El Chinaco

$ • Mexican, Salvadoran, Breakfast, Brunch

560 W 19th St, Costa Mesa
(949) 722-8632


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for El Chinaco

Today I walked in with my family and ordered food at 1:13 pm people kept coming in left and right ordered and didn't get it hit 2:03 we asked the cashier to return our money back instead bunch of stupid excuses worst Experience ever don't recommended it all .

Times are hard, everything else is open the food it's good prices reasonable, the salsa bar is open apparently there is a tomato shortage because they expect you to eat one pupusa with a small 2oz sauce and the rest is up to you unless you pay more for it, next thing you know there is a covid surcharge. Who knows....

Best pupusas in the area! We order pupusas on Tuesdays when they have a deal going. Lots of options for what to put inside. The pupusas are thick and crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. And they are HUGE! One pupusa is enough for a meal. The most I've ever been able to eat at once is 1 and 1/2. Haven't tried a lot of their other items, but I would also recommend the corn tamal if you want a light dessert. Oh, and the salsa! Multiple options (if you can/can't handle a...read full review

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Monday 9AM - 9PM
Tuesday 9AM - 9PM
Wednesday 9AM - 9PM
Thursday 9AM - 9PM
Friday 9AM - 9:30PM
Saturday 9AM - 9:30PM
Sunday 9AM - 9:30PM

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