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Marche Moderne

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3333 Bristol St, Ste 3001, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873 (Bristol and Town Center)
+1 714-434-7900
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Irvine, CA
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634 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 do with the somewhat less formal and larger space in Crystal Cove.

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Los Angeles, California
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197 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 and delectable food.. I have sat in all the dining areas, but my favorite is... More 

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Lakewood, California
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164 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I went for the fixe prix lunch during the holiday season, and I had very high expectations for the restaurant. I had heard rave reviews, but I was a bit disappointed with my meal. It was good, but it was not great. And, I was hoping for great. The soup was delicious, but it did not come... More 

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Costa Mesa, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my girlfriend and I had a fantastic meal with champagne cocktails fantastic atmosphere this service is very good the restaurant is very attractive we have been a couple times

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Thank Ralph E
Santa Ana, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly enjoy the prefix lunch. Choices are interesting, food quality and cooking are great and love the half bottle wine or bubbles options. And the bread is also excellent. Service is quite good. Depending upon seating sometimes it feels a little chaotic and noisy but generally atmosphere is fine.

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Corona, California
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290 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I have been sharing a pre-Christmas lunch at Marche Moderne. It's conveniently located at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. The food never fails to please although there are variations at times. We enjoy the uniquely prepared dishes. We usually get salmon with a fancy salad. We prefer to sit outside the main restaurant as it's more... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My friend and I enjoyed their pre-fix lunch. First course was an excellent salad with bread. Second course was the best beef bourguignon that I ever tasted...even better than the food I ate in Paris. Third course was a pumpkin cream cheese cylinder. All were good, as was the wine. Coffee was good but not outstanding. There service for the... More 

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Southern CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and I have been to this restaurant a few times, over the years. We have enjoyed it, and found the food to be consistently well-prepared. I have lived in France for a number of years and know French cooking. This restaurant never measured up to the standards of really fine dining I'd have expected, considering their high prices,... More 

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Laguna Niguel, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

After reading all the great reviews, we went for my birthday Saturday night. Arrived at 7:40 and were seated at a nice table. It was smaller inside than I expected but a lovely atmosphere. Started with the pork belly and it was excellent but sadly the highlight of our meal. Next course was bone marrow which we were looking forward... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I took my PTA group to have a nice lunch together. To make paying bill easier, we all ordered prefixed lunch. It was good, but it was not anything special that I was somewhat expected something special according to other people's review. I guess I have to go back there to have meal off regular menu, not prefixed. The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Bristol St, Ste 3001, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1873
    (Bristol and Town Center)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-434-7900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?