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Skosh Monahan's

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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2000 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-7183 (20th)
+1 949-548-0099
15:30 - 00:30
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 00:30
Fri 15:30 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the first time I've been here, but it was recommended to me by the hotel I was staying at. The hotel also gave me a voucher to use that gave me a free appetizer. The atmosphere was great, but the food is what really made this place. They have great steaks and shrimp, both cooked perfectly without being... More 

Thank roberthayes173
Costa Mesa, California
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226 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is really Irish looking and the food is certainly delicious. If you are looking to satisfy your thirst with some hard cider I believe this is the place for the best cider I have ever had. Well, don't just take my word for it check it out.

Thank Monica S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Skosh's is a great place to have a meal with family and friends. Excellent food, great prices. They have a great variety of food as well as drink. Must try the cold Petron shot! A great place to hold a party.

Thank y2ksuzyq
Redlands, California, United States
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by after a beach visit to wait out the traffic. Mostly because kids eat free on Wednesday. Booth had a tv for the kids to watch a show while I enjoyed my Irish Ale that was recommended by the waitress. She even brought me a taster...impressive. Kids were happy, steak was cooked a little uneven, but all in all... More 

Thank Ronald V
Moscow, Russia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Burgers there are simply amazing - best I've ever tried! I wonder how I can eat burgers now in other places... we were staying in nearby hotel and came back to Monahan's several times, as their food is really stunning. Steaks & margaritas are also outstanding. Really outstanding place to eat!

Thank Alina_Kalinchenko_87
Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I call this bar my CHEERS bar. Always come in talk to either Gary (owner) or Charlie (bar manager/ bartender) and end my work day here. Love this bar- it's always entertaining and never a dull moment at Skosh Monahans! Highly recommended!

Thank stephperera
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251 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Great local haunt that is run by a great guy who wants to converse with and get to know his patrons even if - like me - they are only passing through. decent sized menu, excellent draught selection.

Thank Lauri F
Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We are currently on a road trip and checked into the Cozy Inn. I have major food allergies, so it can be difficult to find places to eat. Upon check in, I started looking for nearby restaurants. The hotel told us about Skosh Monahan's...but we weren't sure. I googled it, it's an Irish pub/Sports Bar. I still wasn't sure. I... More 

Thank colebenn1
Irvine, CA
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We've driven past for literally hundreds of times and never stopped. Can you say "dumb"? Great food, good service, reasonable prices. What else do you want. You think Irish food because of the name, but comfort food is closer to what they serve, with steaks, chicken, burgers, and fish and chips. Plenty of screens so you can keep up with... More 

Thank Michael H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

GREAT FOOD Great Drinks There is nothing to say accept, if you like the irish bars and the Great food, Then this is the pub to go to. I highly recommend Skoshs . You just can't go wrong Great Craft beer list from San Diego and Best Irish Whiskey list in OC. .

1 Thank ryan m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
American, Irish, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-7183
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-548-0099
"Where Travelers & Home Folk join to Celebrate the Day!" Celebrating our 16th year, Skosh Monahan's is known for our tantalizing steak, lamb & seafood dinners, excellent beer, wine & cocktail selections and fun, relaxed atmosphere. We serve Happy Hour until 6:30 pm daily, & all day & night Sundays & Mondays with sports on 15 HD flat screen TV's, , and live entertainment on Special Occasions. We also offer Kid's menus, with Kids eat free every Wednesday, a Gluten Free menu and daily dinner specials. So come in and enjoy yourself, let your hair down and engage in the old Irish custom of "Blarney". "The taller the tale, the merrier the laughter". The Spirit of St. Patrick's day lives every day at Skosh Monahan's

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