1870 Harbor Boulevard
The Triangle, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
La Vida Cantina, an authentic yet modern Mexican restaurant and bar, has opened at The Triangle in Costa Mesa. On Wednesday, August 6, La Vida Cantina will donate a portion of sales to the Orange County Jaycee Charitable Foundation, and on Thursday, August 7, the restaurant will donate a portion of sales to Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. Both charity events are from 5 to 10 p.m.
La Vida will serve a menu of fresh, high quality ingredients where traditional recipes are presented with a modern twist. Dishes use organic ingredients whenever possible, and all items will be house-made. Specialties include the La Vida Burrito (with a choice of grilled chicken or steak in a flour tortilla filled with refried black beans, cheese and Pico de Gallo, topped with red and green enchilada sauce, cotija cheese, avocado and drizzled with Mexican cream), Enchiladas de Langosta (two Maine lobster enchiladas in a poblano cilantro tomatillo sauce topped with cheese and a drizzled with a Mexican cream), Ahi Tostaditas (three small crispy tortillas topped with fresh diced ahi, house chipotle sauce, avocado, mango, red onion, cilantro and serrano pepper) and Shrimp Ceviche (shrimp in a mango, red onion, cucumber, cilantro, Serrano pepper and tomato salsa.)
The multiple bars offer an extensive cocktail menu featuring premium tequilas, uniquely crafted margaritas and signature martinis. Craft beer and an array of wines will also be available.