Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa
surprise fathers day dinnerI surprised my husband with a meal at Mastros. It was our first time. Everyone was very nice from the time we checked in to the gorgeous bar and great drinks. When we were done with our drinks the bartender let the front desk know we were ready to be seated. We were seated by the front door so that was kind of meh. Julian our waiter was nice &had some recommendations. We ordered oyster rockefeller and it was delicious. We shared a ceasar salad that was very good and it had warm crouton (yummmm). Our dinner consisted of bone-in rib eye (husband) and bone in filet mignon (me) we had onion rings as a side and brussel sprouts.This was a very special dinner.6/15/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Experience!I made a reservation requesting a nice area to celebrate our daughter's 17th birthday. The Mastro's team surprised us and gave us the Chef's Table. What a fabulous experience, not to mention a memorable one. The staff, especially our waitress Linda, was exceptional. The food was delicious as always and their special Tomahawk Steak was superb. Thank you for a fantastic evening!6/15/2013 12:00:00 AMAwesome Graduation DinnerMy husband and I took our daughters here for their graduation dinner. We were seated in a timely manner and our waitress was delightful. Our steaks were juicy/tender and simply melted in our mouths and the lobster mashed potatoes were delicious.6/14/2013 12:00:00 AMBirthday CelebrationI made reservations for my boyfriend's birthday and it was a great experience. It was his first time dining there and my third, and he absolutely loved the food and the experience! I would definitely go back for another special occasion or even just a night on the town. The service was a amazing and I would definitely recommend this location to friends.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMMikes 56th BirthdayFabulous food, service and atmosphere ! Always a special occasion favorite.6/7/2013 12:00:00 AMoutstanding serviceThe Service here was perfect, outstanding. They know how to treat each customer individually. You don't even have to ask for basic things, they just read your mind. It was my Fiancé's Birthday, I just mentioned about it accidentally, and at the end, they brought a big piece of chocolate birthday cake. We arrived 1 hour early for our reservation and we changed our table at the beginning 3 times, they were still nice and smily, trying to help us. Food came fast. However, I didn't like my steak (I ordered New York Strip Steak). It was a little bit salty for me, and even though I asked for a medium, they cooked it medium well, almost well done. Oh, and the most lovely part was the live music band. Very professional.6/2/2013 12:00:00 AM1st impressions lastWell I have never been cultured at a restaurant ever, so I liked that. The knowledge of our waiter with the steak menu was awesome, by far best place I've been to. Everything I expected and more, I really enjoyed my meal. It was good occasion to go there for my father's birthday, So my hats off to the staff, chefs, waiters, hostess, bartenders, and so on and so forth. We were really impressed with everything hopefully we will return soon for another special occasion.6/1/2013 12:00:00 AMhands down best steak housebread service is on point here,steak portions are huuuuge but pricey, i always share and still never finish, Steaks are always perfectly cooked with nice marbling. The seared ahi is my boyfriends must have. For sides the lobster mashed potatoes: its tasty probably wouldn’t order again, unless your a huge fan of lobster. Gorgonzola mac and cheese: is actually really good, not a big fan of Gorgonzola but you can barely taste the Gorgonzola. Crab Gnocchi: not worth it, wasn't that good, I expected the gnocchi to be more fresh potato like tasted more like packaged barilla pasta. GRAND FINALE, Warm Butter Cake, seriously cannot leave without trying it, definitely not be disappointed. I would literally just come here for the cake, its THAT good!5/30/2013 12:00:00 AMEverything at Mastro's wasEverything at Mastro's was amazing. Their signature cut boned in filet was tender, juicy, and so flavorful! The steaks were cooked perfectly and our sides were delicious. The complimentary chocolate cake was rich and came in a huge slice with a big bowl of whipped cream. It was explained to us that individual chocolate chips were melted in to each layer! The room we were in had a beautiful garden view, and the fountain lit up once it was dark outside. Our server Linda came highly recommended, her service was attentive and friendly, which made the whole dining experience at Mastro's special. We will definitely be back with our friends that would love this place.5/30/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Dining ExperienceI had clients with me for dinner and the experience and settings were awesome. A great spot for high end business dining experiences.5/29/2013 12:00:00 AMA Little PretentiousThough we arrived 5 minutes before our reservation at 5:00 pm, we were not seated immediately, but had to wait 10 minutes. "We sit people right at 5:00" was the statement from the hostess. When we were finally seated there were plenty of empty tables. It seemed odd to make us wait. Obviously we were not told the truth by the hostess. The food and service, however, were outstanding.5/26/2013 12:00:00 AMConsistently awesomeMastro's is a dependable awesome place to go for great food, warm service, and fun times.
I am noticing a disturbing trend where more people are bringing their tiny, screechy kids in, but at least they cleared out around 7ish.5/26/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of the bestA wonderful meal, with great service. Of all the higher end steak houses (Del Friscos, Flemings etc) Mastro's tops our list.
