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Dining, dining, diningCosta Mesa offers one of the richest selections of restaurants in SouthernCalifornia and is renowned for its world-class cuisine. Visitors come from allover Southern California to enjoy lunch and dinner at such award-winningrestaurants as Antonello Ristorante, Savannah, The Golden Truffle, Scott’sSeafood Grill & Bar, and Morton’s, THE STEAKHOUSE, among many others.For those seeking a casual dining experience, the city offers an eclectic arrayof restaurants such as Vie de France, The Club House.Where You Belong ,Karl Strauss Brewery, to Z-Tejas, and Costa Mesa’s own Wahoo’s Fish Taco.The array of options range from California gourmet pizza to fish tacos, withprices to fit any budget.Transportation to and from the Theater and Arts District and South CoastRepertory is complimentary when you dine at any South Coast Plaza Villagerestaurant. For more information call: 714.435.2194.Catering and Banquet FacilitiesMore than 20 restaurants provide catering and banquet or privatedining facilities. For more information access our website:www.TravelCostaMesa.comIf you are looking for nightlife, look no further than Costa Mesa.Savannah features live jazz most evenings, La Cave has live music, whileVegas and Sutra are the newest hot spots in Costa Mesa.Casual Dining C Fine Dining F Banquet Facilities B CateringWe gladly accept the following credit cards: V (VISA) MC (Mastercard)D (Discover) DC (Diners Club) AE (American Express)JCB (Japan Credit Bureau) JAC (Japanese Acceptance Corporation)See map on page 42 for locationsLate night dining and/or entertainmentT118 Degrees C714-754-0718Jenny Ross, founder of Jenny’s Raw & Organic pre-packaged gourmet foods,opened a new restaurant in The CAMP. Guests can sip on a sampling of organicwines or try a bite of pesto pizza, Thai spring rolls, enchiladas, or indulge indecadent treats like the lemon pomegranate bars.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)The CAMP CAcapulcoRestaurant C Adams Av. 714.241.0123 4Bristol St. 714.754.6528 5Acapulco features a festive atmosphere in which to enjoy deliciously preparedMexican dishes like sizzling fajitas, authentic Mexican combinations, seafoodspecialties and delicious margaritas.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC D)Anjin C714.979.6700Combining the best in Asian cuisine with emphasis on Chinese, Japanese andVietnamese. It is one of Orange County’s most popular restaurants.Lunch: Monday-Friday/Daily: Dinner/Late night.(V MC AE) Bristol Street/Paularino Street 6Antonello Ristorante F B714.751.7153(See advertisement on page 5)With its palazzo-like setting, delectable cuisine and exemplary service, this awardwinning restaurant is a perennial favorite with Orange County diners. 7 PrivateRooms, that accommodate 4-90 peopleTop Rated Restaurant – Southern California Zagat SurveyLunch/Dinner: Monday-Friday, Dinner: Saturday (V MC AE DC)South Coast Plaza VillageAntonello Ristorante35A guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurantsArriba Baja Grill C714.540.4001Award-winning Mexican food made with the freshest ingredients is served daily. Thisrestaurant was elected as serving one of the “Top 10 Tacos” in Southern California.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC)Metro Pointe at South Coastwww.TravelCostaMesa.com

A guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurantsAvila’s El Ranchito C B T949.642.1142Avila’s is legendary for serving authentic Mexican food and has earned areputation for treating you “like part of the family.” Along with El Ranchito’ssignature items, you’ll enjoy a variety of new, light cuisine selections.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)Placentia and Victoria 738Champagne French Bakery Cafe CCrate & Barrel Wing 714.429.1502Base of the Bridge of Gardens 714.427.0808Les specialties include authentic quiche Lorraine or croque monsieur,(a sensational sandwich of Black Forest ham, Swiss cheese and béchamelsauce) and many other delicious menu items. Specialty coffees, breads, cookies,decadent pastries and more are offered.