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Achiote Mexican Grill

16691 Gothard St, Suite K, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-4474
+1 714-842-8919
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
16691 Gothard St, Suite K, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-4474
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

What a surprise to find this little place in an industrial area on Gothard. Very small but there is a loyal following for good reason. The food is just outstanding. I can't wait to come back to try the tamales. The owner operators are friendly...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Every time I get to SoCal I make it a point to stop at Anchiote. They never disappoint. Their tacos are fresh and always delicious. Salsa and chips are great too. My favorite spot for tacos.

Thank M21966
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Okay, I am really hesitant to write this review as I don't want this place to be found - but at the same time the owners and the food are great so they deserve the recognition! Love to come here for breakfast/lunch on the weekends...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My wife found Achiote's while searching for a place with good reviews on tacos. I am happy to report that Achiote's was a great find. The shrimp tacos were delicious! The spices and flavor of the tacos, beans and rice were amazing. Everything was fresh....More

Thank BlandK
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch was excellent. Freshly prepared, simple presentation and complex flavors. Staff a bit standoffish but that's okay it's about the food.

Thank MominOC
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Achiote Grill is the place for fresh and delicious Mexican food. The avocado quesadilla, cajun shrimp burrito, and the homemade tamales are 3 of my favorite items here. The daily specials are always good. Their prices are very reasonable as well. The breakfast burritos &...More

Thank BratCeo
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Hidden away in a row of industrial offices, this is a place worth trying for excellent Mexican food. Owners Jack and John prepare the dishes when you order made with fresh ingredients. We tried the Breakfast Burritos last week and they were delicious. Shrimp Tacos...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I live in Huntington Beach and I love fresh fish and Mexican Food. I get both at Achiote!! I can eat breakfast, lunch or dinner there. I have had at least 100 meals there this year and have never been disappointed. The Salsa and seasonings...More

1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Visited our good friend and insurance agent today. Right next door is a very unassuming place that advertises itself as a Mexican Grill, but Bob treated us to what he said were "awesome ribs". He was right. They are! Loved the Mexican twist on the...More

Thank Yukonpuppy
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Excellent authentic mexican food. Place is small but clean. Quick service. Homely staff. Chef came out to tslk to us and get a feedback.

Thank usha k
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16691 Gothard St, Suite K, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-4474
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-842-8919
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