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Just moved to Costa Mesa near the Fair...

so I need food recomendations in Costa Mesa or the surrounding areas. I used to live in Mission Viejo and would hate how there wasnt anything really good to eat since it is more of a Suburan paradise (chain restaurant hell). I picked Costa Mesa as the next place to live because it was close to the beach and more of a cosmopolitan city. I would be happy with recommendations ranging from inexpensive to expensive. I don't care, I want them all as long as they rock. Ive already been to Habana, Shibucho, Santouka, TK Burgers, Hashigo Korean Kitchen, and Orchid Restaurant. I think the Golden Truffle is next on my list to go to, but please hit me with all kinds of recommendations. Im open to everything...

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Santouka
3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Habana
2930 Bristol St Ste A110, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Shibucho
3114 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Golden Truffle
1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Korean Kitchen
2975 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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  1. If you like pho just a short drive to westminster and you have about a hundred great choices one of my favs right now is pho 79 on brookhurst and hazard behind the liquor store

    1. Greek Island Grill - corner of Bristol and Sunflower. One of my favorites.

      1. 85' Bakery on the border of Irvine/Tustin

        1. Pupusas/ El Salvadorean
          Pupuseria San Sivar
          1940 Harbor Blvd
          Costa Mesa, CA 92627
          (949) 650-2952

          Vegan
          Native Foods
          2937 Bristol St # E100
          Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7997
          (714) 751-2151

          Organic/ Wines/ Cheeses/ Pastas/Breakfast
          Old Vine Cafe
          2937 Bristol St # A102
          Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7993
          (714) 545-1411

          Mexican/Tortillas/Tacos
          El Toro Bravo
          739 W 19th St
          Costa Mesa, CA 92627
          (949) 646-4266

          Rotisserie Chicken/Hummus/Meditteranean
          Chicken Maison
          3332 S Bristol St
          Santa Ana, CA 92704
          (714) 434-0244

          Ice Cream Closer than Strickland's
          Hans' Homemade Ice Cream
          3640 S Bristol St
          Santa Ana, CA 92704
          (714) 979-8815

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          San Sivar Restaurant
          1940 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

          Old Vine Cafe
          2937 Bristol St # A102, Costa Mesa, CA

          1. Also
            Californian/Vegan/Vegetarian
            Avanti Cafe
            259 E. 17th St
            Costa Mesa, CA 92627
            (949) 548-2224

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            Avanti Cafe
            259 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627