100 Orange County Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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

Restaurants:Water Grill - South Coast Plaza, Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa, Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steakhouse, Italian
Neighborhoods:Costa Mesa
For 2 people on Fri, 1/24
Party Size
For 2
Date
Fri, 1/24
Time
7:00 PM

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
3,070 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful restaurant conveniently located across the street from South Coast Plaza. Great place for sea food. It was perfect for a luncheon with our friends. Service staff were friRead more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
5,810 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Its had such an amazing time!! Great service 👌🏻 Perfect noise level...
83% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
Table for 2 today

Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,152 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • 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
92% recommended
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
2,656 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
My birthday
94% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,978 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was great, food, atmosphere, service, and live piano music.
89% recommended
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,650 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our dinner here was excellent- 4 different entrees on the Restaurant Week menu were all fantastic. We'll be back!
97% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
2,553 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Lunch
Took my wife (A.K.A my best girl) out to a birthday dinner, just for us two. The dinner and our server Tom made the evening for us. Brie Pecan stuffed Chicken and Angus Prime Rib wRead more
95% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
6,976 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Las Brisas is one of the best restaurants in Laguna Beach! The location is so beautiful, right next to the gorgeous Laguna coastline. The food & service is also outstanding! I hRead more
82% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,496 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great server! Great food!
94% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,135 reviews
  • Seasonal
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
Celebrated my husband’s birthday, and we all had a wonderful time!! One of our favorite restaurants. 😀
98% recommended
American in Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
2,357 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Met friends for lunch for Newport Restaurant Week. We ordered from the Pre Fix Menu. Excellent!
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales

Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,027 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Groups
I requested a private space because one of my guests has a low immune system. The hostess went way out her way to seat us in a very private location. Our server Sydney was awesome Read more
92% recommended
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
5,419 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
My steak was burned on the top, it had a burned taste. Everything else was great.
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,778 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food is slightly inventive. Definitely comfort foods all the way.
96% recommended
59 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Benihana - Anaheim

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,209 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
We had a great time, food was delicious and service was great.
Kid Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice

Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
4,333 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and services. Our waitress was just wonderful and attentive of our table.
97% recommended
Special Occasion in Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Table for 2 today

Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,401 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Pre-wedding dinner
93% recommended
Special Occasion in Orange County
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
4,777 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Always tasty food. We dined the last lunch seating and had a relaxing time. Our server was great except she kept checking in and we felt rushed. When we were on our way out there wRead more
94% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie

The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
2,814 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
I always forget about this place but the food is beautiful and delicious. Thank you to our waiter Antony who made it extra special for my client luncheon and decorated the table wRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,782 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Everything was fabulous!
84% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
1,065 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
Reserve a booth table in the bar area for a quiet business lunch.
97% recommended
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
415 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Wonderful food!!! Great service! A place that will be our go-to for Italian food!!
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta

Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,425 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
I have been here many times and as always the food and service was excellent.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
3,807 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Very nice restaurant, beautiful views, great service and good food. Will definitely return when in the area.
87% recommended
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
523 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
I've been to Christakis's before and always loved the wine, the food and the place is adorable. I was very excited to bring my daughters there for their birthdays. They also loved Read more
100% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,541 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
Have not been in a long time and very happy we tried again. Food was great. Had the scallops and pork chops. Both were excellent. The outdoor area was really nice and cozy withRead more
97% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in South Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,715 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great time. My parents used to come when I was a kid and would come home and tell us kids about it. Two weeks ago I found a match box in some old stuff that my parent collected frRead more
89% recommended
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
1,561 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Birthdays
From check in to the outside happy hour bar to our server and the buzzers! Fresh experience. So sweet and great service! The $4 red sangria on happy hour is the way to go! Will go Read more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in South Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire Laguna

$$$$·Global, International·
Laguna Beach
1,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding!
83% recommended
Outdoor Dining in South Orange County
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
2,454 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
My parents treated my daughter for her 21st birthday. It was special from the beginning to the end. The steak was melt in your mouth delicious. This is the meal you want to takeRead more
93% recommended
Special Occasion in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
Table for 2 today

The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,281 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great like always! Thanks
90% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,856 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Always great fish and great starters. We went for late lunch and found ourselves at restaurant week and availed ourselves of the savings and added drinks and take home so one partnRead more
91% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
551 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Wonderful service. A little loud but it was peak lunch time. Good food. Always great to share a meal with coworkers or friends or family. Thank you!
100% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,069 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Good for Birthdays
Dahroush was our server and he is amazing! We all had the blackened Halibut Salad which is truly a gourmet salad! Greens and added fruit with creamy savory dressing made us all verRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini

Royal Hawaiian

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

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

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,455 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
The service and food was really good. The server made us very comfortable and made sure we were well taken care of. Will definitely come back again soon.
83% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
895 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Friendly, professional, and super tasty seafood, grilled to perfection.
100% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke

El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
316 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
We traveled 6 hours to eat at the Grill! We love it!
Great for Brunch in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,468 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
servers need to pour wine in smaller portions - we brought a bottle and I had to ask her to stop pouring because she was pouring too much per glass. Good wine changes it's aroma/prRead more
96% recommended
Best Service 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
819 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
An overall great dining experience.
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam

Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,519 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was the first time for my 13 year old daughter who loves steak. She was so impressed with bisque soup and filets mignon. It is rare she eats until she get really full but todaRead more
88% recommended
Notable Wine List in South Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
853 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
I love blue gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooold! I took my girlfriend there for our anniversary brunch and it was a very nice experience. We were seated with a very nice view of the bRead more
84% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib

Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
1,917 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Always a very good experience both food and environment.
98% recommended
American in Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,123 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Seafood Cobb salad was excellent
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,582 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The best place to dine in downtown disney
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
685 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
XLNT Food XLNT Staff
92% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
345 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Great service great food.
100% recommended
Healthy in North 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
2,364 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Meticulous attebntion to detail. Imaginative. Welcoming. Burgers a great but during Happy Hour.
90% recommended
48 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates
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Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
844 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS FOOD! Excellent menu, so many choices; staff was fantastic; lovely place!
93% recommended
Italian in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

VACA

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

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Orange
3,235 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Beautiful and peaceful. The food was amazing! And the staff was on it and very nice
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in North Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,152 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful experience with great food and service .. I ordered the Osso Buco which was fork tender and awesome flavor!
90% recommended
Romantic in North Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
1,210 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
The staff is very accommodating and gracious with early arrivals. The music selection is terrific and we enjoy the light and airy coastal theme. The menu offers a lot of choices foRead more
99% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,376 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Our server Jill was fantastic. Above and beyond what we expected! Food was fantastic - loved the restaurant week menu selection!
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
3,703 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Lunch was so delicious today. Had the Glazed salmon salad and my friend had Bib lettuce salad w/ Scallops. Fresh, flavorful and filling. The server was quick and efficient which waRead more
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib

Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
955 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
Great experience. They offered some additional noodle options I haven't had in a hibachi-style restaurant before. The spicy Udon dish got rave reviews from our group.
83% recommended
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegan·
Newport Beach
576 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Fantastic vegan food!!!
82% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos
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AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
692 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Very nice waitress and very good food as usual
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari

Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
845 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Great Beer
  • Creative Cuisine
I have many allergies and the waiter could not have been kinder. I loved my meal and would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew

Two Left Forks - Irvine

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

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
222 reviews
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
The food and the service were good. But overall, it was nothing to write home about.
Seafood in North Orange County
2 people mentioned the Apple Cider

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar - Irvine

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

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
607 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
First time visit but not the last. Small restaurant but very good food and outstanding service. Everything we tried was well executed. Corkage was reasonable at $15. The menu was Read more
96% recommended
Italian in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
195 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Food is nicely prepared. Taste is ok A bit pricey
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,454 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
The food was great. The restaurant wasn't that crowded so the meat came to our table often and was hot and fresh. It was a good night out. Its a bit pricey but no more than a sRead more
Good for Groups in South Orange County
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,401 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Sat on patio. Food delicious. Appetizers duck wings beet salad excellent! Salmon very good.
93% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,131 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Always a great restaurant to meet with friends. Terrific atmosphere and the ribs are the best.
85% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,334 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
The only disappointment was the artichokes The chef must have reduced the spices and herbs because the artichoke was rather bland
94% recommended
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp

Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,425 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Nina who runs the bar is superb at managing everything going on around. All the staff are experts and professional- this is during their busiest week of the year due to a huge tradRead more
86% recommended
Steakhouse in North Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
332 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
A couple of people recommended I visit Cha Cha for their queso fundido. During the holidays I took advantage of their gift card promotion and got some. For my birthday I took the pRead more
93% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada

Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
454 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
outstanding cauliflower, spinach was to die for, spaghetti and meatballs good but not great. The noise was deafening however but it was peak hour on a Saturday night.
88% recommended
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
841 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
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
2,334 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful as always. We go every time we are near Disneyland
87% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,653 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Food is outstanding, but the menu is much too limited. There needs to be more variety.
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
478 reviews
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our table was ready when we arrived. The staff were all professional, courteous and helpful. Food was delicious. We enjoyed our evening very much! We highly recommend everyone Read more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,951 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Outstanding Mahalo Monday deal! Excellent food and service as always! We'll be back!
87% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,402 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Excellent food. Good Service.
97% recommended
Italian in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
450 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
The food was incredible and the view of the ocean was breathtaking.
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari

Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,121 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful food and service! Get the burrata and Brussels sprouts and then the tomahawk steak with truffle Mac and cheese . Yum!!!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
383 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
The food is very good. Can never complain about the value.
100% recommended
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
620 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
AMAZING food and great service! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!
94% recommended
Japanese in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,393 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
My friends and I really enjoyed the food and ambiance of Tangata Restaurant when we dined there prior to viewing the museum exhibits. The waiter was friendly and courteous and theRead more
97% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,122 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Great Food Amazing service and incredible ambiance, what more could you ask for. The view is amazing and the food is definitely some of the best anywhere in Newport.
87% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,764 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Live Music
We love the food and service here. It’s always a great experience.
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry

Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
745 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Great dinner, service, and vibe.
89% recommended
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
2,149 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Owner Mr Redfearn gracious and informative. An authority on architectural history of not only the LUMBERYARD, but Laguna Beach. Thank you!
95% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,327 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Live Sports
  • Happy Hour
It was lunch with a friend, and it was not so busy. Good food and nice ambiance. Lovely patio with crystal fire place that would be fun with a group.
92% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in North Orange County
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Benihana - Newport Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,565 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
It took long to get seated even though we had reservation and took really long before chef came to serve.
82% recommended
Japanese in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,193 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
Everything was delivered at anA+ level. Service,a Food, Atmosphere. We’re All delivered.
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
560 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Cozy
My birthday
86% recommended
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,073 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Happy Hour
Delicious food. Try the flautas! Not busy for MLK Day, so the atmosphere was quiet. Great staff!
94% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Tustin Grille - Permanently Closed

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