Here’s the deal: You already know the Newport Beach Film Festival is coming to town this week (we’ve written about it here and here). What you might not know is that a select group of delicious and cinematic-minded restaurants are featuring discounts for all those who attend a movie at Starlight Triangle Cinemas at The Triangle in Costa Mesa.
To indulge, show your Starlight Cinema ticket stubs or proof-of-purchase on your phone at participating locations throughout The Triangle before or after you watch a festival film. And just like movie magic, you’ll get access specially priced menu items. Here’s where to go:
This Mexican favorite will offer festival attendees 15% off full-price items, (excluding specials and happy hour). Ideal for al fresco dining, La Vida Cantina has a spacious patio with inviting palapas where visitors to a vacation along the Mexican Riviera.
Located on the second level of The Triangle, La Vida Cantina is open until 11pm Sunday through Wednesday, and open until 2am Thursday through Saturday. For reservations, please call (949) 612-2349.
This neighborhood bowling hangout will also offer 15% off for festival patrons.
If you catch and early movie and head to Tavern+Bowl for dinner, you can enjoy a round or two of bowling to finish the evening. Tavern + Bowl is located on the lower level of The Triangle, and is open Sunday through Thursday until midnight, and Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m. Reservations can be made by calling (949) 438-2320.
H20 Sushi & Izakaya is offering a 20% discount on its menu, except for Happy Hour pricing and All You Can Eat Sushi.
Open Sunday through Wednesday until 11 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday until midnight, H20 Sushi is located on the lower level of The Triangle, and reservations can be made by calling (949) 515.7400.
As a post-movie or dinner treat, Creamistry at The Triangle is offering a free topping with the purchase of an ice cream to customers who show their movie stubs or proof of purchase for Newport Beach Film Festival tickets. Creamistry is open until 10:30 p.m. nightly.
For a complete list of movies showing at The Triangle as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival, visit https://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/.
P.S. As another local discount, Fashion Island is bestowing festival-goers with $5 off the price of admission for tickets set at $15 or more. Use the promo code IRVINE5 for $5 off all general screening tickets.