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Old Vine Cafe

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2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
+1 714-545-1411
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Today
09:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Wildomar, California
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Place is hard to find, the seating is a bit tight, the menu was limited and the food subpar. Large portions and really good service... otherwise another overpriced diner in So Cal

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Thank FrankCimino
Bothell, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food out amazing! The service and cleanliness of restaurant was great! Several tasting menu options for different palettes. Would definitely dine here again.

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Thank juleeautumn44
Costa Mesa, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised to find a delicious Indonesian Curry Shrimp alongside a Papardelle with a Pork Ragu and English Peas. The Focaccia Bread was "pillowy and unique" and the Salad with bleu cheese and crispy shallots was exceptional. My party and I shared many plates and they were all so "delish! We also had 2 bottles of a dry white... More 

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Long Beach, California
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345 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's fun wandering through The Camp and finding Old Vine Cafe. Old Vine Cafe is relatively small and great for conversations. The staff is amazing and knowledgeable. The food...There are selections for various tastes and palates - sweet, savory, and comfort. I can't wait to go back and try dinner.

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Thank gmeredith
Enfield, Connecticut
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner last night with a work colleague was just fantastic. We ordered a la carte rather than the pre fixe, as we had eaten a big lunch. All four dishes we ordered were spectacular, and the suggested wine pairings were also well chosen, even for me, a total wine geek. I am normally a meat eater, but they had two... More 

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Thank David B
Costa Mesa
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Old Vine is a small, quaint, warm, unique dining experience with excellent food! I highly recommend you stick with their Prix Fixe menu options paired with Wine. Besides the food I really love their wine pairings. The wines are a mix of new and old world and always interesting. They serve wines you will typically not find anywhere else and... More 

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Thank CAHappyboy
Santa Ana, California
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoy going to Old Vine. The food is consistently excellent and the wine pairings are generally good. Admittedly we miss the raviolo, a truly amazing dish that was apparently time consuming and difficult to make. The gnocchi replacement is good but not as good. And the nice small setting is delightful. Service is friendly and attentive. Wish they would... More 

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Thank Brad S
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Outstanding Goat Omelette with mixed greens and a biscuit. Coffee was excellent and service was top notch. Highly recommend.

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Thank Shawn R
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

have been here several times for brunch and always had a good meal but also came for dinner for my office holiday party and everyone loved the food. Everyone ordered an entre and then a salad to share. Loved everything

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Thank Laurie N
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We came here based on the Yelp reviews and they did not disapproval. There was a bit of a wait, about 30 minutes for two people. I had the caramel apple french toast and it was amazing!!! If I am in the area, I will definitely be back.

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Thank shellstar4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Cuisine
American, Cafe, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-545-1411
Description
Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and Tuesday through Saturday for dinner! Stop in and join us, or call us about catering options.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?