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Marche Moderne

7862 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Costa Mesa, CA 92657
+1 714-434-7900
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coq au vin” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (13 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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French, European, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7862 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Costa Mesa, CA 92657
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

After ten years, Marche Moderne has moved from South Coast Plaza to Crystal Cove on PCH in Newport Coast joining a number of other fine dining options at this location. I have been a fan of Chef Florent Marneau's French cuisine for years both at...More

Thank princpinot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always liked this restaurant and were looking forward to their move and opening in Crystal Cove. Maybe we had too high expectations. Its a much bigger dining room than before and it lost some of its intimacy in the transition to their larger space...More

Thank KeSuLu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful contemporary restaurant which moved from South Coast Plaza, large menu of french dishes, we had oysters hard to go wrong, sauteed foie gras really tasty but you don't get a lot for $33, duck confit was yummy, the veal lobster dish had a foamy...More

Thank Alina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost 2 weeks ago, Marche Moderne reopened in the Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. My husband and a friend were excited to try out the new location, as Marche Moderne used to be one of our favorites in Orange County. The new restaurant...More

1  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for excellent priced lunch/brunch prix fixe option.A French Bistro manned by a real French chef. Portions has been adjusted to American size, I am usually full with appetizer and main dish, a real meal does not end without dessert and the selections are...More

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 14 February 2017

They consistently change the menu items so you are not bored with the options if you come regularly. They also have a wonderful lunch special. Everything I've had here was very unique and tasty.

Thank jmmortgage
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I give so very few Excellent ratings, but this eatery deserves it. Moving soon to Newport Coast on PCH after years in South Coast Plaza. Great food, presentation, service and wine list. One of the best lunch deals around which I hope that they continue...More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If you want fine dining and exceptional food with creative presentation this is the place. No rush just plenty to savor. It's in an odd location and still requires reservations well in advance.

Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've eaten at Marche Modern many times over the past decade. It has been consistently excellent. I have never been disappointed and am often pleased by the chef's specials and new creations. I will miss its current incarnation, but look forward to seeing what they...More

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Another two and a half years has gone by since my last review so I thought I should just update my previous one of June 2014. Everything I said in that review still goes. This is a jewel of a restaurant. Lovely environment, impeccable service...More

Thank Jean H
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Lisa C
24 January 2017|
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Response from SP P | Reviewed this property |
suggest the person contact the restaurant. I don't know the answer.
20 August 2016|
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Response from Mahmoud E | Reviewed this property |
California Casual
18 April 2016|
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Response from FineDinerPatty | Reviewed this property |
Very casual. Lunch is a bargin here, at least compared to dinner. Save room for dessert!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7862 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Costa Mesa, CA 92657
    (Bristol and Town Center)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-434-7900
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