Best Shopping And Eating At OC Mart Mix

March 5, 2013 6:00 AM

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Theorem By Portola Coffee Lab)

(credit: Theorem By Portola Coffee)

The OC Mart Mix is an unparalleled shopping experience in Orange County. Located in the heart of Costa Mesa, the center offers unique and authentic merchandise that cannot be found anywhere else in Orange County. The retail center has a strong focus on eco-friendly products with more than thirty different retailers within one building.

OC Mart Mix

3313 Hyland Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(credit: Theorem By Portola Coffee)

(credit: Theorem By Portola Coffee)

Theorem by Portola Coffee Lab

Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m./Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m./Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Monday and Tuesday
(949) 284-0596

Theorem is a barista-driven, six-seat coffee bar with an emphasis on creating a unique coffee tasting experience for their guests. The exclusive coffee bar mimics that of a wine bar featuring some of the most innovative coffee creations and brewing techniques. Reservations are recommended for this highly popular coffee experience.

(credit: Seventh Tea Bar)

(credit: Seventh Tea Bar)

Seventh Tea Bar

Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Seventh Tea Bar offers tea lovers a chance to experience more than the 30 unblended teas brewed using unique brewing techniques. The tea bar has a wide variety of tea sandwiches, compound butters, pastries and children’s sandwiches to pair with your tea. The tea bar is the perfect place to reflect on your day or have a memorable tea service with your child.

Related: Seventh Tea Bar Opens In Costa Mesa

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

Savory Spice Shop

Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m./Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m./ Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Customers will find only the highest-quality spices for their kitchen at the Savory Spice Shop. All of the spices are ground fresh weekly. The staff within the spice shop will help customers pair the perfect spice with their recipes, encouraging cooks to create unique and flavorful food at home. The Savory Spice Shop also has a large selection of gift sets and recipes.

(credit: Shuck Oyster Bar)

(credit: Shuck Oyster Bar)

Shuck Oyster Bar

Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m./Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(949) 420-0478

Customers can stimulate their taste buds by devouring one of the many different types of oysters served at the Shuck Oyster Bar. With one of the largest selections of fresh oysters in Orange County, Shuck Oyster Bar features a wide selection of wines for pairing, sandwiches and soups.

Related: The Best Orange County Restaurants That Opened In 2012

(credit: 31 Bits)

(credit: 31 Bits)

31 Bits inside of Deer Lovely

Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m./Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m./Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

31 Bits jewelry is all made with 100% recycled products by women in Uganda. The jewelry at 31 Bits is all unique and authentic designs that cannot be found anywhere else. Purchasing 31 Bits jewelry helps to change the lives of women in Uganda. The entire 31 Bits line is sold inside of the Deer Lovely store at the OC Mart Mix.

(credit: N'iceCream)

(credit: N’iceCream)


Hours: Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m./Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m./Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m./Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

When guests first walk into the OC Mart Mix, one popular first stop is at N’iceCream. N’iceCream has a large selection of homemade ice cream and gelato made fresh, and none of the products are ever more than 12 hours old. Made with the freshest ingredients, ice cream and gelato lovers can savor in a variety of unique flavors and top it off with homemade toppings.

(credit: Milk And Honey Baby)

(credit: Milk And Honey Baby)

Milk and Honey Baby

Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m./Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m./Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Milk and Honey Baby store features unique, upscale, beach-inspired baby clothes. A portion of the proceeds from sales at Milk and Honey goes to benefit different children’s organizations in the community. The clothes featured in the store are for children ages newborn to six years and has a large variety of diaper bags and vintage baby furniture.

Shelby is an Orange County Native, and is a freelance writer for multiple magazines and websites around LA and Orange County. She can be found writing daily about the hottest happenings at the OC Mom Blog or on Twitter @OCMomBlog.

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