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Restaurants in Costa Mesa

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Costa Mesa restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Costa Mesa restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Costa Mesa to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Costa Mesa restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Costa Mesa.

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