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Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8808 Irvine Center Drive Irvine, CA 92618
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 22 members
Review from Anita
Red Velvet 523 events 173 reviews

Great performance as usual. The young pianist was outstanding, a talent to watch.

reviewed Aug 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from J. Robey
Red Velvet 35 events 6 reviews

Due to the heat we got to the concert at 7:15 and got settled into our seats with just a few minutes to spare. The orchestra was spectacular, and Russian pianist so impressive, the venue truly magical as always and, of course, the finale with the...continued

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Review from Sandy Tuckman
64 events 20 reviews

The concert was spectacular! However, this was my first time at the Verizon Amphitheater. No where did I read that this venue is handicapped unfriendly! After a 20 minute wait, I was able to take the shuttle (4 seater) which brought me to the...continued

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_Gates open at 6:00pm for picnicking. Food and beverages are allowed in the amphitheater.

It is recommended that you bring a jacket or blanket because evenings can be cool after sundown.

_*VIP Meadows buffet menu*:

Chicken Spring Rolls with sweet chili sauce

Hearts of Romaine

Blackened Salmon with jasmine rice and asparagus spears

Coconut Ripieno


Enjoy a private dining area tucked beside the circle at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater beneath the shade of an old willow tree. A comfortable table and chairs are always waiting for you, without the mad rush to find the perfect picnic spot. Live music creates a stylish, festive atmosphere as you enjoy an extraordinary served buffet catered by Bristol Farms; plus, coffee and desserts.

Arrive early — the buffet closes at 7:30pm. Menu is current at time of publication, but subject to change.

Or add on a delicious gourmet picnic meal from Bristol Farms, official caterer of Pacific Symphony’s Summer Festival 2012, during the check-out process. Picnic boxes are available for convenient pick-up just inside the amphitheater gates.

Picnic Box Menu:

Sandwich Box: Gourmet sandwich with your choice of rare roast beef, Black Forest ham, smoked turkey or fresh veggie, served with fresh fruit salad, spinach pasta salad and two cookies.

Chicken Caesar Salad Box: Bristol Farms’ version of the famous Caesar salad with tender grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, lemon, croutons and Caesar dressing, served with a fresh seeded demi-baguette and two cookies.

Chinese Chicken Salad Box: Bristol Farms’ version of the delicious Chinese chicken salad with mixed Asian greens with cilantro, shredded rotisserie chicken, crispy wontons, mandarin oranges and sliced almonds tossed with sesame ginger dressing, served with a honey-wheat demi-baguette and two cookies.

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