Southern California is known for south-of-the-border specialties, and nothing’s more dramatic at a festive fiesta-style dinner than a sizzling plate of fajitas. If you’re looking for the best, pay a visit to any of these top 5 choices. Whether you like it hot or need a few cervesa to quell the spice, with these hot picks you’ll be one hot commodity.
1 Javier's Cantina
The cougars and the singles scene aren't the only thing heating up Javier's. Crowd favorite La Tablita lets you roll up your own eats with Jidori chicken or carne asada while you enjoy the view -- ocean views on one side and the spiciest, sexiest dining scene in the county on the other.
2 El Torito Grill
A family favorite, this Newport Beach spot has been serving up sizzling fajita platters for years. The fajitas at El Torito are classic and come with all the sides you could want. With choices like shrimp, chicken and of course beef, go for broke and get the supreme, which gives you a taste of it all.
3 Taco Rosa
4 El Adobe de Capistrano
Lobster fajitas? They've got them here along with the usuals. But don't think that they're nothing but twists and turns -- El Adobe de Capistrano serves things up old school, it's just that they've turned up the dial a few notches.
5 Las Fajitas Grill
With a name like Las Fajitas Grill, you know that this restaurant is serious about their namesake dish. A favorite among critics, locals and just about anyone who's tried their fajitas, Las Fajitas might not be the most upscale or the most glam spot for a meal, but with one taste you're sure to come back for more.