Chronic Tacos to Open in Westcliff Plaza

Chronic Tacos, a Newport Beach favorite since 2002, is opening at Westcliff Plaza in Newport Beach this summer. The casual restaurant offers fresh, made-to-order Mexican food from authentic, third generation recipes.

Chronic Tacos prides itself on its menu of custom made tacos with the option of flour or corn tortillas, and a selection of meats or fish, veggies and salsa. The menu also features burritos, tostadas, taquitos, enchiladas and other items, along with salsa made fresh daily. The restaurant will also serve breakfast daily.

This is the third Chronic Tacos in Newport Beach. There are more than 25 locations in three states. For more information, please visit

Also opening this summer at Westcliff Plaza is The Counter, which is known for its gourmet build-your-own hamburgers. This is the second Orange County location for The Counter, which also has a restaurant in Irvine’s Woodbury Town Center.

Westcliff Plaza, owned and managed by Irvine Company, is located at Irvine Ave. and Seventeenth St. in Newport Beach. The center is anchored by Ralphs and CVS, with 20 shops, services and casual dining restaurants.

Irvine Company is a privately-held company based in Newport Beach, California. The company’s retail portfolio includes Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center, The Market Place and neighborhood and community centers in Newport Beach, Irvine and Tustin. For more information, visit