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Maggiano's Little Italy

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3333 Bristol St, Ste 6759, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-546-9555
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Costa Mesa, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Large portions and if you order a pasta, you can chose one to take home free. Their salads are great, as is the lasagna and spaghetti. We've celebrated many birthdays here and love it.

Thank jmmortgage
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Go family style! This place has a great atmosphere and is wonderful for the whole family. Our server was awesome at suggesting things for us to try

Thank dlopez57
Surprise, Arizona
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568 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Could not get a reservation but walked in Food excellent, fairly priced, lots to choose from Had the veal parmigiana, a little overlooked but good, linguine do mare was terrific Had the wine special Coppola rossa, lovely wine Great service

Thank michaelbkolsky
La Verne, California
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108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Seated right away waiter introduced himself. Drinks were given and order taken. The salad, the spaghetti and the dessert were wonderful. The service was outstanding.you will not be disappointed at this Maggiones

Thank Lulu120639
Budapest, Hungary
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

First thing to look at in a restaurant: cutlery. Was it clean? No. Fork had a dry little shrimp shell on it. Second thing to look at: glassware. Was it clean? No. Had lipstick on it. Third thing: food! It was good!!will i come back? Hell naw:)

Thank A San D
Dana Point, California
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Really bad Italian food that is overpriced and served in a dirty restaurant. Been to several chains like this but expected this would be much better. Thought perhaps El Fornio or Romanos that both have good food in nice setting. This place is on par with Olive Garden at double the price. Never will come back here again

Thank mark b
Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

As always this Italian restaurant is awesome, good pizza, good pasta, Italy where you belong. The ambiance is good, fine wines.

Thank 752lanid
Chino Hills, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Friend and I ordered the meal for two at Maggiano's. Wonderful spinach salad for appetizer. I asked for fresh mozzarella instead of blue cheese and Alfredo, our waiter was more than agreeable to make the substitution. For the entree, I had rotini with chicken and mushrooms and my friend had the four cheese ravioli. We sampled each other's entree and... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

All the drinks are good but The Mai Tai is my favorite cocktail but be careful because you will feel addicted and its really difficult to taste the alcohol ..the food quality is excellent. They are always really busy. You should make your reservation in advance. You will enjoy for sure!

Thank 872gloriaa
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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We always enjoyed eating here. This time, the chef took some time to say hello to the guests. They surprised us with an appetizer for our celebration. Large portions for some dishes. Love it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, Ste 6759, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-546-9555

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Lake Elsinore, California, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?