Eat Chow

1802 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Critics' Pick
Eat Chow +

Anne Marie Panoringan


  • Sun-Wed 7am-9pm, Thu-Sat 7am-10pm
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Next to the Costa Mesa hipster haven the Closet, Eat Chow combines the best of high-end bistros with the prices of a hole-in-the-wall. You can enjoy a multicourse dinner by sticking to the small plates-fried green tomatoes, white-bean hummus and onion rings are all good bets-but don't ignore the entrées, notably the brioche-bun burger.

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