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Irvine Spectrum Center

Exit Irvine Center Dr. at intersection of I-405, I-5, and Hwy. 133, Irvine, CA
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers, Movie Theaters
Activities: Dining
Description: Entertainment mega-complex and adult playground featuring movie theaters, eateries, arcade games.
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Irvine, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I'm a local to the Irvine Spectrum, so I go there quite often. Sometimes to quickly do some shopping and other times, just to take my son out. It has quite a few good shops, but it's not a giant mall with every single store. The two department stores, Macys and Nordstrom, have limited selections. The Spectrum to me is... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Ever since the parking garages were built 10 years ago the parking in this mall has gotten worse. Yes, this is one of the best places in Orange County to shop but at a price. I rarely go here anymore because the parking problem just isn't convenient anymore. It's too bad because some really great restaurants I'd like to frequent... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Spectrum mall is the best mall in orange county.. Great restaurants great movie theater. If I go back to LA I will definitely visit it

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Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Everything you need in one place. I was thoroughly impressed with the atmosphere of the shopping center and the variety of shops that were located in the center. Parking was awesome and located close enough to each part of the mall that you park and be close to where you would like to be. Nice to park in a parking... More

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fort lauderdale
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

great parking. several things to do. great restaurants. do not go when it is hot. there is not really shade except in stores. something for everybody

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Laguna Beach, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Irvine Spectrum is conveniently located between I-405 & I-5. The easiest place to park and get in and out of is take the I-5 and exit for Irvine Spectrum Center. If traveling North,at the Bake exit- turn left and then left at the next light. As you travel South on next to the center, go past the new construction and... More

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Irvine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very nice center with almost anything you would want to do. Sometimes a little confusing with so many aisles to walk down, but if you want to leisurely stroll through a shopping area, this is the place to go, shop, eat, ride the ferris wheel, catch a movie or just people watch. There is a directory you can pick up... More

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Windsor VT
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Spent the day visiting the shops and checking out the attractions. This is a beautifully landscaped entertainment center which includes every type of shop and entertainment imaginable. We had a great time just walking around viewing all the shops. Would love to spend more time here in the future.

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Irvine, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I've been coming here for 18 years and never get tired of this place. Great movie theatre with IMAX and RPX. Excellent choice of restaurants between high end and casual. Lots and lots of shops, kiosks. Great place for people watching.

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Joshua Tree, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Spectrum was huge - we did a part one later afternoon and another part the next day when family wanted to explore. Did not get to view the whole thing as it is huge! A new Courtyard Marriott is a short drive so access to the variety of restaurants on the north end was easy.

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