Today isn’t just Taco Tuesday, it’s National Taco Day! We’re lucky to have numerous incredible Mexican restaurants conveniently located in our backyard here in coastal Orange County, including favorites such as Javier’s, El Ranchito, El Cholo, Carmelita’s, and more. But the county has many delicious smaller restaurants and hidden gems where mouthwatering tacos can be found. So if authentic is what you’re after, regardless if you prefer chicken, steak or shrimp, here is a list of taco favorites around the county from Orange County Register critic Brad Johnson. Tell us, what is your favorite local Mexican restaurant?