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The Harp Inn

130 E. 17th St. (Newport Blvd.) Send to Phone
Beer, bar grub, entertainment and a festive vibe anchor this lively Irish pub in Costa Mesa.


Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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The Harp Inn, Costa Mesa, CA

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The Harp Inn Restaurant Review

About the restaurant & décor: This longstanding Irish pub has been attracting people to Costa Mesa’s bustling 17th Street since well before the thoroughfare became a hip hangout. Its allure is in its simplicity. Green hues, dark woods and dim lighting set a proper Celtic mood --- one that gets even better with a pint of draught beer in hand.

Likes: Classic Irish beer selection.
Dislikes: Limited non-bar indoor seating.

Food & Drinks: Folks belly up to the bar to get their beer on and dive into the kitchen’s unpretentious pub grub. Expected classics like bangers and mash and fish and chips are on the menu, and they’re joined by out-of-the-box selections such as the corned beef-stuffed Irish tacos. Burgers, sandwiches and salads are also available for those who want domestic fare. Brunch with bottomless mimosas is offered on weekends; we recommend indulging in the traditional Irish breakfast. The food and drink are often precursors to the nightly entertainment, which ranges from early week comedy to weekend music. If you’re lucky, there will be an English Premier League game or another football match on the telly.

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