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O'Neill's Bar & Grill
O'Neill's Bar & Grill

O'Neill's Bar & Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://arroyotrabuco.com/oneills.aspx
  • Phone: (949) 218-0865
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast
    Monday – Saturday: 6:30am to11:00am
    Sunday: 6:30am to 10:00am

    Monday - Sunday: 11:00am to 4:00pm

    Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm to 8:30pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm to 9:00pm

    Sunday: 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Contemporary American, American
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Platt
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: O'Neill's Bar & Grill offers a warm and intimate atmosphere for your private dining experience. Our exquisite Californian Ranch cuisine, extensive wine list, and spectacular views combined with our state of the art service will make your experience with us unforgettable.
  • Private Party Contact: Diego Estrada (949) 218-7804
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz Music Friday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Live Blues Music Saturday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm & Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Special Events & Promotions: Social Hour
    Everyday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in our Bar!

    Monday Night Burgers and Brew
    Come in and enjoy a build-your-own Craftsman Burger and Specialty Brew every Monday Night!
    Starts at 4:00pm
    $12.95 Combo

    Sunday Brunch
    From 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Live Entertainment
    $32.95 Adults - $36.95 with Champagne
    $16.95 Children
    $18.95 Same Day Golfers

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5 Freeway
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from O'Neill's Bar & Grill
O'Neill's - our 4,600 square foot bar and grill - is a very popular place after a round of golf. Enjoy great meals and cocktails while you also take in the breathtaking views of the Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo, Trabuco Creek, and the course.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerCalifornian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "We have never had anything less than a wonderful experience at O'Neill's."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Such a beautiful place to dine. We ate outside on the patio overlooking the lovely golf course and mountains. Yummy food too!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "I have been at O'Neills Bar and Grill, many times. This week was the first time I have been for lunch,I took two friends with me, we really enjoyed it. I have always gone for Easter, Fathers day Mothers day, I will go back now I know you have a very good lunch me and dinner menu."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "The food was very good. Service started out very good as well, but as dinner came out it slowed to a crawl. Paid two corkage fees of 15 bucks each and ended having to pour our own mid way thru dinner. They even charged us for a gluten free item, but never told us. Wife and I split a salad and we got charged for that as well without ever being told. Dollar amt minor but it is the principle. Very loud inside while singer played accordion and other instruments on the patio. Overall it was just ok."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We dined on the patio sitting on metal chairs but managed to borrow filthy seat cushions after another party departed. My first shock was the $89 bottle of wine and $13/glass! Whoa. What do you mean "BBQ, Bar & Grill"? My party of four escaped for $107 and one did not get an entree! Advice: go only at happy hour, lest you get gored! The food is good, service sincere but frazzled, entertainer was solid and played some good selections on brass and accordion."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "O'Neill's is a wonderfully located casual restaurant with both indoor & outdoor dining. It has a good wine list enjoying an Award from Wine Spectator Magazine. The menu has changed and it appears they are still working on the quality & the consistency. Also, there appears to have been some changeover in wait staff & kitchen staff & coordination is still an issue. We have been dining here for over a decade & hope the quality & consistency soon returns to what is once was."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We really enjoyed O'Neills and we had never been there before. It is located on the golf course and the outdoor patio was gorgeous. We had a lovely, romantic, great meal! We would definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "No one was in the bar or rest. when we arrived at 6:30. That was surprizing as we had read this was a busy establishment. There were 3 settings on the patio and a few more came later. We ordered the shrimp/crabmeat appetizer (3 for $10) and it was excellent. My wife ordered tri-tips and I had the same in a sandwich. Both were very tough but mine being thinly sliced it was chewable. My wife took some in a baggy and I had it a couple of days later. It was difficult to eat if not cut into small pieces. We found it pricey for what was on the menu. Not sure we will be going back, at least for dinner. Our waiter, Lazaro (probably bar tender) did a great job on my wife's strawberry margarita since they didn't have the premix but had strawberries."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Great relaxing atmosphere with a nice sunset view of saddleback mountain. Great patio"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Have out of town guests and had the second table with a gteat view . Cameron, our waiter was surpurb. Didn't bug us and didn't forget us. Our guests commented several times. Only down side was we were next to a multi table graduation party with a lot of kids running around and people blocking our view. Food and drinks were good.."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We live in Arizona and wanted to find something out of the ordinary to treat Mom to (who lives in Mission Viejo). Took a chance, and what a pleasant surprise this was. Much better than advertised.....the food, the view, the weather.....couldn't have ordered it any better!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "our outdoor table was wobblely,,,the menue changed. better before"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Nice view, they have some good events there, I had the eggs benedict which was very good. Service was OK. Great spot for a change of pace"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My friends and I frequent O'Neill's. It never disappoints us. Food, service, ambiance always excellent. Inside or on patio - great."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Food was good. Service adequate. Coffee was served Luke warm....a real pet peeve of mine. This restaurant also requires your credit card info in irder to make a reservation. Another turn off. Breakfast at O'Neill's is better than lunch."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We made reservations for the brunch to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Our Brunch was excellent at O'Neils! Never have had a bad experience at this restaurant. Also I was not able to grab a table at 10:30 for our party which was what we needed but was able to note that we would like that time if it came open and I received an email from the restaurant confirming 10:30 for the amount in our party that we needed! Awesome service! Thanks OpenTable!