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Mar 17, 2007 07:07 PM

Thai or Chines in Costa Mesa, Nwpt Bch area

Looking for a good eat in OR take out thai or chinese food place in the Costa Mesa area. Hoping to avoid any chains if I can help it. Actually anything Asian would be good. Pretty open to anything -Thanks!

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    1. re: annaland

      Go to Laguna to Thai Brothers. Excellent food, great location. The Chicken Curry is amazing.

    2. My favorite Chinese restaurant in Costa Mesa is near Harbor and 19th street, just up from Triangle Square. It's a fun little place, and we've been going here for over 25 years! It's called Golden Dragon.

      The chinese food is definitely americanized, but it's run by a sweet old woman (we call her "mama" she's the owner/founder) and her son. Great lunch specials for about $6 and other great dishes for dinner. We like both the hot and sour as well as the sizzling rice soups. Sweet and sour shrimp are excellent, as are the bbq ribs appetizer. They also do great mixed drinks (mai tais, etc). If you're hankering for that old fashioned american-chinese food, this is the place to go.

      2023 Harbor Blvd Ste A
      Costa Mesa, CA 92627

      1. Try Oki Doki in Costa Mesa.

        It's on Bristol, just south of South Coast Plaza, in a strip mall (corner of Paularino and Bristo).

        1. Went there many years ago when I used to work in Costa Mesa.

          Jade Palace
          3305 S Bristol St
          Santa Ana, CA 92704

          It's near South Coast Plaza area.