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South Coast Plaza

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Address: 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
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+1 800-782-8888
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:30
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00

Exclusive shopping center located near Disneyland.

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Super Mall

A nice well thought beautifully crafted mall, the place is well connected with road and OC Metro. The biggest advantage is the mall is few miles away from the newport beach and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband grew up in Costa Mesa so he wanted to take me to the plaza. 90% is high end retailers, which is fine. Very clean, but boy was it a little too hot for us inside. We made the visit short and went elsewhere just to have air conditioning.

Thank Hilary R
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a standard mall has most of the shops you would find in most American malls but it's quite spread out bring your walking shoes!

Thank Minnie M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice well thought beautifully crafted mall, the place is well connected with road and OC Metro. The biggest advantage is the mall is few miles away from the newport beach and the traveller's can enjoy an evening of shopping here. The parking space is ample so you need not worry about parking space. I didnt see any kids play... More 

Thank Caballero500
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this mall, which has good parking, nice ambience, and a great location.Many great designer branches are to be found, and make for great window shopping.The restaurants are good too, especially the dimsum place, Din Tai Fung. For those who cannot afford the big names and prices, there are the usual mall favourites including Sears, Uniqlo,and Macys, and a... More 

Thank Ashok P
Sydney, Australia
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1,334 reviews
664 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 495 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South Coast Plaza, the premier luxury shopping destination in the US, celebrated its 50th birthday the week I was there. Henry T. Segerstrom, along with his cousin Hal T. Segerstrom, Jr, opened South Coast Plaza in one of the family's lima bean fields on March 15th, 1967. It now boasts 2.8 million square feet (260,128m2) of retail space and 22... More 

Thank ThePackedBag
Oakville, Canada
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place for mall shopping and some great restaurants. Good selection and easy access from around OC

Thank jeffreyhunt
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a shopping extravaganza!! It has every store you can think of but you need a day and lots of energy & money to enjoy the experience, can be a bit overwhelming. It has a good choice of restaurants although some are quite a distance from the stores. We chose to go to an Indian restaurant which was a... More 

Thank Sue H
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I'm in the O. C. for a seminar. I chose to visit this shopping center in search for a NY&Co store. Nope. No luck. I ate at their Dim Sum restaurant located adjacent to Sears. It was delicious. I was by myself, so I ordered the won ton soup & jasmine tea. I walked near their Easter theme decoration area.... More 

Thank Monica F
Newport Beach, CA
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have been coming to this mall since I was 16 and it never ceases to WOW! It truly is an experience! There are so many amazing stores, makes window shopping fun again. The resteraunts are amazing! For kids there is a wonderful Merry-Go-Round. The shops are always being upgraded and relocated to improve the experience! I hate to give... More 

Thank F9668PFkarenk
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I like the household stores in this mall: west elm, pottery barn, crate and barrel, anthropologie, Macy's, sur la table,...they also have high end and designer stores. There are bunch of restaurants, cafes including new Starbucks. Love the plant show also.

Thank Tsion A

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