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Irvine Spectrum Center

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Address: Exit Irvine Center Dr. at intersection of I-405, I-5, and Hwy. 133, Irvine, CA
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: Entertainment mega-complex and adult playground featuring movie theaters...
Entertainment mega-complex and adult playground featuring movie theaters, eateries, arcade games.
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Great shopping and dining

This was the largest outdoor mall I think I've ever seen. It was huge - almost like Mall of America, but outdoors. Great major retailers as well as smaller boutiques. And... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Franklin, Wisconsin, United States
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Franklin, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was the largest outdoor mall I think I've ever seen. It was huge - almost like Mall of America, but outdoors. Great major retailers as well as smaller boutiques. And dining options were fantastic.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is my first time visiting the Spectrum Center and my first impression is liveliness. The mall is huge and the halls are outdoor. Very crowded on a Friday night. We didn't go through the entire mall as we don't have that much time. We just went there for dinner and stroll around for short time. I would love to... More 

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Catawissa, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Plenty of choices for shopping and food... all in one place!! There is even a movie theater on site.

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Irvine, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lots of shops, restaurants, and of course a very large regal cinema. But, very crowded, hard to get seated in the restaurants, find parking even after the added multi-storied parking garage. The valet closes between 12 and 1 am and if your car is still there (some movies are out after it closes, you are out of luck!! Valet parking... More 

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Irvine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It's a great place to go to shop, dine, take in a movie or just be outside on a sunny day. Take note. . . . there can be lots and lots of people with strollers and dogs. Personally, I'm OK with that but it can get crowded. Good selection of restaurants and stores. They have 2 places for valet... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

much ado about nothing much... overpriced overcrowded,,, mostly cookie-cutter chains offering nothing special at high prices... tough parking and not easy in-out....

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Irvine, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a vibrant shopping center for all locals and visitors alike. It is family friendly as well as attractive to teens, young adults and seniors who want to just wander through the various shopping corridors. It has a village like atmosphere and is a safe place for the kids to hang out. Great shops, lots of variety and plenty... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wide variety of restaurants, huge move theater and lots of shops. There are department stores and a Target which is a bonus compared to the other malls in our area. The security is also nice.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I love coming here just to have dinner, see a movie or just walk around. The selection of stores is amazing and the atmosphere is great.

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Irvine, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful open air mall that you can seem to find anything you want there. It's really pretty during the holidays.

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