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AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar

3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
+1 714-557-5679
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crustaceans” (13 reviews)
“shaking beef” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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Reviews (137)
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This über-sophisticated gourmet bistro and noodle bar is a mainstay of South Coast Plaza. It's a family-run establishment and Chef “Mama” Helene An’s principle of 'yin and yang' cooking follows the foundations of Eastern medicine, using ingredients only when they’re in season and at their...More

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We went for lunch shortly after they opened and were seated within a few minutes. It's not a large menu, so it's pretty easy to decide. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Our order as well as the orders around us did take a...More

Thank marc c
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on business lunch while visiting from out of state...was so impressed! Garlic noodles were so yummy as were the fish tacos. Mmm mmmm! Service was outstanding. Located right inside Bloomingdales at South Coast Plaza...all around great experience and I will be back!

Thank IndyMM456
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Inside South Coast Plaza? Amazing. A beautiful, exotic decor that delivers on both food and drink. The well trained wait staff can help you navigate a menu that my seem at first to be a bit unfamiliar. The bar serves up inventive mixed drinks which...More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Happy hour from mid afternoon until 7:30. Arrived at 5:30 on a Monday to enjoy a few drinks and nibbles with some friends. Great priced drinks and interesting cocktails with a definite Asian theme also an extensive and diverse wine menu. Our group drank cocktails,...More

Thank nene4444
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A very pretty restaurant with very fresh well prepared food. A very good value during restaurant week! 2 Nice bars serve a full menu. Service is pleasant and efficient.

Thank Su25bag
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Garlic noodles are what they are known for, but we've had so many different tastes, especially through seminars that I'm always ready to dine here. Bar is slow but the manager bends over backwards to correct any issue brought to his attention. Live music on...More

Thank Roseanne E
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant week menu at AnQi was a steal - lunch for $20, including app, entrée and dessert. The two apps, tuna taco and pastrami egg rolls, were both delicious. Entrees of kale Caesar and ribeye dip both hit the spot, as well. (Particularly the...More

Thank luv2travl003
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We came here for lunch and had to make reservations when they open because they get so crowded. We enjoyed the food but it is very expensive. Service was great.

Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had a great night with a large party at AnQi, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was absolutely first-rate, we had a pre-arranged menu with a more limited set of choices, but each choice was good. Had a chance to try a few of...More

Thank Steven F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
    (Anton Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-557-5679
  • E-mail
The AN Family, of the famed Crustacean Restaurant in Beverly Hills, invites you to experience their latest concept: AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar.

AnQi serves a unique twist on California Vietnamese Cuisine, with favorites like Filet Mignon Potstickers and Miso Black Cod, as well as items from their Award-Winning Molecular Menu.

AnQi is the most architecturally impressive designed space in all of Orange County, with its unique Catwalk concept and eco-friendly sustainable interior design. Winning Riviera’s 2010 Best Restaurant Decor Award, AnQi compliments its earthy-chic versatile decor with a bar menu just as fresh and organic. Sip on AnQi's award-winning hand-muddled signature cocktails, as you watch models strut down the Catwalk. AnQi is the only place you can enjoy dinner and a Fashion Show - an evening of cuisine and couture!
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