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The Lab

Recycled from a night vision goggle factory, The LAB began its journey almost 20 years ago in the midst of Orange County’s suburbia. LAB Stands for “Little American Businesses” that are geared towards the young at heart and are not offered in every mall on every corner.

2930 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, California, 92626
Category: Shopping & Nightlife
Distance from attraction: 1.4 miles



The Lab is free to enter.


10AM-9PM, Sunday-Thursday
10AM-10PM – Saturday/Sunday


Art Shows
Book Fairs
Live Music
Craft Fairs

Stay With Us

Private Gym & Pool
Unique Lakeside Setting
Boutique Style Accommodations

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What kind of dining options are available at The Lab?
A. The LAB features six eateries from Cuban restaurant Habana to Honey & Butter, a macaron shop.

Q. What kind of parking is available?
A. The LAB has its own free self-parking lot.

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“Great location. Wonderful rooms. Great staff.”