Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar
Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar

Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.primecutcafe.com/
  • Phone: 7145324300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Alfredo Lopez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private dining room that seats 17 maximum. This is a spacious room and would be ideal for a private party of 12 or more or a private business meeting.
  • Private Party Contact: Ron Leuang 7145324300

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Stadium promenade
  • Public Transit: There are numerous OCTA bus stops on Katella avenue. We also have a Metro train link station less than a mile from our restaurant. This is located at Angels Stadium on Katella.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We share parking and have over 500 parking spaces with 24 hour patrolled security.
A word from Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar
Affordable, luxury dining at a premium steakhouse with the look and feel of a contemporary bistro. Salt crusted Prime Rib. Seared and seasoned steaks. Tender and juicy. Fresh seafood. Inspired salads, sandwiches, house ground burgers and starters.
Every plate expertly prepared with uncompromising attention to quality. Progressive, varietal wines flow freely from the busy wine bar. Half glasses and flights for tasting. New discoveries from innovative, boutique wineries. The selection is ever changing to make each experience, different and exciting. Craft brewed beers, specialty cocktails and a great assortment of Scotch, Bourbon and other spirits.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (15)good for groups (11)great for lunch (11)fit for foodies (9)neighborhood gem (9)notable wine list (8)great for outdoor dining (6)late-night find (4)great for brunch (4)romantic (3)kid-friendly (3)hot spot (3)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
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    OCgal
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Decent wine list. The drinks menu changed from our last visit and the one I wanted to try was gone. Bread has changed, it was a good focaccia with olive oil & balsamic on the side. I ordered the wild shrimp dish, however, this time it was greasy and the potatoes were not as tasty. I wound up salting them, which I rarely do. The shrimp and green beans were good. NY steak was cooked perfectly. Crime brûlée was good, but cookies and milk just average. Cookies weren't anything special, although they are served fresh and warm. Unfortunately the accompanying milk was also warm but not fresh, it was spoiled. They apologized and took the cookies off the bill, but it leaves me leery to return...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    DiningduoVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Prime cut was one of our favorite "go to" places but it has recently become very disappointing. Our last two visits have been full of food issues, poor service and problems. They run out of food items on the specials list very early and many popular regular items. Very poor substitute items. They forget to bring drink refills-one of our diners waited an entire meal for his drink refill. Food is not prepared as asked. Another of our diners got her re done steak as we all finished. And, it takes forever to get an order. I am very sad about this since we loved coming here and enjoyed many of the servers over the years. Maurice was the best but we haven't seen him the last few times.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for group get together
    Reader
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Server Erin was awesome. Prime Cut catered to our food allergy kids; Erin checked ingredients with chef; felt totally safe. Beef and salmon dishes were wonderful as were deviled eggs. Can't recommend this place enough.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Angel
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Took three people to dinner before an Angel baseball game. I met people at the bar, had a drink there and went to our table. Pleasant hostess, indifferent server and food that everyone liked. The ambiance was a pleasant change from goining to a sports bar before the game.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Thankful4goodfood
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We went there pre Angel game and informed them of our time frame and we not only received an amazingly delicious meal we were out in plenty of time to get to the game and make it am awesome night! Thank you Prime Cut! We will be back....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    glockgirlVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    This place is our frequent spot for lunch or dinner. We lover the service and the food is beyond amazing! Our server Jonathan was amazing as always! It's nice to be remembered....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice slightly higher end dining
    blakeaym
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Nice atmosphere, very pleasant staff, dependable good quality food. Not a huge menu but a variety of seafood and steak options.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JeanneVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Had a great meal here; we were a party of 7, and everyone had a wonderful meal ... plus, our server was great. He was attentive without being overly so; just the right mix of being there when you needed him and not when you didn't.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphere, great steaks.
    dnoeats
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I enjoyed the filet tacos, and my buddy picked up the prime rib. Phenomenal food overall!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always consistently prepared food.
    JanetS
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We dine here often and enjoy sitting on the patio. The food is unique. They grind their own burgers fresh. Desserts are made fresh and worth the wait. Love the carrot cake. Also try theirs apply hour. Great deals. See a movie, go there for dinner. Reservations needed on weekends. The wine list is amazing
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We love Prime Cut. Great staff!
    Nado
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We have enjoyed everything on the menu especially the delicious filet. Have recommended to family and friends and many have partaken and had the same great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Father's Day
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Went for fathers day . It was quiet and the food was great . Delicious prime rib
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Dinning at Prime Cut & Wine Bar
    Sandi
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We went for a belated birthday for dinner. It was really relaxing and enjoyable. From the time we sat down and to the time we left. Great all around place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Primecut is great! The food is wonderful and the service is the best!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to enjoy with friends.
    Cathbeth
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Needed a nice place with good wine to celebrate with a group of 8. Good energy without being overly loud. Easy to get a table. Nice wine list and I am a sucker for tasting flights.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Restaurant
    JMBau
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Nice restaurant with a good vibe and good food. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Celebration Dinner
    DB818VIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Prime Cut is a great place to celebrate any special event. They have a wonderful private room that was easily able to accommodate our party of 12. I was particularly impressed with the level of service we received being that we were separated from the main dining room. No long waits for the food. The menu is extensive with so many delicious choices that we had difficulty choosing. The ahi tacos are my favorite!!! I highly recommend Prime Cut Café and Wine Bar for anyone who loves good food and drinks!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 21, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 554 reviews are from the Prime Cut Cafe & Wine Bar reviews archive.
