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

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
3,530 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Had a reservation and still had to wait for my table. Then they tried to sit us at a high top bar table 🤦🏽‍♂️
92% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
6,150 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food great drinks fast service
86% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,154 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We have been celebrating Christmas Eve at Maggiano’s for over 20 years and the family loves it! The food was outstanding! Thanks
91% recommended
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
2,812 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
GREAT Food and service! Loved the food and wine and the ambience!
93% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,229 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
Excellent California inspired cuisine, very attentive service. Currently all tables our outside in front of the restaurant which works very well.
92% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,739 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
What a delightful experience from beginning to end. Seven of us decided to have a nice dinner before heading back to our home states of Colorado and Illinois and to our surprise, aRead more
97% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
2,796 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food, service, and ambience - as usual.
95% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
7,678 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Best dinner experience in a while. Excellent food, I had the Sea Bass, succulent comes to mind. Friendly and proficient service etc etc
83% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,710 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I went for a date - but got stood up. I just stayed and ordered
97% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,406 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Seasonal
great place and friendly people. I would come back
97% recommended
Healthy in North Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
2,624 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Vanessa our server was wonderful! Food was delicious.
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,143 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Our 10 dinners were fabulous, there was not one complaint, and my salmon with spinach & mushrooms was exceptional, the chocolate layer cake dessert also was yummy!
96% recommended
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
5,861 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great evening at usual and Alex, Austin and Patrick took such great care of us as always!!!
93% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,780 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We like the reunion kitchen in Laguna Beach better, as it's more intimate. However, the food is very good and we enjoy each meal.
96% recommended
59 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Benihana - Anaheim

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,425 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Delicious and good service
81% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
4,742 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
We were a few minutes early, unclear to me why we had to wait to be seated, but it was only a few minutes, just does not seem necessary and I would have been more impressed it we hRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in North Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,433 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food and cocktails. Wonderful ambience and beautiful grounds.
94% recommended
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
4,962 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
My fiance and I ate here to celebrate our original wedding date. Great food and outstanding service! Will be going again!
95% recommended
Scenic View in North Orange County
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
2,966 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Awesome service. Fabulous food
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,862 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
The bison steak was wonderful, but a bit pricey. Always a great meal!
89% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,181 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
I believe Del Frisco's steak salad is the BEST ever!!! I continue to order each time I am there.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
543 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food, all around great experience! Would definitely recommend.
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta

Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,509 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our family had a great time at this restaurant. Service is superb...our waiter, Bao, worked very hard for us all night. Food is excellent....meats will not stop coming unless theRead more
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,054 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We sat out on the patio and our server Glen took great care of us. The food was out in a timely manner and it was all so good :)
88% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
611 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Lovely evening with friends on the outdoor patio. Food and service were first rate.
97% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,706 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Excellent choice in CDM, with attentive service and a wide range of entree choices. We went on Wednesday night, with a special three-course bbq menu which was delicious and reasonaRead more
96% recommended
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,828 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The food was outstanding, my friends all complimented the food and service.
88% recommended
Special Occasion in South Orange County
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
1,824 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great . Will be going back. Try the Roja Vieja, with Plantains
88% recommended
Most Booked in South Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
135 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always great service and food!
98% 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
2,593 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great meal; just sad that the restaurant isn’t open 100%!
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,299 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Rose was the most informative and gracious employee. Our son lives in the Stadium Lofts now and we plan to be back more often.
88% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,137 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Great food, fabulous view of the water on Newport bay.
89% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Brunch
Great waiter, I arrived late so I didn’t get his name. The setup outside is perfect. They could probably use more tables. Food was really good: fish and chips, Caesar salad, clam Read more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,346 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We were seated as I requested, a booth. However, next to us was a meeting led by a stock broker with a very loud voice. This was unpleasant as dinner conversation was difficult aRead more
96% recommended
Italian in North 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
1,490 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Overall amazing food and service! It was loud where I could hardly hear my husband in front of me.
88% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
We have never been able to duplicate the artichokes over oak fire ...try as we might. We do have the recipe for the aioli and that is a true gift.
98% recommended
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
378 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Great food and service! Soo nice to get together with friends and be able to sit inside.
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in North Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,662 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
In this new culture of social distancing and new rules, Vine has got it right. The outdoor seating is so awesome, socially distanced tables, yet still manages to make it all feel nRead more
96% recommended
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Wreckless

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fullerton
225 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Once they work out some kinks (which is typical of new restaurants) this place will be the talk of the town.
81% recommended
6 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
924 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Great quality food. Service was exceptional!
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam

Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,614 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Wonderful experience
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
929 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food was delicious and the staff was very attentive and did an amazing job following the new guidelines. Thank you!
84% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,051 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
wonderful place-nice, courteous people; great service; great food; great ambiance; more?????????
96% recommended
Late Night Find in South Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,438 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Kings is always on point, glad we were able to sit inside for the first time in a long time.
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,628 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
What an amazing evening with friends - we actually came on Monday and Wednesday. The Jazz Pianist was amazing. Really liked this.
94% recommended
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
871 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Great place to enjoy good company and food. Loved the short-ribs.
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in South Orange County
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
372 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Authentic
This restaurant has amazing food and amazing people!
100% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico (Laguna Beach)

$$$$·Mexican·
Laguna Beach
378 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Delicious! Slow service during the week. Grilled shrimp salad, ceviche, and the bomb, spicy giant shrimp.
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
946 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic food, fantastic service. Really enjoyed our dinner and evening out at Piccolino
94% recommended
Best Food in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

