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Side Street Cafe

1799 Newport Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Costa Mesa | 949-650-1986

Location Description:

Think Norm's, but even more filling and without all the grease. Side Street Cafe's pancakes are gospel, the fried-egg sandwiches the stuff of an Elvis fantasy, and all about an intense, fatty flavor. Chicken-fried steak, three-egg omelets, sandwiches for lunch-here is the refuge for Orange Countians who remember the lay of the land before the Reconquista.

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  • Cuisine(s): Cafe
  • Hours: Daily 7:30am-3:30pm
  • Price: $
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Features: Family Style, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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  • Food: Reviewed
    Located on one of those annoying mini-streets that run parallel to Newport Avenue near the 55 Freeway exit, SIDE STREET CAFE is a welcome repository of all things hick. The cluttered walls...