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3300 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (Anton)
(714) 979-2400
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11:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent seafood; NOISY!

Over the many times that we have dined at Scott's, two constants emerge: The restaurant serves outstanding seafood, and the main dining room is beautiful, but the acoustics SUCK! If you want a quiet meal at Scott's where you can hear and participate in the table conversation, plan to be seated in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
James J
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Laguna Beach, California
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Coto De Caza
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232 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went there after seeing a play at the segestrom center. word has it that scotts is closing in mid February. the sea food is great but it is pricey as all get out. 30+ for an entre alone. drinks are good and strong but about $15 each. parking is another 10. service was really good and then sometimes marginal.... More 

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Thank Kathleen S
Las Vegas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time I have gone to this restaurant it has not disappointed me. The food is superb and the service wonderful. They are remodeling now and not available to go there and dine, but looks like a few months and it will be back in business.

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Thank johnrJ6212ON
Laguna Beach, California
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139 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the many times that we have dined at Scott's, two constants emerge: The restaurant serves outstanding seafood, and the main dining room is beautiful, but the acoustics SUCK! If you want a quiet meal at Scott's where you can hear and participate in the table conversation, plan to be seated in another part of the restaurant. If all that... More 

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Thank James J
paris
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food , quite expansive but good quality and sense of the tasting . Very classic , business casual . Good choice of wine

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Thank joel b
Christchurch, New Zealand
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My son and I were staying at the Westin, as this hotel is virtually next door it was convenient. Convenient yes but that was about all. The service was average at best, the food was terrible and it was certainly overpriced. I read that this restaurant is now closing so no point going into more detail. And I guess that... More 

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Thank alastair4
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

An exceptional dining experience near South Coast Plaza. The perfect location for theatre and concert goers. The brunch afforded a variety of cuisine with three courses. The presentation of each course made the food more appetizing.

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Thank Linda D
California
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119 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is a rather elegant restaurant; my friend and I came for lunch and had a tasty, if expensive, meal.

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Thank Squidhead
Stockton, California
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

When we are in the area (staying at the Westin), we always include an evening at Scott's. The atmosphere is lovely, they always accommodate our request for a booth. This visit we had Phillip for a waiter...he was wonderful. Unfortunately I spilled a glass of water, he did not make a big issue of it, just took care of the... More 

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Thank Carol H
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We have been going to this, once great, restaurant since the early nineties -I soooo miss the bouillabaisse and perfectly cooked, sautéed Provençal style, squid! Slowly, every aspect of the experience has gone down hill. How are they still open?

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COSTA MESA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you are going to the Orange County Preforming Arts Center and are looking for some good food close by, then Scott's may be your place. They have a short menu, mostly steak, fish and salad but pretty much everything on it is done with class. On occasion, I have had fish that was cooked too hot leaving it a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3300 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (Anton)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: (714) 979-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm

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