Loyola VII has left Friday night open for Symposium participants to plan their own social or business development dinners. This list includes moderate to expensive choices with a wide variety of menus. All are easy to find and within walking distance over the Unity Bridge from the Westin to South Coast Plaza. These are the restaurants that the JBS staff recommends as your best options.

 

anqi
AnQi By House of An
Asian Fusion Perfect for Sharing / Hot Tapas
Entrees $12-$50
At South Coast Plaza – Bloomingdales Wing
3333 Bristol Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Flexible Private Room Options
714-557-5679
antonello
Antonello Ristorante
Classic Northern Italian Menu with Posh Old-World Flair
Entrees $20 – $40
South Coast Plaza Village
3800 S. Plaza Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Tables up to 12
7 Private rooms for 4 – 100
714-751-7153
 
capitalgrill
The Capital Grill
Steak & Seafood, Extensive Wine List, Elegant Surroundings
Entrees $29 – $56
South Coast Plaza – Bloomingdales Wing
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tables up to 20
Four Private rooms 10 to 65
714-432-1140
hamamori
Hamamori
Modern Japanese Fusion Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Contemporary Setting
Entrees $13 – $47
At South Coast Plaza Atrium Court – Macy’s Home Store Wing
3333 Bear St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Call for private dining details
714-850-0880
 
ortica
Pizzeria Ortica
Combines Traditional Technique with Local Artisanal Ingredients in a Modern Yet Comfortable Setting
Entrees $13 – $47
Across from conference center south entrance to Westin
650 Anton Blvd, Suite J
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tables up to 12
Garden room holds up to 30
714-445-4900
seasons
Seasons 52
Seasonally inspired dining, int’l wine list, casually sophisticated ambiance
Entrees $20 – $30
At South Coast Plaza – Bloomingdales Wing
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tables up to 20
Four private rooms 30 – 90
714-437-5252
 
watergrill
Water Grill
NOW OPEN! Hailed as one of the best seafood destinations in So Cal.
Entrees $16 – $58
Steps from the Westin on Bristol
3300 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tables up to 20
Three private rooms 14 – 60
949-208-7060
vaca
Vaca
Genuine Spanish cooking by celebrated chef Amar Santana. Focuses on fine steaks & paella enhanced by unique wine and cocktail offerings.
Entrees $32 – $56
Across walkway from the Westin Front Drive
695 Town Center Drive, Ste 170
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tables up to 10
Flexible semi private space options for 14+
714-463-6060