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901-C S Coast Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-641-3000
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
GREAT ITALIAN FOOD

Stopped at Finbars for a Lasagna and salad. First comes their nice warm bread which you can eat with butter or dip it in oil and malt vinegar already at the table. Their Salads are extremely good. Recommend the BBQ Chicken. Hope this helps. Enjoy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
JOHN M
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Norwalk, California
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Norwalk, California
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped at Finbars for a Lasagna and salad. First comes their nice warm bread which you can eat with butter or dip it in oil and malt vinegar already at the table. Their Salads are extremely good. Recommend the BBQ Chicken. Hope this helps. Enjoy!

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Palm City, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Located in the mall area. I found the menu selection alright, but I've had better. Pricing is reasonable, service was great.

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Avon, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

This place was great! From the Bellini cocktail to the appetizer, atmosphere and gnocchi! It is located in a spot that is perfect for taking a shopping break close to Nordstrom Rack and Dsw. Pricing was reasonable, too. The cocktails were a little expensive, but typical for what we ordered. There is a lot to choose from on the menu... More 

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Norwalk, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Took friends and family to Finbars in the South Coast Plaza location in Orange county - great experience. If you like salads try the BBQ Chicken Salad (half order, unless you are starving) or the Marco Polo salad. Both delicious! If you are into pasta try their lasagna and the endless soups. Depending on the day of the week they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What else could one want? The lunch specials are so reasonable ($9.00). My friends enjoyed the soup and I had the Caesar salad. The traditional lasagne is very tasty...almost as good as mama's and the pasta with bolognais was yummy. I really like that the tomato sauce is not too sweet. The cheesecake is delicious...again, not too sweet. Light lunch... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

. Arriving at 5 PM our server noticed that I had a discount coupon. It was happy hour and some places might have taken our orders and then told us that the coupon did not apply. Instead, our server explained the restaurant's policy and then suggested how we might use the happy hour menu and our coupon at the same... More 

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Nashville
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We were going to the movie and decided to try finbars for lunch. Located right below Regal cinema is this dining gem. I had the meatball sandwiche and my girlfriend chicken picatta. The food was delicious. Our waitress Cindy was outstanding. She filled my soda 3 times and made certain everything was perfect for us. She seemed to really love... More 

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Long Beach, California
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45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good value for a really nice little Italian restaurant. Convenient location with easy parking. Good food and reasonably priced.

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Phoenix, AZ
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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

We went to Finbars for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The appetizers were good and the pasta was excellent. We were treated to live music, which was an added bonus. Casual atmosphere with a seriously good menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Finbars has been a favorite with me foe awhile. I dont go as often as I would like to but everytime we do, the service and the food is consistently very good. Most servers will take extra effort to see that your experience or your needs are met. In essence it has a god atmosphere and you will enjoy the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901-C S Coast Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-641-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?