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Old Vine Cafe

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Californian, Coffee Shop, European, Eclectic
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2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-545-1411
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and...
Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and Tuesday through Saturday for dinner! Stop in and join us, or call us about catering options.
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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A very small restaurant with high quality food. Started with a yummy artichoke and heart of palm salad. It was amazing. Perfectly drizzled with tarragon dressing. New then enjoyed prawns sautéed in Soju, and lemongrass curry sauce with crispy glass noodles. Afterward, we delighted in the fluffy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Mauzey
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Jackson, Wyoming
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Jackson, Wyoming
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A very small restaurant with high quality food. Started with a yummy artichoke and heart of palm salad. It was amazing. Perfectly drizzled with tarragon dressing. New then enjoyed prawns sautéed in Soju, and lemongrass curry sauce with crispy glass noodles. Afterward, we delighted in the fluffy polenta, pan fried and topped with. Pomodoro cream sauce. It was amazing. This... More 

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Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We enjoyed a family breakfast together at Old Vine and really enjoyed the high quality and variety of each breakfast. The staff was great as well and we enjoyed shopping a bit prior to breakfast in the unique enclave of shops surrounding the Resturaunt.

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Huntington Beach, California, USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Tucked away in The Camp in Costa Mesa, Old Vine Cafe is a dining adventure! Whether you're there for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you won't be disappointed! The atmosphere is casual, the service is friendly attentive and informative, and the food is inventive, well presented and delicious! Try one of the three course lunches or one of the many four... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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248 reviews 248 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

You may have to wait a while for a table but it well worth the wait! The food is delicious, something your grandma would bake and the portions, too! Try their vegetarian omelet and upgrade for $2 and get either the biscuit with apple butter or the Cinnamon roll. This meal also comes with red potatoes - carbs, carbs, carbs!... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were visiting OC recently and wanted a local place to have breakfast and based on the high Tripadvisor ranking we assumed this would be a good place. Firstly, no one to meet us upon arrival, we just ended up seating ourselves. Then we had to ask for some water ( not the start we were hoping for ). Anyhow,... More 

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Irvine, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is the best breakfast in Orange County! And, breakfast is served until 3.00 p.m. Delight in a salmon omelette, seasonal French toast (fall is pumpkin pecan), or rabbit Mole. Whether traditional or exotic food for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Cef and owner Mark McDonald knows good food. Not easy to find if just driving by. Located at The Camp... More 

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Irvine, CA
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433 reviews 433 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've reviewed Old Vine before, but it's continuing excellence merits another review. They do what they do very well. They season menu is usually a good place to start. It is always well designed and the wine pairings are excellent. Old Vine has a new Executive Chef, so things may be changing slightly, but I'm confident that change will only... More 

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Orange County, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have had the pleasure to dine at Old Vine for Breakfast many times and have always had a perfect meal. Their clever distinction between sweet and savory on the menu directs me to what suits my mood. I love the Vegetarian, Smoked Salmon, and Gourmet Sausage & Eggs. The Pistachio Nut Butter goes well with Whole Wheat Toast, a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love breakfast, I am used to southern Breakfast smothered in gravy... This was a refreshing version, that has even more flavors of the south. Every ingredient is so tasty and fresh... everything was fresh and tasty The Fried green tomatoe was perfectly crisp and hot, and the apple butter YUM The sandwiches for lunch are awesome and different Southern... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Old Vine is a great food and wine spot. I've eaten here many times. They offer ideas for wine pairing on the dinner menu. Breakfast and lunch items are very creative. There is something for everyone's taste. I really like the Rueben sandwich. They feature a variety six-pack of wine for $60 with a selection of international wines that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-545-1411

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 60
  • Cuisine: Californian, Coffee Shop, European, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and Tuesday through Saturday for dinner! Stop in and join us, or call us about catering options.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?