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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Place and Decent Food

I had the Tuscan salad with grilled chicken and it was pretty decent; there was a good amount and there was a nice combination of flavors. The sliced apples were crisp but didn't add a lot of flavor. The salad did pair well with the Reiseling that I ordered. I had the Blackout Cake, which was a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Dale W
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Clayton, California
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Newport Beach, California
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If I could give minus star, I would. I just got off the phone with the "owner" Joseph...I called to discuss an altered amount charged to my credit card and the exceptionally rude service our group received last week. All he could do was interrupt, bark orders and refuse to listen to any replies I tried to provide at his... More 

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Clayton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had the Tuscan salad with grilled chicken and it was pretty decent; there was a good amount and there was a nice combination of flavors. The sliced apples were crisp but didn't add a lot of flavor. The salad did pair well with the Reiseling that I ordered. I had the Blackout Cake, which was a chocolate cake composed... More 

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Norwalk, California
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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30 restaurant reviews
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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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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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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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48 restaurant reviews
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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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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, Seafood

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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, Seafood
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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