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
3,927 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
This is the go to place in the area for some pretty fabulous fresh seafood. Edwin was our server and is always exceptional. The fresh oyster selection has plenty of variety to saRead more
94% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
6,441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Best steakhouse in the country hands down. Great vibe, excellent service complimented by amazing food and drink!
87% recommended
Steakhouse in North Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,154 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
95% recommended
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
2,934 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Braised short rib entre was outstanding. Lana gave us terrific service as usual.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
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Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,438 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Exquisite dining experience! Get the halibut, you’ll be glad you did!
93% recommended
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,823 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
This was my first time there, and everything was delicious!
95% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
3,057 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Fabulous lunch, all fresh ingredients and Ramon the waiter was knowledgeable about all the items on the menu and friendly.
96% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
8,103 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
The setting and the food were fabulous. Service from Kay was outstanding..as always.
84% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet
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Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,863 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Exceptional dining experience. Both the food and the service are excellent. This became our "place to go" after COVID. Henry, our server was exceptional and the Branzino and the waRead more
99% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,592 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
From hello to goodby it was a very great time & vibe. The food was nicely prepared in both presentation, texture and flavors. The patio heating was plentiful. Using open table addsRead more
98% recommended
Healthy in North Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
2,964 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Celebrating a friends birthday
93% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,281 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food and service was excellent!
96% recommended
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
6,290 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
The service at this restaurant is absolutely great as well as the food and the drinks the dessert everything is perfect. Our waitress was outstanding she offered her personal opiniRead more
89% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,779 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, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
I had a reservation & my daughter & I were seated within five minutes of our arrival. I do not remember the names of our server & chef but they were both excellent & served up all Read more
86% recommended
Most Booked in North Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
5,062 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Love the prime rib Wednesdays! It allows us to treat ourselves here much more! We've been here for every major event so far i.e. anniversary, birthdays, valentines day, etc. We aRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in North Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,433 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Delicious food and cocktails. Wonderful ambience and beautiful grounds.
93% recommended
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
4,961 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
My fiance and I ate here to celebrate our original wedding date. Great food and outstanding service! Will be going again!
95% recommended
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
3,063 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We had a wonderful experience! The food and service and everything!! We will be back soon!
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,939 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Fabulous dinner in the newly expanded beautiful patio.
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,375 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Our food choices were outstanding. Cheesesteak egg rolls, Filet, ribs, lemon cake. All perfect and delicious. Our server Jessie was amazing, thoughtful and very personable! We’ll bRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
619 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Great authentic Italian food. Nice patio and servers are very friendly.
98% recommended
Italian in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta
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Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,580 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Service was great. Food was delicious! All the meats were juicy, tender and so flavorful. Definitely would return.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,272 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
The chart house is always a treat for us whenever we can get to one. Appreciate the view and the great staff at Dana Point!
88% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
704 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Great overall
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,872 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was for my Birthday I had a great time thank you to all the kind and wonderful staff at the Bungalow 😎
96% recommended
American in South Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,957 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Attentive and expert service and always great for and ambience.
88% recommended
Romantic in South Orange County
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
2,129 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Your General Manager and staff was so welcoming and the food is amazing! ❤️
87% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
282 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Sapphire has always been a favorite!
96% recommended
26 people mentioned the Barramundi
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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
2,722 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great service and food!
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,299 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.
85% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,398 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Great food and spectacular view. The staff are friendly.
90% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
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
91% recommended
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,520 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Had business meeting with folks from out of town. We were there at 3pm and enjoyed appetizers and a beer. The staff was attentive and the food didn't disappoint. It was nice to Read more
98% recommended
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
1,874 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 Italian Grille - Irvine - Spectrum Center

