Descanso – Costa Mesa

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Additional Information
Price Range:
  • $11 - $30
Restaurant Pros:
Location Type:
  • Bars Pubs and Gastropubs
  • Casual Dining
  • Lunch
  • Happy Hour
  • Small Plates
  • Dinner
  • Prix Fixe Menus
  • Beer and Wine
  • Full Bar
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Vegetarian Friendly
Menu Link:
Happy Hour

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Happy Hour!!

Pull up at the bar and enjoy some great deals as you toast to a long day! Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm.Unnamed(1)

Specials Include:

$2 Chicken Tacos
$4 Beers
$5 Glass of Wine
$2-$7 Appetizers
$7 Specialty Cocktails

Draft Beers  5
Bottled Beers  4
House Wine  5
El Descanso Margarita – Cuervo Tradicional Silver Tequila, Agave, Lime, Orange  7
Cucumber+Salt Margarita – Cucumber-infused El Tesoro Silver Tequila, Cilantro Syrup, Limes, Smoked Black Sea Salt  8
El Toro – Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila, Lime, Ginger Beer, Bitters  7
Hibiscus Smash – Tito’s Vodka, Jamaica Flower Syrup, Mint, Lime  8

Chips, Chicharrones y Salsa – Fresh Tortilla Chips, Chicharrones, Salsa Frita and Salsa  2
Choriqueso Verde – Green Chorizo, Poblano Suiza, Tres Quesos and Flour Tortillas  7
Nachos – Fresh Tortilla Chips, Poblano Suiza, Tres Quesos, Refried Pinto Beans and Pico de Gallo. Add Chicken (2) or Steak (3).
Huarache de Nopales – Nopales, Blue Corn Masa, Refried Pinto Beans, Queso Fresco and Salsa Verde  4
Elote Asado – Grilled Sweet White Corn, Chile Morita Aioli, Cotija and Lime  5
Costras de Hongos – Fresh Corn Tortillas, Wild Mushrooms, Tres Quesos, Salsa Frita and Epazote  6

Steak  4
Carnitas  4
Al Pastor  3
Chile Relleno 3
Chicken 2

To view their full Happy Hour menu click here.

Descanso - Costa Mesa opened on November 2018.

At Descanso, a passion for delicious Mexican food through an engaging dining experience will be undeniable. The team prides them selves on making lasting memories for their customers, earning their devoted loyalty.

At Descanso, you have the opportunity to choose from the following dining experiences...

Plancha Table
Make a reservation at the Plancha Table for an intimate experience with our Taquero Chef.  This is a multi-course meal where each item is cooked and prepared at your table!

Taco Bar
The Taco Bar is an a la carte version of the “Plancha” experience.  Reservations are not available at the Taco Bar; simply come in and pull up an empty seat at the Taco Bar and our Taquero Chef will serve you!

Dining Room and Patio
Make a reservation in our Dining Room or Patio.  Here you will enjoy options from our traditional menu in a beautiful setting.

Indoor and Outdoor Bar
Come pull up an empty seat at either bar and enjoy a freshly prepared cocktail with your meal.  The full menu is served at both bars and sporting events are typically viewed on the TVs.

For more information call 714.486.3798.

To make reservations click here.

Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Descanso- Costa Mesa
Whether it’s for Lunch or Dinner, Descanso will make every arrangement to ensure a special Valentine’s Day for you! A Multi-Course Special Menu will be available. Regular Menu will be available as well. For more information[...]

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Opening hours:
Sunday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM