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The Golden Truffle - CLOSED

1767 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2719
+1 949-645-9858
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“truffle” (9 reviews)
“caviar” (2 reviews)
“orange county” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, International
1767 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2719
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I am writing this so no one accidentally drops by, as they too will be saddened to learn of this famous storied dinning establishment's closure. My history with this restaurant unfortunately predates Trip Advisor. But I wanted to share one memorable experience anyway. (clicked on...More

Thank maitaimike2015
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The cuisine here is very inventive -- many mind blowing creations. I had a Tom Yum soup unlike any other -- an entire meal in itself, with flavors never experienced before. I also had crispy roasted duck that was fantastic. Every dish is prepared with...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Have been dining at the GT for nearly 20 years. Alan always has something eclectic to prepare. We usually stop in the kitchen first to greet Alan and see what's in the fridge. Then we just ask for him to be creative. Alan has catered...More

Thank Hoverbutton74
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This restaurant has been in this same location for over 30 years. The chef/owner Alan Greeley is very creative and changes the menu daily. Oh yes, his wine cellar is very, very complete.

Thank MDiamant
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I hate to write this given the great love from most everyone else whose reviewed this place but we finally went after hearing about the GT for over 20 years and both the wife and I were amazed by how underwhelmed we both were. The...More

Thank crazy4myladies
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We have eaten here quite a few times for a local relaxed atmospheric quiet and tasty restaurant. It's menu is eclectic and always changing with choices among the fresh foods the chef/owner finds available. And we have dined at the Golden Truffle for New Year's...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Chef-owner Alan Greeley is one of America's GREAT CHEFS. I have been going to his unassuming Golden Truffle restaurant in a Costa Mesa strip mall near 17th Street for more than 20 years, and have dined there easily 50 or more times. That said, on...More

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I truly find this place to be a one of the best places to dine or eat or nosh or go to when you want food that is fresh tasty and over the top good. Sit and ask for the daily chef wants to make...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

First here with friends that has been here many times, this place has a warm and vibrant interior, the chef/ owner (estancia high) came to our table to chat, very friendly. We all have different food, the sea bass was cook to perfection. The lobster...More

Thank Sugaylange
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We started off with a glass of the wines available and they had quite a list, but the per glass wine on the main menu is fine. I had a very crisp Caesar Salad for starters. We then proceeded to the main entree and I...More

Thank Roy R
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Restaurant Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1767 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-9858
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