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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


  • Shopping
  • Dining
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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