For the ones who go to Costa Mesa just to shop, there is more to this city than S. Coast Plaza. Whether you are headed down for a full day of shopping or catching a movie at Segerstrom Center for Arts, the options for an excellent dinner are endless. Here are the top 3 places to eat in Costa Mesa:
Expect a wait if you arrive on a Sunday at 9:38 p.m. It is a Japanese Barbecue (yakiniku) restaurant that has a grill inside the midst of every table, in conjunction with tiny containers of minced garlic and gochujang upon the side. There is a countless plate flow that is piled with pork cheek, salted tongue, boneless shortrib and a lot more out of their kitchen. If you arrive late night or early morning, you should expect to see the restaurant crowd headed in for supper after completing their shifts. Call: (714) 979 – 6700. Located on 3033 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA.
There isn’t any better location to sit on the patio that is shaded with greenery and drink a mojito. The Cuban restaurant’s bar will prepare for the nightly mojito crowd by keeping a consistent inventory of mojito glasses that are filled up with simple syrup, 3 lime wedges and mint leaves, along one part of their bar. There also is an abundance of white and red sangria being consumed along with medianoches and empanadas. Call: (714) 556 – 0176. Located on 2930 Bristol St., No. 110, Costa Mesa, CA.
This is a classic oyster bar that has a decadent grilled cheese sandwich. It is a melting mound of sourdough bread, 5-year-aged cheddar, 5-year-aged white cheddar, as well as ten-year-aged Parmigiano Reggiano. There is a choice of daily delivered oysters, all shucked and offered at $3 a piece. You also can order chowder, oyster po’boys, and lobster rolls. Located on 3313 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA. Call: (949) 420-0478.