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The Golden Truffle

1767 Newport Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Costa Mesa | 949-645-9858

Location Description:

The Golden Truffle is a bistro in Costa Mesa. Impossible to categorize, with elements of different genres including seafood, French bistro, Pacific rim and down-home joint. Everything from pot roast to grits to chicken livers is served up with excellent service, making for one of the best meals you will have had in years.

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  • Cuisine(s): Eclectic
  • Hours: Tue-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Tue-Sat 5:30pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$, $$$$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Buisness Casual
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Prix Fixe, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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