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Verde Kitchen at The MET

Garden Fresh Fare | California Flair

Conveniently located in the heart of the South Coast Metro area,
Verde Kitchen offers a comfortable place to grab a quick workday lunch
or relax with friends and coworkers at the end of a long day.

Hours & Location

Fresh, Local Ingredients

Beautiful and flavorful soups, salads and sandwiches featuring seasonal produce harvested from our own gardens.  Locally sourced ingredients as well as unique, artisan meats and cheeses,  craft beers & wines.

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Quick and Comfortable

Stop in and grab a bite on the go, or pull up a seat and stay a while. Our beautiful cafe opens onto a spacious patio, with The Met’s gardens, outdoor lounges, and adjoining food truck runway to explore.

An eating and meeting place for those who work at The Met — and beyond! Be sure to follow us on Social Media for updates about our upcoming harvests, new menu items, and special events in the courtyard. @verdecostamesa.

Online Ordering

Short on time? Place your order online and we’ll have it waiting for you when you arrive. Or, have it delivered and never even have to leave your office.

Order Online

Food Truck Runway

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Rotating collection of top food trucks serving lunch daily from 11-2pm at Orange County's first and only permanent food truck park. Featuring 3 unique Food Truck Lounges each with a variety of tables, chairs, patio covers & umbrellas, all in a beautiful park-like setting. Beer and Wine available for purchase at adjacent Verde Kitchen, where you are welcome to enjoy your food truck finds either on the patio or inside the cafe.

Food Truck Runway