Best American Restaurants in Costa Mesa

Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
ARC Food & LibationsARC Food & Libations
(28)
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Jeff's Inviting Food & SpiritsJeff's Inviting Food & Spirits
(489)
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American | Orange, North Orange County
The Ranch RestaurantThe Ranch Restaurant
(1357)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim HillsReunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills
(1523)
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American | Anaheim Hills, North Orange County
Cedar Creek Inn - BreaCedar Creek Inn - Brea
(1865)
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American | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County
Patty's PlacePatty's Place
(52)
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American | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
nFusenFuse
(33)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Orange County Mining Co.Orange County Mining Co.
(1024)
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American | Orange, North Orange County
Pete's Sunset GrillePete's Sunset Grille
(91)
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American | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Catal RestaurantCatal Restaurant
(1094)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County
Fire + Ice Grill + BarFire + Ice Grill + Bar
(547)
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Best Italian Restaurants in Costa Mesa

Il DolceIl Dolce
(47)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Cucina RomaCucina Roma
(39)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
(7087)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Pizzeria OrticaPizzeria Ortica
(1240)
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County
Da Bianca TrattoriaDa Bianca Trattoria
(340)
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Italian | Orange, North Orange County
Antonello RistoranteAntonello Ristorante
(909)
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Italian | Santa Ana, North Orange County
Pina's BistroPina's Bistro
(266)
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County
Spaghettini Grill and Jazz ClubSpaghettini Grill and Jazz Club
(2584)
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Italian | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Colleary's BistroColleary's Bistro
(94)
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Italian | Orange, North Orange County
Cucina Alessa Huntington BeachCucina Alessa Huntington Beach
(347)
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Italian | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County
Alza OsteriaAlza Osteria
(65)
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Italian | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County
Mulberry Street RistoranteMulberry Street Ristorante
(226)
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Italian | Fullerton, North Orange County
Brunos Italian KitchenBrunos Italian Kitchen
(836)
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Italian | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County

Popular restaurants in Orange County

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Costa Mesa Restaurants

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

We went for Valentine’s Day, and we received champagne on the House, and amazing service. The food was delicious, and since it was a Wednesday there was beautiful live music. I already have plans to come back. More

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The Capital Grille - Costa MesaThe Capital Grille - Costa Mesa
1896 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

The food was amazing. Friendly service. Great experience More

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

Nori was awesome, food was great More

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

Love the people and the service is always great. Really friendly staff! The food is always great. Haven’t had anything bad every time I go to eat here. More

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Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
4654 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great service, and food. Reccomend for everyone. Will be back soon. More

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ARC Food & LibationsARC Food & Libations
28 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

It was my first time here and honestly the service and food was great. I loved the atmosphere and vibe around the restaurant. I recommend this restaurant to anyone. Loved it More

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

Overall it’s a great place, elegant but informal. They provide fast service on anything you may order. The restrooms are very clean and have an outstanding design, waitresses have a very nice attitude and their dress code is again elegant for informal. Mesa is definitely a place to comeback. More

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Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
7087 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Today was my birthday, meal was excellent and very good ! More

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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa MesaMastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa
4338 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Food was great. Server was wonderful. Thought the prices were a little high for the food. All and all had a nice experience More

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

The food was amazing although pricey. I had the lobster ravioli and my husband had the mushroom ravioli. Both were delicious. Mine was $28 and I received four raviolis. Yikes! Cannoli was perfect for dessert. More

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

Great place, great food, great service. Loved it! More

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VACAVACA
738 reviews
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Spanish | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Amazing food and service. One of my favorite restaurants in Orange County. More

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

The best ribs in town! We love going to Newport Rib Company. Plan on going once a month. More

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

Food was good and consistent with most locations but the servers at this location are excellent. Very friendly and efficient. More

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

Classic steakhouse. Fresh steak cuts and seafood entrée selections were showcased in a glass-covered cart, no menu. More

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Water Grill - South Coast PlazaWater Grill - South Coast Plaza
1440 reviews
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Seafood | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Loved the food! Out on the patio was quiet and I could hear my husband. Our waiter Jeremiah and Chris Snowden were fabulous. Knew the pace of our meal and I didn’t feel hurried to finish dinner. More

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

I made a dinner reservation and was not disappointed. A great hot spot! Cocktails are delicious; just the way I like them. My cousin was in town visiting and had a fun time. Erik provided excellent customer service; very personable and attentive. I will be visiting in the future. More

