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Costa Mesa Café Menu

*walk-ins only – no reservations

Served with lemons, SMS Classic Cocktail Sauce and Mignonette.
Ask your server for our Daily Selection.

Oysters on the Half Shell $2.95
Our Oyster Sampler $15
– a selection of the season’s six finest
Drunken Oyster Shooter $5
Served with Ku Soju, horseradish, SMS Classic Cocktail and Mignonette Sauce

Alaskan King Crab (market price)
Cracked Dungeness Crab $26
Served with SMS Spicy Mustard Sauce
Sautéed Dungeness Crab $29
Sautéed in butter, garlic, shallots and white wine.

Ahi Tuna Tartare $15
With avocado, cucumber, tomato, chili sauce, micro-basil, chives and balsamic reduction with wonton chips
Calamari Fritti $9/$14
Lightly breaded and served with housemade spicy tomato sauce and lemon aioli
Steamed Mussels $10/$15
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta
Chorizo Style $13/$18
Steamed Littleneck Clams $10/$15
With white wine, tomatoes, garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta
Dungeness Crab Cakes $15
2 Crab Cakes served with SMS Spicy Mustard Sauce and organic greens
Shrimp Cocktail $15
5 poached jumbo white Shrimp with SMS Classic Cocktail Sauce and lemon
Pacific Coast Ceviche $13
White Fish marinated in citrus juice with tomato, onion, jalapeno, cilantro and topped with avocado, served with corn tortilla chips
Tuna Sashimi $15
Served with seaweed salad and a SMS Wasabi Soy Dressing
New England Clam Chowder $7/$9
Our family recipe with Ocean Clams, onions, celery, potatoes and cream (no bacon)

Manhattan Clam Chowder $7/$9
Ocean Clams, celery, onions, potatoes, plum tomatoes and oregano

Fish Chowder $7/$9
An assortment of Fish with potatoes, corn and onions in an aromatic finfish and tomato broth

Linguine with Sea Scallops $22
Sea scallops served over a bed of linguini with spinach, Roma tomatoes, and finished with Extra Virgin Olive oil and parmesan cheese

Chilean Seabass $32
Served with roasted potatoes, grilled asparagus and topped with a creamy pesto sauce

Grilled Swordfish $26
Served with grilled zucchini, brown rice, topped with a lemon caper butter sauce

Cioppino $28
A traditional Italian fish stew with Clams, Mussels, Fish, Shrimp and Calamari in a spicy tomato broth with garlic, shallots and grilled ciabatta
Add Linguine $3
Add in Atlantic Lobster Tail $10

Alaskan Cod Fish and Chips $15
Battered and quick fried, served with french fries, SMS Traditional Tartar Sauce and lemon
Sub Sweet Potato Fries $1

Grilled Scottish Salmon $22
Topped with basil marinated tomatoes and served with string beans and rice pilaf

Fish Tacos $16
Choice of (3) grilled Mahi, fried Baja, or sautéed Shrimp

Cajun or Blackened Fish available upon request.
No split checks for parties of 6 or more.
18% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more.
Split plate charge $5.00

Served with your choice of mixed greens, Caesar salad or french fries (sweet potato fries available for $1)

Lobster Roll $24
Maine Lobster meat with lemon aioli and chopped chives in a butter toasted Rockenwagner Brioche roll

Maine Lobster Burger $24
Maine Lobster meat and Argentinian Shrimp with spicy lemon aioli, an avocado mango salsa and crispy bacon all inside a toasted Rockenwagner Brioche bun

The Marine Tartine $17
An open-faced fish sandwich featuring the daily catch with coleslaw, sliced tomato, fried onion rings and arugula tossed with lemon oil on a brioche bun with lemon aioli

Spicy Salmon Burger $14
Served on a Rockenwagner Brioche bun with cucumber, butter lettuce, tomato and gremolata mayonnaise
Add Avocado 2

Grilled Mahi Mahi Flatbread Sandwich $16
With shredded cabbage, pesto aioli and grilled peppers
Add Avocado 2

Albacore Tuna Melt $14
Fresh Albacore Tuna salad with fontina cheese and tomatoes on Rockenwagner sourdough (contains onions)
Add Avocado 2

Grilled Swordfish Sandwich $19
Served on sourdough bread with lettuce, tomato and pesto aioli

Crab Louie $22
A blend of Dungeness and Blue Crab meats, Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, hearts of palm and chopped chives with a louie dressing
Add Avocado 2

Oak Roasted Cobb Salad $18
Organic mixed greens with chilled oak roasted salmon, grape tomatoes, hardboiled egg, avocado, applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese crumbles and finished with a creamy cilantro-lime dressing