VACA

$$$$·Spanish·
Costa Mesa
883 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

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Orange
3,622 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Outstanding
90% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,179 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great food and service as always.
88% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
1,781 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent service and the best menu in Dana point. Every time we are here we go there and have never been disappointed. Food outstanding. And thank you for the great service. MusicRead more
97% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,590 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Perfect place to celebrate a birthday. The food was amazing and we enjoyed the private area we sat in. Thank you for a special evening.
91% recommended
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,561 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Beautiful garden dining patio. Great service. Food is very fresh and well prepared. A wonderful relaxing place to have lunch or dinner.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
976 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
The chef Jose is amazing cooks great and is great company. We request him any chance we get.
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Newport Beach
757 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
A small group of us had just finished a 21 day cleanse and we wanted to celebrate with clean food. We were a little surprised that there were many fried food options on the menu..Read more
92% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos

AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
752 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
First time since COVID and great experience! Their outdoor patio is beautiful! First, staff was fully covered with face masks, face shields and gloves. Temperature is measured andRead more
86% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
894 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Authentic
Love this place. Dining is outdoor due to COVID. Food fantastic as always. Happy hour only a few drink specials (understandable in the present environment). Was able to make a Read more
98% recommended
Late Night Find in Orange County
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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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
285 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
I was at The Market Broiler at The Outlets at Orange. My time with family and friends was memorable and fun. I was there for my birthday and I believe our waiter's name was Luis, aRead more
92% recommended
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
627 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
The service was great! We love this lovely place.
97% recommended
12 people mentioned the Paella
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Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
270 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
Fabulous date night with my hubby💞 Great service, selection, food, & they nailed the outside ambiance in these challenging times!!!!
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in South Orange County
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,649 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Very nice restaurant very good food & service was excellent ❤️🤗 I like everything I love Texas de Brazil thank you for the best dinner
82% recommended
Special Occasion in Orange County
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,533 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
We consistently have great service. Shana was an outstanding server. He menu is creative and delicious! We go to Ironwood often and continue to try new dishes. We have yet to beRead more
98% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,279 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
They have done a great job with the outdoor tables and keeping them 6' apart. Service was excellent and food was great!!
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,609 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
We just love the outdoor patio area. Pleasant surroundings (don't know you're next to parking lot), socially distancing, terrific service staff and menu.
95% recommended
American in South Orange County
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,538 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
The steak melts on your mouth I had an amazing birthday 🎂
86% recommended
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
409 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Quickly seated & served. Cha Cha’s follows CDC guidelines and I felt as safe as I could be for outdoor eating. Salmon tasted great and was a very generous portion Service was Read more
93% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada

Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
494 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
We always love this place, the specials are so delicious! Excited to go back!
92% recommended
Kid Friendly in South Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
841 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Bar Seating
  • Comfort Food
Great food, great music - fun staff Loved the ambiance
100% recommended
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
2,484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Cory!!! Was our waiter n he was amazing !! Dinner was amazing !! Place is great ♥️
89% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,666 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Delicious Lasagna meal with warm breadsticks and chopped salad with complimentary glass of wine offered as a special Dinner and a Show at The Segerstrom Center. The Manager was vRead more
91% 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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Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
2,084 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
As always Roy’s never disappoints. Great food and service.
88% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,584 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food, attentive service, great ambiance, and reasonably priced.
98% recommended
Italian in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
512 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
We love this place and are regulars at the Pasea hotel - the food and service are always stellar!
Scenic View in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,212 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Top notch service and incredible food, doesn’t get much better.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
425 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
We were celebrating our 19th Wedding Anniversary with are friends here at Newport Rib Company. The service was really good our waiter was very attentive on checking everyone. EveryRead more
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
644 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Food was amazing!! Staff was very friendly. Feels like you’re in Japan. Highly recommended!
93% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,406 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Always love dining at Tangata. I especially love that several food/beverage menu items are "exhibition themed" with the Bowers Museum. My family always dines at Tangata when atteRead more
98% recommended
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,233 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Good ! Great view .... good food.
89% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,859 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Birthday’s
88% recommended
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry
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Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
894 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great experience from start to finish.
91% recommended
American in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Calamari

Cedar Creek Inn - San Juan Capistrano

$$$$·American·
San Juan Capistrano
1,646 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
2,212 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
SAFEST RESTAURANT IN Orange County DURING COVID-19!!! Not only is it safe, (masks for all employees, sanitizer on the table, Plexiglas-glass between every booth) Lumberyard is coRead more
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,353 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Live Sports
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We all ways go this restaurant be fore games, all ways make reservations, but my husband and I are always seated against wall at a small table. I fume because I see other couples Read more
94% recommended
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Benihana - Newport Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,738 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
First visit since reopening - limit 5 guests per table. Not very busy. Steak and shrimp cooked per our direction. Crunchy shrimp appetizer good. Wife's margarita prepped the way Read more
87% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,514 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Cold potatoes and gravy. Reservation was for when they opened for lunch, so very unexpected. Chicken and rest of meal was high as expected. Server was EXCELLENT!
87% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
655 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
From the salads to the pasta to the carpaccio...we love the entire menu at Alessa! We visit Laguna often and we always plan a visit to Alessa.
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,112 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Cha Cha’s never disappoints. The chopped romaine salad with salmon and the chicken tostada are two of my favorites. But I can tell you anything you order there is absolutely deliciRead more
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Watermarc

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,396 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
It's a great spot for brunch. Attendance was small due to the current corona virus uproar.
94% recommended
48 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates
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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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Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
501 reviews
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
Always a great experience !!
99% recommended
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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