Established in 1977 - Located near Hoag Hospital in Costa Mesa, this restaurant in owned by Maria Elena. She acquired her mother's love of the kitchen, preparing new dishes using authentic ingredients prepared in a fresh new way. ''Botana Carnitas'' and ''Pepe's Special'' are some of her creations coming from this 'test' kitchen. Handmade tortillas are a favorite with the locals.
Barley Forge Brewing Co. brews Belgian, West Coast and German-style beers – a blend of traditional, recognized styles and creative twists that draw from the melting pot of cuisines and cultures in Southern California.