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Onotria Restaurant

) #45 of 425 Restaurants in Costa Mesa €€€€ Italian, , Gluten Free Options
2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
+1 714-641-5952
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (7 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
“penne pasta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Becoming one of my favorite places. And how can you not feel at home with Massimo walking through the restaurant humming, singing and talking with customers?!? The food is fantastic, the wine list is impressive, the corkage fee is standard (we love to bring our...More

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Massimo is a genius!! It felt like we were family! We had a business dinner at Onotria and other than the fact the room was very loud (we are a loud bunch), it could not have been a better setting or meal. The wine was...More

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant! The food is excellent, the wine list is impressive, the service is great, and the atmosphere is lovely. This restaurant is definitely a "do again" for me.

Thank Dyanne2014
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We have dined over half a dozen times at the Onotria Restaurant and have always been impressed with the dining experience. The Fennel salad light and fresh. The Gnocchi entree with Pecorino and Gorgonzola cheese sauce was also light and as good as anything I...More

Thank 360GUY
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The owner and chef, Massimo, provides an atmosphere of exquisite cuisine with beautiful wines. He is a true visionary of what a restaurant should be: quality ingredients and simple preparations equals a fantastic experience! He and his long-time staff genuinely love what they have and...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We only went for drinks and the wine list was very impressive.Great service and fair prices for some very good wines. If you are looking for a restaurant that has an excellent choice of wines, this is it.

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were in a private room for our visit. I enjoyed the room. While it only had curtains separating it from the main dining room, there was not a lot of activity in the main dining room to create a disturbance for us. The room...More

Thank Byron R
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Friends took us for the first time while we were visiting. Great food, surprisingly attractive interior (compared with the street view), and very attentive service. One of the old school types of restaurants where the waiters take the orders and serve them to the right...More

Thank BorregoSailor
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This restaurant has consistently great food, exceptional service and a special ambiance (including the garden in front where they "harvest" lots of vegetables -- a new take on farm to table). Have been eating here regularly since the restaurant opened and have never been disappointed.

Reviewed 17 March 2016

Boar, duck, pheasant, pasta, grass-fed filet mignon, seafood stew, octopus, WOW! What a selection of food, and of course wine. Food is ala carte, so if you want truffle mashed potatoes or vegetables to go with your steak, you have to order it. If you're...More

Thank JeffBransford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2831 Bristol St, Ste A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-641-5952
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