The best shrimp cocktail we ever had and the bone in filet was outstanding (don't forget the butter cake).5/26/2013 12:00:00 AMYmmmWhat a great night. Food was so delicious with a perfectly cooked steak, large portions of sides (make sure you share) and butter cake that was to die for! Expensive but for that once in a while get away it was great.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMI was a beautiful birthdayI was a beautiful birthday dinner, the wait staff was awesome and knowledgeable5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMButtercakeSuper pricey but worth it. Most expensive steakhouses are Bleh but this one really lives up to expectations.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMExpensive but you get what you payFor. Great steaks great drinks and a great musical act. Well worth the 200 bucks for my wife's birthday!5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMAmazing FoodI was looking for a nice place to take my fiancé for our anniversary. We love steak and I wanted someplace that we hadn't gone to before. After going back and forth between a few difference places and comparing reviews, I decided on Mastro's. We were not dissappointed, the food was amazing, our steaks were flavorful and cooked perfectly! I had requested a romantic quiet table as it was our anniversary. They gave us a table by the window that was quiet for a bit. Great food, good service, my fiancé loved the wine, you get what you pay for and I paid for all these things, portions are larger than other steakhouses we have been to, actually ended up with a "to go" bag. They also have is a free dessert for our anniversary!5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMlightingLove the service and the food. it was a little dark but the server had a flashlight. so everything else was wonderful.5/24/2013 12:00:00 AMOne amazing meal!My wife and I have been to many fine dining establishments over the years, so we came to Mastro's with expectations. All of those expectations were met and exceeded. This is a great restaurant with delicious food, friendly staff, and an awesome atmosphere. My wife and I will definitely return here soon!5/24/2013 12:00:00 AMAmaazing!On the night I went, they just so happened to have Japanese Wagyu, which just made my day. The service is top notch, the food is great, and me and my friend left very happy, satisfied, and most importantly... full!5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent RestaurantService excellent. The crab stuffed mushrooms were very delicious with chunks of crab meat. Very big size mushrooms and generous portions for an appetizer. Their wine list is fabulous. We had the Dr. L Reisling which was pefect. The lobster bisque was absolutely delicious. I had the 2 -7oz size Australian lobster tails. Many restaurants do not serve these lobsters. They are the best. They were perfect and sweet. We also had the rack of lamb which was perfect temperature and perfectly done. Very good. For sides we had the Lobster mashed potatoes and asparagus. This was the best dish we ever had. It was just decadent. There was large chunks of Maine lobster in the potatoes. The Key Lime pie is huge and delicious. We loved the food!5/21/2013 12:00:00 AMthe food was aiiightthe steak was good but it wasn't Peter Luger's good. the Martini I got was excellent. The appetizer (seared ahi tuna) was tasty. The Chilean sea bass was aight just like the bone in rib eye. The hubby said that the steaks I make at home is much better. The butter cake was over hyped. But the service was excellent.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMNice Dining Experience-But $$$$I took the wife out for a late Mother's Day dinner and a play performance later that night. Arrived at 5:30pm with a reservation and was greeted politely and shown to our table with no wait. Excellent. Within minutes our waiter introduced ourselves and we explained we had never been there before so he spent extra time explaining the menu and specials for the day. . The wife LOVED her dinner (filet mignon) and could not say enough good things about it. I thought my NY strip was a little fatty but normal for that cut. I thought the noise level was very high for a high end restaurant (it was packed) and had to basically yell to have a conversation. With dinner, tip, and valet, it was a $250.00 night. I would go again though.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food here is incredible!The food here is incredible! My group consisted of my 86 yr old mom and 21 yr old son. All of us found something incredible for both dinner and dessert and couldn't stop raving about our choices. Our server, Nico was great. He was very patient with mom.
The restaurant was must noisier than I would have expected (and care for) especially for such a high end place. It made it somewhat challenging to converse over our meal. I was also disappointed that, in spite of having reservations, we waiting close to 15 minutes to be seated. Also, there is VERY limited lobby seating. My mom certainly couldn't stand that long and ended up seated on a choir right by the door where the wait staff was constantly coming and going from the kitchen.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMWhat good service can doWe went for dinner on Friday, late.
We were enjoing our cocktail when the waitrss arrived to take
The order and... She recognize my wife after over ten months.
She remembered about my mother in law...
We felt at home.
