Le Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and Suites

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43 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Through the doors of Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa, past a lush courtyard and cascading fountain, lies our award-winning restaurant. Le Chateau Garden Bistro offers creative world cuisine and welcoming service that will make your restaurant experience in Costa Mesa memorable.

Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as weekly specials that celebrate foods from around the globe. From a New Orleans theme to Pacific Rim Fusion and beyond, Le Chateau Restaurant in Costa Mesa provides fresh, inventive fare that awakens your culinary senses.

Le Chateau Garden Bistro offers patio seating and hosts Happy Hour every weekday and occasionally on weekends! It provides room service for guests staying at Ayres Hotel & Suites.

Specials

$5 Bloody Mary and Mimosa Weekend Special

Yes, you read that correctly. $5 Bloody Mary's and Mimosas from 9am - 2pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: November 16, 2018

Ends: November 17, 2117

Availability: Sun 9:00AM-2:00PM
Sat 9:00AM-2:00PM

Daily Hour Hour

$4 Draft Beers & House Wine. $5 Craft Cocktails. $7 Appetizers.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: November 16, 2018

Ends: November 17, 2117

Availability: Daily 3:30PM-6:30PM

What 43 People Are Saying
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4.4based on all time ratings
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S
Orange County
47 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a delightful Christmas get together with an old friend there. We both enjoyed our meals. She had the mushroom ravioli special. I had a salmon salad. Both were good. The wine was good value. The hot lava cake was good. We plan to go back. We like the intimate feel of the restaurant and are looking forward to dining outside by the fountain in warmer weather. The service was very attentive. We have no complaints.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Dining at the Le Chateau Garden Bistro was a wonderful experience. The wait time was short, the restaurant was cozy and warm. The wait staff was excellent, attentive, and courteous. The food was excellent, portions ample, and presentation excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to those travelling to Orange County.

s
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant. I always use here for my business lunch because the room is quiet, cozy and food tastes good. My overall review, however, is 4 stars this time because when I called the restaurant that we would be a little late, the restaurant didn't have my reservation. Even I had made the reservation through opentable and it gave me the reservation reminder the day before. (It was not a problem though because the restaurant was not busy)

LR
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We always enjoy sitting on the beautiful patio. The service was great. The food was very tasty, but unfortunately, we do have one negative comment to make. My husband ordered the tacos as his dinner and they did taste delicious, but he had to eat them with a fork because they were so soggy and fell apart as he tried to eat them. He stated they should have had a double tortilla, or some sort of stronger tortilla to be able to handle the wet contents.

F
San Joaquin
26 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Overall, the restaurant was fine. The food was good, not great, but good enough. The service was woefully lacking. There was no one in the restaurant at all and it took them quite awhile to get our order for beverages. Then we asked for water, which would have never been delivered, if we did not ask again. Then it took quite awhile to again get our food order. The food was prepared as requested and the portions were generous. The courtyard was pretty, but the actual restaurant was dated and dark. This is not the type of restaurant that I would visit again, as the food did not outweigh the other issues noted.

RR
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was a Sunday brunch for mother’s day with champagne and mimosas. Had multiple selections including an omelette stand as well as ham and steak stand

LR
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the food, service and ambiance of the outdoor patio. Always exceeds our expectations.

MG
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My favorite secret restaurant especially for lunch on the garden patio. Good food, great service, shhh don't tell anyone about my secret place!

DQ
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy coming here for lunch and sitting out on the patio. The food is delicious and the service is amazing. My only problem is the noise of the airplanes as they fly over. Still, I enjoy coming here and recommend it.

O
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall1food3service3ambience2

The restaurant did not even have our reservation on file. The occasion was a family reunion following our son's wedding the night before. As a result, we were seated in cramped quarters right next to the bar.

OT
Orange County
37 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food and service are very good.
I really like the variety of menu options
We’ll be back!

RO
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice restaurant. A hidden gem in Newport Beach/ costa Mesa area. The food is good, its quaint and quiet for a nice lunch dining experience. Ofelina was our server and she was fantastic. It's a great place for a nice lunch or dinner date.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service!

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L
Orange County
21 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

On line said they served brunch till 3 on Sun. Arrived at 11:30. No breakfast food. Disappointed.

D
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A;ways a pleasant meal, lunch or dinner.
The service people are polite and accommodating.

