Costa Mesa Restaurants

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Best American Restaurants in Costa Mesa

Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
(4952)
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Jeff's Inviting Food & SpiritsJeff's Inviting Food & Spirits
(571)
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American | Orange, North Orange County
Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim HillsReunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills
(1739)
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American | Anaheim Hills, North Orange County
Cedar Creek Inn - BreaCedar Creek Inn - Brea
(1993)
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American | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County
Catal RestaurantCatal Restaurant
(1116)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Orange County Mining Co.Orange County Mining Co.
(1170)
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American | Orange, North Orange County
Restaurant at Tustin Ranch Golf ClubRestaurant at Tustin Ranch Golf Club
(39)
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American | Tustin, North Orange County
nFusenFuse
(35)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Pete's Sunset GrillePete's Sunset Grille
(93)
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American | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Fire + Ice Grill + BarFire + Ice Grill + Bar
(561)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Bourbon StreetBourbon Street
(101)
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American | Fullerton, North Orange County

Best Italian Restaurants in Costa Mesa

Il DolceIl Dolce
(63)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
(7549)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Cucina RomaCucina Roma
(43)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Pizzeria OrticaPizzeria Ortica
(1264)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Da Bianca TrattoriaDa Bianca Trattoria
(433)
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Italian | Orange, North Orange County
Antonello RistoranteAntonello Ristorante
(946)
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Italian | Santa Ana, North Orange County
Pina's BistroPina's Bistro
(291)
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County
Colleary's BistroColleary's Bistro
(112)
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Italian | Orange, North Orange County
Spaghettini Grill and Jazz ClubSpaghettini Grill and Jazz Club
(2694)
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Italian | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Alza OsteriaAlza Osteria
(90)
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Italian | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County
Cucina Alessa Huntington BeachCucina Alessa Huntington Beach
(394)
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Italian | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Mulberry Street RistoranteMulberry Street Ristorante
(269)
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Italian | Fullerton, North Orange County
Brunos Italian KitchenBrunos Italian Kitchen
(908)
$$$$
Italian | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County

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Costa Mesa Restaurants

Hamamori Restaurant and Sushi BarHamamori Restaurant and Sushi Bar
274 reviews
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Sushi | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

This place has the best Sushi and staff. You are not a local if you don't know this spot. You don't know sushi if you haven't been here repeatedly. More

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La CaveLa Cave
350 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great food. More

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The Capital Grille - Costa MesaThe Capital Grille - Costa Mesa
2061 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

From the moment we arrived the service was excellent! We were greeted promptly and our table was ready. I had notified the restaurant beforehand that we were celebrating my sisters’ birthday. Our table was beautifully and tastefully decorated with festive confetti, a rose and even a handwritten birthday greeting! Such a festive and warm welcome! And they also brought her a delicious birthday dessert after our meal. My sister had lamb chops and my husband and I had filet mignon. Everything was prepared to perfection and practically melted in your mouth. It was a lovely evening and I would highly recommend the Capital Grill. More

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Umami Burger - Costa MesaUmami Burger - Costa Mesa
35 reviews
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Burgers | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great choices n price was reasonable. I cant wait to come back again n get some impossible burgers More

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Ruscello - Nordstrom South Coast PlazaRuscello - Nordstrom South Coast Plaza
73 reviews
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Mediterranean | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Edson and Chris were terrific! Food very tasty, fresh and visually pleasing. More

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Vitaly CaffeVitaly Caffe
20 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Our waitress was very friendly and helpful... I would have given 5 stars for her service, but a couple of the other employees seemed rather inexperienced and indifferent. The food & drink delivery were rather slow, and it wasn’t really busy. The food was good, not exceptional. they offer gluten free and vegan options. Their gelato is probably the best I’ve had outside of Italy! The location is fun, several outside and a few inside tables.. a casual atmosphere. We were disappointed they don’t serve bread with their pasta dishes. More

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VACAVACA
867 reviews
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Spanish | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Attentive and fast service of good Spanish tapas; young crowd and quite energetic environment; many theater goers having a drink filled the restaurant before 8 pm; good experience to be repeated soon. More

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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa MesaMastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa
4611 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Always amazing service and fantastic food! More

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Il DolceIl Dolce
63 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

We especially appreciate Wine Wednesdays, of course along with the great food. More

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Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
4952 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Absolute favorite restaurant in OC! Best food, service, atmosphere. More

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Water Grill - South Coast PlazaWater Grill - South Coast Plaza
1762 reviews
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Seafood | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Dropped in for a quick bite before a performance at Segerstrom. When we walked in at 5:30 - the restaurant was sparcely populated. When we left at 7:00, the place was packed. The food is always great here. The service is excellent. They actually let me return a beer (on tap) that was not to my liking. More

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Hachi- Costa MesaHachi- Costa Mesa
6 reviews
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Japanese | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Really good food and service! More

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Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
7549 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Maggiano's never disappoints--food good and plentiful--and our server, Eddie, was particularly attentive and very professional. More

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Cucina RomaCucina Roma
43 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

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WestendWestend
14 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Interesting setting. Record albums from the 50's and 60's line the walls had a quick snack. Shared a pull pork sandwich with sweet potato fries which we enjoyed More

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Boathouse CollectiveBoathouse Collective
51 reviews
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Californian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

