Costa Mesa, California

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A small suburb in Orange County, California, Costa Mesa boasts fine dining, varied Southern California recreation, and plenty of arts and culture. The Orange Country Fair holds events frequently at the local Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Repertory, and South Coast Plaza.

Families can discover Rockreation, a local indoor climbing venue, or any of the nearby amusement parks. Shopaholics will love the new Bridge of Gardens linking both sides of the South Coast Plaza where 270 stores and restaurants from 17 countries await.

The SoBeCa District celebrates art, fashion, and the outdoors with specialty shopping centered on lifestyle and culture. Best of the Road users love Costa Mesa’s array of restaurants recommending Eat Chow, Octica’s Pizza, Marche Moderne, Pinot Provence, and Antonello’s for example.

For even more great eats try the Golden Truffle, Charlie Palmer, Old Vine Café, El Chinaco, Mastro’s or Zipangu. Reviewers described these hometown digs as imaginative, fantastic, and extraordinary. Locals embrace Costa Mesa as Orange County’s hidden gem.

delicious food and great people!
Reviewed by carolinejansen29
on September 17, 2012
Love Costa Mesa.. great food, great people, so many things to do for families and a great nightlife for getaways for date nights!
Reviewed by nburgin
on September 17, 2012
Costa Mesa! Great diversity of foods. Had Morroccan the other night and had a blast!
Reviewed by tinman
on September 17, 2012
Lots of great restaurants...great food, good people and service!
Reviewed by Rosiej
on September 17, 2012
Costa Mesa is the perfect weekend getaway destination. Sophisticated yet understated. Avenue of the Arts is amazing - the Segerstrom theater is a fantastic venue. There isn't a bad seat in the house and the sound is flawless. South Coast plaza is within walking distance and there are great restaurants all over the place. We ate at the Capital Grille and then had dessert at Mastros and sat at the bar. The Butter Cake is fiendishly good. Friendly people, easy drive to the beach, reasonable prices, great shopping. Perfect weekend getaway.
Reviewed by RoadShepherd
on September 17, 2012
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