Casual Dining


Experience creativity through innovative menus in casual yet sophisticated surroundings. Our casual dining establishments are award-winning dining destinations, offering not just vibrant dishes and delicious meals, but an ideal setting for an escape from the outside world.

Please contact the individual restaurants for days and hours of operation.

 

Terrace by Mix Mix

Terrace by Mix Mix is owned by one of South Coast Plaza’s most highly acclaimed chefs, Ross Pangilinan. His internationally inspired cuisine features small plates influenced by French, Italian and modern Filipino flavors, served in a lush terrace setting.

Pangilinan has been recognized by the Michelin Guide and was named “Chef of the Year” by the Orange County Business Journal.  Terrace by Mix Mix has been lauded as one of “Orange County’s Hottest Restaurants” by Eater LA and received “Best New Restaurant” honors from Orange Coast Magazine and Riviera Orange County.

Signature dishes include albacore tostada, goat cheese toast with seasonal fruit, pork cheek adobo with garlic fried rice and house-made pastas.  Weekend brunch—and the crispy duck leg confit with blackberry French toast—attracts an abundance of foodie fans.

“Giant birds of paradise, fan palms, taro and lush staghorn and bird’s nest ferns create a tropical oasis on the third-floor terrace at the edge of South Coast Plaza’s Bridge of Gardens”
–Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register

$$$ Dinner/Outdoor Seating/Catering
657.231.6447

Level 3, Crate and Barrel /Macy’s Home Store Wing

 

 

Quattro Caffé

This contemporary, Armani-designed, Northern Italian bistro had its beginnings in 1991. For three decades the bustling restaurant has been a destination for SCP shoppers from around the world.

Nestled between Emporio Armani and Jimmy Choo, the highly visible hot-spot beckons with a petit bar, indoor dining and an inviting private patio. Blonde woods and walls filled with black and white photos from iconic Italian cinema create a chic ambiance complemented by cordial service.

The food—northern Italian dishes, prepared with a deft, light hand—is perfect for the California palate. Italian appetizers, a bounty of salads, authentic pizzas and a pasta to please every palate are served. Spaghetti alla pescatora, splendid with seafood treasures, is a top-seller.

$$ Lunch/Dinner/Outdoor Seating/Children’s Menu/Catering
714.754.0300

Level 1, Macy’s Wing

 

 

Seasons 52

A top dining destination at South Coast Plaza, Seasons 52 is inspired by the seasonal offerings of farmers markets, prepared by culinarians who showcase the freshest ingredients in dishes that are naturally lighter and full of flavor.

A busy bar and lounge feature an often-refreshed selection of cocktails and a thoughtfully curated list of 52 wines by the glass. Comfortable indoor seating and an al fresco patio round out seating options.

Besides serving over 50 varieties of produce, carefully sourced fish and meats are oak-fire grilled or brick oven roasted, with nary a fryer in sight.

Crispy, delicate flatbreads, a bounty of entrée salads and the signature Mini-Indulgence desserts are among guest favorites. To enjoy what’s in season, head to Seasons 52.

$$ Lunch/Dinner/Outdoor Seating/Catering
714.437.5252

Level 2, Bloomingdale’s Wing

 

 

Mezzet Mediterranean Restaurant

Discover the fresh, vibrant flavors of Mediterranean cooking at this family-owned restaurant named for mezze, the wide array of Middle Eastern small plates. Italian specialties of well-crafted pastas and pizzas baked in a wood-burning oven are also offered.

Seating options include an airy dining room with full view of the restaurant’s exhibition kitchen, a tucked-away pocket patio and a spacious free-standing bar that overlooks the boutiques. Take a shopping break and relax with a cocktail or glass of wine. An assortment of fresh salads, savory kebobs, and exotic tagines are among the popular dishes.

$$ Lunch/Dinner/Outdoor Seating/Children’s Menu/Catering
714.540.3365

Level 1, Crate and Barrel/Macy’s Home Store Wing


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