Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Scott’s Restaurant & Bar

3300 Bristol St. (Anton Blvd.) Send to Phone
714-979-2400
Classic and contemporary fresh seafood dishes, plus steaks and a great bar scene near South Coast Plaza.


Cuisine

Open
Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features

* Click here for rating key



THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Scott’s Restaurant & Bar, Costa Mesa, CA


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Scott’s Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review

: This classic yet contemporary seafood and steakhouse restaurant is popular with the pre- and post-theater crowd from the nearby Segerstrom Center for the Arts complex. The interior has been renovated to reflect a more Southern style, with white-wood arched windows, gleaming gold brass and an airy feel. The classy bar is a good place to hang out during happy hour, as tasty appetizers and hand-shaken martinis are surprisingly inexpensive. Fried calamari is the standout starter; it comes prepared in a traditional manner with garlic and lemon, or in a spicier Provençal-style version. Chowders are also a fine way to begin a meal, since Scott's has a sherry-finished, New England-style incarnation as well as a Manhattan-style soup with apple wood-smoked bacon. As for mains, the Chilean sea bass, cioppino and Prime flat-iron steak are all worthy dishes. Scott's features a notable wine list and an ever-present sommelier. On weekends, the restaurant offers a two-course brunch with free-flowing mimosas and plated items like Nutella brioche french toast and Dungeness crab eggs Benedict.





10-Year Tawny Port, Ramos Pinto, Quinta de Ervamoira
WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

In GAYOT's latest Wine of the Week learn about the origin of Port wine, its grape varietals, its various types and then read the review of a 10-Year Port.





WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

Read the review and see photos.