We always enjoy eating here, the food and the atmosphere is great. The servers are always very nice and responsive. More

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AnQiAnQi
314 reviews
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Californian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Anqi is always great! We have had private events there and just daily meals. Graduation/Father’s day meal was delicious and they even had some items from the secret menus available. More

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Mesa RestaurantMesa Restaurant
215 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Always great. They always go the extra mile. We are glad to have Mesa as a local restaurant. More

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Habana - Costa MesaHabana - Costa Mesa
580 reviews
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Cuban | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Sat on patio for lunch. Food, service and ambience were great! More

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Newport Rib CompanyNewport Rib Company
245 reviews
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Barbecue | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Very enjoyable evening More

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Silver Trumpet Restaurant & BarSilver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar
727 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

So impress with this restaurant, service was so great ! Waiters are so attentive caring and polite!! Very nice crew! Food was competitive ! Great savory menu ! A great place for pre/ post theater , prices are very reasonable , good selection of wines and great cocktails ! restaurant was nicely decorated the bar is really nice will for sure to go back again !! !! More

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Le Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and SuitesLe Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and Suites
22 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Everything was outstanding. Only complaint is that it took a little long considering it was lunch service. I wasn’t on a time crunch today, but I usually need to keep it to 30 minutes. The environment was great with the fountain in the courtyard. I will definitely be back! More

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Leatherby's Cafe RougeLeatherby's Cafe Rouge
1480 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Our waiter (I think his name was George) was excellent, very attentive. More

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Pizzeria OrticaPizzeria Ortica
1264 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

The pizza dough was great - we had a very good dinner- More

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Wolfgang Puck at Macy's South Coast PlazaWolfgang Puck at Macy's South Coast Plaza
3 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

The rotisserie chicken is incredible and the restaurant looks great since the remodel. More

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Acapulco - Costa MesaAcapulco - Costa Mesa
28 reviews
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Mexican | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

We had Fathers day brunch and we all enjoyed it. The service was great, thank goodness we made a reservation. The waiter Pepe was awesome, always asking if things were going well. we would go back again. More

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Marrakesh Costa MesaMarrakesh Costa Mesa
589 reviews
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Moroccan | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Food was delicious. A bit pricey. We especially liked the salad and I thought the roasted lamb was a gastronomical delight. Overall it's so good to dine on fresh savory vegetables with a variety of protein dishes. The decor and belly dancer made a nice authentic ambiance More

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La Vida CantinaLa Vida Cantina
103 reviews
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Mexican | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Best taco Tuesday! Tacos are large and tasty!! Margaritas strong! Great prices! This place is packed which is only a problem if you don’t reserve a table. Bar service a tad slow by again not a problem if you make reservations and order from a table. Live music! Young crowd. More

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Fireside TavernFireside Tavern
19 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Last minute Valentine’s Day dinner. Very good. More

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Costa Mesa Diners' Choice Winners

Costa Mesa's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Hachi- Costa MesaHachi- Costa Mesa
6 reviews
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Japanese | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Really good food and service! More

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Hamamori Restaurant and Sushi BarHamamori Restaurant and Sushi Bar
274 reviews
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Sushi | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

This place has the best Sushi and staff. You are not a local if you don't know this spot. You don't know sushi if you haven't been here repeatedly. More

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La CaveLa Cave
350 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great food. More

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The Capital Grille - Costa MesaThe Capital Grille - Costa Mesa
2061 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

From the moment we arrived the service was excellent! We were greeted promptly and our table was ready. I had notified the restaurant beforehand that we were celebrating my sisters’ birthday. Our table was beautifully and tastefully decorated with festive confetti, a rose and even a handwritten birthday greeting! Such a festive and warm welcome! And they also brought her a delicious birthday dessert after our meal. My sister had lamb chops and my husband and I had filet mignon. Everything was prepared to perfection and practically melted in your mouth. It was a lovely evening and I would highly recommend the Capital Grill. More

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Umami Burger - Costa MesaUmami Burger - Costa Mesa
35 reviews
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Burgers | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great choices n price was reasonable. I cant wait to come back again n get some impossible burgers More

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WestendWestend
14 reviews
$$$$
American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Interesting setting. Record albums from the 50's and 60's line the walls had a quick snack. Shared a pull pork sandwich with sweet potato fries which we enjoyed More

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Vitaly CaffeVitaly Caffe
20 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Our waitress was very friendly and helpful... I would have given 5 stars for her service, but a couple of the other employees seemed rather inexperienced and indifferent. The food & drink delivery were rather slow, and it wasn’t really busy. The food was good, not exceptional. they offer gluten free and vegan options. Their gelato is probably the best I’ve had outside of Italy! The location is fun, several outside and a few inside tables.. a casual atmosphere. We were disappointed they don’t serve bread with their pasta dishes. More

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Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
4952 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Absolute favorite restaurant in OC! Best food, service, atmosphere. More

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VACAVACA
867 reviews
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Spanish | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Attentive and fast service of good Spanish tapas; young crowd and quite energetic environment; many theater goers having a drink filled the restaurant before 8 pm; good experience to be repeated soon. More

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Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
7549 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Maggiano's never disappoints--food good and plentiful--and our server, Eddie, was particularly attentive and very professional. More

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