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Le Chateau Garden Bistro

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325 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
+1 714-549-0300 ext. 406
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Through the doors of Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa, past a lush...
Through the doors of Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa, past a lush courtyard and cascading fountain, lies the best restaurant in Costa Mesa. Le Chateau offers creative world cuisine and welcoming service that will make your restaurant experience in Costa Mesa memorable. Offering food with international flare, our award-winning restaurant in Costa Mesa combines flavors from around the world. The culinary vision of our Executive Chef has led to such delectable cuisine as the Chef's Monte Cristo Sandwich, which the Orange County Register calls "O.C's best Monte Cristo sandwich. Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as weekly specials that celebrate foods from around the globe. From a New Orleans theme to Pacific Rim Fusion and beyond, Le Chateau Restaurant in Costa Mesa provides fresh, inventive fare that awakesn your culinary senses
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food & Service

Felt that menu was a bit over-priced. However, the service was excellent with glasses refilled consistently. The Monte Cristo Sandwich was excellent as was the Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos. The bread and olive / garlic spread is a must!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Felt that menu was a bit over-priced. However, the service was excellent with glasses refilled consistently. The Monte Cristo Sandwich was excellent as was the Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos. The bread and olive / garlic spread is a must!

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Santa Clara, CA
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was staying at the hotel, and invited a friend for lunch. We had a very nice experience, sitting in a shaded area of the patio. We seemed to be the only patrons, and so had lots of service. The meals were good and reasonably priced.

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AyresHotels, General Manager at Le Chateau Garden Bistro, responded to this review

Dear sobaytravelguy, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate our services based on your most recent visit to our restaurant. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to provide attentive service during your meal. We genuinely appreciate the feedback you have provided and would like to welcome you back next time you are on the... More 

Santa Ana, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a gem of a restaurant. It is located in the Ayers hotel near John Wayne Airport. We started with a cocktail which was done correctly. We shared the garden salad, which was more than enough for two people. I had the angelhair pasta with shrimp and had the pesto sauce. It was creamy and not overpowered by garlic.... More 

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AyresHotels, General Manager at Le Chateau Garden Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Kathy Z, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor to let other know about your recent dining experience at Le Chateau Garden Bistro. We a thrilled to hear that you consider our restaurant a gem. Thank you for sharing such a special occasion and allowing us to cater to you during your... More 

Garden Grove, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Very tasty cuisine, peaceful, and friendly. The bread--provided for all diners, warm and richly textured, is wonderful! No blaring music or noise--peaceful. Our salads were quite large and filling!

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AyresHotels, General Manager at Le Chateau Garden Bistro, responded to this review

Dear marvandin Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have written about our restaurant. We truly appreciate your kind compliments in regards to the quality of our meals, the exceptional customer service we strive to provide, and the ambiance of our restaurant. Thank you again for your feedback and we genuinely hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely,... More 

minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The food and service at the LeChateau have been consistently excellent. A relaxed dining experience with high quality food.

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AyresHotels, General Manager at Le Chateau Garden Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Minnmary, Thank you so much for the wonderful review regarding your dining experience at Le Chateau. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the food and the exceptional service we strive to provide our customers. Thank you again for your review and we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely David Baker General Manager More 

Long Beach, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Had a nice lunch in the courtyard, which had plenty of shade available on a sunny day. Two very good sandwiches. Monte Cristo, so hard to find these days. This one is head-and-shoulders above Disneyland's Café Orleans and the Park Bench Café in Huntington Beach Central Park. Nothing wrong with those, but this one was fluffy rather than being heavy... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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620 reviews 620 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
569 helpful votes 569 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had dinner at Le Château because we were staying at the Ayres Hotel. We sat inside because of the cold snap in early January. The bread and butter is very tasty. My wife had been looking forward to crab cakes, but after we ordered, the kitchen said they were all out of crab cakes. We tried the French onion... More 

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Winfield, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Food was so great, the crabcakes is superb!! Service is great too. Ambiance in the restaurant is cozy and warm. I felt bad on trying the restaurant on our last night at Costa Mesa. But I will definitely come back when Im in town. Highly recommended.

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Empire, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The service was excellent. The restaurant was clean, and the decor was nice. My food (seafood) wasn't very good, but my husband had the Pot Roast and it was great!!

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Calgary, Canada
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168 reviews 168 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was staying at the Ayres hotel Costa Mesa and decided to try the hotel's restaurant for lunch on a Saturday. I was promptly offered the menu and my drink order arrived shortly thereafter. The onion soup was very tasty but a leaf was left in the soup. The bread was very good. The grilled mahi mahi with the mushroom... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 325 Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-549-0300 ext. 406

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

Description

Through the doors of Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa, past a lush courtyard and cascading fountain, lies the best restaurant in Costa Mesa. Le Chateau offers creative world cuisine and welcoming service that will make your restaurant experience in Costa Mesa memorable. Offering food with international flare, our award-winning restaurant in Costa Mesa combines flavors from around the world. The culinary vision of our Executive Chef has led to such delectable cuisine as the Chef's Monte Cristo Sandwich, which the Orange County Register calls "O.C's best Monte Cristo sandwich. Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as weekly specials that celebrate foods from around the globe. From a New Orleans theme to Pacific Rim Fusion and beyond, Le Chateau Restaurant in Costa Mesa provides fresh, inventive fare that awakesn your culinary senses
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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