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Extremely UNIQUE!

This is a place of Solotude stuck in the middle of a whole lot of hustle & bustle. ...and damn good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Costa Mesa, California
Throw Back To Simpler But Exciting Times

I have known about the Camp for a long time, but never ventured in. The anti-mall thing didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Costa Mesa, California
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2937 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place of Solotude stuck in the middle of a whole lot of hustle & bustle. ...and damn good food inside it too! Must experience it in order to appreciate it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank R4288XBdavep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have known about the Camp for a long time, but never ventured in. The anti-mall thing didn't appeal to me. But this past Sunday, we went to the Old Vine Cafe and had a great meal,but above all, the environment of the Camp was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vincentr149
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a wonderfully quirky trendy interesting place to shop and eat, however there is just NOT enough parking. It takes away from the experience. If that doesn't bother you, by all means come here and enjoy the eclectic mix of shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Squidhead
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

In addition to a Patagonia store, there’s some wonderful restaurants and cafés and little boutique shops. They are really carried out the camp theme In a delightful way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barb C
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Parking is horrible. Never an empty spot .. but they have free valet ! (after validation) so don't know why so few people take advantage of that. Some nice eateries (Vitaly is great) and funky / boutique stores, bakeries & cafes.. Nice vibe and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PG13LA
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Lovely place to wander, shop or eat which is what we did. There are a great many places to sit outside to relax and enjoy the sun or shade depending where you are. I bought items at a couple of the stores here andwe ate...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sherry19112016
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Everything was great except parking. There is not enough parking. Restaurants and variety was good. Best time to go is morning time

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

The show are good and the restaurants are worth trying. It’s an upscale, cool and hipster version of an open air mall. If your are into vegetarian food you can’t miss Native restaurant

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank EZB_11
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the camp a few times and it's cool been there to eat really haven't done much else while I'm there but for walking around and something to do on a lazy day I say yes and make sure to be careful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BmanOrangeCounty
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

No parking, stores are all geared toward the same crowd and restaurants are trendy. Never has parking available so you are reluctant to make a plan for here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MominOC
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