We will come back5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMMastro's / Costa MesaOutstanding food. A top steakhouse, without any doubt. Friday night, dining at high-top table in bar, quite noisy .5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMMastros service and food wasMastros service and food was outstanding, definitely would recommend it to anyone with a love for fine dinning5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMServiceThe service was very poor. I do not know whether it was because the waitress was waiting on other tables or she was just an efficient person. I had to go and ask her to come to take the order couple of times. Before we ordered dessert, she promptly asked us whether any one wanted coffee, but never brought the coffee which was ordered. I love the restaurant because the food comes in quickly and the quality of the food is great.5/13/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat, Great EveningDon't have the opportunity to go to Mastro's too often - only for a very special occassion now and then. It's not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for when you go to Mastro's. The service and the food are are all amazing! Can't recommend it enough for that special occassion.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMMother's DayWe loved our experience. Great food!! Great service. I was impressed that the restaurant called to follow up. My only complaint was that it was very dark in the room we were in. I enjoy dimmed lighting but this was a little much.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMDinner, service, and everythingDinner, service, and everything in between was great. Took my wife and family there for Mother's Day.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfect as AlwaysOur Mother's Day dinner couldn't have been better. We choose Mastro's Costa Mesa for a little change. We usually visit the Ocean Club for special dinners. Upon arriving, we never have to wait and were seated immediately even though we were early for our reservation. The restaurant was crowded as you would expect for Mother's Day. Although crowded, the noise level was remarkably quiet. Our waiter showed up right as we were seated with menus and dining suggestions. The food was exactly as ordered and I would suggest the filet, though my girlfriend would suggest the veal chop. The lobster mashed potatoes were wonderful.
Overall it was a perfect meal with perfect company. Great dining experience and I will definitely visit there again.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMWow! My family and I loveWow! My family and I love going to Mastros for special occasions. Yes it's pricey but you get what you pay for. Service is unparalleled in our experience, food is always of the highest quality, and there is something wonderful about your steak sizzling as at arrives at your table. Pretzel bread and Kansas City strip are TO DIE FOR!5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMFood and Service were amazing!Food and Service were amazing! Bone in Filet was perfect along with the mac and cheese. Finished with the butter cake as recommended, did not disappoint.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMPricey but worth itVery upscale dinning. The food / drinks were alittle pricey but well worth it. The lobster mash was awesome. And the steak was probably the best I've ever had. Cost was 200 for 2 with 3 drinks, I feel it was worth it. For a special occasion I would defiantly do it again.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent Food Quality Once AgainThis is my second time at this Mastro's location and once again the food quality was excellent. All of the steaks ordered in my party were cooked just right and the food was served hot. The lobster mash potatoes are greatly recommended. The service was good too but I've had better at other establishments. We made reservations and walked right to our table. I would definitely visit again.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMHungry?Special occassions a plus! Want to impress your guest? Right place!
But if you're hungry, be prepared to dish out top dollars!
It was just my wife and I, and we like to dine out often and don't mind spending good money for good food.
The food from their bread to our desert and coffee was superb! Delish.
The bill was about $375.00... If you can sport that you're at the right place.
Ciao!5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent alwaysMaestros is expensive but definitely worth every penny5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMserviceEventhough our server was very nice, our service wasn't 100% for the price. I noticed tables being weight on very fast however we had empty plates for about 10 minutes in our table. We had a party of seven and don't know if tables are to be picked up after all guest finish their meal. I just felt that we were placed in the back burner.5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat SteaksMy wife ordered the filet and I got the bone in rib eye (chef's cut). Both were cooked perfectly to order and the garlic mashed potatoes were excellent. The steaks are very generous cuts, so there is easily a second meal to be had from the leftovers. We were celebrating our anniversary, and our waiter was so kind to bring us a complimentary slice of chocolate cake. It was a wonderful meal!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMBest Anniversary Dinner Ever!!!!This was the best dining experience of my life. The staff was knowledgeable, courteous, gracious and accommodating to our every question and need the entire evening. It made our Anniversary memorable and I can't wait to go back.
Thank you!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMLove itMastro's is by far our favorite steakhouse. You can't beat the Double Porterhouse :). The services is always attentive without being overbearing. The ambiance is inviting and either fun-in the bar area or romantic in the main dining room. Of course, it helps that my boyfriend is in the military and they give a 50% discount to all military, fire and police!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMFantastic steaksWhat a great restaurant!!! Service was impeccable, atmosphere--classy and sophisticated, and food divine--it melts in your mouth.5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMOutstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!My husand took my daughter and I to Mastro's to celebrate my 45th birthday. The food and service was outstanding!! The butter cake was decadent and delicious beyond description!!! The beautiful happy birthday wishes written in chocolate with a side of whipped cream made for a delightful ending to an absolutely fabulous evening!!!5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMStellar!Great food, great service, great dining spot in the red room by the kitchen and bar!4/30/2013 12:00:00 AMThe experience at Mastro'sThe experience at Mastro's was amazing, I have recommended this restaurant to many, the food was great and the service was on point, not missing a beat. the layout of the place was very nice, having the feeling of romance, but also business can take place, and the chairs were very comfortable give the overall experience outstanding.
thank you,4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had the most wonderfulWe had the most wonderful time! The food was excellent and so was the service!4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food was great. The restaurantThe food was great. The restaurant was a bit loud and dark.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMI've been to Mastro's manyI've been to Mastro's many times. My wife and I always make our "special dinner" at Mastro's.....we just can't get enough!!! ESPECIALLY the butter cake.....yikes!4/27/2013 12:00:00 AM