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Scott's

3300 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 979-2400
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Ranked #32 of 418 restaurants in Costa Mesa
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Anton
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English first
Newport Beach
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times and I have never had a bad meal or bad service. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and the food is excellent no matter what you order.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went to Scott's in Costa Mesa, we picked this location as we it now boasts steak on its menu and now everyone is our party wanted seafood. The updates to the menu since I went there about a year ago were terrific. The wine selection is a little pricey so I would advise you to have your first glass... More

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Newport Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you are looking for a classic dining experience, conveniently located across from South Coast Plaza, this is where you will find Scotts Restaurant & Bar. Everyone feels immediately at home in the warm and friendly atmosphere, and this is just the beginning of your delicious seafood and continental cuisine experience! Also~ before heading to The Performing Arts Center...Scotts is... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Once you've tasted Scott's spicy provencal calamari, you'll return for more. We loved that there was no batter on the calamari and the spicyness was perfectly prepared to our liking.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very pricey and I got some bad seafood one time here. Service is OK, I am surprised that this place is still open, there are many other options in OC.

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The service at Scott's is great and everyone is attentive and friendly - from the the moment you arrive, everyone is ready and willing to assist. I really wanted to say positive things about the food, but my experience was mediocre at best. I started with the Asian Pear Salad, which was decent, but nothing that was memorable or unique.... More

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San Diego, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Second time I've had a lunch meeting here and both times it was a memorable meal. Seafood is their specialty and hey do a gat job. Good for meetings. Vale parking and great setvice

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Dover, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a lovely place for either a business dinner or a dinner with friends. Elegant room, attentive service, and really terrific seafood. A "Provencale" calimari app had a terrific sauce, and the shrimp cakes and Peruvian cervice were also fresh and bright-tasting. Entrees included swordfish with a light lobster sauce, and a colleague had lamb chops with a chimichurri... More

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Newport Beach CA
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118 reviews 118 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This has been one of our favorite restaurants gorgeous years.. Until tonight. On a busy Friday night we were escorted to nice booth and we settled in for what we thought would be a lively meal. We ordered drinks and were waiting for our entree when a couple were escorted to a table next to us. This place is casual... More

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Orange County, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Scott's has been around for years but I've only been there a few times. Each and every time has been an excellent experience. They have a private dining room for large groups plus an open area. The food is excellent and the service is even better. You must try whatever fish is on special.

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