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We have had Mother's Day brunch the last 3 years. It is a beautiful spot overlooking the golf course with the mountains in the background. The service was excellent. The ambience also great. The music was good as well. The only downside this year was I got reservations too late and could only get 2:30 which was their last seating for brunch. The breakfast type foods were mostly gone, and some of the other food was showing its age. A little dried out and crusty from hours on the sterno. We will be back next year, but it will be for 1:00 or 1:30, not 2:30! Omelette prepared on the spot and the seafood were awesome."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Nice music all of the time. Nice outdoor "scene" (golf course, lake, mountains). Great food, reasonably priced. Terrific brunch - go often. Great for parties. Very attentive staff. Really enjoy this place."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Very good food, but very slow getting it. Excellent service by Sahara. I want to go back very soon."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "There was NOBODY - including staff visible when we arrived at 8:30 am- but other than SLOW and non existent service- the food was YUMMY"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "This truly is a hidden gem. We had a great combination lunch with choices of soups/salads/half sandwices/pizzas. The view of the golf course is wonderful if you sit outside."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "We love this brunch and take all our out of town guests, special occasion friends and family. The staff is friendly, attentive and you can't beat the food and view out on their patio."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "The BBQ ribs and steak were fabulous! Excellent service - helpful, efficient and very friendly."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "One of the few restaurants in Mission Viejo that has outdoor dining with a great view. We have only dined there for lunch and the food is always good. I'd like to try the dinner menu sometime!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "This is where we like to go for special meals.. The food is outstanding, well-prepared & served. The wine list is extensive. Cozy ambulance, inside & out. Beautiful location off the Arroyo Golf course. We highly recommend it!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Hadn't been here in yrs. New menu, of course, plus new decor. The bar/lounge has a nice atmosphere & caters to golfers since it is at the Arroyo Trabuco Public Course. In the dining rooms I didn't like the dark decor & the high back chairs - makes the smallish place seem even smaller. Definitely needs a re-do. Menu is quite different, but lots of interesting apps & small plates, something my honey & I enjoy since we like to graze around, sampling lots of things. I like that they offer half or whole portion on entrees. We sampled the cod ceviche (yum), the steamed clams (very nice), the braised lamb stuffed peppers (very good), Pinot Grigio (excellent), and the flourless choc cake w/van bean ice cream (to-die-for). Sahara is a delight!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We arrived 15 minutes before our reservation time but were immediately seated. Service was superior and provided by Cameron. However, others helped with plate removal, coffee refills etc. We did sit outside and overlooked the 18th green. Cameron conspired with the bartender to make me a mild Bloody Mary. That was followed by an excellent buffet. My wife and I both had the chilled seafood (shrimp, crab, lox etc, etc. then finished with a great, custom made omelet. We will be back. Note! We did not golf this time but if you do, the brunch is half price."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Just a wonderful place - server, Sahara on her a game: delightful knowledgeable and very helpful"
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "What a find! We've been in OC for 9 years and just found this place."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Never knew this place existed. So close, yet felt so far way. Beautiful location and scenery. Next to the hills and golf course with plenty of old oak trees. Excellent food. Crab legs, prime, rib, and ham were all tasty and fresh. Oysters were huge and probably the best I ever had. Shrimp was plenty and delicious. Everything else was very good also. Servers kept our champagne glasses full. We were seated next to an outside 1-man jazz/rb singer on a keyboard. Played a nice jazz rendition of Chaka Khan's classic hit Sweet Thing. A wjnning 5-star Xmas brunch!"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "What a great job this place does for brunch we have gone there over 7 times and always enjoyed the prompt service the nice choice of food just a good experience all around. Also live music on the patio and great view of lake and golf course"
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "We had a fantastic time last Sunday taking the family ( son 16, daughter 12, son 1, wife and mother) to Brunch. We sat outside and listened to the live music and smelled the scents of roasted meats and omelettes being made to order. My son started my gathering a large plate of Crab legs and oysters. Mixed with pure horseradish, and fresh lemon, it was delightful."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "Date night with my wife and we had a great time. Cheese and meat plate to start, which had some great pairings to go with it. I had the Filet (medium rare) and my wife had the Pork Loin, both of which were cooked perfectly and tasted great. There was also live music, and the guy played multiple instruments and set a great mood for he evening."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Nice casual restaurant. OK live/canned music. New menu since we were last there."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Portions are very small, if you are too hungry this is not the place to go. But food is great."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "This was our second visit to O'Neill's, this time for my birthday. Our experience was just as delightful as the first one. Great food - I ordered the skirt steak; my husband, the ribs. He had the ribs on our first visit as well. Our server was very attentive. The dining room was more noisy than our first visit, but we still a delightful evening. What a neighborhood find!"
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Location - not in restaurant, in ballroom, with no external direction, caused confusion Food - some good, some not, average over all - ran out of turkey for a bit Service - staff not to the level they should be for what it seems they're trying to accomplish, if sophisticated was for what they were going - shame we wasted $45/ea on this plus tip = a week's worth of groceries Atmosphere - really family-friendly setting, loud, very casual, slightly more elevated cafeteria experience - set up was not thoughtful for best guest experience - children ruined the dessert table, should be staff attended"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "We went on a Thursday evening. There were only a few tables seated, but that made it quiet and peaceful. The service is usually a bit slow, but since we were basically the only people there is was more attentive than normal. The food was excellent. Great evening out. This place is a great little escape from the hustle and bustle of Orange County."
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "Had a wonderful time for Sunday Brunch. The staff is awesome. I just wish the tables where a little bigger for a group of four."
    Dined on 11/10/2013