Anepalco - Cocina de Barrio - our Orange Restaurant
A delicious fusion of traditional Mexican and French cuisines awaits at Anepalco Cocina de Barrio. Located in the ALO Hotel, this Orange restaurant offers some of the most unique culinary delights to grace the plates of Southern California. Renowned for their faithful rendition of traditional chilaquiles, our Orange restaurant has made its name creating an unusual blend of foods from cultures that seem worlds apart. Step into Anepalco and indulge in crepes filled with pico de gallo or chipotle cream and mozzarella cheese or relish the taste of old world Mexico with the classic enchiladas. Sweet and spicy or crisp and complex, our Orange restaurant surprises taste buds and challenges the epicurean's imagination by presenting a singular melding of two cultures and a modern twist on each of their best, most memorable dishes. Even the most discriminating palates will be delighted by the appetizing artistry of Anepalco cuisine.
Le Mexique French Cuisine
The phrase "Le Mexique French Cuisine" has become the slogan and identifier of Anepalco and it is no wonder considering the influences of owner and operator Danny Godinez. Schooled in the kitchens of some of the most revered Orange County restaurants, such as Charlie Palmer and Stonehill Tavern, he brings this experience and applies it directly to the dishes he loved growing up in Mexico City. Edwin Goei of OC Weekly says, "Godinez's […]Anepalco Cocina de Barrio in Orange has become the place to taste the food of a chef who has one toe in French culinary traditions and a whole foot in his family's Mexico City kitchen." This means the dishes at our Orange restaurant sizzle with the ingenuity that comes from taking that which is in your bones and blending it with all you have learned, a rare union that only the very best can accomplish.