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Finbars Italian

901-C S Coast Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Ranked #99 of 431 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Norwalk, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Average Italian Food, excellent service. Decent food in a somewhat casual environment, but the prices rival that of fine dining Italian estalishments... in other words, Finbars is a a bit overpriced. Fresh bread at table is good start and they keep bringing more of it out. Good Mediterranean salad. My son enjoyed his Seafood Pomodoro dish and my Vegetable Lasagna... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Was in town on a business trip and went there on a Saturday early evening alone. They treated me as well as they would have a whole table full of people, gave me a good table, very attentive service. Even as they got busier, I was treated very well. I had an excellent salad and the Lasagna (my test for... More 

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Irvine, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I took my friend her for her birthday today. She had been to a Finbar's before. This had to be my worst restaurant experience in along time. The food was, for the most part, not good at all. I had the Chicken Marsala with veggies and pasta marinara. The Chicken was decent after I added alot of salt and pepper... More 

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Additional Information about Finbars Italian

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

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