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Eat Chow

New American Restaurant and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Eastside Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa
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8.1/10
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  • Ranked #3 for New American restaurants in Costa Mesa
  • Diandra U.
    "The truffle fries and truffle mac n cheese are to die for."(5 Tips)
    Carolyn H.
    "Sweet Potato or Truffle Parmesan fries are sooo good."(4 Tips)
    Holly
    "truffle fries and truffle Mac n cheese with a fellow"(3 Tips)
    Ken D.
    "... I've ever had!) and fried green tomatoes (a great twist on flavors)"(4 Tips)
62 Tips and reviews
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  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HigginsMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If dining for dinner you must order the Cheesy Tots! Tater tots in a bowl of cheese fondue with bacon and chives on top accompanied by a siracha dipping sauce. So good.
  • Wendy E.
    Wendy E.D.September 20, 2013
    One word:Wow! Anything on the menu looks and sounds fabulous. The french dip is so flavourful. The black ice tea is also highly recommended. On top of that the service is A1!
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesMay 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Baja Fish Tacos are great. The black beans are great...extra lime! Tell them Carolyn said you had to order them!
  • sarah jane b.
    sarah jane barbaJanuary 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    It was hard to decide what to order, but I went with the Rib Eye Thai Salad from the specials menu... and of course the Truffle Parmesean Fries. My tastebuds were very pleased!
  • Diandra U.
    Diandra UtomoMay 26, 2013
    The truffle fries and truffle mac n cheese are to die for. The French dip is good too, the beef and the bread practically melt in your mouth.
  • Rich M.
    Rich MondorSeptember 27, 2016
    Wow what incredible food! The ribeye Thai beef salad is to die for!!!I just wish this place was closer to my hotel so I could eat here everyday!!
  • Ken D.
    Ken D.February 14, 2014
    Fantastic, great food. Had the 3 Amigos (mole was probably best I've ever had!) and fried green tomatoes (a great twist on flavors)
  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HigginsMarch 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I crave the "fried egg" every morning for breaktfast, it is SO good! Get here before 10am on the weekends and you will beat most of the crowd.
  • Andrea B.
    Andrea BiasiFebruary 9, 2013
    Try the Reuben Sandwich - House made corned beef, imported swiss, 1000 island dressing, red cabbage kraut, grilled sour dough. Awesome!
  • James R.
    James RichardsonAugust 28, 2010
    Always get the fried egg special. It has arugula, prosciutto, an is the best way to start your day. Bloody Mary with modelo is pretty great too. Actually, the whole menu is great.
  • Gigi
    GigiMay 10, 2016
    Was realty excited to try this place but wasn't satisfied. What I liked were the starters only ( truffle fries and cheesy tots).
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesDecember 31, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The BLTA is AMAZING! Ask for Megan or Amy and let them know "BLTA Carolyn" sends her love! Great people at Eat Chow!
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Baka Fish Tacos are great and the BLTA is one of my all time FAVS (they nicknamed me BLTA).
  • Holly
    HollyNovember 10, 2012
    Split the truffle fries and truffle Mac n cheese with a fellow skinny person. Truffle overload! <3
  • Alatheia B.
    Alatheia BowlingNovember 7, 2010
    Everything is so delish. Lunch gets hectic. Z loves the onion rings. I love the chicken salad with walnuts/green apples.
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesFebruary 8, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Goat Cheese Arugula Salad is amazing! The team at Eat Chow are top notch!
  • Josh M.
    Josh MannApril 9, 2011
    You can't go wrong with the BLTA. That and the french toast are the best of the breakfast menu.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaMay 5, 2015
    Looking for something clean? Go for their blacked ahi salad
  • Jozlynn
    JozlynnOctober 14, 2013
    You can never go wrong with an order of Truffle Parmesan Fries.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CruzSeptember 29, 2010
    The Truffle Parmesan Fries are to die for. Everything on the menu is good, you can't make a bad choice!
  • AgentPair
    AgentPairMarch 25, 2012
    Very cozy. Don't be afraid of the line because you can hoist cocktails curbside.
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Sweet Potato or Truffle Parmesan fries are sooo good. Comfort food.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ClarkOctober 18, 2012
    Great simple cuisine. Try the crispy beef tacos!
  • Emily C.
