the typical rice and beans side that some "mexican" restaurants offer; They informed us from the beggining plates would arrive as they were prepared and not all at once and we appreciated that so no surprises here, drinks were great the hibiscus mezcal was my favorite, my daugters enjoyed her steaks very juicy and full of flavor, I ordered octopus and it was great not overcooked, my son ordered carnitas and every one liked what they ordered.. I recommend to come with friends to have drinks and enjoy the food, there are not many places that offers modern authentic mexican cuisine and good drinks and this is one of them..I'll come again probably with friends and not with my almost adult kids, but there is nothing wrong you can bring fam. but I'm sure you will enjoy it more if you are not the only one drinking 🙊. Good young vibe the perfect place to introduce someone to good authentic mexican food.

                                                                20. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on March 19, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Great service like always! All employees are super friendly and attentive.

                                                                21. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  Dined on March 11, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Fun and creative drinks. A hip vibe to hang out with friends. Food was creative and cooked well.

                                                                22. TM

                                                                  TommieM

                                                                  San Joaquin

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on March 9, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                  It was a fun lively night. We sat early and enjoyed the quieter time by 8:00 it was jam packed & noise was loud. Food was delicious and friendly. We would return when in the area.

                                                                23. FF

                                                                  FoodieFamily

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  Dined on March 5, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  We tried El Mercado for our date night and went back the second time with our 15-year old “Chefusician” (chef and musician 😉) . Both experiences have been phenomenal. The cocktails were so good and consistent. The food was inventive and delicious. Our servers were friendly and knowledgeable and made great suggestions. We definitely plan on bringing our older children and friends to El Mercado Modern Cuisine! It is 100% a fun and trendy place to celebrate special occasions! ♥️

                                                                24. AE

                                                                  AnnaE

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on March 4, 2022

                                                                  overall3food2service3ambience5

                                                                  Love the ambiance… staff n managers are great. But, food was just okay. The Brussels sprouts were amazing… everything else was just fair.

                                                                25. j

                                                                  josettasbeglia

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  18 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  18 reviews

                                                                  Dined on February 27, 2022

                                                                  overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                  Appetizers- cauliflower & Brussel sprouts - were great but entrees disappointing. Octopus was sent back to be cooked more and returned cold. None of the other 4 entrees I tried were notable. Maybe we ordered wrong???

                                                                26. N

                                                                  Naresh

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on February 20, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  My very first experience dining at this place and I was very impressed. I think I will be dining there frequently now. Jose was very understanding about my diet restriction being a Vegetarian as well as our server was made aware of this too. Fantastic food, great value and service with a smile. Very very memorable visit.

                                                                27. NS

                                                                  NicoS

                                                                  Dallas

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on February 18, 2022

                                                                  overall4food3service4ambience4

                                                                  Some of the dishes were too oily, other than that great place

                                                                28. ES

                                                                  EthanS

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  vip
                                                                  1.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on February 15, 2022

                                                                  overall1food3service1ambience3

                                                                  Waited thirty minutes despite having a reservation. Took over an hour after being seated before we saw our first appetizer. Our server avoided our table and only checked on us when waved down. Waited ~30 mins for each of our drink orders. The chicken enchiladas were flavorless, the beans and rice they came with also severely lacking in seasoning and flavor. The shrimp and lentils tasted good however the shrimp was over cooked and chewy. Overall very disappointed in the experience and felt like we were over charged for the quality of food we were served.

                                                                29. EL

                                                                  EricL

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on February 15, 2022

                                                                  overall4food3service3ambience5

                                                                  Lovely atmosphere and great drinks. I liked the variety of foods and the propensity for spice, but the dishes overall were just decent. I'd return though for the good vibe!

                                                                30. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  2.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on February 13, 2022

