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Mitsuwa Marketplace Costa Mesa Branch

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665 Paularino Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3033
+1 714-557-6699
11:00 - 20:00
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We ate almost every meal here while we stayed at the Hilton across the street for a conference. We were like the Pied Piper - every time we went across the street to Mitsuma we brought more and more conference attendees with us. There is a food court, restaurants, a stationery store, and other stores. It really is something to... More 

Thank GatorDocs
Santa Clara, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

it's a great meal for the price. lots of selection of japanese food. The Udon was hot and really tasty on a cold day.

Thank Ian E
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Large food court, 6 or 7 booths selling tempura and udon, rice bowls, Chinese dim sum and noodles, milk teas and bobas, BBQ beef tongue, katsudon... I went for the small salt ramen today. At Santouku. .. I've had fancier ramen on Sawtelle, but this one is very flavorful, with just enough of everything, and noodles that aren't mushy. I... More 

Thank April L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had dinner at Santouka Ramen with Son. Had not eaten fish for a month. Tried their fish. Enjoyed it much. No liquor in this food court.

Thank parismstkm
Costa Mesa, California
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are at least five booths to chose from, each with it's own specialty food. The ramen one is world-renown, and the rice bowl one has great toppers. Haven't tasted the Korean BBQ one yet. The tempura one has crispy and light items. So much to chose from at reasonable prices. Good for lunch or dinner!

Thank Lilia W
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I visit here monthly with my grandmother. We love having lunch and then doing our grocery shopping. The service is always helpful and kind!

Thank A B
Tucson, AZ
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I ate at the Don Don Tei inside Mitsuwa Marketplace. There are 8 different restaurants within the Marketplace. I order rice bowl with tempura shrimp. It was very good and filling. The Marketplace is always crowded but worth the food.

Thank TucsonTraveller2
San Diego, CA
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189 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Mitsuwa is a great place for Japanese groceries. The quality of food is very good and very fresh. A variety of foods from Japan are offered here. I especially love the food court here for they offer Okonomiyaki, a Japanese pancake that is delicious. It would be wonderful if our Mitsuwa in San Diego would serve Okonomiyaki too.

Thank BParent
San Antonio, Texas
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133 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This makes twice I've eaten Japanese food so don't consider me an expert on how it should taste and look. I read about this place on TripAdvisor (where else:-) ) In addition to the supermarket they have 6-7 restaurants and 1 Japanese beer next door. Seating is ample. My observation is that this is where the locals go for authentic... More 

Thank losdelgad05
The O.C., California
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163 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The market side is typical for Japanese shopping for staples and exotics. Fruits, vegetables, meats and fish ++++. The other side is the food court with 10-12 vendors which offer so many interesting taste tempting food items, bowls, plates and combinations that your decision may be difficult. If you are unfamiliar with the menus, most stalls have plastic reproductions to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Paularino Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3033
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-557-6699

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?