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Javi's Mexican Restaurant

18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5200
+1 877-672-7467
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“chopped salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5200
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is located in Terminal B past the Market Place near Gate 13. This is a full service restaurant with a very large seating area. There is a full bar with seating along the bar. There are normal size tables seating and tall table...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank George700East
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The food is very good, the servings are large and the service is friendly and prompt. If you are looking for a meal that surpasses what you get at most airports, this is definitely a place to visit. The choices vary from steak salad to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank adalbert3
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Wow - off the chart! Margaritas were awsome and pasoli was one of the best ive ever had.... and weve lived in New Mexico and Texas - so saying alot! Excellent service... go early and relax!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Family of 10 heading home from Disneyland. Great service and greater food here. Had guacamole and chips; and then loads of food. No real delay.Margaritas nicely done. Generous portions. Enchildas and tacos were favorites. This was a great find!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MangoChetney
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Service was so so but the selection of good and drinks is was good. The ceviche was outstanding and the wine and beer selections great!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ilogjr
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was perhaps 30% full at best but service was quite inattentive. They came right away for my drink order and it was downhill from there. I ordered ice tea and was not given a refill until I flagged someone down toward the end...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank esemmes
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

If you have the time, Javi’s serves some very tasty enchiladas, chips and salsa as well as rice and beans. We had an hour and were very happy with the food and the nice waiter!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lindao74
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Okay, food was good. Ate at the bar and the bartender did not clean the bar space. Leftover food. I shifted down, but the next dude didn't seem to care and uses his hand to scrap away the leftover food. The bartender did not offer...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed February 26, 2018

As a frequent flyer I am accustomed to mediocre food at airports. Javi's at the Santa Ana airport exceeds expectations for airport food. The food is upper class Mexican fare, with fresh fish dishes, fresh guacamole, and outstanding cocktails. If you have time to spare...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank markltennis
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Traditional Mexican food located on the airplane side of security at John Wayne airport (SNA). Chips and salsa are flavorful. I had spinach enchiladas which were very good. Modela negro and Pacifica beer on tap.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank parkerw2014
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I would stay with their salads... Ensalada Cosme Fresh mix of greens served with our mustard vinaigrette dressing topped with Bleu cheese, onions and bacon crumbles and garnished with ripe tomato. (omit the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 877-672-7467
  • This restaurant is at John Wayne Airport (after security)
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