Grilled Shrimp Panzanella $18
5 jumbo grilled white Shrimp with organic greens, capers, avocado, red onion, radishes, crostinis and tomatoes with white balsamic vinaigrette
**Grilled organic Chicken Breast may be substituted for Shrimp

Scottish Salmon Salad $18
Perfectly baked sugar & spice rubbed Steelhead Trout served over an arugula salad with fennel, grape tomatoes, red onion and fresh orange wedges all tossed in our lemon oil dressing

House Salad $7
Mixed greens with white balsamic vinaigrette, tomatoes and bleu cheese crumbles

Side Caesar Salad $6
Chopped Romaine hearts, fresh made Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese and crostinis

Grilled Atlantic Lobster Tail: $12
Sautéed Spinach and Garlic $6
Mixed Vegetables: $5
Sweet Potato Fries: $5
(1) Piece of Cod: $4
French Fries: $4
Jumbo Shrimp: $3
Pasta: $3 (add marinara $1)
Rice Pilaf or Brown Rice: : $3
Roasted Potatoes: $3
Avocado: $2
Coleslaw: $2
Grilled Ciabatta $1

(Age 12 & under)
Served with your choice of french fries, fruit or mixed veggies

Grilled Salmon $9
Fish & Chips $8
Chicken Tenders $7
Grilled Cheese Sandwich $6
Kids Pasta $6
Linguine with choice of marinara sauce or butter

New York Cheesecake $7
Cannoli $7
Chocolate Temptation Cake $7

Lemon Blueberry Crumble Cheesecake $7
Gelato Trio $7
(Vanilla Bean, Chocolate & Hazelnut)
Double Scoop Sorbet $5
(Raspberry and Lemon Sorbet)

Fountain Soft Drinks $3
Coffee $3
Iced Tea $3
Blackberry Jasmine Ice Tea $3


Chardonnay, Tolosa (Central Coast) Glass $9 / Bottle $32
Chardonnay, Cambria (Santa Maria Valley) Glass $13 / Bottle $42
Chardonnay, Ferrari-Carano (Sonoma) Glass $14 / Bottle$ 44
Pinot Grigio, Benvolio (Italy) Glass $9 / Bottle $32
Sauvignon Blanc, Catalina Sounds (New Zealand) Glass $9 / Bottle $32
Sauvignon Blanc, Duckhorn Decoy (Sonoma) Glass $10 / Bottle $35
Sauvignon Blanc, Rombauer (Napa Valley) Glass $15 / Bottle $49
Rose, Chateau de Campuget (France) Glass $8 / Bottle $28


Pinot Noir, McManis (Lodi) Glass $8 / Bottle $28
Pinot Noir, Tolosa (Central Coast) Glass $13 / Bottle $48
Cabernet Sauvignon, J. Lohr Seven Oaks (Paso Robles) Glass $10 / Bottle $35
Cabernet Sauvignon, Justin (Paso Robles) Glass $15 / Bottle $49
Cabernet Sauvignon, Duckhorn Canvasback (Washington) Glass $16 / Bottle $52
Red Blend, Ink Works (Central Coast) Glass $9 / Bottle $32

Champagne and Sparkling

Wycliff Brut (California) Glass $6 / Bottle $18
Mimosa $8
LaMarca Prosecco Split $8


Pineapple Rum Spritzer $8

Blend of fermented fruit, champagne, Bundaberg ginger beer and pineapple juice. Garnished with mint and pineapple.

SMS Margarita $8

A blend of Agave wine, fresh citrus and 100% Agave nectar.  Garnished with lime wedge.

Bloody Mary $12
Made with a wine derived from a fermented fruit loaded with firecracker shrimp, smoked mussels, gherkins, asparagus, celery stick and lemon wedges.

Organic Apple Cider, Samuel Smith (United Kingdom) $6


Ask your server about our rotating drafts
Pilsner – Stella Artois (Belgium) $7

White Ale, Avery White Rascal Belgian (Colorado) $6
Lager, Orion (Japan) $6
Lager, Modelo Especial (Mexico) $5
IPA, Karl Strauss Aurora Hoppyalis (San Diego) $6
Double IPA, Karl Strauss Big Barrel (San Diego) $11
Amber, Anchor Steam Beer (San Francisco) $6
English Brown Ale, AleSmith Nut Brown (San Diego) $6
American Stout, Barley Forge The Patsy (Costa Mesa) $6
Non-Alcoholic Lager, Buckler (Netherlands) $4.5

Corkage Fee $10.00


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