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The Bungalow

2441 E. Coast Hwy. (MacArthur Blvd.) Send to Phone
949-673-6585 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Classic steak and seafood in a rustic Craftsman-style setting.


 
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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The Bungalow, Corona del Mar, CA

The Bungalow Restaurant Review

: The décor of this Corona Del Mar establishment indeed resembles a seaside dwelling’s Craftsman-style architectural and romantic touches: soft earth tones, intimate lighting and cozy wood booths. The lively martini and cocktail-fueled bar scene will greet you if you enter from the front. However, if you valet park around back, you’ll walk up through a charming garden patio with its dramatic stone fireplace before you enter the lower or upper dining rooms and settle in for executive chef Alfonso Pineda's take on classic steak and seafood fare. Start with a dirty martini and the steak tartare with truffle aïoli and soft poached egg. The all-Prime steaks offered as mains are tender and juicy, especially the petit filet, which can be paired (for a price) with an Australian lobster tail or pan-seared dry scallops. There are plenty of seafaring dishes, too, most notably the miso-marinated Chilean sea bass with coconut rice, stir-fried vegetables and lemongrass-ginger beurre blanc. Finish your dining experience with a shareable crème brûlée. During the week, the restaurant offers a special three-course, two-person lunch menu.



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