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Onotria Restaurant

2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
+1 714-641-5952
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (7 reviews)
“penne pasta” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

A friendly ristorante with great bar, wine list and fresh, tasty food prepared with care and attentive service in genuinely local Italian tradition. grazie mille!

Thank irislearning
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was our second time here and what a jewel of a place for a celebratory event! It has a lovely wine country atmosphere, attentive service, and food we loved. Our favorites were the octopus cerviche and the delicious fish stew/bouillabaisse that was chock full...More

Thank 328Karen
Reviewed 20 June 2015

First time dining here … a friend’s treat for my birthday. We had an excellent meal and enjoyed the experience. Onotria is what I would describe as a “specialty Italian” restaurant in that it does not offer a menu packed with pizza, pasta or dozens...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Went here to celebrate two birthdays in one. Loved the wines by the glass. They have added some choices since I had last been. Had a rich Rose followed by lushious Spanish white. The zucchini blossoms appetizer was delicious. We got the last Dover Sole...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Beautiful little restaurant with appealing garden view. We started w/ the zucchini bloossoms which were so overpowered by the heavy red sauce that you couldn't tast anything else. The main course was good, but for small entrees @ $40-50 each, I couldn't believe that no...More

1  Thank SWSMSCa
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I held an out of town business training here. The restaurant requires an advance deposit. When I arrived prior to the dinner I discovered the private room only had three walls, and a curtain separated the restaurant from the private room! The proprietor was unwilling...More

1  Thank Anyon61
Reviewed 13 February 2015

This restaurant is right off the freeway, so the outside is nothing much, but they do offer free valet parking. The interior though is charming and very italian. The service was excellent as was the food. We tried appetizers, salad, and an entree. The portions...More

1  Thank tjbeaches
Reviewed 15 January 2015

For my mom's 78th Birthday and our 34th Anniversary my loving father treated us to dinner at Onotria. Never mind that we know one of the waiters, Sergio, who by the way is awesome! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was very relaxing and...More

1  Thank KRMRDH
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Wow! This is THE place! Looks are deceiving, from the outside you would never guess that a treasure is hiding inside. One of the best wine cellars I've seen in quite a while. You can order wine from all over the world - great wines!...More

1  Thank RIVERMAN63
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The name "Land of Vines" was given to the South of Italy upon its discovery by the Greeks, for it's great expanse of vines across its rich & fertile country sides to seaside cliffs along the coast. Master Chef Massimo Navarretta was raised farming &...More

1  Thank Luv2Wander_Anywhere
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-641-5952
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