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Eat Chow in Costa Mesa on Newport Blvd...Anyone Been?

Funwithfood Nov 2, 2009 06:00 PM

There was a write up of Eat Chow (at 1802 Newport Blvd in Costa Mesa) in the September Westways (AAA's magazine). Has anyone been, and how was the food?

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    tgmm Nov 2, 2009 06:58 PM

    I ordered the Reuben sandwich that was pictured in the article and I have to say that even though it was made with sourdough and not rye bread, it was one of the best Reubens I've had.

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    1. re: tgmm
      Funwithfood Nov 3, 2009 07:29 AM

      Darn, wonder if they have anything worth ordering...?

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      bigipps Apr 12, 2010 01:24 PM

      Went today for the first time. I had a tasty Media Noche Cuban sandwich, friends had the grilled cheese and tomato soup, and the ruben. All of the sandwiches looked really good. I love a good sandwich, and this place has them. Portions are not huge, but after the sandwich, which comes with some salad and splitting some fries, I was full. It seems to be busy around the lunch hour, so I'd get there early if you don't want to wait for a table.

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        marti Apr 12, 2010 05:59 PM

        It is really good! We split a Ruben which was very good!! Red cabbage rather than sauerkraut!! Also, split the banana carmel bread pudding!! Was made with banana bread ,had excellent choc. chips throughout and topped with the best caramel sauce with whipped cream(the REAL stuff) and a dusting of pdr. sugar!! You've got to try it!!

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          Funwithfood Apr 13, 2010 11:07 PM

          I never see this place, what is adjacent?

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            bigipps Apr 14, 2010 11:14 AM

            It is actually on the side street. It is one block north of El Matador. I think it shares space with a clothing store, which is on Newport Blvd.

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            El Matador
            1768 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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