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Boudin Sourdough Bakery & Cafe

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901 S Coast Dr, Suite N100, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1747
+1 714-557-1849
09:00 - 21:00
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Costa Mesa, California
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to stop here for a bread bowl of chowder, or a sandwich. Great variety, great value, and if you are a member, you get a free loaf once per month. Love it.

Thank Ronnie F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in metro point shopping centre Situated between Nordstrom and Marshells. After a welcome we were quickly ushered to a suitable table and found a menu. Although orders were placed and taken at the counter I was fortunate that I had a less mobility challenged career. As I am not sure how easy it would have been to queue to... More 

Thank 2020Heather
Costa Mesa, California
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

With a seasonal menu that varies and the great standards always available, you can always find that meal that you will love. Soups, salads, hot or cold sandwiches, everything is great.

Thank Lilia W
Brisbane, Australia
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Have lunch here whenever I am at South Coast Plaza. Good menu but the Clam Chowder is always outstanding. Reasonably priced.

Thank Mrst1956
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97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fun day meeting friends for lunch. Soup and sandwich always the favorite with our group. Coffee and a treat tops it off.

Thank tricia54
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This restaurant has two doors one of which is for the exit and the other is for the entrance where you order your food. We had a vegetarian sandwich and a bowl of soup which were both shared. The sandwich came with salad as a choice rather than with potato chips. It tasted very good and looked very presentable. The... More 

Thank Emineee
Anaheim, California
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The first time we had Boudin was in San Francisco and we loved it! The quality of the clam chowder is the same as in San Francisco! Our family loves clam chowder and sourdough bread, so this is a match in heaven! The cafe is clean and the staff is very friendly. Would recommend for anyone who wants clam chowder... More 

Thank OctaneGal
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408 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I had a dessert and coffee at this restaurant and here is my review: Pros: 1. Manager was very nice, he even gave me a free cookie. He was working hand in hand with his employees 2. Excellent food selection and quality 3. Plenty of seating 4. Very good location close to Costa Mesa Mall Cons: 1. Simple Hot drinks... More 

Thank almaziad
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken, apple walnut salad in a bread bowl. I was so full I could only eat half if it. I should have shared a serving! The sourdough was yummy and worth the $10+ to be that satisfied! Next time I will try the soup instead of salad. I had so much I got tired of chewing lettuce.

Thank Tammy P
Costa Mesa, California
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157 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This place has great sourdough bread, and good everything else! Their soup or chili in a sourdough bread bowl is especially good, as are their Caesar salads with sourdough croutons. My only caveat would be to stay away if you have canker sores or just had dental surgery -- this place requires serious chewing action!

Thank FineDinerPatty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 S Coast Dr, Suite N100, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1747
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-557-1849

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?