Costa Mesa Café Menu

Served with lemons, cocktail sauce and mignonette.

Santa Monica Seafood Co.Kumamoto, California 3.5
Fanny Bay, British Columbia 3.5
Paradise Point, Canada 3
Kusshi, British Columbia 3.5
Malpeque, Prince Edward Island 3
Misty Point, Virginia 3

Subject to Market Availability

Our Oyster Sampler – A selection of the season’s 6 finest 16

Chilled Shellfish
dungenesscrabAlaskan King Crab (market)
Whole Cracked Dungeness Crab 27
Littleneck Clam 1.5

Ahi Tuna TartareAhi Tuna Tartare
With avocado, cucumber, tomato, chili sauce, basil and balsamic reduction with pita crisps 15

Calamari Fritti
Lightly breaded and served with spicy tomato sauce and lemon aioli 9/14

Steamed Mediterranean Mussels
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic and grilled ciabatta 10/15

ClamsSteamed Littleneck Clams
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic and grilled ciabatta (small 8pcs / large 12pcs) 10/15

Pacific Coast Fish or Shrimp Ceviche
White fish or shrimp marinated in citrus juice with tomato, onion, jalapeno, cilantro and avocado served with crispy corn chips 12

Dungeness Crab CakesDungeness Crab Cakes
2 crab cakes served with spicy mustard sauce and organic greens 13

Shrimp Cocktail
5 poached wild, jumbo Mexican white shrimp with cocktail sauce and lemon 15

Tuna Sashimi
Served with seaweed salad and a wasabi soy dressing 12

New England Clam ChowderNew England Clam Chowder
Our family recipe with ocean clams, onions, celery, potatoes and cream (no bacon) 5/8

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Ocean clams, celery, onions, potatoes, plum tomatoes and oregano 5/8

Fish Chowder
An assortment of fish with potatoes, corn and onions in an aromatic finfish and tomato broth 4/7

Cioppino BowlCioppino

A traditional Italian fish stew with clams, mussels, fish, shrimp and calamari in a spicy tomato sauce with grilled ciabatta 25/30

Alaskan Cod Fish and Chips
Battered and quick fried, served with French fries, SMS tartar sauce and lemon 15

Grilled Scottish Salmon
Topped with basil marinated tomatoes and served with asparagus and rice pilaf 24

Royal Red Rock Shrimp and Bay Scallops with Mushroom Ravioli
Sautéed in garlic butter with baby spinach, crimini mushrooms and Portobello raviolis 22

Santa Monica Seafood Costa Mesa Cafe MenuPan Roasted Sea Bass
Topped with basil marinated tomatoes and served with roasted potatoes and mixed vegetables 25

Catch of the Week
Fresh and wild caught. Ask your server for details.
(subject to market availability)

Spicy Salmon Burger
Served on a sesame bun with cucumber, organic greens, tomato and gremolata mayonnaise with a tri colour salad and sunflower seeds 14

Fresh Albacore Tuna MeltFresh Albacore Tuna Melt
Our tuna salad is made with fresh albacore tuna, on grilled sourdough bread with fontina cheese and tomatoes, served with organic greens and a white balsamic vinaigrette 13

Grilled Swordfish Sandwich
Served on sourdough bread with lettuce, tomato and pesto aioli with French fries 18

Grilled Mahi Mahi Flat BreadGrilled Mahi Mahi Flatbread Sandwich
Shredded cabbage, pesto aioli, grilled peppers and organic greens with white balsamic vinaigrette 15



Dungeness Crab LouieCrab Louie
A blend of Dungeness and Blue crab meats, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, hearts of palm with SMS traditional Louie dressing 19

Smoked Salmon Salad
Butter lettuce, hardboiled egg, radishes and chilled salmon with a green goddess dressing 18

Jumbo Shrimp Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce with grilled shrimp in our house Caesar dressing with croutons and parmesan cheese 16

Small Grilled Shrimp PanzanellaGrilled Shrimp Panzanella 
Organic greens, capers, avocado, red onion, croutons and tomatoes with white balsamic vinaigrette 18
**Grilled organic chicken breast may be substituted for shrimp

Side Salad
Mix greens with white balsamic vinaigrette, candied walnuts, tomatoes and bleu cheese crumbles 5

Side Caesar Salad
Chopped Romaine lettuce, fresh made Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and croutons 5

Rice Pilaf or Roasted Potatoes: 3
Mixed Vegetables: 3
Asparagus: 4
Coleslaw: 2
French Fries: 4
Avocado: 2
Mixed Greens: 2
Jumbo Shrimp: 2 each
Fish & Chips 8
Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Chips 6
Mac & Cheese 6
Chicken Tenders & Chips 7

Served with your choice of French fries or fruit

CannoliLemon Drop Cheesecake 8
Cannoli 8
Molten Chocolate Cake 7
Cream’wich Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookie 7
Coffee 3
Iced Tea 3
Blackberry Jasmine Iced Tea 3
Soft Drinks 3


Chardonnay, Tolosa (Central Coast)  Glass 10 Bottle 38
Chardonnay, Ferrari Carano (Sonoma County)  Glass 12 Bottle 46
Sauvignon Blanc, White Haven (New Zealand)  Glass 11 Bottle 42
Pinot Grigio, Masoletti (Italy)  Glass 10 Bottle 38

Sparkling  Split 6


Merlot, Raymond Vineyards Lot #3 (St. Helena)  Glass 10 Bottle 38
Cabernet, Louis M. Martini (Sonoma County)  Glass 10 Bottle 38
Pinot Noir, Tolosa (Edna Valley)  Glass 11 Bottle 45
(100% Sustainable)


Amstel Light (Netherlands) 5
Asahi (Japan) 6
Buckler (Non Alcoholic) 4.5
Corona (Mexico) 5
Peroni (Italy) 5
Ballast Point Ale (USA) 6
New Belgium Amber Ale (USA) 6

Corkage Fee $10.00

Try a Delicious Platter

  • Smoked Salmon

    Smoked Salmon Platter


    Smoked Seafood Platter

    Sushi Platter

    Assorted Sushi Platter

  • Santa Monica Seafood

    Poached Salmon Platter


    Crab and Shrimp Platter


    Nigiri and Rolls Platter

  • Poached Whole Salmon Platter

    Santa Monica Seafood Platter

    California Roll Platter

    Santa Monica Seafood Platter

    Mexican Wild Shrimp Platter

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