  • Great Food
    Breezy10
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere of Prime Cut. Our waiter did not give the best customer service, but I could see that wasn't a true reflection of the overall place. I would recommend Prime Cut to everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Going Back
    OpenTableManVIP
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    When this place first opened, it was fairly good. I haven't been back in a few years. The wine list is still excellent. But, their food service was pitiful. I ordered a burger (no onions). It took about 45 minutes to make. And, it had an onion in it. Throughout this ordeal, the waiter came by 3 times (to tell me that my food will be out soon). It was not crowded at the time. So, I don't know what the problem was. We were heading to an event at Honda Center, so I couldn't wait for them to remake the burger. So the way I see it, it's basically a 'wine bar' - but they can seat you for a meal. The food part of the place is an afterthought.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Nice Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Took the Mother-in-law and family on a Friday night for an early Mothers Day dinner and was pleasantly surprised. The staff was excellent and the food was quite tasty. We'll certainly be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our favorite restaurant in Orange
    DavidS
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Prime Cut has a variety of great food at all kinds of price points as well as a nice wine list. You can go for a nice date or with the kids. It's an all around great place and it's our whole family's favorite for different kinds of occasions. We love it!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rough start, smooth finish
    rvator
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Brought some friends, their 1st time. Downside was the parking, being close to the Honda Center with the Ducks in the playoffs made parking impossible. But we finally found a spot and once inside put it all behind us and enjoyed the evening. Cheese plate and deviled egg appetizers were perfect. We all had good meals, fish, beef dip, pork chop, pasta. No complaints. Wine and drinks were good. The chocolate chip cookies, shared, we're great. Having a reservation seemed to make a difference, people were waiting when we walked in but we were seated immediately.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-Game Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Ate here prior to attending a Ducks game at the Honda Center. Very easy walk to the location. Food was excellent. Server was OK. Good value for the cost. Will certainly return in the future.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice lunch place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    My friend and i had a nice, quiet lunch with healthy options. The waiter was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • manager doesn't know how to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    manager doesn't know how to use the computer, neither do the servers - look over your bill closely!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food and service
    sbear
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    We had the three course meal. Every course was delicious. Service was also very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    DiningduoVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We had another wonderful experience at prime cut. Food is very good and we love Maurice! He gives us wonderful help and service each visit. Thanks for another great evening! Really loved the blackened sea bass special. Filet is always a good choice as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Enjoyable
    Food44lover
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    We went for lovely lady's 92nd birthday and we were all treated royally. Service was delightful and food great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food at a fair price
    mom2marpat
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Our prime rib dinner was done perfectly and the creamed spinach along with the mashed potatoes were delicious.They served a "yorkshire pudding" but it seemed more like a delicious popover. We went overboard by getting some devilled eggs for appetizers and split the wedge salad (which was REALLY good). I saved half my dinner so I could try a dessert and I had the doughnuts with raspberry sauce. The doughnuts were't what I was expecting, but it was still good. My husband for the creme brûlée and the vanilla bean ice cream. We are looking forward for our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    Luvfood
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    I had their blue cheese bacon burger with no bun and it was amazing! The flavor was incredible and it was cooked just the way I like it. I definitely recommend this restaurant and the food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Music Dept lunch
    Kathi
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    We had a wonderful time. We were able to make a reservation for lunch which was nice. We were seated immediately, ordered quickly, and the food came out very quickly too. Everything was delicious. The only suggestion I have is that the wait staff should let you know in advance that most of the desserts require at least 15 minutes so you should be prepared to pre-order.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 22nd Birthday Dinner
    bdahx3
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Had a large group where a few people didn't show but prime cut was very accommodating, also refilled our waters all night and even gave us jugs at one point
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great happy hour
    Jskogen
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Loved the happy hour... Great place to grab a bite and drink before heading over to watch the Ducks play.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was GREAT!
    visitor2CA
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    The concierge at the Marriott convention center recommended Prime Cut to us and while the taxi driver had no idea where it was, the food was excellent! We had the NY strip and the grilled shrimp and we ate every bite! Near the Honda Center where the Ducks play, it got a bit noisy after the game let out, so it's definitely not the place for quiet dinners.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly Surprised!
    CC1013
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    We only chose to eat here because we liked their menu for OC restaurant week. It was a bit of a drive and we were taking friend, so I was hoping it would be worth it. It was. The food was quite good and I would definitely eat there again..
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We'll be back again & again & again
    Belle1272VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Great food. Have to order the roasted tomato soup, deviled eggs & marinated olives. Burgers are awesome. And they serve old fashioned hot chocolate chip cookies with milk (where else can you find that?)
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We are all disappointed that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    We are all disappointed that the restaurant was not ready to serve the beef sandwich which we would like to try. The reason given to us was they were all out the night before.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Noisy and not much decor.
    pirdiens
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Noisy and not much decor. Great filet mignon and crab cakes.Pleasant service.Good wine list
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Resturant Week lunch
    Diane
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    We always always go to Prime Cut for lunch, its one of our fav's. However it was definitely off. I suspect there was a very large party in another room. We were seated and then waited at least 15 min for water or a serverand water who disappeared again before taking our order. Waited another 15 minutes for our food. There was one other server in the room and she was busy attending other tables but our server seemed to MIA. Food was not as good as I remember. Ordered the blue cheese burger and the Pt Reyes blue cheese was overwhelmingly strong and it just did not go with the carmelized onions. The flavors were extremely overpowering and I am not a wimp. I will be back! And the carrot cake desert was excellent, big pieces of black walnuts.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Prime Cut Cafe Ran Out of Prime Rib
    NoPrimeRib
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    First, how can you be Prime Cut Cafe and RUN OUT OF PRIME RIB? After the first downer, everything else went well. The food was good, but nothing stood out as exceptional. Our server was friendly and helpful.
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    • Noise LevelModerate