                                                                  overall2food2service1ambience3

                                                                  I went to El Mercado to celebrate my birthday with a group of friends. We were from out of town and I thought it would be a good place everyone could find something to like. It took the server awhile to come to our table to take drink orders. By the time most of us finished, the waiter still hadn’t returned to take our food orders. When we finally did, we were told it might take awhile since they were “behind in the kitchen”. If it weren’t for the appetizers that they finally brought to our table that we shared, we probably would have just paid for our drinks and left. There was another table near us who did leave from the lack of service. It took them close to 1.5 hours to bring all of our meals to us. Even then, 3-4 people in my party (including myself) was still waiting while the rest were almost done eating. While I finished the small short ribs I ordered, it wasn’t enjoyable to eat given long I had to wait for something that could probably have been eaten in 10 mins. I couldn’t savor it like I had wanted. No one came by to check on us either to see how things were fairing at our table after the long, frustrating wait. We later found out there were only two people working in the kitchen, which was even more frustrating to realize. Otherwise, we most likely would have left for another restaurant if we knew they were short staffed and not able to cater well to our large party and other diners that evening. Not just being behind on orders. The birthday brownie also took a good 20 mins and another follow up before I saw it. By the time it arrived, I wasn’t in the mood to even try it. I just wanted to pay the bill and leave. The food was decent enough, but the experience was horrible for the amount of food and drinks we paid as I chose El Mercado for the experience as well. It was disappointing to celebrate my birthday there. We will not be returning nor will I recommend this place to friends visiting the area. It was a huge let down.

                                                                31. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on January 22, 2022

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Great drinks!

                                                                32. AD

                                                                  AnaD

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on January 1, 2022

                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                  Very pleasant experience. Staff was outstandingly pleasant and attentive. Ambience was great. Free champagne on New Year’s Eve was a nice touch.

                                                                33. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 12, 2021

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                  We had a late brunch before heading to Segerstrom for a concert. The drinks are unique and delicious and so were the hibiscus tacos! We are big fans and look forward to our next visit.

                                                                34. RE

                                                                  RonE

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                  overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                  Good is superb… Get the empanadas to start and you cannot go wrong with any menu item.

                                                                35. DE

                                                                  DeeEmm

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  2.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 27, 2021

                                                                  overall2food4service1ambience4

                                                                  The food is good just wish there was more to pick from. Sadly might not come back since the service is always bad here wait too long for drinks and servers aren’t very nice.

                                                                36. CM

                                                                  CarlosM

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 21, 2021

                                                                  overall3food5service1ambience3

                                                                  The sever ignored us for most of the night, forgot our oder and took a long time to bring the check and run my card. She was also super distracted with other tables being "social"

                                                                37. LG

                                                                  LisaG

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  2.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 13, 2021

                                                                  overall2food1service1ambience5

                                                                  Great ambiance and craft cocktails. Food ana service need some attention. We would head back for a happy hour or cocktail but will skip the meal next time.

                                                                38. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 12, 2021

                                                                  overall5food3service5ambience5

                                                                  The guac and aguachile appetizers were good! The drinks were ok. I barely tasted the alcohol, but they were good. The entrees I got the ahogada taquitos. The juice didn’t have much taste tbh. I wish I tried the tacos. Overall it was a cute spot and the service was really good. Our server was sweet (:

                                                                39. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Orange County

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 6, 2021

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Thankyou for giving us a wonderful night, everything was perfect! Good food, great service, nice staff ! Jose was helpful with everything. Would come back for another time (:

                                                                40. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on October 9, 2021

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Amazing quality food. Clean ingredients. Highly recommend.

                                                                Safety precautions

                                                                • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                                                  • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                  • Contactless payment available
                                                                • Physical distancing

                                                                  • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                  • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                  • Extra space between tables
                                                                • Protective equipment

                                                                  • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                • Screening

                                                                  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

                                                                FAQs

                                                                El Mercado Modern Cuisine offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (714) 338-2446.

                                                                El Mercado Modern Cuisine is rated 4.2 stars by 226 OpenTable diners.

                                                                Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                Google Map for El Mercado Modern Cuisine

                                                                301 N Spurgeon St Fl 1 Santa Ana, CA 92701

                                                                Additional information

                                                                • Cross street

                                                                  3rd Street

                                                                • Neighborhood

                                                                  Santa Ana

                                                                • Hours of operation

                                                                  Brunch Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

                                                                • Cuisines

                                                                  Mexican, Global, International, Latin American

                                                                • Dining style

                                                                  Casual Dining

                                                                • Dress code

                                                                  Casual Dress

                                                                • Parking details

                                                                  Public Lot

                                                                • Payment options

                                                                  AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                • Additional

                                                                  Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                • Phone number

                                                                  (714) 338-2446

                                                                • Private party facilities

                                                                  Let us plan your special event. Celebrate your birthday, private corporate event, happy hour gathering, etc. We have multiple options from our Patio, Dining Room and semi private lounge area.

                                                                • Private party contact

                                                                  Jose Cerrudo: (714) 338-2446

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