Recognition & Praise

“29 Best Tacos in Orange County”

“This hot sauce is a hot seller!”

“Recipes for Success”

“Find Inspiration in Mago Hot Sauce”

What Are People Saying About Mago?

It’s hard to keep in stock. There’s a huge demand for it, and people get upset if we run out.

Desiree Gomez

Owner, Coyote Grill, Laguna Beach

Mago Hot Sauce is the only hot sauce we offer our guests at Craft House for two reasons:

1) Balance is KEY! Most hot sauces we have tried are all heat and blow your palate out. Mago is the perfect balance of heat and flavor.
2) Local, Local, Local! At Craft House, we love working with local businesses from vendors at the farmer’s market, the local fisherman, and local brands. It was a no-brainer.
Whether you want to spice up your Chowda at dinner or Breakfast Tacos or Chilaquiles at brunch Mago will be the only hot sauce you’ll get at Craft House.
Blake Mellgren

Chef and Owner, Craft House Dana Point

I’ve always been a big fan of Mago Hot Sauce. Both red and green blend well with any food you top it on with. We have it at my restaurant for our customers and also make a hollandaise with it for our brunch.

Jarrod W. Somaoang

Chef, H. H. Cottons, San Clemente

We have been enjoying Clark’s Mago sauces from the Laguna Beach Farmer’s Market for almost two years now. This last Saturday when we picked up our weeks supply, he gave us a sample of his new chipotle/sea salt blend to sample. As we were walking back to our home, we harvested some prickly pear cactus from the hillside, and brought it home to dice & fry with onions, eggs & his wonderful chipotle sauce. This was our first attempt at making the traditional Oaxacan breakfast of Nopaleés…Clark’s chipotle sauce made it 100% authentic & oh so tasty!!! Thank you for creating this amazing sauces.

Greg & Kailani T.

I panic when I run out of Mago red. Thanks Clark for expediting my order over the phone. The new Ghost is top shelf!

Timothy C.

It was SO GOOD. I’m from California living in the Midwest, and it’s hard to find a good hot sauce that is spicy AND has good flavor. Will definitely be buying this again! Thanks!


It’s exciting to be able to use and support a locally produced product like Mago Hot Sauce in my kitchen. It brings a fantastic balance of flavor and heat which ensures that the sauce compliments the dish and does not overwhelm it. Their selection of sauces allows versatility with a variety of cuisine, both fine dining and casual

Kiel Andersen

Chef, Watermarc Restaurant, Laguna Beach

“As a new restaurant in Laguna Beach I was very selective about every product that we introduced with our food .   Mago hot sauce is the only sauce that our customers ask for by name .  It is a runaway hit at Kitchen in the Canyon. Locally made ,  it is so popular at the cafe that customers also buy it by the bottle from us so they can take it home.   we can’t keep it in stock it sells so fast”.

Patrick DiGiacomo

Chef, Owner, Kitchen in the Canyon, Laguna Beach

Mago is from the heart and it matches our family atmosphere here. The sauces enhance the flavor of your food instead of masking it.

Sabrina McMurray

Chef, Owner, Penguin Cafe, Laguna Beach

Mago is my hands down favorite sauce. A bottle only lasts me about a week. It is like the Secret Ardvark of Thai Chili based sauces. It is a shame shipping costs as much as the sauce though. Free shipping and I’d be buying bottles every Monday.

Zachary O.

Went to Costello’s Sports bar in Mission Viejo on Taco Tuesday and they set this amazing sauce down in front of me. I enjoyed the flavor with just the right amount of heat that I ordered a bottle and a 32oz. refill while still eating, also love the fact that your local.


We found out about this sauce from Chef Kiel at Watermarc in Laguna. It is great and we use the sauces with everything – like everything! Great work!

Kevin K.

We use Mago at every meal!

Greg T.

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