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Explore the 3 freshest businesses in Irvine

Interested in getting the lowdown on the newest businesses to open in Irvine? From a taco eatery to an optometry shop to a rolled ice cream stand, here's the scoop on the latest businesses to make their local debuts.

Taquiero Taco Patio

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Taquiero Taco Patio is a Mexican eatery that recently opened at 4517 Campus Drive in University Town Center. Its menu includes six styles of tacos, ranging from asada to veggie, along with burritos, mulitas, quesadillas and tostadas.

Golden Irvine Optometry

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Now open at 15435 Jeffrey Road, Suite 138, in El Camino Real is Golden Irvine Optometry, an optometrist, eyewear and opticians spot. The newest in a chain of eight locations, its services include eye checkups, contact lenses and a selection of frames from such brands as Ray-Ban and Prada.

Drips Creamery

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A newcomer to the Business District, Drips Creamery is a spot to score rolled ice cream, frozen yogurt and more. It's located at 92 Corporate Park, Suite A. The shop's specialty is a variety of rolled ice creams, toppings and cookies with wry names, such as 50 Shades of Earl Grey (Earl Grey ice cream with whipped cream, honey, granola, graham crumbs, strawberries and a crepe cookie); and The Dirty Brew (coffee ice cream and whipped cream, syrup, chocolate swirls, a hazelnut wafer stick and a cookie biscuit).  

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