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Beach relaxation, buzzing nightlife, renowned dining, shopping and street art – the taste of summer in Costa Mesa awaits.   

Mercado Gonzalez

All the flavors of Mexico in one place, right here in Costa Mesa! Northgate Markets in Southern California is recognized as a supermarket haven for delivering fresh, authentic Mexican food with over 40 locations. The Hispanic-owned family business has thoughtfully created the first marketplace styled eatery in SoCal.

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Avenue of the Arts, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Located in the center of Costa Mesa's Theater and Arts District, this music-inspired AAA Four Diamond hotel offers a serene lakeside escape with luxury and unmatched service. It is just steps away from Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the Orange County Museum of Art, and South Coast Plaza.

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Mellowist Plant Shop

Explore Mellowist Plant Shop, a locally owned and operated gem in Costa Mesa, where you'll find an exquisite collection of rare cacti and handmade pottery. This mini oasis offers a unique shopping experience, perfect for both plant enthusiasts and those looking for unique one-of-a-kind gifts.

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Location 1980

Explore the vibrant indie arts scene at Location 1980 Gallery, a dynamic space in Costa Mesa showcasing contemporary art. This locally owned and operated gallery offers a curated selection of artist studios, galleries, exhibits, and art shows.

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Strut Nightclub & Birdcage Lounge

Strut Nightclub and Birdcage Lounge is Costa Mesa’s destination for an unforgettable night out. Get ready for high-energy dance floors, DJs spinning the latest dance anthems, the top drag queens in SoCal and more! Whether you're enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the nightclub or the chic, intimate setting of the Birdcage Lounge, this hotspot promises an evening you won’t forget.

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MoonGoat

Named Orange County's #1 Roaster, MoonGoat is known for their expertly brewed artisanal coffee and specialty drinks. Its cozy, modern space and quirky decor make it a favorite hangout for locals and coffee lovers alike. The shop prides itself on its commitment to sustainability and supporting local artisans, often featuring locally sourced ingredients and products.

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WIP (Work In Progress)

This community-focused coffee bar provides the perfect blend of thoughtfully curated wine, fresh brews, and crafted bites. Their regular event collaborations with local vendors make it a welcoming hub for creativity and meeting new people.

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Vans

Since 2017, Costa Mesa's creative energy has been home to Vans' headquarters. It's also where the first Vans store opened its doors and where the original logo was designed, symbolizing the brand's deep connection to the area. Today, Vans continues to be a globally recognized reflection of Southern California culture.

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Newport Beach Pier

An iconic landmark along Southern California's coastline, Newport Beach Pier offers scenic views, recreational activities, and coastal relaxation. Visitors can fish, surf, or simply walk down the pier and enjoy panoramic ocean views.

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