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Roy's AnaheimRoy's Anaheim
1506 reviews
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Seafood | Anaheim, North Orange County

Been there about each of the past 15 years and this was a pre-birthday dinner. Excellent options, Asian, Hawaiian fusion. Two boat, we got three boat Appetizer was outstanding, a great way to start. Some of the seafood dishes we ordered had too much sauce, will get it on the side next time, but flavor was super. Highly recommend the place. More

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JT Schmid's Restaurant & BreweryJT Schmid's Restaurant & Brewery
682 reviews
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Brewery | Tustin, North Orange County

Liked the pear, pecan flat bread but thought the bread part could have been a little better. More

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Mesa RestaurantMesa Restaurant
260 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Food and ambiance .. love! My friends and I had a great time. More

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Gyu-Kaku - Huntington BeachGyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
918 reviews
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Japanese | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Very friendly service. Use opentable for reservation and get quick and accurate waiting time response. Got there a little early and still get seated early too. More

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Bourbon Steak Orange CountyBourbon Steak Orange County
239 reviews
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Steakhouse | Dana Point / Monarch Beach, South Orange County

Best restaurant in town, making this our date night place for EVERY date. Service is impeccable, food outstanding! New favorite place. More

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Anepalco RestaurantAnepalco Restaurant
202 reviews
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Mexican | Orange, North Orange County

Food great, best margarita! More

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Le Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and SuitesLe Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and Suites
30 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

A;ways a pleasant meal, lunch or dinner. The service people are polite and accommodating. More

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Tortilla Republic Laguna BeachTortilla Republic Laguna Beach
678 reviews
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Mexican | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

The valentines menu was great. Masters of subtle flavor. More

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Il DolceIl Dolce
91 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

An unexpected treat. Pretty casual setting but terrific authentic Italian food and was not so loud so I can actually hear the person across the table talking to me :-) More

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Harley Laguna BeachHarley Laguna Beach
55 reviews
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American | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

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Orange County's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Pina's Bistro1. Pina's Bistro
338 reviews
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County

Love this cozy little place. Food was outstanding. My wife had the gnocchi & Sausage, excellent. Spaghetti bolgenese, best ever, spectacular! More

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The Dock2. The Dock
760 reviews
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Seafood | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Could not have enjoyed the meal and the evening more. Tiffany was our server and she made the experience for us. Very personable, attentive, and attractive young woman More

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Christakis Greek Cuisine3. Christakis Greek Cuisine
384 reviews
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Greek | Tustin, North Orange County

Gracious host, great location, fun evening. Need a better cook. Chilean Seabass was over cooked and tough. Mentioned it to waiter. Changed my plate to lamb kabob. Better, but I think they rushed it. More

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The Hobbit4. The Hobbit
1021 reviews
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Contemporary French | Orange, North Orange County

It was an AMAZING experience. Food was perfect sized so never felt overly full. Incredible wine selection More

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Hannas Prime Steak5. Hannas Prime Steak
1799 reviews
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Steakhouse | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County

Everything was absolutely amazing! We are never disappointed when we go here. We got the spinach artichoke dip as an appetizer with some cocktails and wine. Then a filet Mignon for our meal! Delicious! More

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Orange County restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Ballast Point - Downtown DisneyBallast Point - Downtown Disney
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Ballast Point Downtown Disney is coming soon. Please check our Facebook page for more details. More

Brussels Bistro - San ClementeBrussels Bistro - San Clemente
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Belgian | San Clemente, South Orange County

Brussels Bistro is the fulfilling of a childhood dream of the owners. Thomas and Nicolas, friends for 40 years, both in the restaurant industry for over 25 years, want to share with all their guests a part of their culture which they are so attached to. They want to deliver an authentic Belgian experience for all the senses !

Brussels Bistro wants to offer a relaxed, warm and inviting place for anyone who wants to escape briefly from daily life and experience a little taste of Belgium without the “jet lag”.

Over the past fourteen years, the deeply installed Brussels Bistro’s philosophy was personified by its Ladies and Gentlemen.More

Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill AnaheimCraftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Please return soon for more information on Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim!More

Louie's by the BayLouie's by the Bay
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Contemporary Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Louie’s by the Bay is a modern Italian steakhouse located on the waterfront along picturesque Mariner's Mile in Newport Beach. With a 180-degree view of Newport Bay, a warm elegant design, and exceptional service, Louie's brings an unparalleled dining experience to Newport Beach. The restaurant is a collaboration between two legendary restaurateurs, Ron Salisbury of El Cholo and The Cannery, and Piero Selvaggio of Valentino’s in Santa Monica. The menu will feature authentic charcuterie and antipasti, unique pastas, prime steaks and chops, classic Italian desserts, and a truly exceptional wine list. Open for dinner nightly, with a lively and late-night cocktail scene.

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Munch BistroMunch Bistro
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Thai | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Munch Bistro's first mission is to create pure, traditional, classic Thai dishes which are as authentic as any you would find in the night markets of Bangkok or Phuket. At the same time, to find new ways to approach Thai food with innovative and creative recipes that combine our customers’ favorite flavors of Thai food with some of their most beloved cuisine from other parts of the world.

Whether you are an omnivore, vegetarian, or vegan… whether you are a fan of our 33 craft beers on tap, our saké and wine options, or our unique SABÉ cocktails… whether you favor timeless classics like Pad Thai, Pad See Ew and Green Curry... or you want to try something completely unique like our Tom Yum Flatbread Pizza or our Orange Chicken Sandwich, we will offer you the freshest, tastiest, and most delicious authentic Thai food and Thai inspired dishes in Orange County.More

Discover Orange County

Located in the sunny state of California, Orange County is known for its many tourist attractions. Considering that Orange County consists of 34 cities and is more populous than 21 U.S. states, you can bet the attractions include not only the best surfing beaches, the Balboa ferry, and sites like Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland but also a huge selection of restaurants. The warm climate enhances the growth of fresh, organic vegetables and fruits, which can be found in many restaurants. Although iconic California foods like Rocky Road ice cream and sourdough bread may have originated in other CA cities, they’re also popular in Orange County. Fast food places, drive-ins, and Korean barbecues are popular in this area, too. Smoothies in the summer, however, take the cake.