Where to Eat around The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Collected by Westin AFAR
Sunny skies. Innovative eateries. Local artisans. Healthy finds. Top it all off with fitness options galore. Close enough to the coast to take advantage of all the scenic adventures, yet far enough away that you’ll find a bit more room to play. This is Costa Mesa.
270 E 17th St #18, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
While seeking out any spots that offered stumptown coffee, I found Sidecar Doughnuts located in the Costa Mesa area. The doughnuts are made fresh every hour and they serve Stumptown coffee. If in the area, I would definitely check this place out....
259 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
Avanti Cafe has been serving farm-fresh veggies to Orange County since 2005. Their meals are made with local and organic ingredients, mainly from nearby farms and farmers' markets. There are vegan and gluten-free friendly varieties as well as...
2937 Bristol St A102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
Tucked away by the Wine Bar at the Lab in Costa Mesa, Old Vine Cafe is one of those hidden gems in the Orange County dining circuit, with both tasting and a la carte menus. The service was excellent and our waiter's vast knowledge of wine was...
900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
Lets be honest, if a restaurant famous for Easter Brunch is not packed on Easter Sunday, then there is something amiss. Despite first impressions, a perfect trifecta unfolded—starvation-level appetites, and a reservation at 2:00 p.m. (seated at...
3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
Seasons 52 allows you to leave your calorie counter at the door with a seasonal menu that has a ceiling of 475 calories for every item. Serving contemporary American cuisine, Seasons 52 prides itself on using only the freshest produce, and feature...
2603 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663, USA
If seen from the air, the land Cassidy's occupies looks like the tip of a piece of pie. The building sits directly at the end of a plot of land that starts with The Little Inn by the Bay at 28th St., the "crust" end of the pie. The plot ends at...
Balboa Island, Newport Beach, CA 92662, USA
We recently took a trip to the quaint, always sunny, and charming Balboa Island, in Newport Beach, California where I spent many of my formative years. A visit to the island, accessible over a very short bridge or ferry, is must if you are touring...
234 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
A healthy happy hour? Sign me up! Affordable pizza and side dishes, as well as discounted beer and wine are on offer at Greenleaf Chopshop every day. Try the Tuscan kale salad, or the yams, walnuts, and goat cheese. If you miss the happy hour, go...
7972 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657, USA
Get your hands on the best poke burrito in the area, bar none, at Bear Flag Fish Company. This locally owned hotspot is a "fish market for the new generation." There are now two locations to visit: one located in Newport Coast, and the other on...
3222 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625, USA
It’s thoroughly impressive how much this cafe has to offer. You walk in to find farmhouse decor amongst indoor and outdoor seating, a small bakery section, a boutique, meals to go, freshly prepared pastas, and an additional menu to order from....
234 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
Green Leaf is one of my favorite discoveries in Costa Mesa. The menu options are a little overwhelming, but everything I've tried so far has been delicious. My favorite are the steak, mango, and thai chile lettuce cups with lemongrass lychee...
2937 Bristol St B103-B100, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
The 'Gelato Flight' of five small 'shots' is a clever and fun way to taste test the homemade gelato, including playful flavors like Honey Lavender. The combined indoor/outdoor space is ideal for sitting back with your freshly-made Piadina...
2981 Bristol St B-2, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
What's more quintessentially American than a good 'ole hamburger? Another California chain that has been creating waves when it comes to this American staple is Umami Burger. After practically placing my beloved In-N-Out on a pedestal, I always...
7041 Yorktown Ave #104, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, USA
My friends in Huntington Beach brought me to this gem of a tapas restaurant called the Black Trumpet. The outside decor is unassuming in this strip mall in Huntington. However, when you walk in - the jazz vibe, the aromas from the open kitchen,...
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