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Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop

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233 East 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA
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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greenleaf Chopshop has been crowded since the day it opened; it's an 'organic' style restaurant where you order at the counter, and then they deliver your meal to your table. There are many vegetarian and organic options. The food is okay; the restaurant is usually pretty noisy, and the service is soso. The best thing I've ever had there was... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I have never been disappointed by a meal here BUT I am not sure it's worth the price these days. There are so many quality healthy options opening up that I'm finding it harder to pay 20+ dollars for a salad because I want chicken on it. And lately the chicken has been rubbery multiple times. Overall I still love... More 

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Thank Roland H
Anaheim, California
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212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you're itching for something healthy (or are forced into it), Greenleaf Chopshop has it all! With a diverse menu and good variety of proteins (steak, chicken, fish), complex/"good" carbs (kale, quinoa, sweet potato fries, salads, and breakfast items, you are sure to find something to your taste bud's likings. I ordered the almond crusted chicken with sweet potato fries... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Out of a whim we decided to eat here for lunch,we were in the mood for salads and boy did they deliver. I ordered the chicken wang salad, not misspelled either. The produce was exceptionally fresh, the dressing was creamy and not over bearing and the sauce had kick but was not overwhelmingly spicy. My husband had the Hollywood Bowl... More 

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Thank Lauramaldonado34
Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I love this little cafe. It has great selection of food, chill So Call vibe and they use fresh ingredients. They have a good amount of variety on the menu.

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Thank LadyJunket
Boston, MA
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294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

I liked that they have locally sourced, sustainable, and organic ingredients. Great menu, from seasonal specials to sandwiches and salads...everything sounded yummy and interesting. My lemongrass chicken salad was good...chock full of all kinds of ingredients (as my husband calls it, a busy salad) that blended well together. Unfortunately, my friend's winter butternut squash and goat cheese salad was mostly... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

A friend and I meet up every month or two to catch up and this restaurant is very convenient, the food is healthy and they have a nice wine selection. Out typical visit is wine, hummus and veggies and water and we both usually get an order to go. We're very low maintenance. During our last visit we sat down,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Some people find Greenleaf a little confusing on the first visit. You can order off the menu (and everything is fresh and good) or you can put together your own salad. You get to pick your greens, all the goodies, protein and dressing from a large selection of fresh products. The salads are quite large. The homemade soups are also... More 

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Thank pam b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Healthy food, decent taste, a little pricey....but the cucumber mojito ...? Off the charts! Best I have ever had by far

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Newport Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We typically get take out or delivery from Greenleaf weekly. It is such a good option for weeknight dinners. The kale side salad and sweet potato fries are our favorites. Don't forget to tell them your email so you can earn points.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 East 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?