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Orchid Restaurant and Lounge

3033 Bristol St., # D Costa Mesa, CA 92626 | Costa Mesa | 714-557-8070

Location Description:

This lovely space caters to a Middle Eastern crowd. With elaborate chandeliers and Romanesque columns, the Orchid has a palatial vibe. Though it's primarily an eatery, the joint sports a small bar with a nice selection of rums, tequilas and liqueurs, as well as wines. There is also a modest selection of beers, including Heineken and Amstel Light. If you plan on checking this place out on a Friday night, get there early. The bar's karaoke stage and small dance floor can get crowded, and lines aren't uncommon.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Buffet, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-3am
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Attire: casual
  • Features: Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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