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Old Vine Cafe

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2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
+1 714-545-1411
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Costa Mesa
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Vine is a small, quaint, warm, unique dining experience with excellent food! I highly recommend you stick with their Prix Fixe menu options paired with Wine. Besides the food I really love their wine pairings. The wines are a mix of new and old world and always interesting. They serve wines you will typically not find anywhere else and... More 

Thank CAHappyboy
Santa Ana, California
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy going to Old Vine. The food is consistently excellent and the wine pairings are generally good. Admittedly we miss the raviolo, a truly amazing dish that was apparently time consuming and difficult to make. The gnocchi replacement is good but not as good. And the nice small setting is delightful. Service is friendly and attentive. Wish they would... More 

Thank Brad S
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Outstanding Goat Omelette with mixed greens and a biscuit. Coffee was excellent and service was top notch. Highly recommend.

Thank Shawn R
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

have been here several times for brunch and always had a good meal but also came for dinner for my office holiday party and everyone loved the food. Everyone ordered an entre and then a salad to share. Loved everything

Thank Laurie N
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came here based on the Yelp reviews and they did not disapproval. There was a bit of a wait, about 30 minutes for two people. I had the caramel apple french toast and it was amazing!!! If I am in the area, I will definitely be back.

Thank shellstar4
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend always come here for brunch. One of the first few places we tried together when we started dating. They have great portions and everything is made in house. I love the potatoes and blueberry French toast. Although it's more like cake. I am obsessed.

Thank Ash4family
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. I've been going for the breakfast since they open and I've never been disappointed. Food, service and ambiance s great! PS: they have a waiting list that sometimes goes up to 1h, on weekends

Thank Nicolae F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Quaint cafe with patio. Food and coffee was delicious! Service was quick and friendly. Breakfast was more expensive than your typical restaurant. But once you see the creative and unique dishes prepared by the chef, you understand why.

Thank Teri M
Triper5554, Owner at Old Vine Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for choosing Old Vine Cafe! Be sure to also try us for dinner sometime as it is an entirely different experience. Best regards, Mark McDonald More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Amazing setting. The service and management of the restaurant is excellent. All of this would be immaterial if it were not for the transcendent goat omelet. Tender and flavorful. My new favorite spot in OC

Thank Tim D
Triper5554, Owner at Old Vine Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your kind words! I hope to see you again soon! Also, be sure to try us for dinner sometime. It is a totally different experience! Cheers! Mark McDonald More 

Dana Point, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I came for brunch last year and it was amazing. We decided to try their dinner. It was truly amazing. They offered several "tasting menus" each had 4 courses and price includes wine with each course. They also offered alacarte options with wine pairings. We opted for the tasting menus as it took all the guess work out of selecting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
American, Cafe, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2937 Bristol St, Suite a-102, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5982
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-545-1411
Welcome to Old Vine Cafe! We are open daily for breakfast and lunch, and Tuesday through Saturday for dinner! Stop in and join us, or call us about catering options.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?