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About Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

Located at the South Coast Plaza in Coast Mesa, across the street from the Performing Arts Center and just minutes away from John Wayne Airport and several hotels, we are the ideal location for your family dinner, social gathering, or client meeting.

Our 300 seat dining room is always buzzing with lots of people celebrating their love of good food and good times with family and friends, so reservations are highly recommended. Whether you join us to savor our Little Italy Italian faire from the a la carte menu or choose to enjoy our famous Family-Style Menu, your taste buds will not be disappointed.
So join us soon! We look forward to hosting your next business or family gathering.

3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Sundays: 10am - 9pm (Lunch and Dinner Menu All Day)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 546-9550

Website:
http://locations.maggianos.com/california/costa-mesa/92626/3333-bristol-st-/

Catering:
We are excited to also offer full-service delivery/catering. Please call our delivery department directly at (714) 546-9555 for complete details. Please note that there is a $125 minimum purchase for this service and a ten mile delivery radius.

Parking Details:
Self parking is available in the mall parking lot. Valet parking is available on weekends.

Executive Chef:
Anastacio Rodriguez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please come by to discover our complete restaurant renovation. Our bar and dining areas are bigger and better.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Maggiano's is featuring a four-course family style meal this Thanksgiving. Our Chefs are cooking up a feast with classics like Our Famous Rigatoni “D”® and Four-Cheese Ravioli and holiday favorites like Roast Turkey Breast with Giblet Gravy, Focaccia Sausage Stuffing and Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake.

Private Dining

Give your guests a reason to celebrate. Whether you’re hosting a business meeting, holiday party, wedding event or birthday celebration, our expert team will ensure it’s executed flawlessly. Host your event in one of our rich, beautifully appointed banquet rooms and enjoy a fresh-made Italian feast.

Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (197)
Special Occasion (194)
Good for a Date (153)
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Good for Groups (152)
Comfort Food (150)
Casual (142)
Good for Anniversaries (136)
Great for Lunch (113)
Worth the Drive (111)
Pre/post Theatre (106)
Business Meals (99)
Authentic (86)
Fun (83)
Romantic (68)
Great for Brunch (63)
Sunday Lunch (62)
Creative Cuisine (54)
Kid-friendly (54)
Cozy (52)
Fit for Foodies (51)
Neighborhood Gem (44)
Bar Seating (44)
Happy Hour (41)
Hot Spot (34)
Handcrafted Cocktails (30)
Tasting Menu (29)
Seasonal (27)
Notable Wine List (25)
Quiet Conversation (25)
People Watching (23)
Gluten Free Options (23)
Disabled Access (22)
Vibrant Bar Scene (22)
Good Vegetarian Options (21)
Healthy (15)
Late-night Find (14)
Quick Bite (14)
Local Ingredients (12)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Afternoon Coffee (10)
Afternoon Tea (9)
Organic (7)
Vegan (7)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Great Beer (5)
Live Sports (4)
Spicy (3)
Scenic View (2)
Tapas (2)
Waterfront (2)
Live Music (1)
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined 3 days ago

Service mediocre this time and charged me for birthday cookiesđź‘Ž

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Orange County)·Dined 3 days ago

While the food was great as usual the service was not. Our server seemed distracted and uninterested in helping us. He cleaned away our bread plates, spilled the oil and vinegar all over the table and the floor and just left it there. I caught someone else's attention so they could clean it up and no one would slip and fall..This was a business meeting and I was embarrassed and had to apologize to my guest for the lack of service. We ordered a meal for our dinner and one to go. My dinner guest told me today that she had the wrong order when she got home. It was not overly busy so no real excuse for this sub standard service... Sad ...

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·Dined 4 days ago

Even with the reservation we were forced to wait for five minutes to get a table. The reservation at Open Table looked like a priority seating. The dishes were not impre ssive to us.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Our server Kevin was amazing, he was great and attentive.

Tags: Waterfront, Vegan, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Authentic, Special Occasion, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined 5 days ago

We love this restaurant and keep coming back. The two for one is the best deal around on the menu and never disappoints!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fun, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Amazing as always keep it up i have to write 50 characters

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, People Watching, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food, as usual - a couple of new entrees - service was very quick.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Not having been back there for about ten years was my mistake. Although it was very enjoyable the first and only other time I had dined there, last weeks visit was amazing.
I had a reservation for 4, myself my wife,my daughter and my mother in law. We were 45 minutes late due to traffic but on arrival we were seated allmost immediately.
Our waiter was as good as you could wish for, a warm smile and fun conversation. Every request was undertaken with the upmost professionalism.
Each one of us had different dishes and they were all so fantastic.
We will be going back far more often.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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·Dined 6 days ago

Service and Food was great - Really crazy with people waiting to be seated where they stood in between the bar and restaurant so many people could not move.

Great Pumpkin Cheese Cake OMG

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Our dinner was wonderful, and the table service was outstanding. Our only negative
comment is that we had a 6:15 dinner reservation via Open Table, and they did not
seat us until after 7:00. We feel that the restaurant was over booked. The Manager was
very apologetic once we were seated and sent a complimentary hors d'oeuvres. We appreciated that, but we feel that this should not have happened.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

It really doesn't pay to make a reservation at Maggiano's. My reservation was for 6:15 PM and I checked in on time. We still weren't seated at 6:45 PM and we went up to the hostess table to see how much longer it would be. Finally, at 7:00PM we were shown to our table.

Our server was very personable but he couldn't seem to remember how order and came back to the table several times to check what we wanted.

The food was very tasty and the servings were more than ample. We ordered pasta dishes and you get one to eat there and another one to take home. I ended up getting four meals from my order - half of one eaten at the restaurant and the rest eaten at home.