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,545 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Service was amazing
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
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
  • 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.
96% recommended
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
443 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
We have never been disappointed with the food or service here
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in North Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,786 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was great as a,ways
97% recommended
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.
81% recommended
6 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
1,013 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Angie was wonderful as our server and the food was amazing. We’re repeating customers but tried the potato appetizer with truffle sauce for the first time, wow oh wow, terrific! WeRead more
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,657 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Our waiter was really great!
90% recommended
Steak in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
957 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food as always is amazing!
86% recommended
Scenic View in North Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,177 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Have always loved this spot. Good food and service. Missed not having live music. It was the first time back in over a year and the food was still as good as ever. I can't say thaRead more
96% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,672 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Our waiter was great and he remembered our anniversary
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,629 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.
93% recommended
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,008 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
We had great service with Mars. The food was delicious - the duck wings were wonderful. The Chilean sea bass was wonderful.. but the peanut butter gelato dessert was awesome. We wRead more
94% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
397 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasion
The Indian cuisine at the Royal Khyber is unsurpassed in my personal experience and they adjust carefully to each diner's ability to handle and enjoy spicy food. Service is attentiRead more
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies 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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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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Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
1,104 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent flavors and preparation on all of our food choices. Fried calamari, a polenta with mushroom appetizer, sea bass special, chicken piccata and pasta with bolognese. The IRead more
96% recommended
Italian 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.
87% recommended
153 people mentioned the Paella
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Orange Hill Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Orange
4,083 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Lovely restaurant, Brandon was an excellent server. The valet and receptionist were very nice.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,231 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Wonderful evening and GREAT FOOD!
93% recommended
Italian in North Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
2,120 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Great lunch, music was a little to much Jimi Hendrix. Will be back.
97% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,766 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Awesome!! Come back again soon
93% recommended
American in South Orange County
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
5,140 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
The food was delightful. The ultimate farm to table experience.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
976 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.
88% recommended
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Newport Beach
959 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
I went here for my 24th birthday for the first time and it was everything I could’ve imagined! The service was amazing and the drinks and food came out quickly. They were super sweRead more
97% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos

AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
846 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
My friends and I ate lunch there yesterday. The food was excellent and the service exemplary. This is one of our favorite restaurants in Orange County, and we've never been disapRead more
90% recommended
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
901 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Love the food and service
95% recommended
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
324 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
It was excellent. We were looking forward to our first lunch at a restaurant after more than one year. It didn’t disappoint.
94% recommended
Kid Friendly 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!
83% recommended
21 people mentioned the Uni Pasta
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Rocco's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
680 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food!! Great service! A absolute must!!
97% recommended
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
312 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Very impressed with this restaurant! Quality of food and wine selection was amazing. Will definitely be returning again soon!
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,784 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Great food, as long as you are not a vegetarian. Started with them putting rolls, mash potatoes and fries on the table right out of the gate, then it was just meat, sausages, meat,Read more
83% recommended
Good for Groups 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
1,676 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
First time. Will be back. Great service. Terrific foods. Nice selection to choose from
97% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings

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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Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,398 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Seasonal donuts were to die for
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut
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Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,789 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Excellent meal and and great service to celebrate a friend’s birthday! The Miso Chilean Sea Bass was delicious, perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. Great wine choices, creRead more
97% recommended
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,702 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Once again, Morton's delivers. Everything was what I had come to expect and they did not disappoint. I am a regular at the Anaheim location and will continue to be for the futureRead more
86% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
478 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing seafood enchiladas
94% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
527 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Always amazing food, always greeted with warmth from staff. We love Delizie.
94% recommended
Best Service in South Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
841 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Great food, great music - fun staff Loved the ambiance
92% 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
2,600 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wanted a special occasion dinner for celebrating a recent move to the area. We were dressed for the occasion especially after reading that the dress is business casual. DisappointeRead more
91% recommended
Romantic in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,665 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
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
90% 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
501 reviews
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
Always a great experience !!
99% recommended
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
2,139 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Had a great dining experience. This was our first time dining in since the pandemic has started. The service and the food were excellent. We were very impressed with the quality anRead more
97% recommended
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,693 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
It was an excellent experience. Truly the best Italian restaurant in the entire OC area. Super wonderful owners that make you feel right at home, the food is delicious, service is Read more
99% recommended
Best Value in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
537 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
We really like their breakfasts. The menu for lunch and dinner is really limited but I assume it's because of Covid. Thanks
Outdoor Dining in North Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,352 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Anniversary
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
458 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
The food and service is always top notch. Parking available in their own lot.
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
652 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Sunday 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.
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,405 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
91% recommended
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,236 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Good ! Great view .... good food.
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,964 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Love the restaurant. Great location and view.
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry
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Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
988 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
I’ve been to the Oak restaurant several times. It’s always a great meal and the cocktails are excellent. The wait staff and bartender are attentive with smiling faces (behind theiRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in South Orange County
30 people mentioned the Calamari
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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
2,216 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Happy Hour
We really enjoyed this 1st meal at The Lumberyard. Gr8 food. Music outside, easy walk to shopping and the beach. Service was friendly & quick.
94% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,376 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
We sat on the patio and there was nobody there, we had the place to ourselves. Food and service was EXCELLENT!
Kid Friendly in Orange County
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Benihana - Newport Beach, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,846 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Everyone is friendly! Good for birthday celebration!
92% recommended
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,810 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Our server Melanie was wonderful!! The food was great, the hosts were great, nice , helpful and quick with seating us.
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
720 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing! The arugula infused pasta with shrimp in lemon sauce was incredible.
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,148 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
The waiter recommended the sangria and the Queso chorizo appetizer and they both were extremely delicious. I highly recommend this place to eat. Great service and food.
97% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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