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Casa Barilla

3333 Bristol St. (Sunflower Ave.) Send to Phone
Manhattan-based fast-casual venue delivers full service-quality Italian fare in South Coast Plaza.


Lunch & Dinner daily

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Casa Barilla, Costa Mesa, CA

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Casa Barilla Restaurant Review

: Located in the Sears quadrant of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza, this fast-casual venue comes festooned in light woods and high-legged chairs, decorative elements that fit in well with a mall spot. The food is a welcome departure from this typical milieu, as chef Alfonso Sanna puts together a menu of approachable regional Italian fare that doesn't slide into red-gravy-and-cheese territory, making it a sophisticated quick option for a family-friendly meal. Classic selections like spaghetti and meatballs share space with advanced dishes such as the orecchiette with Italian sausage and broccoli and the spicy linguine Vesuvio with calamari and baby shrimps. Salads and pizzas are also on hand if you want something a little lighter. The indulgent caramel panna cotta highlights the desserts.

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