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Kitchen Supply Stores in O.C.

Hally50 Mar 28, 2013 12:04 PM

I am new to the area and I am looking for some good Kitchen Supply stores in the O.C. area. Can anyone recommend some?

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    baseballfan Mar 28, 2013 01:09 PM

    I am also new to the area and have run across Surfas in the OC Mart in Costa Mesa. It is well stocked and the prices seem ok. There is also another store on the other side of the 405. Not sure of the name. You can see it from the freeway not sure if it is considered Fountain Valley or Costa Mesa. I haven't been in so can't speak to pricing or anything.

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    1. re: baseballfan
      ns1 Mar 28, 2013 04:27 PM

      it's a restaurant depot off the 405 around Harbor/Euclid.

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        baseballfan Mar 28, 2013 04:34 PM

        Is it any good? I've been meaning to stop in and check it out.

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          sel Mar 28, 2013 04:36 PM

          I think Restaurant Depot is 'trade only' and not open to the public.

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          TNT Adventures Mar 28, 2013 07:17 PM

          There is chefs toys in fountain valley in same vicinity of restaurant depot.

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          EggyEggoo Mar 28, 2013 01:12 PM

          I used to live near a great restaurant supply store in Anaheim that was open to the public. It was on Anaheim Blvd. north of Ball road. This was a couple of years ago and unfortunately I don't remember the name, nor do I know if they're still open. But if you're in the Disneyland-ish area it's worth checking out!

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            jaykayen Mar 28, 2013 01:30 PM

            We have a Surfas in Costa Mesa.

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              emily Mar 28, 2013 02:30 PM

              What?! How did I miss this?? Does it have the same selection as Culver City?

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                sel Mar 28, 2013 04:56 PM

                Store seems at least as well stocked as the Culver City store, maybe better. Added bonus for me is the Portola Coffee Lab located in the building across the parking lot.

            2. Professor Salt Mar 28, 2013 07:43 PM

              2000 Plus is another great opion in the neighborhood around the 405 @ Euclid.
              11065 Condor Ave
              Fountain Valley, CA 92708

              Chef's Toy's is the go-to place to sharpen knives.

              Restaurant Depot is wholesale only. You can get a free membership if you have a business license of any kind, or if you work for a charitable organization.

              Surfas is great too, but pricier for many things you can also get at 2000 Plus and Chefs Toys.

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                Hally50 Apr 1, 2013 12:25 PM

                Thanks for all the help. I have some time this week, I'll check these out. You guys are lifesavers.

                1. Gypsy Jan Apr 1, 2013 12:57 PM

                  Without knowing what you are looking for, I would recommend scoping out all the Ross and Marshall's stores in your vicinity.

                  I have bought many good quality kitchen wares from these stores - Le Creuset, All Clad, KitchenAid, Oxxo, etc., etc, etc.

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                    ns1 Apr 1, 2013 01:30 PM


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