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Gypsy Den

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2930 Bristol St Ste B102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7927
(714) 549-7012
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Orange County, California
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202 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met business colleagues for lunch at "Gypsy Den" restaurant in Costa Mesa. Restaurant was highly recommended by a friend who lives in the area. Location was a bit hard to find (down long driveway - park at back), but worth the trouble once the food arrived. Fabulous combination of flavors on my salad; really enjoyed it. In fact, I savored... More 

Thank Dr_C_and_E
United States
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389 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We came for brunch - hoped for more egg dishes but left satisfied with scrambled egg whites. Good coffee and atmosphere - looked like better choices for those not craving eggs. Next time!

Thank Traveling_a_lot4fun
Derby, UK
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374 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Enjoyed the "mall" experience and also enjoyed eating here; nice atmosphere, or should I say vibe. Menu is somewhere between lunch and dinner. Beer was relatively cheap as it was happy hour and $3 a bottle for some interesting brews. Not everyone will enjoy this place - my wife didn't but that was perhaps because she chose the wrong thing... More 

Thank kmr1809
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We like the location and friendly service. The breakfast burrito was really good. I didn't care for the regular coffee, but the coffee frances was really good.

Thank azkat2
Edmonton, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We stumbled across a great little spot while we were exploring the Artists' Village in Costa Mesa. The Gypsy Den had a ton of character with its casual flowing scarves used as draperies and walls cluttered with Persian rugs and art. The food was good too. We were there for breakfast. We liked the vegetarian options including a burrito that... More 

Thank JanetKawchuk
Loma Linda, California
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221 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My wife and I stopped by here for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Quite busy, which I suppose isn't to be unexpected as it's the only thing open at The LAB on Sunday mornings. I had the Maya coffee, which was very good, and their granola, which was excellent. The granola comes with yogurt and honey--be sure to spend the... More 

Thank Jeremiah G
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I'm not sure if this place is a coffee shop that serves food, or is a real restaurant. The outdoor seating and menu make it lok like a restaurant, but if you step inside, it looks more like a coffee shop. So, I'm thinking it's a local hangout for the folks who work at The Lab, and their customers. Not... More 

Thank Kozo S
Costa Mesa, California, United States
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452 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Most recently I met a former coworker of mine to catch up on life’s goings-on. We met for late lunch on a Tuesday specifically to avoid the weekday “lunch rush” (more on that below) and spent a relaxing two hours outside chatting and enjoying good food. Gypsy Den is conducive to both. This restaurant bills itself as “neighborhood coffee house,... More 

Thank Jim L
Costa Mesa, California
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I really enjoy this place! It tends to be my go to spot for cram seshes when finals are nearing. There have fantastic coffee selections and bottomless mimosas on the weekends! What more could a person want! The food is good, a bit pricey but worth the unique environment. I love the patio space as well. Overall, I'd say the... More 

Thank stroodel93
Sumter, South Carolina
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I love everything on the menu. The soup of the day is great. The fresh breads and baked items are amazing (not to mention the day old basket with discounted baked goods). I love the tuna melt or the waldorf chicken salad sandwich! I enjoy the outdoor or indoor seating and i never grow tired of the art on the... More 

Thank ashley m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2930 Bristol St Ste B102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: (714) 549-7012

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