Explore the 4 top spots in Santa Ana's Santa Anita neighborhood

Explore the 4 top spots in Santa Ana's Santa Anita neighborhood

Khaosan Thai | Photo: Nicholas G./Yelp

By Hoodline - Published on May 05, 2020.

Visiting Santa Anita, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Santa Ana neighborhood by browsing its four most popular businesses: a nail salon, a hair-extension studio, a Thai eatery and a Mexican restaurant.

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

1. Nail Art Studio

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Topping the list is Nail Art Studio. Located at 511 N. Harbor Blvd., Unit B, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 58 reviews on Yelp. In addition to manicures and pedicures, this spot offers waxing services and facials, as well as specialty nail designs, French tips and nail repairs.

2. Vikki Does My Hair

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Next up is makeup artist and hair stylist spot Vikki Does My Hair, at 501 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite C.  With 4.5 stars out of 175 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite. According to the salon's Yelp profile, its services include balayage, ombré and metallic blonde treatments, as well as color corrections and hair extensions.

3. Khaosan Thai

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Khaosan Thai is another top choice. Yelpers give the restaurant, at 3520 W. First St., 4.5 stars out of 141 reviews. Start your meal with appetizers like Thai garlic chicken wings or vegetable egg rolls before digging into a main course of orange chicken, pineapple fried rice or Panang curry. 

4. Tito's La Especial

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Last but not least is Tito's La Especial. The Mexican spot is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 138 Yelp reviews. In addition to its house specialty of tacos al vapor (steamed tacos), the eatery offers burritos, tortas, combination plates and a variety of soups. Head over to 701 N. Harbor Blvd. to see for yourself. 

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