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Eureka!

4143 Campus Dr. (University Dr.) Send to Phone
949-596-8881
Casual Irvine restaurant featuring a bevy of progressive burgers and a long whiskey list.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Eureka!, Irvine, CA

Eureka! Restaurant Review

: The Irvine location of this small burger chain is open and airy, and it captures a casual side of the city that mirrors the adjacent UC Irvine campus. The exterior is a great place to people-watch, while the interior is home to an inviting, sleek bar that offers a long list of whiskeys. Whatever seat you choose, hunker down and try one of the signature burgers, which feature intriguing ingredients such as bacon-infused jalapeƱo jam, homemade fig marmalade and shiitake mushroom bone marrow butter. Those who don't want a burger can enjoy a seared shrimp salad with rice noodles or a hearty main like fish 'n chips or teriyaki salmon with mushroom black rice and ginger coleslaw. Be sure to save room at meal's end to enjoy desserts like bourbon barrel cake with pecans and caramel.




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