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Mesa

725 Baker St. (Bristol St.) Send to Phone
714-557-6700 | Menu
One of Orange County's hippest spots to hang, drink and nosh on inventive modern American fare.
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Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sat.
Open late
Features
  • Valet parking & parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Mesa Restaurant Review

: Mesa is one of OC's sleekest nightspots for dinner, late-night dining and a hot bar scene. We are happy that the organic d├ęcor hasn't changed, although smokers will be sad to learn they must wait until 11 p.m. to light up under the lounge's retractable roof. Chef Jason Travi brings a sharp skill and a keen focus on quality ingredients and other contemporary recipes. Start with a hand-shaken cocktail and the tempura-style crunchy green beans, Kobe beef and blue cheese sliders, artisanal charcuterie or house-made sausage and pickled vegetable plate. Those in the know bring a crowd, order some white wine and a huge cast iron skillet full of creamy, buttery Prince Edward Island mussels. Grilled Thai shrimp and wood-fired pizzas are also satisfying, as is the refreshing apple salad, with its savory aged Gouda, crunchy Marcona almonds and cider vinaigrette. At meal's end, go for the warm bread pudding or seasonal fresh-baked cookie plate. Want to pair your food and wine? General manager Peter Jaisel can recommend reasonable by-the-glass selections for each dish.

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