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

I selected Habana for Our foodie group of six friends who get together every other month for a unique dining experience. I had been here before and the food and service were excellent! So i chose Habana for our group and it did not disappoint. Our server Gavin was great and the food was exceptional! More

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AnQiAnQi
216 reviews
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Californian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

One of my favorite spots in Orange County to eat. The food is always spectacular and the service is top notch. Highly recommend this spot when you want to treat your SO to a wonderful experience. More

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

Great service! More

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WestendWestend
6 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Have been to Westend several times and it never disappoints. We will continue to go there, food and service is great. More

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Pueblo - Modern Spanish TapasPueblo - Modern Spanish Tapas
36 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Enjoyed a pre-Valentine's dinner with my wife, Pueblo was our first choice so we reserved our table early. The restaurant is tiny, everyone is crammed into very tight quarters; it somehow works though, as we did not feel shoved-in at all. They're crazy busy, and the line out the door suggests that they're doing something right. The menu is Spanish Tapas, and the food was very eccentric and fun - great combinations and the tasted great. The server was very hospitable, knowledgeable and accommodating, but she took our order wrong initially, might have been the noise, and the drinks took quite a bit of time to come out, the reason for the four stars versus five. When the bill came I was surprised how reasonable it was, I think this is a gem and you should experience it - I recommend them. More

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

the scallops and parmesan risotto were very good and the salmon was excellent. Also enjoyed the bacon wrapped dog appetizers. More

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Fireside TavernFireside Tavern
18 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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Marrakesh Costa MesaMarrakesh Costa Mesa
566 reviews
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Moroccan | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Really authentic cultural experience. Lots of food. Loved the ambience! Food very good! More

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Leatherby's Cafe RougeLeatherby's Cafe Rouge
1406 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

We were served Caesar salad, filet mignon, au gratin potatoes, asparagus, and popups. The serving size and taste were perfect. The restaurant has recently been renovated and has a very good open feeling. Rick was our server and was very efficient. The staff was very friendly. More

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Pizzeria OrticaPizzeria Ortica
1240 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

This is like my eighth time eating here and we love the place. Lunch or dinner it does not matter. The food, drink and feel of the place is so amazing. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area. Just a short walk from several hotels in the area. We usually eat in the bar area, just feels good. The staff is amazing, they really take care of us and make amazing drinks for us. Thank you so much. The big plus is that they are an Open Table restaurant. More

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

The service was excellent, very friendly staff. The food arrived quickly, was plentiful and very good. More

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

We held a birthday party for 20 people. They were wonderful. Friendly, accommodating, efficient. Everyone ordered different entrees and they were all delicious. They brought plenty of bread and let us do multiple checks. Highly recommend and will be going back again and again. More

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Saddle Ranch Chop House - Costa MesaSaddle Ranch Chop House - Costa Mesa
324 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

The food was amazing and the service was great. We will be coming back More

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

Service was great. Atmosphere nice. Convenience good. Sadly my pot roast was very tough and dry. My friend's dish was "okay". I had high hopes because the restaurant in the Ayers in Hawthorne, CA is phenomenal. More

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Costa Mesa Diners' Choice Winners

Costa Mesa's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Capital Grille - Costa MesaThe Capital Grille - Costa Mesa
1896 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

The food was amazing. Friendly service. Great experience More

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

Nori was awesome, food was great More

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

The food was amazing although pricey. I had the lobster ravioli and my husband had the mushroom ravioli. Both were delicious. Mine was $28 and I received four raviolis. Yikes! Cannoli was perfect for dessert. More

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Seasons 52 - Costa MesaSeasons 52 - Costa Mesa
4654 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Great service, and food. Reccomend for everyone. Will be back soon. More

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

Great place, great food, great service. Loved it! More

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

The best ribs in town! We love going to Newport Rib Company. Plan on going once a month. More

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ARC Food & LibationsARC Food & Libations
28 reviews
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American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

It was my first time here and honestly the service and food was great. I loved the atmosphere and vibe around the restaurant. I recommend this restaurant to anyone. Loved it More

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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa MesaMastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa
4338 reviews
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Steakhouse | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Food was great. Server was wonderful. Thought the prices were a little high for the food. All and all had a nice experience More

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Maggiano's - South Coast PlazaMaggiano's - South Coast Plaza
7087 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Today was my birthday, meal was excellent and very good ! More

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

I selected Habana for Our foodie group of six friends who get together every other month for a unique dining experience. I had been here before and the food and service were excellent! So i chose Habana for our group and it did not disappoint. Our server Gavin was great and the food was exceptional! More

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