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Din Tai Fung Dumpling House

3333 Bristol St, Space 2071 Level 2 Sears Wing, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-549-3388
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dim sum” (21 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (24 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3333 Bristol St, Space 2071 Level 2 Sears Wing, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the waiting time is a little too much. I waited almost 90 min. The only good thing is, it's in the mall, so you won't be bored during the waiting time. The xiaolongbao is really not that special, it tastes a little...More

Thank Sisi Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the food is pretty good...place is nicely decorated and bright...but the 3 hr wait is just UNBEARABLE...you can check in and go shopping for 3 hrs and come back...but that just means my wife bought and a bunch of unnecessary junk...The seafood dumplings is good...but...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ALWAYS BUSY and for good reason. The garlic green beans are a must have. The spicy shrimp & pork wontons are amazing! Have tried lots of other dishes, but always come back to those two faves. It still amazes me that a restaurant of this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For you locals, this is located next to Sears, at the previous McDonald's location. It is kid friendly, but you must park your strollers outside in a designated "lot". It's a favorite & always, always, busy, so texting a reservation is recommended. Their menu spans...More

Thank henrissh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dumplings are delicious and everything is very fresh. It is very crowded and has a small bar area, so be prepared for a wait

Thank TraciePetersen526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much flavor in dim sum as is, but this was especially bland. Tried different varieties and many tasted the same.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to restaurant when visiting Bellevue WA. So when we saw it in we went. Same great food, service and value. Be warned this place is always busy so there will be a wait. They text you when you reservation is ready...More

Thank iankarrie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious! The wait takes forever but I think it's absolutely worth it!! The customer service is great and they are quite efficient.

Thank Pluffzee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a spot not to be missed if you like dumplings,filled meat buns and wonderful noodle dishes.The wait line can be VERY long, because it is so good! We (2 ) sat at the Bar, which is first come,first to sit down basis....More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Eight of us had dinner here around 5 last night. Parking in adjacent structure was easy. We put our name down to be notified via text when table became available. Window shopping at Zara, Uniqlo and other shops located close by helped while away time....More

Thank LnS2004
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22 October 2016|
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Response from 777traveler888 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as advertised
Cassie V
29 September 2016|
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
It's inside South Coast Plaza Mall. I did not see any pets. You should probably call and check.
18 April 2016|
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Response from Randall B | Reviewed this property |
I'd say an hour early. You put your name on the list and they text you when they can seat you. But you also might be able to get quicker service at the bar, which is first come, first served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, Space 2071 Level 2 Sears Wing, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-549-3388
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