Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to main content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. Orange County

Best Seafood Restaurants in Irvine


63 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Newport Beach
Booked 74 times today
Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach is a renowned destination for seafood cuisine, situated not far from the coast. The establishment is celebrated for its fresh seafood and tender steaks, all cooked to perfection according to numerous pleased patrons. Many diners commend the buttery lobster tails, steak quality, and incredible seafood tower, while others praise the excellent service and welcoming ambiance. The delightful dining experience at Eddie V's is completed with well-crafted cocktails and a highly recommended wine list. Being repeatedly described as "fabulous," "outstanding," and "amazing," it's clear why this restaurant receives glowing recommendations from visitors.
A photo of Pacific Catch Tustin restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Tustin
Booked 31 times today
Pacific Catch Tustin stands out as a beacon of exceptional seafood cuisine. Hailed for its amazing ambiance, extensive drink selection, and friendly service, this restaurant has won the hearts of many locals and visitors alike. The restaurant's offerings, which range from the Mexican Grill Seared Chili-Lime Shrimp bowl to the Seared Ahi and Salmon Avocado burgers, never fail to impress. Reviewers consistently praise Pacific Catch for its fresh and flavorful seafood, innovatively presented in dishes like the Salmon Lover sushi roll and Rainbow Bowl. This is a spot you simply can't miss if you're in town and is highly recommended for any seafood lover.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Irvine restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Irvine
Booked 103 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Irvine comes highly recommended for its outstanding Steakhouse cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews for its exceptional service, ambiance, and most importantly—the food, with many referring to it as the "best steakhouse in OC". The menu features a variety of dishes, such as the popular 11 oz. filet, complemented by a wide array of drinks, from signature hand-crafted cocktails to world-class wines. Reviewers have particularly praised its filet mignon for its butter-like texture, lauding it as "absolutely delicious". Moreover, the restaurant is recognized for the consistency in delivering superb quality food, making it an ideal spot for special celebrations.
A photo of Capital Seafood - Irvine Spectrum restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Irvine
Capital Seafood at the Irvine Spectrum is highly praised for its delectable Chinese cuisine. Patrons find the food to be of excellent quality and more authentic than other Chinese eateries. The restaurant is celebrated for its dim sum, which one reviewer described as "very good", with many options available. Its menu offers a generous assortment of food, with large portions that make it worth the cost. The service is non-intrusive, timely and friendly, creating an enjoyable dining experience for their customers. As one reviewer expressed, "This is our go-to restaurant for authentic Cantonese / Chinese cuisine in S. Orange County". Another reviewer stated, "Some of the best Chinese food and dim sum in Orange County. Classy Chinese restaurant with excellent service. No need to drive to Chinatown!".
A photo of Benny & Mary's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Irvine
Booked 59 times today
Please join our restaurant, the home of Benny and Mary, world travelers with diverse menu items, and acquired decor. Featuring eccentric cuisine and craft cocktails, (including a wide selection of spirits and wine) served in our various spaces from our full-service bar and cocktail area to our picturesque Library featuring our bookcase and high ceiling chandeliers. We are hosting a party every lunch and dinner, and you're invited!
A photo of Prego Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Irvine
Booked 19 times today
Prego Restaurant, located in the heart of Orange County, is praised for its consistently good service and exquisite Italian cuisine. Highlights from the menu include the classic Margherita pizza, creamy lobster ravioli, savory sole piccata, and delightful chicken scallopine, all of which are highly recommended by visitors. For those who appreciate seafood, Prego doesn't disappoint, offering phenomenal dishes such as the Australian lamb chops and tiger shrimp pasta. The restaurant's beautiful and clean ambiance, coupled with its outstanding service, also contributes to its charm. Many reviewers call it their go-to place for Italian food and recommend Prego for an overall enjoyable dining experience.
A photo of The Black Marlin restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Tustin
The Black Marlin, located in the heart of Old Town Tustin, has made a significant mark as an exceptional seafood restaurant. Rated amongst the best in Tustin, the restaurant's exquisite offerings include its famously delicious clam chowder, mentioned by many as superior to renowned seafood hubs like Fisherman's Wharf and Legal Seafood in Boston. Reviewers have highlighted dishes such as the Chilean Sea Bass and Cajun Seafood Pasta as outstanding. The restaurant's commitment to freshness, and perfection in preparation received repeated acclaims, with phrases like "perfectly prepared," "cooked, seasoned and paired with delicious sides" commonly echoed. Service is prompt and friendly, making The Black Marlin a must-visit destination for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Bistango restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Irvine
Booked 27 times today
Bistango, based on the glowing reviews, is a brilliant representation of American cuisine. Patrons rave about the excellent service and delicious food, which includes a range of beautifully prepared dishes like the Mexican Octopus starter, shrimp risotto, flank steak and potatoes au gratin. The meals are cooked to perfection, with guests repeatedly praising the tender flank steak and flavorful shrimp risotto. The unique design of the restaurant, built in a business tower atrium, couples with the ambiance of live jazz, creating a comfortable yet classy dining environment. They have even caught the eye of long-time restaurant enthusiasts, who praise their evolution and consistently commend their service and food quality. Whether it's for an extraordinary dinner or a celebratory event, Bistango has proven itself as a top choice in American cuisine.
A photo of Water Grill - South Coast Plaza restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Costa Mesa
Booked 155 times today
Water Grill in South Coast Plaza has built a reputation for its excellent Seafood cuisines, according to customer reviews. Patrons consistently praise the freshness of the seafood, with the crab cake, spiny lobster, oysters, clams, and scallops enjoying special commendation. The wide variety of oyster options and other classic dishes like the crab cakes and chowders are also appreciated by customers. Following a seafood feast, diners can indulge in the restaurant's maple cheesecake, described as 'to die for'. The energetic ambiance, excellent service, and unique atmosphere of Water Grill have made it a favorite spot for special occasions. One reviewer even referred to it as their 'favorite restaurant'.
A photo of AnQi restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Costa Mesa
Booked 28 times today
AnQi is a standout choice among seafood aficionados, a consistent sentiment echoed in numerous reviews. The restaurant's signature dishes, including the Pan Roasted Maine Lobster, Crab Fried Rice, and the An's Famous Roasted Crab, are member favorites and epitomize the flavorsome seafood theme. Their garlic noodle dishes, particularly when topped with grilled prawns, have been described as a culinary delight. Reviewers also highlight the excellent seafood options, mentioning the lobster and salmon, and applauding the spotless presentation. The praise isn’t just for the seafood, with the inviting ambiance and superior service also highly rated. The consistency in positive patron reviews indicates AnQi’s commitment to delivering a top-notch seafood dining experience.
‘About the restaurant’ descriptions have been generated using an artificial intelligence model comprised of OpenTable proprietary data that has not been independently verified by OpenTable. The content is presented as-is, for informational purposes only.
  • About Us
  • Blog
  • Careers
  • Press
  • Restaurant reservation software
  • Industry insights
  • Hospitality resources
  • Marketing resources
  • Operation resources
  • How to open a restaurant
  • For restaurants
  • For restaurant groups
Join us on
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Cookies and Interest-Based Ads
  • Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information
  • Cookie Preferences
Copyright © 2024 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 500, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking Logo
Priceline Logo
Agoda Logo
OpenTable Logo