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V AE MC)South Coast PlazaClaim Jumper C T714.434.8479Claim Jumper offers a selection of fresh items using the finest ingredientsavailable. Choose from USDA prime steaks, fresh fish, rotisserie chicken, babyback pork ribs, wood-fired pizzas, pasta, salads, burgers and desserts.Daily: Lunch/Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE)South Coast PlazaBorders Café Espresso C714.432.7854Linger with a book and your favorite coffee beverage, or enjoy a light meal.Morning sweets plus sandwiches, wraps, pizza, salads and sides are available.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)South Coast PlazaBoudin Sourdough Bakery & Café714.557.1849Enjoy world-famous Boudin San Francisco sourdough French bread alongwith slow-roasted coffee and espresso, plus gourmet sandwiches and salads,sourdough pizzas, and fresh baked pastries.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE) Metro Pointe at South CoastCBoudin SF C714.689.2253Boudin SF Bakery & Café serves food with an emphasis on freshly baked breads,hearty soups in sourdough bread bowls and made-to-order sandwiches. A varietyof fresh salads and pizza are made with sourdough crust. Bakery productsinclude specialty breads and assorted pastries.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AX D)South Coast PlazaBristol Palms California Bistro714.438.4927Restaurant and Bar FLocated in the beautiful, seven-story atrium lobby of the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, Executive Chef Chad Krahling delights diners with delectable dishesthat infuse a variety of tastes native to California and its resident cultures.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)Bristol Street DCafé Blanc C949.631.9999Café Blanc opened 15 years ago as a French cuisine restaurant in Hollywood.Now the café is reborn as a patisserie and restaurant here in Orange County.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)17th Street 9California Pizza Kitchen ASAP C714.557.1279CPK ASAP offers a wide variety of hearth-baked pizzas, sandwiches, salads, soupsand desserts including the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, Chinese Chicken Salad,and Chicken Corn Chowder. CPK ASAP is a fast casual dining experience.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC D)South Coast PlazaThe Clubhouse.Where you belong C B714.957.2582Enjoy a taste of the good life at The Clubhouse, a restaurant blending a privateclub atmosphere and service with a classic American dining experience.Daily: Lunch/Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE DC D)South Coast Plazacomme Ça C B714.435.2109Under David Myers, Michael David and his staff create Parisian staples like painperdu, bouillabaisse and duck confit. Start with a rich frisée salade aux lardonsor fresh oysters from our raw bar. Finish with a tempting dessert from Boule.South Coast PlazaCorner Bakery Café C T South Coast Village 714.546.1555South Coast Plaza 714.966.2404Come get a taste of what’s happening at your Corner! Start the day with amade-to-order egg scrambler or Fresh Berry parfait for breakfast. Come backfor lunch or dinner and enjoy favorites like D.C. Chicken Salad, Chopped Salador Roasted Tomato Basil soup. Or let us cater to your corner of the world withCorner Bakery Cafe Catering. Feed the Day with Corner Bakery Cafe!Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC D)South Coast PlazaCosì – Simply Good Taste C714.481.5009A premium, convenience restaurant offering a menu full of creative, fresh,flavorful foods and beverages in an eclectic environment. Così has developedfoods that are built around a secret, generations-old recipe for crackly-crustflatbread. This artisan bread is freshly baked in front of customers throughoutthe day in prominently displayed. open flame stone, hearth-ovens.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE) Metro Pointe at South CoastVisit www.TravelCostaMesa.comto take advantage of moneysaving special offersand promotions

A guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurantsDarya Fine Persian CuisineDarya Fine Persian Cuisine F B714.557.6600(See advertisement on page 41)Your senses will feast upon Persian-inspired décor and mouthwatering cuisineat this exotic restaurant. Sample delicious appetizers, aromatic rice dishes andsavory shish kebab. The upstairs is a beautiful location for a special event orbusiness luncheon.Top Rated Restaurant – Southern California Zagat SurveyDaily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC) South Coast Plaza VillageDurty Nelly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant C 714.957.1951Experience a bit of Ireland when you visit this cozy location. The restaurant servestraditional pub fare including fish & chips, corned beef & cabbage and Irish stew.The bar features a full selection of Irish beers.Daily: Lunch/Dinner/Late-night (V MC AE) On Redhill, north of Bristol Street 1140Golden Truffle F B T949.645.9858Enjoy this chef-owned and operated restaurant, which has been delightingdiners for more than 25 years. More than just serving food, it’s a culinaryexperience. A live seafood tank accents the French-Caribbean-focused cuisine.In addition to the regular menu, choose from 15-20 specials daily. For a realadventure, order the prix fixe menus for lunch or dinner. This dining hot spotalso features a fabulous and eclectic wine list, which changes monthly.Daily: Dinner/Lunch Mon.-Fri. Closed Sunday and Monday.Lunch: Tuesday thru Friday. Dinner: Thursday, Friday and Saturday(V MC AE)Newport Boulevard 15Greek Town Grill C949.515.2788Homage to lovely, lively neighborhoods of Greece, rich in culture, rich in spirit andtaste. Committed to serving healthier foods by using 100% natural beef and chickenplus ingredients of the highest quality while honoring family recipes passed downover the generations.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE) 17th Street & Santa Ana Ave. 9The Gypsy Den Café C714.549.7012Known for its surroundings of antique mixed-and-matched furniture and oldtapestries draped ceiling to floor, this one-of-a-kind café offers everything fromorganic coffee to a healthy menu with almost all recipes made from scratch,including bread and pastries.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Afternoon Coffee/Dinner (V MC AE)The LAB in SoBeCa District LFinbars Italian Kitchen C714.641.3000Check out this casual and cozy neighborhood restaurant featuring New Yorkstyle pizzas, salads, pasta, chicken and seafood. Each selection is based on threegenerations of family recipes with generous portions at reasonable prices.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC) Metro Pointe at South CoastHabana C714.556.0176Orange County’s Nuevo Latino restaurant is reminiscent of Cuba in the 1950s,and offers award-winning food, Red and White sangria and an intimate,outdoor heated patio.Daily: Lunch/Happy Hour/Dinner (V MC AE DC D)The LAB in SoBeCa District LFresca’s Mexican Grill C714.557.6822Experience the true flavors of Mexico in a casual, upbeat atmosphere. Themenu includes traditional items like tacos and burritos, as well as more uniqueitems such as the Cancun Roll or Fundidos. All items, including the signatureself-serve salsa bar, are made fresh daily with only the healthiest ingredients.Dine-in/Take-out/Catering.Daily: Lunch/DinnerBristol Street & Redhill 12Hanfords Restaurant F714.557.3000Located in the Holiday Inn – Costa Mesa, Hanfords Restaurant offers a cozyatmosphere and unparalleled dining. Whether you are in the mood for chicken,beef or fresh seafood, you’ll discover these and other specialties artfully prepared.So relax and enjoy an evening of captivating cuisine at Hanfords.Daily: Breakfast/Dinner (V MC AE)Bristol Street EGardunos Ristorante Italiano C949.645.5505Since 1988, Garduno’s has offered a unique dining experience with their manyItalian favorites. Their pastas are made fresh on the premises daily and eachdish is made to order.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE D)17th Street 9Garf’s Sports Lounge C714.435.4070It’s the perfect place for appetizers and hamburgers to snack on while watchingyour favorite teams on satellite receivers. It’s the Sports Hot Spot! Also featureshappy hour from 4pm-7pm daily.Daily: Lunch/Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE)Bristol Street 14Hamamori FSavor Chef Hamamori’s signature dishes in our pristine and contemporaryocean themed décor, or sip on a refreshing cocktail in our lounge, as hepassionately crafts multi-course sushi creations inspired by his heartfeltexpertise to delight every palate. We invite you to transcend and rediscover yourinner gourmand.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)South Coast PlazaHashigo Tofu C714.557.4911Specializing in both unique and traditional tofu stews. However their variedmenu also consists of Korean delicacies including beef, pork, chicken and fish.6Daily: Lunch/Dinnerwww.TravelCostaMesa.com


A guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurantsHemingway’s F B714.957.1100Located in the Costa Mesa Marriott, Hemingway’s, surrounded by windows facingthe pool and lake, is the perfect place to enjoy any meal of the day. Whetheryou are in the mood for a light lunch or entertaining clients for a memorableevening, Hemingway’s is the place. The signature items include fresh fish, primebeef and a superb wine list.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)Costa Mesa Marriott C44Le Chateau Restaurant F B714.549.0300Unwind amidst fragrant flowers, lush plants and the sound of cascading waterfrom the imported tile fountain. Le Chateau, in the Ayres Hotel & Suites, offers awarm and intimate setting with a wide variety of continental cuisine as well asthe finest service.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)Bristol Street AKarl Strauss BreweryJerry’s Famous Deli C714.662.3354There’s plenty of Broadway atmosphere at this landmark, New York-style delifamous for its towering sandwiches, colossal menu (more than 700 items!) andgenerous portions.Daily: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE )Park Center Drive & Anton Boulevard 23Leatherby’s Cafe RougeInka Grill C714.444.4652Founder and executive chef, Ana Montoya-Ives, features a menu of her Peruvianfamily recipes. Inka Grill is dedicated to using only the finest vegetables andchoice meats.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)Bristol Street 22Leatherby’s cafe Rouge F B714.429.7640(See advertisement on page 19)Joachim Splichal’s Patina restaurants are known for their delicious cuisine andimpeccable service. Their newest creation at the magnificent Renée and HenrySegerstrom Concert Hall will raise the bar for luxury dining and pre-theatercocktails in Orange County.Lunch Tue.-Fri./Dinner Tue.-Sun. (V MC AE DC D)Town Center Drive 26Karl Strauss Brewery C B714.546.2739Located across from South Coast Plaza in Metro Pointe at South Coast, thisaward-winning restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine and freshlybrewed beers from America’s most honored Master Brewer, Karl Strauss. Therestaurant creates the ultimate beer and food experience. Complimentary smilesoffered daily.Daily: Lunch/Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE) Metro Pointe at South CoastLa Cave F949.646.7944La Cave is one of the first, fine dining establishments in Costa Mesa, havingopened in 1962. The restaurant offers a truly unique dining experienceserving mainly steak and seafood. Live music is performed on various nights ofthe week.Dinner: Mon.-Sat./Late Night (V MC AE D) 17th Street & Irvine Avenue 24Lawry’s Carvery C714.434.7788(See advertisement on opposite page)Lawry’s Carvery, a quick-service restaurant from thecreators of Lawry’s The Prime Rib, is located on LevelTwo of South Coast Plaza next to Macy’s Men’s Store.The Carvery offers a mouth-watering menu of hotsandwiches, such as its hand-carved, roasted, CertifiedAngus prime rib, plus an assortment of fresh-from-thegarden salads and signature desserts, including vanillabean crème brulee.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE D)South Coast PlazaThe tradename “Lawry’s” is licensed from Lawry’s Foods, Inc.www.TravelCostaMesa.com

