(714) 773-4290 / (714) 252-9120

El Fortin Restaurant located in Fullerton CA, specializes in authentic Oaxacan cuisine.

El Fortín restaurant was founded in September of 1999 by its’ owners, Mario and Maria Ramírez. They are originally from San Felipe Tejalapam, located in Mexico in the state of Oaxaca. The restaurant offers the most delicious Oaxacan meals, fit for the most demanding palate.

Native Oaxacans living in the United States will think they are in a restaurant back in Oaxaca. Our food is made at the moment it is ordered and with 100% Oaxacan products. Furthermore, El Fortin also offers Oaxacan products for wholesale or retail purchase. Such as chorizo, tasajo, cecina enchilada, quesill, chapulines, chiles de agua, Oaxacan bread, and much more. Reserve the restaurant for your parties and meetings. Ask for our party package that includes the DJ, “Monte Alban”.


Traditional cuisine to very unique dishes.

About Oaxaca

A brief story about where this all started from.


We offer Catering for all occasions.