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.

A Southern California jewel for great food and fabulous shopping!!
Reviewed by CarlySC
on September 17, 2012
Costa Mesa is a fantastic city to visit. It's conveniently located to all the destination spots in Orange County. South Coast Plaza is amazing with the amount of shopping available. Plus, the range of restaurants is sublime.
Reviewed by sino525
on September 17, 2012
blue ocean, great food, great shopping, the most elegant city in southern California
Reviewed by selichan
on September 17, 2012
Costa Mesa offers such a wide selection of restaurants that it is one of the easiest towns to use as a base to entertain clients and guests or just to have foodie fun! From the neighborhood Irish pub, Skosh Monahan's, serving great pub fare, to the fine dining and wining experience at Onotria - you can please every palate. And with the vast selection of restaurants surrounding South Coast Plaza - Memphis, Morton's or Antonello's, just to name a few - this town definitely gets my vote for the best selection of dining options for every budget and every occasion.
Reviewed by kirstenchallman
on September 17, 2012
I miss the great restaurants in Costa Mesa and surrounding area...fabulous.
Reviewed by getthecar
on September 17, 2012
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