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Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Santa Ana's Meredith Parkwood neighborhood

Spending time in Meredith Parkwood? Get to know this Santa Ana neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a hot pot spot to a coffee and dessert cafe.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Meredith Parkwood, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Shabu Shabu Bar

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Topping the list is Japanese spot Shabu Shabu Bar. Located at 1945 E. 17th St., Suite 108, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 1,871 reviews on Yelp. The hot pot restaurant offers an array of protein choices, like chicken, shrimp, salmon and scallops, as well as an assortment of veggies, such as mushrooms, carrots, white corn and more. 

2. Ponzu Sushi Bar

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Next up is sushi bar and Japanese spot Ponzu Sushi Bar, situated at 1945 E. 17th St., Suite 104 With 4.5 stars out of 284 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. Look for options like the California and spicy salmon rolls, the Caterpillar roll with crab salad and eel, and the pork chop roll with baked scallops. 

3. Macchiato

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Cafe Macchiato is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1935 E. 17th St., Suite A1, 4.5 stars out of 317 reviews. The spot offers a variety ofcoffee beverages like cold brew, macchiatos and a sea salt latte, as well as dessert items like a waffle sundae, red velvet cake and tiramisu. 

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