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Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Irvine's El Camino Real neighborhood

Visiting El Camino Real, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Irvine neighborhood by browsing its three most popular businesses: a sushi spot, a Korean barbecue joint and a jewelry store.

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

1. Taiko

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Topping the list is sushi bar and Japanese spot Taiko. Located at 14775 Jeffrey Road, Suite K, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 1,795 reviews on Yelp. 

The menu features an assortment of appetizers, including sesame chicken, baked scallops and fish nuggets. When it comes to entrees, look for vegetable tempura, salmon teriyaki and grilled mackere

2. Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

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Next up is Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong, which offers Korean barbecue and more at 14160 Culver Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 2,192 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite.

The Korean spot specializes in stone pot bibimbap, kimchi stew and seafood ramen.

3. Harry's Fine Jewelers

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Last but not least is Harry's Fine Jewelers, at 14210 Culver Drive, Suite C. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the store five stars out of 178 reviews.

In addition to custom rings, earrings and tennis bracelets, the store offers appraisals and repair services.

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