Descanso Introduces Family Pozole Takeout Specials & A Holiday Feast


Descanso Restaurant in Costa Mesa is making spirits bright this season with festive new takeout specials tailored for intimate family celebrations. The modern taqueria, known for creative, Central Mexican street-inspired cuisine, offers a Family Holiday Feast and Family Style Pozole courtesy of Descanso’s newly promoted executive chef, Fonzy de Zuniga. 

Available for pre-order and pickup on Christmas Eve from 12–7 p.m., Descanso’s Family Holiday Feast features two pounds of succulent Short Rib accompanied by standout sides including Rajas con Crema, Elote Asado, Fingerling Potatoes, Pozole Rojo and a seasonal Bread Pudding for dessert. Orders must be placed by December 20 at 5 p.m.

Elevate your family tradition or start a new one with Descanso’s Family Style Pozole. Available all month long, indulge in the traditional Mexican stew for the ultimate cool-weather comfort food. The flavorful Pozole Rojo is made of hominy, guajillo chile broth, pulled pork, red onion, chile peron and oregano, and comes with additional fixings to add at home.

Descanso’s full menu is also available for takeout which includes the popular Family Taco Meal and 32-ounce specialty margaritas and cocktails. Descanso Gift Cards can be purchased online, and now through December 24, receive a $20 bonus gift for every $100 gift card purchased.

Descanso has extensive protocols in place to keep guests and staff safe and adheres to all guidelines put forth by the CDC along with local and state agencies. Descanso respectfully asks all guests to wear masks when walking throughout the property.


Family Style Pozole

$20 // Serves 3-4

Comes with 32 ounces of Pozole Rojo (hominy, guajillo chile broth, pulled pork, red onion, chile peron and oregano) and all the fixings: corn tortilla chips, sliced onions, sliced radishes, shredded lettuce, oregano and Descanso’s specialty Volcano Salsa. Simply heat, mix in ingredients and serve.

Family Holiday Feast

$120 // Serves 4-6

2 Pounds of Short Rib
1 Quart of Rajas Con Crema
1 Pint of Fingerling Potatoes
1 Pint of Elote Asado
1 Quart of Pozole Rojo
1 Family Size Bread Pudding Dessert

Comes with preparation instructions. Must be heated before serving. Items can be ordered a la carte. Available for pick-up on December 24 from 12-7 p.m.  Orders must be placed by December 20 at 5 p.m.  

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