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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

615 Town Center Dr. (Avenue of the Arts) Send to Phone
714-429-7640 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Patina Group outpost at OC's stunning Segerstrom concert hall.

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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge, Costa Mesa, CA

Leatherby's Cafe Rouge Restaurant Review

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About the restaurant and décor: Most patrons come to this Patina Group outpost at the ultra-modern Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall for pre-theater dining. But Leatherby's Café Rouge is truly a spot for fine dining regardless of whether you have tickets in hand for the evening's performance or not. The concert hall's undulating, transparent walls set the scene for sophisticated drama. A redesigned interior has introduced dark gray banquettes and a crimson rug, among other enhancements. The new bar-lounge at the entrance is where you may want to begin your visit with a glass of wine or a cocktail.

Food & Drinks: Executive chef and former Thomas Keller understudy Greg Stillman helms the kitchen. The menu has shifted its focus to a steakhouse milieu oscillating between classic and contemporary. Look for starters like shrimp cocktail with horseradish or foie gras torchon with quince relish, moving on to an array of steaks, such as USDA Prime tenderloin and rib-eye. Choose from other options as well, from Colorado rack of lamb to Scottish salmon with an agave lime glaze. Don't miss out on Leatherby's meal-enders, like a hazelnut mousse crunch bar. The wine list is extensive, with well-chosen selections mostly from France and California.



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