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South Coast Plaza

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Address: 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
Phone Number: 800 782 8888
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Exclusive shopping center located near Disneyland.

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Great Place to Visit

I like to visit this great mall with so many stores and opportunities to buy from most elegant global designers elements, via great American stuff. Children stores, fashion... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

An extremely overpriced mall filled with people acting like spending $900 on a pair of shoes doesn't hurt. I just don't see the allure. When I go to the mall, I want to be able to buy something. At this one, I'd have to mortgage the house first 👎🏻

Thank Alyssa V
Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like to visit this great mall with so many stores and opportunities to buy from most elegant global designers elements, via great American stuff. Children stores, fashion, goods, cloth, bargains etc with many on site cafes and beverages- great location and convenient parking

Thank Markel52
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours to kill before our flight back to NZ, so decided to take a trip out to the South Coast Plaza; god were we in for a shock. We thought we were going to visit a large LA mall with affordable shops; wrong, this is high end, high prices and lots of paid security. Probably the... More 

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Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, this is a great mall for window shopping and drooling over all the beautiful designer clothes, shoes, handbags, etc., and fancy gems and jewels. However, unless you've got lots of money, it can be challenging to find something to actually buy here. I do shop at some of the anchor department stores (Nordstroms, Bloomingdales) - not that they are... More 

Thank Lynda V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge and diversified mall. Most of the luxury and popular brands are there so you need some time to make a complete visit. There are also a number of good restaurants there. Parking is not a problem.

Thank ekatsurayama
Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful mall to visit and shop. Close to the beach set in a beautiful atmosphere. Has a variety of shops to choose from and eatries.

Thank boothism
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

You can easily spend a couple of hours cruising this giant indoor mall. Beautifully decorated with all the latest high end fashion stores. Beware though this is not a mall for the bargain hunters. Definitely worth a look as it is the OC's "Rodeo Dr".

Thank Adam L
Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Went here especially to eat at Ruby's diner, that have the best milkshakes. The shopping centre is vast with a huge choice of shopping from high end stores to chains. Usually lots of events held with the centre. Staff see's candies were the best!

Thank TeamMason
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Postive: All the major brands can be found here. Clean, bright and nice ambiance. Negative: No sports store to be found. Sports Authority AND Sports Chalet have closed down.

Thank Kevin P
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Very large shopping mall with Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Saks, Macy's and Sears. Lots of high end brand name stores. Layout is bit complicated so get a brochure with map. Fortunately the many security staff are visible and very helpful. One even helped me find where I parked my car since it has several parking structures. So, note down where you parked... More 

Thank Albert C

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