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South Coast Plaza

3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
800 782 8888
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Ranked #1 of 9 Shopping in Costa Mesa
Type: Malls
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Exclusive shopping center located near Disneyland.
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Lancaster, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed at a nearly Marriott and looked forward to going to the mall to do some shopping. 95% of the stores are the types of stores where anyone making less than $100K/yr would NOT shop. With stores like Gucci, Rolex, Prada....this mall reminds me of the Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

SC P'S advertising always list them as a shopping destination but never bothers to tell you where they are located.For everyone's information the city is Costa Mesa. They are a collection of mainly high end stores with some very excellent restaurants . Don't bring any hungry children as they took out McDonald's and the Rain Forest restaurants, which my grandchildren... More

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vancouver
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of the most amazing shoppers malls....you need a day or two to see it all. They have it all, from affordable stuff to the best brand stores with prices that make you dizzy I go back there every time I am Costa Mesa. Love it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This mall is huge, however we couldn't afford 95% of the store's. If you're on a budget go to orange county outlets. It's way better.

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Panama City, Florida
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255 attraction reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place is huge and has multiple building connected by bridges. The stores stretch from very high end to every day needs. I imagine they have a store you are interested in. I like that they had unique stores like UNIQLO, Ivivva and Lululemon that can sometimes be hard to find. They also had a nice selection of restaurants.

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Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were staying at the South COast Westin hotel with direct access to the mall by a pedestrian passerelle. The mall is huge. Beautiful surrondings. Lot of shopping to do and noce restaurant. Well located.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Having lived in the area for decades and worked in the Plaza in the 70's, it's been amazing to watch how Henry Segerstrom has brought in the most advanced and fashion forward shops and restaurants from around the country and world, changing them out as fashion & buying trends change. Three anchor stores allow a mix of clientele to enjoy... More

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Valencia, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This mall will keep you busy for an entire day! Wear your walking shoes. Every store is here in one of two buildings or across the street. We were there before it opened on a Sunday and it was busier then than our hometown mall is when it is closed.

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Redlands, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What every eager shopper looking for their next MK bag or DKNY clubbin outfit needs valet parking and a VIP lounge to relax and try on your purchases. There's even a non-denominational spiritual room to overcome that moment you realize you forgot to pickup a bottle of Coach perfume! On the lighter side, if you're looking to change your shopping... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I often fly to Los Angeles, from San Francisco, just to come shopping at South Coast Plaza. The array of stores and boutiques rival that of the fashion capitol of the world, and everything is at your fingertips. From fine dining to exclusive shopping, nothing beats South Coast Plaza!

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