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SOCIAL Costa Mesa

512 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2748
+1 949-642-2425
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“wagyu steak” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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512 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2748
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Sweet Jesus this is the best food! Garlic fries are best fries I’ve eaten in 33 years. Just had steak and eggs which was amazing! Drinks are a touch pricey but it’s so worth it for the food! Service was great too. Second time here...More

Thank Paddy R
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Nice looking restaurant, quality cocktails, good staff and very good food! Nice combinations in the meals and we loved the wagyu steak! Cocktails where great as well!!

Thank Jip R
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I am sure that we were some of the oldest customers in this new, cool, trendy spot in Costa Mesa, but at 50 plus we don't get out much. I loved the interesting cocktails - a BEET martini? The food is shared small portions and...More

Thank kathyh303
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stopped by Social recently on a shopping trip to The Lab anti-mall nearby. Drinks were inventive and delicious but their fries are to die for! I don't usually like fries but I swear they dipped these in some kind of amazing fat because they are...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Visited for brunch with some friends on a Saturday morning and there was no waiting, which was great. I even found parking out front. Very cute place, has a college student feel. I got the Social benedict and it was delicious and flavorful. My friends...More

Thank ksgsbooks
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Kinda like a a more kept up pub. There are at arcade games along with happy he. Not too bad.

Thank yecklcarresa
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Came here for dinner and drinks with friends. The place has a hip and modern ambience. We saw Ferrarris parked outside and assumed pricey - but it wasn't - reasonably priced. The service was great - our party was well taken care of. The food...More

2  Thank jubda
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is around the corner from our house. The food is great, but the service has a lot to be desired. I've tried to go three times, because I didn't want to base my review on one experience. Each time we've gone, we get seated...More

Thank JHuante
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Popped in at 6:15 PM on Friday to try Social after hearing and reading about all the hype. Hostess was friendly and accommodating and provided a two-top with a disclaimer that we had to be out of our seats by 8:50 PM as they had...More

Thank 60isthenew40
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Here for 10 days and this is the restaurant I want to get back to before we leave. The food was brilliant. I must admit they talked the fish dish up a bit and I felt it could not match the description but it done....More

Thank belfast_andrew
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Jim B
24 September 2015|
Response from MsBernieL | Reviewed this property |
Mixed. Dressy beachy casual. Young, old. Looks like people were casual but going out. Jeans with nicer shirt ok. Not 100% sure but maybe khaki shorts with button short sleeve shirt ok.
Jim B
24 September 2015|
Response from Wendy L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of a dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-642-2425
  • E-mail
SOCIAL Costa Mesa is an ingredient-focused, new American inspired restaurant, offering thoughtfully curated menus with the freshest California ingredients. In addition to food, our all-star mixologist team creates one-of-a-kind craft cocktails using housemate syrups, cordials and bitters.
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