Greenleaf Chop Shop, Costa Mesa

In Dining by LA Travel Magazine

WHY IT’S GREAT:
The restaurant sources local, organic ingredients in the restaurant and in the attached market, juice and coffee bar. The mini market offers local artisan food items, products, and Greenleaf to-go items. Greenleaf’s menu features a various options including a variety of organic soups, salads, sandwiches, pizzas and entrees that are healthy and actually taste good.

WHAT TO ORDER:
The Antioxidant Orchard  with Scarborough Farms Baby Mixed Greens, Grapes, Celery, Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, Apples, Blue Cheese, Mint, Cucumbers, Strawberries and Blueberries topped with Pomegranate Whole Grain Vinaigrette. Wild Mushroom and Truffle “Pizza”, Grilled Chicken Panini with Avocado Pesto, Kitchen Sink Cobb with Iceberg and Romaine, Tomatoes, Egg Whites, Avocado, Carrots, Garbanzos, Bacon, Turkey, Basil, and Blue Cheese with Red Wine Vinaigrette.

INSIDER TIP:
The restaurant offers Happy Hour every day from 3pm-5pm featuring $5 pizzas and cocktails and $4 wines and beer.

3321 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, CA, (714) 862-2480

234 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA, (949) 200-3950, www.greenleafchopshop.com