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McCormick & Schmick's

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2000 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-7202 (Main & Gillette)
+1 949-756-0505
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

M&S has always been a good restaurant for business and evenings out. This one is better than most that I have dined at across the country. I would recomend thier seafood as it was very fresh. The staff was attentive and very pleasent and that goes from the host stand , waiters and even the bus staff. I had a... More 

Thank 2227mechanic
Central Florida
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel a lot in exotic places and love all types of food. I always look for local places. But I had limited time, didn't want to get out in a taxi. Just wanted basic good food ("American" style simple steak, seafood, not exotic) I could count on for a biz dinner, not loud, and a little upscale. M&S is... More 

Thank CrackerJoe
Lake Forest, California
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332 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit we went with seafood dishes, Signature Sea Bass and Salmon. The meal was served on a bed of vegetables. Paired with J Lohr 7 Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon. We didn't have appetizers or dessert but the dinner was most excellent. We had dinner reservations but they were not available for 90 minutes, so we showed up and were seated... More 

Thank Tim_the_Enchanter417
Irvine, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I am think of fresh fish at a local restaurant in Irvine, nice middle-class ambience, upscale casual, then often I choose McCormick's. The wooden booths are private but not so comfortable. The bread is tasty and the fish dishes are quite good. The wine list is long enough. Service is above average. All in all, you can't go wrong... More 

Thank Petrina F
Laguna Woods, CA
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160 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here on a week night, so it wasn't real crowded. Yes, the Bouillabaisse was loaded with large shrimp, mussels, clams, fish and more - none was overcooked and the sauce was light and not overpowering. The portion is very laarge. So, why the mediocre review? The kale salad was a dismal failure - a few pieces of kale... More 

Thank Baltimore48
Anaheim, California
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Great menu for both lunch and dinner with fast service for lunch; dinner is a bit more relaxed. Great specials and a very good wine list.

1 Thank Troy-Wo
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

This was across the street from out hotel and we had a group dnner here. It was very good. We ate in the main part for the restaurant.

1 Thank dc4452016
Palm Desert, California
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We met friends and family here for a great dinner. the staff is very helpful too. I really like the wedge salad. They do it right, not like some other places. I had the trout, and I would have liked more almonds on it, but it was good.

Thank Satellite20
Dixon, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We stayed at the Embassy Suites in Irvine. We walked across the street to McCormick & Schmick's. We were not super hungry, so we sat in the bar and had soup and salad. The clam chowder was one of the best I have ever had. The server was awesome! Even though it is a bit pricy, it was worth it!

Thank Debbie K
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A few of the guys I work with and I decided to stop here for dinner when we were in Irvine for a business trip. We'd all been to the one in Chicago (which was great) and it was wakling distance from our hotel. We arrived around 6:30 and should have known something was up when we saw the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $70
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-7202
    (Main & Gillette)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-756-0505

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?