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100 Orange County Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Water Grill - South Coast Plaza, Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa, Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steakhouse, Italian
Neighborhoods:Costa Mesa
For 2 people today
Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
2,923 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
THANK YOU ALWAYS THE PLACE TO EAT AT BEFORE THE PLAY .. THANK YOU OUR SERVER WAS VERY PLESANT AND HAD US OUT ON TIME .. THANK YOU
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
5,655 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Our server Ashley was great! Made my wife loved the experience. We always pick Mastro’s for occasions
82% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,129 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Our service stood above all others and food was great!!
94% recommended
Most Booked in North Orange County
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
2,591 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxing and service was great!
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,909 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
The food was incredible and Martina ROCKS as a server!!
95% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,602 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Beautiful decor, beautiful music and delicious food
100% recommended
Italian in South Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
2,492 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
By far the best Ahi salad I have ever had and the portions were perfect.
92% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
6,875 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The view is stunning, the menu is delightful and the service is impeccable.
82% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,412 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Great Food and Manny our server was the best ever.
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,000 reviews
  • Seasonal
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
I have been going to Seasons 52 for many years now without fail! From the moment you arrive you are greeted by friendly hosts. You are immediately assured that they have your resRead more
97% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
2,273 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Good time for taco Tuesday
100% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales

Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
1,981 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
  • Happy Hour
Another lovely experience at Paul Martin's. It featured what we've come to expect: Friendly service, delicious food (and interesting menu choices), great wine to complement the meaRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
5,272 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Received excellent service from Alexandra at the bar.
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,774 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food was creative and great! Atmosphere was lively (albeit a little loud). Great place to go with friends! Delicious!
96% recommended
59 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Benihana - Anaheim

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,075 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
The chef was AMAZING I believe he’s new and his name is Dustin. I’ve been going to this location for years l, multiple times during the year and this visit was the best because of Read more
Most Booked in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice

Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
4,168 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Love coming back here for an elegant dinner! This time, returned for a business dinner. All new comers enjoyed and stated great selection! My all time favorite is their Prime Rib ERead more
97% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,356 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Always amazing.
93% recommended
Romantic in Orange County
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
4,676 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Great food, great ambience and lovely place on the beach to take in the beauty of Huntington Beach.
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie

The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
2,722 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We love the food and the service was exceptionally good. Our hats off to Tommie, our waiter.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,740 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
All phases of our most recent dining experience at the Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar were exemplary. We have dined at this establishment more than a few times, and each experience Read more
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
1,021 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great atmosphere was allowed to enamor by boss and my VP with what I am doing because the quality of the restaurant was incredible
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
386 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Great Food and Service. They had our reservation and got us right in.
100% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta

Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,383 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Everything was great. Service, food, ambience, etc.
90% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
3,713 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
From the moment we were greeted till we left...great customer service. We did arrive 15 minutes before our reservation and they were going to seat us then asked if we could waiRead more
84% recommended
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
510 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Cute little place. Can definitely get a bit noisy inside, as it is quite small, and sometimes they have live music. Food is good, but a little over priced.. Reservations highly recRead more
97% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,477 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Barney, our server, was excellent - extremely attentive, but never imposing. The food was excellent and we sat outside because the weather was just right. The traffic noise was notRead more
97% recommended
American in South Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,632 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Anniversary, heard had best prime rib... excellent! Manager even brought us fresh, shaved horse radish! Excellent waiter ... Brad!!:)
90% recommended
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
1,484 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
My friend and I had lunch to celebrate my bday. Very nice ambience manager was nice and took a special desert thank you Mr. Rey definitely will recommend it
88% recommended
Most Booked in South Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire Laguna

$$$$·Global, International·
Laguna Beach
1,418 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great place to celebrate a Birthday! The food is amazing.
87% recommended
26 people mentioned the Barramundi

Bru Grill and Market

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
641 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a dinner reservation for 4 and got a quiet booth as requested. Our server was great, and the food was delicious!
92% recommended
16 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,369 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
As always, food and service were outstanding. Great place for a special occasion.
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,264 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The initial impression was poor. From the valet, walked through the door from what might be the patio. Bit confusing. Upon entering, no one greeted us. Then figured we were at tRead more
89% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,747 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Our meals were great but the side of risotto was outstanding. Service was great.
89% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
540 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Gretchen provided excellent service! Our food was prepared well and was very tasteful. We’ll definitely go back again.
100% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
12 people mentioned the Short Rib

Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,018 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Good for Birthdays
Simply amazing
99% recommended
Italian in Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini

Royal Hawaiian

$$$$·Hawaiian·
Laguna Beach
351 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
We had a lovely lunch. We loved the decor. It felt like we were in Hawaii. The staff was all so nice!
14 people mentioned the Mai Tai
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Irvine

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
1,874 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
love their menu, had been there a few times and will be back again soon !
85% recommended
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Irvine - Spectrum Center

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,417 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Loved the bolognese pasta and outstanding service.
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
863 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always a perfect choice!
99% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke

El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
303 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
Great food. Good environment. One server tried to serve me champagne in very dirty glass that she just wiped with a towel but other than everything was great.
Great for Brunch in North Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,401 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Pricey but great food!!! Recommended for nice romantic or chill dinner. Good wine offer too. Halibut with lentils and vegetables was exquisite.
93% recommended
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Wreckless

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fullerton
225 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Once they work out some kinks (which is typical of new restaurants) this place will be the talk of the town.
88% recommended
6 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
798 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
It's almost redundant to keep reviewing Watertable as it is hands down our favorite restaurant in Huntington Beach. Whether we walk in to just sit at the bar, enjoy a cocktail andRead more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam

Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrating a family birthday and our server Lindsay was meticulous and wonderful!
90% recommended
Notable Wine List in South Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
810 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
We had a great server and the food was excellent! Its a little pricey but overall great experience.
81% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib

Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
1,869 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
We celebrated my husband's 87th birthday with a meal at Bistango. It did not disappoint us. He ordered his favorite meal, salmon, and was very happy with it. I took the waiter's reRead more
100% recommended
American in Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,054 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Amazing food, amazing service, amazing ambiance! love!
92% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,511 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Live Music
Loved our server Mady, she was outstanding. It could feel like a drag working at a busy restaurant day after day but she felt fresh and was attentive. Food was awesome, everyone waRead more
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
69 people mentioned the Beignets

Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
623 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
another fun place. great energy & fabulous food. Service is on point & loving this place. Wine list Is great... definitely recommend this place & will be back soon
98% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
338 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great service & delicious food!!
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico (Laguna Beach)

$$$$·Mexican·
Laguna Beach
377 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
I had always seen the restaurant as I drove into Laguna. I’m so happy we finally made it inside. The experience and food was awesome. We had so much fun, and the food and drinks wRead more
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Watermarc

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,336 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
First time dining and I already cant wait to go back. Everything we tried was cooked perfectly, had an amazing balance of flavors, and was plated beautifully. Our server Kevin was Read more
90% recommended
48 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
804 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great find! Can’t believe it took 19 years to find this place. I guess better late than never. Amazing food, service, and ambience!
98% recommended
Best Food in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

VACA

$$$$·Spanish·
Costa Mesa
882 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
We dine out often. The food, service and ambiance was excellent. Creative.
87% recommended
153 people mentioned the Paella
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Orange Hill Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Orange
3,087 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
It was a late celebration for my partners birthday and everything was exquisite. The pre-fixe menu had good selection and everything was of top quality. We have already decided to Read more
86% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,123 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Only one word superb, one of my favorite restaurants. Exceptional service and my food was delicious. This restaurant is great for a first date or with friends and family.
88% recommended
Romantic in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
1,136 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
What a delightful place! My 3 friends and I had a wonderful lunch there and we weren't rushed, it was perfect and the food was amazing. My first time there and hope to visit manyRead more
94% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,270 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Spent our anniversary there and our server Charlie Stone was fabulous!
90% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in South Orange County
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
3,530 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Our first time at Farmhouse and what a great lunch and the best service I have seen in along time. Check in was excellent. The older gentleman was the best and so kind. Our waitresRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib

Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
932 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Loved their all you can eat sushi!
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegan·
Newport Beach
487 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
Delicious food (I am an omnivore)
89% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos

AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
646 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The truffle sashimi is the best I’ve ever had. Received great service as well. Highly recommend. The decor was fitting but the high top dining tables with bench seating were not vRead more
90% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari

Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
827 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Birthdays are best here!
93% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew

Two Left Forks - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
273 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Wow, why did it take so long to come here? Food was excellent and service was superb.
93% recommended
10 people mentioned the Crab Stack
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Market Broiler-The Outlets at Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
205 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Great food and service
83% recommended
Great for Lunch in North Orange County
2 people mentioned the Apple Cider

