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Irvine Spectrum Center

Address: Exit Irvine Center Dr. at intersection of I-405, I-5, and Hwy. 133, Irvine, CA
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Ranked #1 of 15 Activities in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Movie Theaters, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Amusement
Activities: Dining
Owner description: Entertainment mega-complex and adult playground featuring movie theaters, eateries, arcade games.
Attraction details
Type: Movie Theaters, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Amusement
Activities: Dining
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Entertainment mega-complex and adult playground featuring movie theaters, eateries, arcade games.

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Costa Mesa, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
65 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It's amazing how much this place has grown over the years. This place has everything you can imagine for shopping, entertainment, and dining. The place is huge so plan on spending hours exploring everything. Enjoy:)

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San Diego, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I like that they have Nordstrom to Target, several choices for restaurants from Paul Martins to Wahoo's - all excellent. They have valet parking or self park.

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Truckee, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This plaza is impressive. Very clean, safe and well done outdoor shopping plaza. Multiple valet parking options. Plaza is well appointed with great restaurants and just about any shop you would want in a mall. Holiday decorations are very well done and the Santa SoCal selfie station is pretty cool. Huge Ferris wheel and even a holiday ice rink. Very... More 

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San Jose, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful open air shopping center. Plenty of boutique shops and several big chains as well. Good restaurants and a huge movie theater.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Entertainment, great shopping, excellent restaurants. Casual Encounters Live Band Karaoke is the only reason you need to go there on a thursday night. Dave and Busters is always a good time and good service.

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Orange County, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Lots of things to see and do. Serious one stop shopping -- from boutiques, specialty stores, department stores, movie complex and restaurant. They call it the Spectrum because it offers a spectrum of choices. It's enough to make your head spin! It's crazy crowded on the weekends. Get there early so you won't have to hunt for parking! It's easy... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

So many great choices in all the food categories you want. My favorites are Cucina Enoteca, Javiers, Wood Ranch and Del Frisco's

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Irvine, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Plenty of choices for dining for all from $ to more $$$. Nice shops around to go around. And a huge movie complex.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A number of things to do and a wide selection for everyone. Shopping, movies and restaurants, the open air atmosphere adds to the charm.

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Irvine, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Spectrum has loads of shops, restaurants and places to relax. Parking is difficult on the weekends. They do offer valet.

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