Costa Mesa Café Menu

Served with lemons, cocktail sauce and mignonette.

Santa Monica Seafood Co.Kumamoto, California
Fanny Bay, British Columbia
Chefs Creeek, British Columbia
Kusshi, British Columbia
Malpeque, Prince Edward Island
Kumiai, Baja California

Subject to Market Availability

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuna Sashimi
Served with seaweed salad and a wasabi soy dressing

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

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

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

Cioppino BowlCioppino

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

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

Grilled Scottish Salmon
Topped with basil marinated tomatoes and served with string beans and rice pilaf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

Rice Pilaf or Roasted Potatoes
Mixed Vegetables
French Fries
Mixed Greens
Jumbo Shrimp
Fish & Chips*
Grilled Cheese Sandwich*
Mac & Cheese*
Chicken Tenders*
Grilled Salmon – Served with a choice of rice pilaf, mixed vegetables or French Fries

*Served with your choice of French fries or fruit

CannoliPumpkin Cheesecake
Molten Chocolate Cake
Cream’wich Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookie
Iced Tea
Blackberry Jasmine Iced Tea
Soft Drinks


Chardonnay, Tolosa (Central Coast)
Chardonnay, Ferrari Carano (Sonoma County)
Sauvignon Blanc, White Haven (New Zealand)
Pinot Grigio, Masoletti (Italy)

Sparkling  Split


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


Amstel Light (Netherlands)
Asahi (Japan)
Buckler (Non Alcoholic)
Corona (Mexico)
Peroni (Italy)
Ballast Point San Diego (USA)
   Calico Amber Ale
   Big Eye IPA
   Sculpin IPA
   Wahoo White

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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