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South Coast Plaza

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Address: 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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+1 800-782-8888
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:30
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00

Exclusive shopping center located near Disneyland.

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"Too big"

Wow, what a shopping extravaganza!! It has every store you can think of but you need a day and lots of energy & money to enjoy the experience, can be a bit overwhelming. It has a... read more

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Sue H
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow, what a shopping extravaganza!! It has every store you can think of but you need a day and lots of energy & money to enjoy the experience, can be a bit overwhelming. It has a good choice of restaurants although some are quite a distance from the stores. We chose to go to an Indian restaurant which was a... More 

Thank Sue H
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in the O. C. for a seminar. I chose to visit this shopping center in search for a NY&Co store. Nope. No luck. I ate at their Dim Sum restaurant located adjacent to Sears. It was delicious. I was by myself, so I ordered the won ton soup & jasmine tea. I walked near their Easter theme decoration area.... More 

Thank Monica F
Newport Beach, CA
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming to this mall since I was 16 and it never ceases to WOW! It truly is an experience! There are so many amazing stores, makes window shopping fun again. The resteraunts are amazing! For kids there is a wonderful Merry-Go-Round. The shops are always being upgraded and relocated to improve the experience! I hate to give... More 

Thank F9668PFkarenk
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127 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I like the household stores in this mall: west elm, pottery barn, crate and barrel, anthropologie, Macy's, sur la table,...they also have high end and designer stores. There are bunch of restaurants, cafes including new Starbucks. Love the plant show also.

Thank Tsion A
New Meadows, Idaho
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114 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you love to shop this is the place for you. I have been shopping here since it was built and it has really changed over the years in the caliber of high end stores. I actually prefer the Crystal Court as it contains most of my favorite stores and I love a meal at Pa cific Whey.

Thank deggs
El Dorado, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A great opportunity to shop high end stores in a great climate, and parking is convenient. Large Mall, very popular and well know. People come from all over to shop here. Check it out~!

Thank Lizzy1Fun
Costa Mesa, United States
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

it has very expensive stores if you like that kind of thing I go here to go to the great restaurants French (Marche Moderne), Chinese (Din Tai Fung), and Japanese (Hammamori), off Bear Street and Indian (Royal Khyber), if you like steak you should go to Mastro's it's not inside of the shopping center, it's very close: 633 Anton Boulevard--... More 

Thank Ralph E
Fresno, California
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206 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Don't know where to begin but every this in it. Be prepared to do.a lot of walking. Plan your day and where to go

Thank marion93722
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

this is a premier shopping destination the mall is kept spotless and the has all of the designers and stores that a girl wants

Thank nofatboys
Newport Beach, California
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487 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Twenty years ago my wife and I would get a casual dinner and People watch. Then we'd walk the mall enjoying a few stores and window shop. Now with virtually every story the caliber of Tiffany, Chanel, and Gucci, its not much fun to walk into a store with an armed guard. You need to be from a foreign country... More 

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