L
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely garden setting although we were there during winter. Pot roast was perfect for a winter dinner.
Drinks were very good and our server was very accomodating.

FB
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ventured here directly off a flight for brunch for my birthday. The ambiance by the outdoor fountain in the garden was great, though noisy due to planes flying overhead. The Ahi Tuna, Crab Cakes, and Shrimp Cocktail were awesome! The staff was great. And I was very appreciative of the nice dessert surprise, compliments of the chef, for my birthday. Will definitely return...soon.

TS
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor area very charming. Food is delicious and service was excellent.

S
Orange County
34 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been to Le Chateau many times for dinner this time for lunch. As usual, delicious food, varied menu with something for everyone. Patio very pleasant (except for occasional plane from JW). Good service from friendly waiters. Highly recommend.

S
Orange County
34 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great everyone at our table was very pleased with their dinner. Server was attentive, friendly and knew the menu well to describe various dishes. Garden patio was so pleasant!

AL
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous meal, service and ambiance..Group will certainly return..

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience5

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!

DN
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The restaurant did all it could to accommodate us since Open Table did not create a reservation for us. A table was created and the host and waiters were very professional. The buffet (Easter and Mother's Day) was excellent.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Mother’s Day brunch was amazing!

AJ
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent from the staff. Beautiful dining area outside. Very nice atmosphere

G
Orange County
30 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Mothers Day brunch was incredible. Its been 20 years since I last dined here. WOW!

DD
Orange County
326 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2018
Overall2food2service3ambience4

The restaurant itself is very pretty inside the wait staff were attentive. I ordered the turkey club sandwich and it was marginal at best. The bread was overly toasted that I could barely bite into the sandwich. The Asian coleslaw was okay, there were some wontons in it and they were a bit stale. This restaurant is inside a hotel and if I were a guest here then I would probably eat here again otherwise I would not return.

F
Orange County
32 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Wonderful oasis away from the hustle and bustle. Like taking a mini-vacation during the business day. Nice menu. Only downside is the occasional noise of passenger jets flying over head.

DB
Nashville
15 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easter family brunch for six people

F
Orange County
32 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food at a good price considering the restaurant is located in a hotel. Wonderful courtyard. Lunch was like a mini vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the work place. A hidden gem.

J
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dinner was outstanding. The food was so delicious and cooked just right. The staff was attentive, helpful and gracious. We'll definitely return to this restaurant again.

BB
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2016
Overall4food3service5ambience4

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.

OT
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2016
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Quaint courtyard. Fountain, umbrellas, statues and flowers were the perfect backdrop to a festive lunch. The Monte Cristo was perfect!

N
London
2 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2016
Overall3food3service3ambience2

It's been several years since I last ate here, so thought I'd go again with a friend for a pre-show dinner, as I recalled the food being very good. What I didn't remember though was that the location of the restaurant precludes going back up Bristol to South Coast as it's a one-way only turn out of the driveway. This meant we had to take the freeway to get back to the concert hall. It was time-consuming and inconvenient so I shan't be dining there again. In addition the menu was completely different from what I had recalled, being more geared to lunch with lots of burgers and sandwiches. The pot roast however was delicious and tender (practically falling off the fork!), and though the seafood bisque was tasty it was, sadly, luke-warm.

OT
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Mother's day brunch was delicious. Good selection served fresh. Bottomless Mimosas.

OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2016
Overall5food5service3ambience5

everything was so delicious and chefs did excellent preparing and presentation. Excellent quality. service was bit slow due to the busy crowd although the food was the show stopper and the dessert beyond excellent.

OT
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2016
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The problem was that it had no alternative to brunch and it included far too many carbs I loved.

s
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We thought we would try our luck on this "hidden gem". And we are so glad we did! The atmosphere was great for our Easter brunch and the staff was very friendly and courteous. We would recommend this restaurant if you want to enjoy a delicious meal!

y
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2016
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Le Chateau Garden Bistro in the middle of a busy area is a real find. The restaurant is very quiet and one can have a conversation without being overwhelmed with ambient noise. We enjoyed the variety of the menu. The waiters were solicitous, conscientious and took care of all of our needs. Even though it is "off the beaten path" it is worthwhile to be there and enjoy a good meal. After our lunch we sat outside in the sun and enjoyed the patio. No one rushed us, even nice.

OT
Las Vegas
16 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great French toast and sausage!