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar - Irvine

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
288 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
Birthday! We heard it usually gets crowded but we went early on super Sunday... perfect timing!
83% recommended
21 people mentioned the Uni Pasta
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Rocco's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
588 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Casual
We eat at Rocco’s often and are always very pleased this restaurant. Great food and attentive staff that really makes you feel at home. Had the short rib for the first time and iRead more
96% recommended
Best Value in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
177 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
We love this restaurant and have been loyal customers since they opened. The food is always good and the service great.
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,382 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Outstanding as usual
85% recommended
Good for Groups in South Orange County
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,401 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Sat on patio. Food delicious. Appetizers duck wings beet salad excellent! Salmon very good.
95% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,080 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
Food was so exquisite and well balanced. I can't wait to try numerous items on the menu.
91% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,256 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
Food is not the same, way to much tarragon in the wedge salad. Appetizers were great, but the mains were not up to par. There were six of us and we all thought the food was not nRead more
95% recommended
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp

Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,378 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Our wait staff was super. Friendly and Always Making sure we got what we needed. And the food was excellent.
88% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
313 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Happy Hour
Yesterday was the first time at ChaCha's Latin Kitchen for lunch....had only been for dinner a few times. The lunch menu is fantastic, the food was delicious and our server (FernaRead more
88% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada

Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
436 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Excellent experience AMC delicious food!
89% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in South Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
839 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Bar Seating
The food was amazing. The waiter was very nice but a bit frenzied! He was busy and seemed like he was having a tough time coping. But he was nice!
100% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
45 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Broadway by Amar Santana

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Laguna Beach
1,476 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great service. Great imaginative food. Could not be better
95% recommended
53 people mentioned the Skirt Steak
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,254 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Everything was great!! Our server was a little bleh. We were celebrating my dads 50th bday and she was just not happy and put a little damper on it. Everything else was amazing perRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,629 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romantic
We are season ticket holders at Segerstrom and have been coming to this restaurant for years. We've seen the ups and the downs. Luckily, Leatherby's is on an upward track. In faRead more
86% recommended
18 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Sol Agave

$$$$·Mexican·
San Juan Capistrano
340 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Food was excellent. Fresh ingredients and well seasoned dishes.
94% recommended
19 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Kona Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
213 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Staff was attentive and accommodating, Seated us right away and service was quick..food was tasty. The only thing is I would add o whiskey list. Great experience.
6 people mentioned the Pad Thai
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Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
457 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
After being at this restaurant a few weeks back we decided to bring some friends with us for a 2nd visit. Did not disappoint! Service was great, food was very good and you reallyRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,848 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
We love Roy’s since the first time we’ve ever eaten there. Their customer service along with their food is superb. We highly recommend Roy’s!
87% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,354 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
The food was excellent. We appreciated prompt and careful service. It is a lovely restaurant. We will return when we are in the area.
96% recommended
Italian in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
435 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Lovely evening on the patio
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari

Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,074 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food, great atmosphere, great staff !! We always have a good experience. The service is excellent.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
374 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Great place for ribs.
87% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in North Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
596 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
A great experience!
93% recommended
Japanese in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,381 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
great -place to eat while visiting the museum. hamburger was outstanding.
97% recommended
Californian in Orange County
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,057 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
My first time there and it was a great experience. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to a friend and I intend to go back, maybe next time for dinner. Lunch was great. Read more
89% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Orange County
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,735 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This restaurant is very consistent. We always enjoy the penne pasta - perfectly prepared and delicious. Our guest said the salmon was a standout and would order it again. All were Read more
86% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry

Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
711 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • People Watching
Want a lovely birthday dinner mid week! The place was empty but the hostess and servers were enthusiastic and attentive as if it were a Friday night! We called ahead for a birthdayRead more
86% recommended
30 people mentioned the Calamari

Cedar Creek Inn - San Juan Capistrano

$$$$·American·
San Juan Capistrano
1,645 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
This is my go to restaurant. I am never disappointed. Everything is fabulous!
95% recommended
100 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Lumberyard

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,111 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Love the food, the atmosphere, everything about this restaurant!!! Fit for foodies. GO
93% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,298 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Groups
Great location for pre hockey game dinner.
88% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in North Orange County
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Benihana - Newport Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,445 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
I love coming to benihana and celebrating my birthday - our server and chef (rey) made our experience extremely easy to order and overall always a fun experience with the family. TRead more
83% recommended
Japanese in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,100 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
Staff was friendly and brought food piping hot. My wife also received a complimentary slice of pie for her birthday.
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
526 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food!! Our whole party is still thinking about the house made pasta and how delicious the whole meal was!
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,063 reviews
  • Fun
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Live Music
Attentive service. Nice ambiance. Great food. Overall great time. Would come again and recommend to friends.
92% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Tustin Grille - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
154 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Very good food and service. We’ll be back. Nice neighborhood type restaurant and bar.
92% recommended
7 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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