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AnQi Gourmet Bistro by Crustacean

Map & Directions 3333 S. Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Bistro, Noodle Shop
  • Daily 11:30am-2:30pm, Sun-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Family Style, Prix Fixe, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Lot Available


OC Weekly's Description

Though its roots are Vietnamese, with menu items such as chorizo corn
dogs, AnQi is not to be confused with a Vietnamese restaurant. It is
minimally inspired by one, as evidenced by the braised wagyu short rib, a
glistening, unctuous hunk of premium cattle that tastes a little of the
guajillo chile and soy as advertised, but mostly of good, fall-apart-tender
beef. Around it, strips of charred poblano chiles assert their presence, and a crispy wasabi potato cake makes a mockery of short-order hash browns.

Member Reviews

  • dawngarcia
    on 05/19/11

    In the world of cuisine, story can be much more than the fare placed before you. If you're lucky, the story can begin the moment you enter the doors. Such is An Qi Bistro. A rare little find in Costa Mesa, CA and a unique and tasty take on what is officially known as Asian tapas and fusion. When you enter into this restaurant, the entry wall is covered with a rather hauntingly... More >>

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  • Kathy D. on 07/20/10

    Garlic Noodles. Garlic Noodles. Garlic Noodles.

  • OC Weekly on 11/16/11

    Voted Best Romantic Restaurant in OC Weekly's Best Of 2011 Issue! The garlic noodles and ssam wraps are must-tries. Click the link to download the Best Of app and view more winners!

  • Paulo S. on 10/14/10

    An's famous garlic noodles!!!!!! Dont even need to add the proteins!

  • OC Weekly on 11/23/11

    Voted Best Signature Cocktail in OC Weekly's Best Of 2011 Issue! Order the best drink in town: The Sin-U-Rita. Click the link to download the Best Of app and view more winners!

  • Lauren M. on 11/12/10

    Pink Lotus Martini- grapefruit and cotton candy!

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