The folks behind the project responsible for bringing The Halal Guys to Southern California have just divulged to us the exact address of their first California location.
Set to open in August, residents of Orange County will be able to make it rain massive amounts of white sauce before anyone else in the state. Specifically, the almost-beach city of Costa Mesa, CA, will receive the first location:
The above Google View snaps are of 3033 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA, the home of a newly minted lease deal that will bring the official Halal Guys to a shopping center directly across the street from a lap-band procedure building, fittingly.
Our sources confirm the location is well thought-out, hoping it caters to the lunch crowd from all the offices near South Coast Plaza (the largest mall on the West Coast), the dinner crowd from the nearby residential area and runoff from the late night crowd leaving neighboring Newport Beach (wuddup).
It is also close enough to major schools like UC Irvine and Orange Coast College, and smack dab in the middle of three freeways, 55, 73 and the 405:
Just to get y'all in the mood, here are some shots of Halal Guys food that Southern California kids will no longer have to enjoy through the lens of a screen: