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Old Vine Cafe

2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
+1 714-545-1411
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“english muffin” (10 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here a few years back and I was in town again for business. Based on my previous experience, I knew it was going to be the perfect place to take my colleagues for a celebratory dinner. They offer tasting menus and you can also...More

Thank mbeardsley42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had a tasty brunch here a while back so we decided to try their evening fare. The dinner menu looked interesting so our party tried different dishes. The Lamb Chops were acceptable but that is not a difficult dish to prepare. Likewise, their...More

Thank Steve S
Triper5554, Owner at Old Vine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am terribly sorry that you had this experience at Old Vine Cafe. We certainly take pride in putting out a quality product, and obviously missed the mark on the evening that you dined with us. I assure you that this is not the norm...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, son and I ate Sunday brunch at Old Vine, our first meal after arriving Saturday midnight on a long transpac flight. Our hunger was enormous, and Old Vine did not disappoint. My Reuben omelette was possibly the best omelette ever, with delicious potatoes...More

Thank d3lewis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I went here after being in the neighborhood at the Camp / Lab and wanting to enjoy a good meal. Old Vine Cafe didn't disappoint and the service was excellent. We didn't try any of the tasting menus and ordered the Old...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I thought the food here was exceptionally good. My only gripe is that I would have loved if my beef tongue came with more greens than the tiny amount of chives that landed on the plate. It was amazing, but sort of one note. That's...More

1  Thank sehra
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We have dined at The Old Vine Cafe several times, as it has now became one of our favorites. We have never had a bad meal or bad service. The ambiance is great and the Chef always creates a different food service that is nothing...More

1  Thank Galina1969
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I wanted to meet a childhood friend for Sunday breakfast before she flew out of John Wayne Airport and Old Vine turned out to be the PERFECT spot. We met early enough (9:30 or 30 minutes after they open) to secure both easy free parking...More

1  Thank macrag
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The atmosphere is quaint, and the food is always good. I have been multiple times with girlfriends and we always enjoy it.

1  Thank JenniferC4734
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We highly recommend the Old Vine Café for a breakfast, lunch or dinner. Chef Mark and his staff have the same passion, enthusiasm and attention to details. His wine (beer) and food pairings are my benchmark for all other restaurants. For the last 10 years...More

1  Thank attiecat
Reviewed March 26, 2018

My boyfriend had booked and reserved us the prefix menu for Valentines Day with wine pairing. First of all: service was slow, they were understaffed for the number of reservations they had. It took over 20 minutes between courses, after you finished. By the second...More

Thank katietej
Triper5554, Owner at Old Vine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

I am terribly sorry that you left feeling that the experience was less than excellent. With Tasting menu dining, including wine pairings, we certainly allow more time for diners to enjoy the pairing experience. Upon request we can always expedite the speed in which courses...More

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Questions & Answers
February 9, 2016|
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Response from Sugarfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Outside on the patio may work The space inside is a tad cramped
November 19, 2015|
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Response from Geno M | Reviewed this property |
It really depends how warm it is outside...I would call them prior to going...just to be safe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-545-1411
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Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and Tuesday through Saturday for dinner! Stop in and join us, or call us about catering options.
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