The award-winning Old Vine Kitchen and Bar is one of the most famous restaurants in Costa Mesa, originally opened by executive chef Mark McDonald with sommelier Kate Perry in 2007.
With a beautiful, cozy ambiance and well-curated menu to match the artistic eye of its creators, Old Vine Kitchen & Bar is an experience not worth missing out on. The restaurant has been expanded recently (2019) with more than 80 paintings by abstract artists like Paul Kole that beautifully frame every inch inside this oasis in downtown Costa Mesa.
The menu is as diverse and robust as it sounds, with the perfect dish for any palate. You’ll find handmade pappardelle noodles served in a rich tomato sauce or delicate gnocchi flash-fried to perfection on request – both paired perfectly alongside your choice of beef tenderloin stroganoff (if you’re looking really luxe), fresh English peas & pork sausage ragu. There’s also breakfast available all day long.
Old Vine Kitchen and Bar is a seafood lovers paradise, with options that range from Indonesia-inspired curry shrimp to pulled duck leg served up alongside smoked poblano emulsion. You won’t regret ordering any dish at this restaurant.
Old Vine Kitchen & Bar offers plenty of options for any appetite. Entrees are available in both land-based dishes as well those who prefer seafood across cultures like Indonesia’s traditional fried rice dish made spicy via serrano chiles powder—or maybe you would rather have some chicken tikka masala.
Situated at 2937 Bristol St A103, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, Old Vine Kitchen and Bar is the perfect place for an intimate dinner or drinks with friends. They have a full bar that serves up fine wines, craft cocktails (including signature flavors like defender made from bacon!), martinis – whatever you desire. The lounge seating indoors offers beautiful views of their outdoor patio space where guests can enjoy themselves while listening to live music on certain days during peak times; if it’s too noisy outside, then come inside where they’ve got AC perfection going strong alongside dim lighting options, so all your senses are satisfied.
The roof bar at Old Vine Kitchen and Bar is the best place to be if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience. Part of why it’s so great? No reservations are taken, meaning that all seating here happens on a first-come-serve basis. That also means there isn’t any need as soon as someone reserves their table because they can wait till everyone has arrived before making themselves comfortable up top; this way, no one will have trouble getting seated together due to distance separation.