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Maggiano's Little Italy

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3333 Bristol St, Ste 6759, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1859
714-546-9555
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 122
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and great customer service

Nobody wants to start off a birthday dinner with gum on their shoe, especially when being seated at the table. That is how our evening started at Magliano's. What happened afterward is why this restaurant is special. We have dined here before, mostly ordering take away so we do know they serve a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
YCG55
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Irvine, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Seal Beach, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We return here frequently for great Italian food in a pleasant - if noisy - "New York" eatery atmosphere. Great service. Try the lobster carbonara!

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Irvine, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Nobody wants to start off a birthday dinner with gum on their shoe, especially when being seated at the table. That is how our evening started at Magliano's. What happened afterward is why this restaurant is special. We have dined here before, mostly ordering take away so we do know they serve a good meal with decent pricing. This review... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

this is a favourite haunt of my Aunt and Uncle, with whom I was visiting. We had the $39.95 lunch special for two, which included pastas of our choice, two side salads and a dessert to share. If this wasn't enough we also got to take home two extra pastas for dinner the next night. In this busy, expensive age,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stopped by for a glass of wine. Friend had the stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and really like them. There were probably 10 large mushrooms. We were allowed to seat ourselves at the tall tables with bar stools. For a booth you had to sign up with the waitress at a desk

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Costa Mesa, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

my husband and i ate here before attending vanguard's Christmas fantasia at the performing arts center. dinner was good, but not as good as i had remembered. i would definitely recommend getting something that includes the roasted potatoes, as they are DELICIOUS. also, be sure you make reservations! we thought we would be ok because it was a weeknight but... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

On the menu is a choice of pasta with or without upgrades and you get a second dinner to go. I had the Salad Wedge which was very good. I friend ordered the Chopped Salad, it was delicious and will order it the next time I dine here. I would highly recommend this restaurant. It is in the South Coast... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We love the food and usually get a salad and share a large pasta. If there is room left down below, we get a desert too. Very nice place with great food.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had lunch at Maggiano's on 3/28/15 to celebrate an anniversary. We've eaten at this restaurant a number of times, and has never disappointed. This is not your typical neighborly red nylon table clothes kind of a place. This is an emporium. It is elegant, richly decorated, linen on the tables and, yes, very noisy. Which is a good thing, in... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have noticed the restaurant for years… I have always been curious about it. It stands apart from the other buildings at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. It is elegant and exudes a certain sense of understated hospitality. The minute that you walk in you can hear the delightful, and somewhat loud, jabbering of people everywhere! People are... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Maggiano's Little Italy is a chain, of which I was unaware until after I ate there. I went with a family member and we both had a great time. Let's start with the abundant amount of parking at this location, as it sits in the parking lot of South Coast Plaza, a destination shopping mall. The façade of this location... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, Ste 6759, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1859
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-546-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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