100 Orange County Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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.

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

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
4,589 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Water Grill is my go to spot for any special occasion , yesterday September 15 was mine and my Fiancé six year anniversary!!! Water grill made it very special for is ! Thank you wRead more
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steak·
Costa Mesa
6,805 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Ashley who was my waitress at the high top section was awesome! Such great welcoming service. I made sure to make a note to be seated in her area when i come in again next month. FRead more
Steak in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
8,921 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
We have been celebrating Christmas Eve at Maggiano’s for over 20 years and the family loves it! The food was outstanding! Thanks
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
3,083 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Great restaurant for 30 years. Every element of the mixed grill of seafood was cooked perfectly. Convenient valet and self park. Even the Courtyard landscape is amazing with loungeRead more
Italian in South Orange County
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,717 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
As always, great American - Californian - European inspired food, fresh and well prepared, very attentive service. Seating on the patio is a great location.
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad
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Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
2,005 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
Canaletto’s is our absolute favorite place to dine, it is truly exceptional!
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
3,249 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
We were able to sit in the back patio which was very comfortable. Our server, Holly, was cheerful and attentive to our needs. We appreciate that the staff was masked and that we Read more
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
8,914 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Had an AMAZING Birthday dinner.. beautiful location and view! Great service, staff and food..
Most Booked in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,088 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food and great service. It was an anniversary dinner and they left rose petals on the table and surprised us with a complimentary dessert. Also the Maverick cocktails was VERRead more
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,938 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
This is one of my favorite restaurants to go to! The food was great and so was the service. Faye was our waitress and she was awesome!
Healthy in Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
3,498 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We sat in the patio, good daytime choice. The deep fried whole sea bream was delicious! I wish all the servers wore masks, though.
Most Booked in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,460 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
It was wonderful! Service was excellent and the food!
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
6,755 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Amazing as always!
Steak in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,778 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.
59 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Benihana - Anaheim, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,959 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Delicious and so much fun!
Most Booked in North Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
5,369 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Always a win with the Summit House! Great food, great views! Great service!
Best Service in Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,390 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Delicious food and cocktails. Wonderful ambience and beautiful grounds.
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
5,231 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
It was relaxing & enjoyable with a beautiful view. Just perfect
Seafood in Orange County
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
3,370 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This is a place that the food, wine and service are always top notch. If that is what you are looking for, and you don't mind paying a price for that, Capital Grill is your placeRead more
Best Service in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
2,035 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful restaurant, excellent food, wine and service. Our party of 6 had a few apps and all a different entree. We loved all of it and will be back soon.
Notable Wine List in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,612 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Love the staff, the food, and they make a great martini.
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll
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Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
723 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great food and really good service. I will be back soon
Italian in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta
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Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,617 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
The food is very tasty. We liked the food at the salad bar, and all the meat you can eat. Bring your appetite.
Good for Groups in South Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,599 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Awesome experience !
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
823 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Great food and Service
Best Overall in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
2,042 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
All of the staff wore masks, and that made us feel comfortable. The table of 8 near us chattered a lot, but the food and service made up for that.
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
2,124 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent service and excellent food.
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
2,649 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
First time at the restaurant. Loved the decor and the open air dining that was available. Went for lunch. Ordered the mixed appetizer plate with two kinds of empanadas, pork meatbaRead more
Most Booked in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
535 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
This was our second time dining here since vaccinations. We’re locals and had been here previously under different ownership. Location is epic and that usually means high prices anRead more
26 people mentioned the Barramundi

Bru Grill and Market

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
638 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!
16 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,861 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Girls Birthday
Special Occasion in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,280 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Rose was the most informative and gracious employee. Our son lives in the Stadium Lofts now and we plan to be back more often.
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,840 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The food is delicious. We always order from the fresh fish selections and have never been disappointed. When we visit Newport Beach this is where we eat.
Seafood in South Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
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
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,708 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
The food is excellent and service is outstanding. Spaghettini has a warm and cozy vibe with great live music. We highly recommend it!
Hot Spot in North Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini
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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
1,819 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
love their menu, had been there a few times and will be back again soon !
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Brio Italian Grille - Irvine - Spectrum Center

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,618 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Special Occasion
Xavier was AWESOME!! It was our first family meal together in MONTHS and he was so attentive, always made sure we had what we needed and asked for, and his charming personality wasRead more
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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.
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
525 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
Very warm and friendly atmosphere. The service is always great. Also enjoyed the tortillas with honey butter to supplement the chips and salsa. We enjoyed our meal! Patio dining waRead more
Late Night Find in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,970 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
While the menu at Vine is not vegan-friendly, the chef created a beautiful vegetable entree for me. It was full of quinoa and a gorgeous array of colorful vegetables. Not the ordinRead more
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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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.
6 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
1,191 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Delicious, creative, yummy. Fantastic wine selection. Outdoor over looking ocean - Two thumbs up.
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,713 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
We celebrated our daughters 19th birthday and enlistment into the Army National Guards! Everyone made her feel extra special...had a birthday card waiting for her on the table and Read more
Notable Wine List in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
1,194 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
BlueGold was great but the wait staff was very quick to want to clear plates when we weren't finished yet.
Californian in Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib

Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,399 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Perfect evening, great food and service as always.
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
2,092 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent Food, Service and Ambiance. One of my favorite restaurants. Spent evening with a girlfriend I hadn’t seen in a long time. They didn’t rush us at all. We had a lovely eveRead more
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,626 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
What an amazing evening with friends - we actually came on Monday and Wednesday. The Jazz Pianist was amazing. Really liked this.
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,203 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
427 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was delicious! We had the vegetarian snack platter, Khyber's Nectar, Butter Chicken, Eggplant Ka Bharta, Tandoori Chicken, rice and naan. All were excellent but the star wasRead more
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico (Laguna Beach)

$$$$·Mexican·
Laguna Beach
379 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.
17 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
1,258 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The italian waiter was the best!
Special Occasion in South 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.
153 people mentioned the Paella
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Orange Hill Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Orange
4,827 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Beautiful views for my special bday dinner! Service was great. Food and drinks were also great. Loved it. Will be going back as it was my first time there!
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,306 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great Italian food with authentic ambience. The cocktails were good and the wine list superb. Great assortment of wines by the glass with reasonable prices on bottles. The service Read more
Romantic in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
2,673 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Food was delicious and the atmosphere and service was perfect…
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,985 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
First time to this location everyone begging with the Valet was so welcoming the service, food, ambience made or trip from Temecula worth it. For sure we will be back, DefinitelyRead more
Special Occasion in South Orange County
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
6,097 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
The food here is delicious!! The salmon salad is paired with fresh peaches and blueberries and honey glazed walnuts..the cheese and fruit board is superb with an orange balsamic jaRead more
Best Ambiance in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
935 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
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
1,216 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
We had the most romantic dinner date for our first year anniversary... luckily on a taco Tuesday! There was live music, great vegan food, and good customer service. We’re hoping toRead more
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos
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AnQi

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
990 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
It is always a great culinary experience at Anqi! We keep returning because of the great food delights on offer. The service is on point and the atmosphere is casual and nice. OverRead more
Seafood in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
921 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
Great location in downtown Laguna Beach. Fun and unique atmosphere inside, with an outdoor patio available as well.
Fit for Foodies 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.
10 people mentioned the Crab Stack
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Market Broiler-The Outlets at Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
382 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Met on our lunch break. Food was delicious! Bread was warm and toasty. Our waiter was attentive and timely. Looking forward to going back.
Outdoor Dining in 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!
21 people mentioned the Uni Pasta
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Rocco's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
765 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
What a treat! The service was outstanding, thank you Denise! The drinks, perfection! They even smoked the old fashioned and the Captain Arnold was just the best. Everything we ordeRead more
Italian in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
398 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
First time eating at Urban Grill. Food was so good! We will definitely be back.
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,053 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
Good was excellent and the service was impeccable!
Special Occasion in South Orange County
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
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Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,892 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Food was amazing as always!!!
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,502 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
This restaurant provided a lovely, comfortable setting for my leisurely brunch with a dear friend. The service and ambiance were great! The food was good, but I wished more freshRead more
Great for Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
3,007 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Nice local spot. Food is always good, love the key lime pie, steak salad and tortilla soup. Good service.
American in Orange County
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,858 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The staff and food were outstanding. They were very accommodating and we enjoyed our two birthday celebrations very much! Thank you Leo and staff!
Steakhouse in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
620 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Everything was great. Love the specials and food is always good. Staff is amazing. Ricky is the best
Mexican in South Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
577 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Amazing food and impeccable service from Raul. Overall excellent experience. We will be back!
Neighborhood Gem in Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
826 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Special Occasion
Great food, great music - fun staff Loved the ambiance
45 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Broadway by Amar Santana

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Laguna Beach
1,468 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great service. Great imaginative food. Could not be better
53 people mentioned the Skirt Steak
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,770 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
All was wonderful as always!
Steakhouse in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,639 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
We appreciated all efforts to mitigate COVID-19, masks and social distancing and especially the requirement of showing vaccination status. My husband is immunocompromised because Read more
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.
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
502 reviews
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
Always a great experience !!
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
2,353 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was amazing. Service was impeccable. The drunken mule is my new favorite.
Seafood in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,899 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We love everything about this restaurant! Great job!!
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
592 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Pleasant seating area with ocean views. Service was good, appetizers, salads and entrees were quite tasty.
Hot Spot in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari

Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,554 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
Amazing experience as usual, consistent excellence! Fly in from Dallas once a month to dine here.
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
515 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Best BBQ in OC Get the 2/3 meat combo and take some home
Neighborhood Gem in North Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
651 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Food was delicious and service was friendly. The price was good for the amount that served 2 people well. I like both the HB location and the Tustin.
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,359 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
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
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,365 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
Thank you very much for an unforgettable experience. We have had an amazing time. The table that we were assigned was the best of the best and make a big difference. I am really thRead more
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
2,200 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Unique food with a South African emphasis, rooftop ocean view w/ great service.
Steak in South Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry
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Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
1,173 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Neighborhood Gem
LOVE THIS PLACE. THE NEW GM IS AMAZING AND DEZ IS GREAT. I CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK.
Vibrant Bar Scene in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Calamari

Cedar Creek Inn - San Juan Capistrano

$$$$·American·
San Juan Capistrano
1,630 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
This is my go to restaurant. I am never disappointed. Everything is fabulous!
100 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Lumberyard

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,368 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Comfort Food
We liked the variety of menu items. My husband is a meat eater and I had seafood, both were delicious.
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,396 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
  • Good for Groups
Nick was awesome, he handled our entire group with patience and attentiveness. We all really appreciated the service.
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Benihana - Newport Beach, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
3,066 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
We had Jose as our chef and Moises and Felipe as our servers and they were all awesome. Super friendly, prompt with refills and Jose made the best food we've had at Benihana in a lRead more
Kid Friendly in South Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
3,411 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food as usual. Enjoying eating at Ms Knotts Chicken there since the 50’s. Whenever we visit Knotts Berry Farm or Disneyland. Not only is the chicken dinners wonderful butRead more
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
902 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Anniversary.
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,229 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
We had a great meal. Service was fast and the server was great at making good recommendations.
Mexican 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.
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.
7 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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