Maggiano’s Little ItalyA guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurantsMaggiano’s Little Italy F714.546.9550(See advertisement on page 56)Authentic, Italian-American restaurant featuring Chef-prepared dishes andpremium wines. Carryout, Delivery and Banquets also available. Reservationsonline at www.MAGGIANOS.com or by phone.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DC D)South Coast PlazaMarché Moderne F714.434.7900Top Zagat-rated chefs Florent and Amelia Marneau, make Marche Moderne’sofferings both urban and rustic. They use only the freshest seasonal ingredients.Extensive wine selection by the glass.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE)South Coast PlazaThe Market Cafe C714.432.1400The Market Cafe at Park Privé offers an ever-changing selection of fresh,wholesome choices for casual dining, including daily hot entrée specials,gourmet salads and hearty sandwiches.Monday - Friday: Breakfast/Lunch (V MC AE D)Harbor Boulevard & Scenic Drive 27Marrakesh F949.645.8384Marrakesh is proud to provide you with the world’s greatest taste experience inauthentic Moroccan cuisine.Daily: Dinner (V MC AE)Newport Boulevard 28Mastro’s Steakhouse F B714.546.7405Mastro’s Steakhouse offers a cosmopolitan, upscale dining experience in anintimate, yet high-energy atmosphere. The restaurant serves classic steakhousefare along with succulent fresh seafood, sinful desserts and an expansive wine list.Daily: Dinner (V MC AE D)Park Center Drive/Anton Boulevard 29Memphis Café C714.432.SOUL (7685)Suburban bar turned hip roadhouse, this “come as you are” restaurant is seriousabout its food and drink. Memphis’ cuisine can best be described as a combinationof American regional and traditional comfort foods. Enjoy covered patio, full barand inventive wine list.Lunch/Dinner: Monday-Friday, Brunch/Dinner: Sat.-Sun.(V MC AE DC)Bristol Street 30MESA C714.557.6700Holiday cocktails are best beneath the stars of the Mesa open roof lounge. Gatherwith friends by the fireplace, enjoy inventive and delicious small plates, takeromantic refuge in this artful local. Sophisticated, casual, fun!Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday 6 p.m.-2 a.m.(V MC AE DC)The Camp 3046Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar C 949.645.7626Home of famous Gold Tequila margaritas, Mi Casa has been serving customersfor more than 30 years. This restaurant and cantina offers fine Mexican food ina wonderful atmosphere to be enjoyed by the whole family.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DISC)17th & Santa Ana Streets 9Mitsuwa Marketplace C714.557.6699This marketplace features everything from fresh fish, fine Japanese desserts anda food court with a variety of traditional Japanese foods.Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE DISC)Paularino & Bristol 14Morton’s THE STEAKHOUSE F B714.444.4834This venerable steakhouse is renowned for generous portions of perfectlyprepared, prime, aged, grain-fed beef as well as first-rate seafood and dessertsserved in an upscale dining club and bar setting. Private dining roomsavailable.Top Rated Restaurant – Southern California Zagat SurveyLunch: Monday – Friday; Daily: Dinner/Late Night (V MC AE DC)South Coast Plaza VillageNapa Valley Pizza & Pasta C949.574.7522Traditional family recipes for food that tastes both homemade and verydelicious. Whether you are in the mood for pasta, pizza, sandwiches or justappetizers, it is all there.Daily: Lunch/DinnerNewport Boulevard 32"We have a lot of competition, but our ribs don't"www.ribcompany.comBanquet room- perfectlyaccommodates 25-80All menus, tastes and budgetsFamily owned for over 25 yearsAlso Featuring:Black Angus Steaks,Chicken, Prime Rib,Fresh Fish,Sandwiches and SaladsCocktail LoungeKids MenusReservations Accepted2196 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627Open 4:00 p.m. Daily, 10 a.m. for takeoutCall: (949) 631-2110 or visit www.ribcompany.comwww.TravelCostaMesa.com

A guide to Costa Mesa’s restaurants48Native foods C714.751.2151At Native Foods we have fused ethnic and vegan cuisine into healthy cooking.Our talent is in artfully exceeding one’s expectations of vegetarian cuisine. Themenu features salads, sandwiches, pizza and our signature “hot bowls.”Daily: Lunch/Dinner (V MC AE )The CAMP COnotria F B714.641.5952Savor the gastronomy of renowned wine producing regions with Master ChefMassimo Navarretta’s signature menu rooted in quality, tradition, and personalexpressio

diners for more than 25 years. More than just serving food, it’s a culinary experience. A live seafood tank accents the French-Caribbean-focused cuisine. In addition to the regular menu, choose from 15-20 specials daily. For a real adventure, order the prix fixe menus for lunch or dinner. This dining hot spot