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2937 Bristol St., Ste. A103 Costa Mesa, CA 92626 | Costa Mesa | 714-444-3226

Location Description:

Yes, Ecco is a good sign of things to come for the Camp. Where there was once just a notably good vegan restaurant housed in a yurt, there is now also an Italian restaurant that introduces the granola set to Grana Padano. The dish that represents the restaurant is the half-chicken. Like the Camp itself, it looks challenging to navigate. It's brown, dark and crispy where it isn't Hulk-green from the heavily herbed marinade. You ready yourself to get hands and fingers dirty, thinking there's a bone-in barbecued chicken in front of you. It's only after you finish the plate that you realize it's all edible-not a trace of bone or cartilage to be found, just moist pink meat and deliciously rendered skin.

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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 10am-11pm, Mon-Fri 11am-11pm
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Extra Info: Pizzas, $12-$15; pastas, $12-$17; entrées, $20-$23.

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