    Emily CrumeMay 23, 2011
    Great weekend brunch spot - we went after #Vukuto, the shrimp ceviche is stupendous! Read more
  • Akiko I.
    Akiko IAugust 8, 2014
    Very modern clean foods. Pork chop was great! Good food surprisingly!
  • Kathi K.
    Kathi KruseJune 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything here is super tasty! Great service too :-)
  • DAR A.
    DAR AbdulMarch 15, 2015
    Love their burger and fires. It's quite a big one I might add!
  • Edward H.
    Edward HartingNovember 11, 2011
    This place is awesome - many wonderful choices and all excellent!
  • Mishell P.
    Mishell PaulinoJune 5, 2013
    Come early and be prepared to wait. Park across the street.
  • Wendy S.
    Wendy SSeptember 24, 2012
    if they have it, try the breakfast burger - very tasty!
  • Examiner.com
    Examiner.comDecember 28, 2010
    Fried green tomatoes, truffle fries, white bean hummus, olives… Delish. Read more
  • David H.
    David HallNovember 17, 2015
    Cheesy tots are unreal, so good.
  • GiFF
    GiFFJanuary 11, 2014
    If you don't order the Chilaquiles you're nutz!
  • Wyatt T.
    Wyatt ThomasMay 11, 2013
    Here's a tip... Don't take the tip from "Brynn S." about the turkey chili.
  • Brynn S.
    Brynn SearsonJanuary 9, 2013
    Turkey Chili with no dairy additions = awesome.
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesFebruary 29, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The BLTA is why the call me "BLTA". Great team here!!!!
  • Marc P.
    Marc PrasarnphanichApril 20, 2012
    The mac n ruffled cheese is Awesome!!!
  • Emily T.
    Emily TranMarch 3, 2012
    Bacon French toast. Amy's omelet and mimosas.
  • Jeremy L.
    Jeremy LumMarch 5, 2014
    Very small and not good for kids. Great food and service though.
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob StoneSeptember 19, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Fried Green tomatoes and a Teri Burger. AMAZING.
  • Mark M.
    Mark McAdamsAugust 8, 2014
    Everything is great!!
  • Mark T.
    Mark ToledoMay 20, 2013
    Try the Choco Taco
  • Karl D.
    Karl DetkenDecember 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Carnitas Breakfast Tacos are great!
  • Madeline H.
    Madeline HowardJune 2, 2015
    Pulled pork sandwich
  • Kevin T.
    Kevin T.July 9, 2011
    Bring a snack, you'll be waiting for awhile for your food.
  • Carolyn H.
    Carolyn HimesJanuary 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Sweet potato fries are delish!
  • Terry Y.
    Terry YorkMay 8, 2015
    The breakfast burrito was $10. I've tasted better from 7/11. The workers are polite but the food is overpriced and tasted horrible.
  • Jay G.
    Jay GMay 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Loved the A.M. Burger
  • Juan M.
    Juan MoralesJuly 27, 2013
    Food is good. Service not attentive.
  • Erin R.
    Erin R.December 23, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Breakfast enchiladas!
  • Ethan B.
    Ethan BartolicJanuary 4, 2012
    Chillequilles!!!! So good
  • Christine K.
    Christine KOctober 9, 2011
    Truffle fries.. nom nom.
  • Max S.
    Max S.April 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    the Truffle Mac n' Cheese. Wow. So good.
  • Mary C.
    Mary CastilloOctober 18, 2010
    Chilequiles for breakfast when you need some fire!
  • Jeff L.
    Jeff LenneyMarch 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Omg. Hipsters!!
  • Jenny P.
    Jenny PinaFebruary 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Fried green tomatoes!
  • Rhonda R.
    Rhonda R.December 23, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Pomme Frites with Aioli sauce are stellar
  • Jay G.
    Jay GFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Turkey omelette is both too spicy and bland at the same time. Disappointing.
  • Gus R.
    Gus RojasMay 4, 2010
    I'd recommend coming in early for the chilaquilles
  • Nicholas O.
    Nicholas OssaMarch 6, 2011
    Breakfast better than dinner
  • Judy ✌.
    Judy ✌November 26, 2010
    Mango Bellini's!!!!
  • Jessica K.
    Jessica KimSeptember 30, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Start your meal with an order of Truffle Parmesan Fries!
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