You go to Maggiano's for the food and we were not disappointed. If you have plenty of time and are not in a rush, this is a great choice.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined 6 days ago

The service was extremely attentive and friendly! Food was good as always and portions were large.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

We have dined here many times but this evening the restaurant was packed, they were 30 minutes late on our reservation., which I totally understand can happen. The challenge for us was it was a special occasion and the server was poor at best, We went to the bar at one point to get our own wine because our server was not great and never followed up. He never smiled, made eye contact, picked up dishes when he was bringing a new course...We had dishes piled everywhere and even the manager walked by and just looked the other way. The only time the server said a few words was when he brought the check and to tell us about Brunch. We were there to celebrate my dad's bday and we go every year. The server didn't even bring the standard birthday cookies with a candle and happy birthday on the plate. He just brought some cookies with a candle because he was to busy while several tables around us who had different servers had the traditional birthday or anniversary plate. The whole evening as far as the restaurant experience was poor and we agreed we wouldn't go back for his bday next year.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a reservation and arrived about 5 minutes before. We had to wait 15 to 20 minutes for a table, that was past our reservation time. Very noisy .

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

The food is always excellent and huge portions. Our server was excellent! Attentive but not interfering.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

Non pasta options such as the salmon are highly overpriced compared to portion size in camparison with other restaurants of the same clientele.

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·Dined 7 days ago

We had a party of 10 for a birthday dinner. I was able to make a reservation online the morning of for an 8:00 pm reservation on a Friday night. I especially liked this since so many restaurants today will not take reservations...especially for a larger party. They seated us right away and gave us a semi-private room (shared with another party of 8) which was perfect. The food was fantastic and service was good. This was my first time at the restaurant and had heard that the chef comes to your table for first-timers and gives either a free dessert or appetizer but that didn’t happen this time. However, I did get some lemon cookies as a “Happy Birthday” treat. We will definitely go back when we can afford the calories again!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 7 days ago

Asked and gave specail candles for dessert to the staff. Our candles were never used. My kids where disappointed as they planned the surprise.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined 7 days ago

With friends, just catching up on the week of events. I like this place.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Love love love the fried zucchini. I think the pasta and tomato sauce is marginal. I would never say the pasta was delicious. It’s passable. Good service, good value and enjoy using $10 off coupons...

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always enjoy Maggianos. Love the food and they also have a nice wine list. The only disappointment this time was that we had a 5:45 pm weekday reservation, but still were not seated until nearly 6:15. Other than that we enjoyed our experience immensely.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Paul our waiter was excellent. Special thanks to him for his attention to make sue our dining was one to remember

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

I ordered a flat bread and it was very bland. The chicken was dry. My Caesar salad was right one. "Delicious "

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Served wrong order, finally arrived, and by then mine was cold. Wine served 15 mins after ordered. My drink never refilled or water till end of meal. Check was discounted, but damage done. Have dined here numerous times in past and also Chicago. Now it appears will use other dining choices. Too bad.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Met friends for dinner that I haven’t seen for awhile. Noise level was very conducive for talking. We had a great dinner and a lovely visit.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food and great customer service! Love coming there

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food here had deteriorated in 2008, but it got better in the recent past. However, on this trip, the service was bad. We had 8:30 reservations, and even with the reservations, we had to wait more than an hour to be seated. When we were seated, they got our order wrong in several respects, and were not great with keeping up with the table (refilling drinks, etc.) Also, there were multiple screaming babies throughout the restaurant, which made for a fairly unpleasant meal. But the food we got was good.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

This Maggianos is the best! Always good food, always good service, always a good time

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 5, 2017

very tasty food, not pricey wine list, great value with awesome service

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Healthy, Good for Groups, Romantic, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food and waitress were great - place was really crowded but they got us seated shortly after we got there.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food, very busy . Best if you have a reservation well in advance.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wait staff asked other tables if they were celebrating, but no one asked us.
We ordered 2 desserts, but the chocolate one smelled and tasted weird. We asked two waiters, one was ours, if there was alcohol in the chocolate cake and neither knew the answer. 15 minutes later, our waiter returned with the news that it did contain alcohol.
1. Why doesn't the menu clearly warn of the alcohol content?
2. Why aren't staff aware and mentioning this when taking the order. Especially when there are children.
3. Why does it take 20 minutes to bring an alternate dessert when, by the time it finally arrives, others have finished theirs.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our server was great. Friendly, attentive and accommodating!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Tried the November butternut gnocchi special which was good. Also liked the braised beef lasanga. Good service at the bar.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food, server for orders mixed up for a couple minutes but when I got the right order it was great

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The overall ambiance of the restaurant was decent. It was a Friday evening so it was busier than usual which made service a quite slow. The food and cocktails were great before the theatre. I would recommend different days and hours for better service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Fun, Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 2, 2017

If you like Italian food this is a great place to go eat. Good variety of Italian food and flavor and fun time for all.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 2, 2017

As always it' our go to favorite. Good food, good drinks and good service.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

I’ve been to this location many times, and I have never had such as a bad experience as this past time. My sister took me here for my birthday and we received some of the worst service. I don’t know if the waitress assumed that we wouldn’t tip well since we both look young for our age, or if she just doesn’t line serving females, but she completely neglected our table compared to the ones around us. She brought her other tables bread, and when we asked if we could have some, she examined our table to see if we already received some, and said “sure” in an irritated way. Our food was also very disappointing, and not the quality I’ve come to expect as Maggianos, but this would have been overlooked if it hasn’t been for our rude waitress. I won’t be returning unless there is a major improvement in staff and food quality.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 31, 2017

My friend and I ate there before a symphony concert. Good food, good service, good wine. We'll return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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