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Din Tai Fung

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3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Space 2071 Upper Level, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-549-3388
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“dumplings” (159 reviews)
“dim sum” (19 reviews)
“pork” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Space 2071 Upper Level, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviewed yesterday

First time ever we waited 2+ hours to get in an restaurant. It was not totally unexpected (Saturday at Noon.. busy time!) but certainly more painful than we anticipated. The place is way too popular so unless you go there before they open and stand...More

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot Tip : they don’t take reservations (we drove an hour from Yorba Linda) so arrive at least 1hr before you plan to eat, put down your name (or send someone in advance to do so), wander around the mall and come back when they...More

Thank KhannuGurgaon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot count the number of Asian restaurants I have enjoyed in my life but this was the best ever - as the name would suggest. Din Tai Fung in Chinese is loosely translatable in English to "the best, the greatest, and the most." I...More

Thank Explore227485
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were in SoCal from August 15th thru 21st. Straight from John Wayne airport, this was our first stop as we landed in time for lunch. Excellent service cannot be denied, all the staff were very polite and courteous from when we reserved our seats...More

Thank Sightseer623126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 3 month old twins on their first family restaurant outing and thoroughly enjoyed both the fast, efficient service and the beautiful, delicious food!

Thank FortunateTraveler99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My brother is in town visiting from Hawaii and we decided to take the family here for brunch. I know it's always so busy and long wait so we got here at 11am but the line is already long. But dont be discourage, the line...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The food is good, but the wait is long. If you have the time, it is definitely worthwhile. A quick tip is to turn in your name for a table while at the same time get in line for food at the bar. It is...More

Thank William G
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This was the worst restaurant experience I have ever had. I have dined all over the US & the world & never been treated so poorly. My son arrived 2 hours early as the wait can be easily that long. Your whole party must wait...More

Thank lynn m
Reviewed July 27, 2018

When we first arrived at Din Tai Fung there was a line out the door. We were going to leave but lots of other people insisted that the food was delicious and worth the wait. Boy, were they right. We had pork ribs, marinated in...More

Thank laurieSue
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We are SO HAPPY to find this in the US. We plan to eat at the original location in Taiwan next year, we found this in CA yesterday. It didn’t disappoint!!! They are famous for the XiaoLongBao. They are dumplings filled with a variety on...More

1  Thank Curt F
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Questions & Answers
February 10, 2018|
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Response from big10sjunkie | Reviewed this property |
There are great vegetable dishes like the green beans. I am not aware of what other gluten free choices they have.
October 22, 2016|
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Response from 777traveler888 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as advertised
Cassie V
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
It's inside South Coast Plaza Mall. I did not see any pets. You should probably call and check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Space 2071 Upper Level, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-549-3388
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