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About Daily Grill - Irvine

Modeled after the great big city grills of the 30s and 40s, Daily Grill serves traditional American fare. Featuring Genuine Angus Steaks and Chops, Fresh Seafood, Classic Cobb and Caesar Salads, Meat Loaf with Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and not-to-be-missed Desserts, all served in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere by servers that really care about the guest's experience. We also boast the best Martini and Happy Hour in town. Two adjoining Private Dining Rooms seating up to 40 guests each are the perfect place for business meetings or family celebrations. Dine-in and Take-out is available. We feature Genuine Angus Steaks and Chops, Fresh Seafood, Classic Cobb and Caesar Salads, Meat Loaf with Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and not-to-be-missed Desserts. We also boast the best Martini and Happy Hour in town, and an extensive Wine List is available.

2636 Dupont Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Sunday Dinner 3:00pm - 9:00pm




Happy Hour Specials Every Day in the Bar! from 3pm-7pm

Cross Street:
Jamboree and Dupont

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(949) 474-2224

Website:
http://www.dailygrill.com/

Catering:
We offer take-out and Carry-out
Delivery from the following companies:
LA Bite: 1 (888) 313-0333 www.labite.com
Office Express: 1 (800) 367-5402 www.officeexpress.com
Restaurant on the Run: (949) 951-2500 www.rotr.com
Door Dash: www.doordash.com
Grubhub: 1 (877) 585-1085 www.gruhub.com

Executive Chef:
Hector Zeledon

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Daily Grill Irvine offers private dining in their outdoor covered patio. Patio can accomodate up to 50 seated guest. Private ining menus available. Patio also great for receptions! Please inquire for more information or to book your event.

Private Dining

Daily Grill’s Private Dining can meet all of your special event needs. Our locations can accommodate anything from an intimate family celebration to a high profile executive meeting. Each restaurant has a full-service bar, perfect for rehearsal dinners and cocktail receptions.

Daily Grill - Irvine Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (17)
Casual (15)
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Comfort Food (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Happy Hour (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Good for a Date (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Healthy (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Special Occasion (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Server was so so

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 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food prepared just as we requested. Mike was out server and he was outstanding. I asked for poached salmon and the chef did it! It was the best I have ever had. We love this restaurant and use it for all our business meetings! We will be back!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine Day

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Delicious chicken pot pie!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good staple restaurant. Food was quite good, delicious bread and nice selection. They were slow in getting our wine order initially, but then very prompt after that. Good all around restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The only reason I didn't rate the overall experience as a 5 star was at the beginning it was touch and go due to no one knowing who was going to wait on us. Once that was determined, everything went well. The managers stopped by several times to see how things were going. The both also thanked us for coming in when we were leaving and invited us back. Our server, Grace, was very cute and had shy but fun personality.
My dinner companion had the chef's special, lobster pot pie, and it was huge. He said they did not scrimp on the lobster either.
We ended with the chocolate bread pudding...AMAZING. I'm not a fan of regular bread pudding, but this beyond addicting.

Again, had things started out better this would have been a 5 star rating all around. At least they corrected things immediately.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Service was so bad after 15 minutes with our menus being ignored we had to get up and go to the host stand to have someone come to our table. Don't know if that was a function of poor management by not staffing appropriately for a Friday lunch or if the server was bad.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Food and service never disappoint! Sebastian is the best waiter in town!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Disappointed that they didn't have their delicious Strawberry Shortcake, which they have taken off the menu.

Otherwise, this is as reliable as it usually is for good food and a comfortable atmosphere.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great menu choices and the food is consistently good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Healthy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Julie, our waitress, was a shining example of charm, efficiency and professionalism. Though great food preparation and presentation are most important , the ambience and courtesy of the staff complete our excellent dining experience at the Daily Grill. Our party of four agreed that the menu had something delicious for everyone...from vegetarian to carnivore...each of us eager to return.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Food was good, but nothing great and it was pricey for what we got. Two of us had the Braised Beef "Rib" no bone? I expect a rib to be on a bone. It looked and tasted like a piece of good pot roast and was plopped on top of some mashed potatoes, its flavor fine but not worth the price. One of us had the Pork Chop, the meat near the bone looked raw, he could not continue to eat it. Other meals were ok but also a little pricey. Someone had recommended that we go here for something different, probably wont go back. The waitress was very nice so we did not want complain to her.

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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 15, 2018

I've eaten here many times and need to drive 40 miles to do so. Any opportunity that I have to be in the neighborhood near lunch time, I will gravitate to one of two places and this is certain one of the two. Really good food - busier than it used to be so reservations probably a good idea if eating at peak times. Service is always quality. I enjoy it - will eat there many times more, I am certain.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Pia, the new front greeter & receptionist was exceptional as was our waitress!!! We look forward to returning to see them again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Casual
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Daily Grill has changed, and not in a good way. Prices up, portion size down, and service that is sub-par.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Good food as always. Salmon entrée and mahi sandwich were great!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (Tucson)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Chicken piccata was disappointing but my husbands Mahi Mahi was delicious Water never refilled. Would choose different entree next time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 24, 2017

It was overall a good meal but restaurant could use a little updating in terms of decor and things like bathroom upgrades .
I didn’t like that when I asked to substitute things like a potatoe for rice or fruit for salad I kept being told it’s an upcharge.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Always enjoyable. Good, quality American fare. Specialty coffees for the Christmas season were delightful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Great pork chops.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The venue is good and the location is convenient. Those are the plusses.

The waiter asked me if I had taken the drink order for my dining guests. Really? Wasn't that your job?

I ordered the Moroccan Spiced Chicken, a dish I've had many times before. The chicken was not the same. It was parts of a chicken fused together to resemble a grilled chicken breast, then sliced. Fatty, rubbery, horrible.

What is the point of eating here if the food tastes fake?

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 28, 2017

This is the second time we have eaten there when visiting Irvine and the food was very good.
We will probably take a break for awhile. We don't eat meat and the fish and veg options are limited and we would like more variety. Meat-eaters would fare better on an ongoing basis with many more options. It really is a nice, quiet restaurant and the food will not disappoint.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 18, 2017

They consistently do not report that I was there when I make open table reservations leading open table to report me as no show.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent dinner. One of the best hamburgers in town.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Open table worked great. Nice table by the window in a fairly quiet location for a business lunch. Food and service was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always enjoy dining at Daily Grill! The food and service are consistently good.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Deanna was our server for the second time and she is amazing. Always attentive and pleasant even during a busy lunch hour. She made our guests feel welcome and comfortable.

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Great experience

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Had my SeneGence training around the corner and needed dinner with my team of Lip Bosses that were with me. This restaurant was beyond convenient and excellent! Thank you, Daily Grill!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Always reliable. I'm Hooked on the sand dabs and love their strawberry shortcake. Our waitress Mary Ann is also very friendly and helpful.

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Ok nothing special

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This was my 3rd visit. The food, as always was good, freshly prepared & delicious.
My only negative was the service was not very attentive.
The place was not that busy, and we hardly saw our server.
She was pleasant, but water was not poured, ordering dessert seemed an after thought to her.
Small details were not in the forefront of her mind.

I asked for something and she seemed to hear me, but went to clean the next table then came back 5 minutes later with my request. Hum ....

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Convenient locations, variety of items on menu, well trained staff, nothing too fancy but works well for a variety of circumstances

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 18, 2017

The daily soup options always intriguing. Very much enjoyed the mushroom beef barely on this most recent lunch visit. My guest enjoyed the comforting chicken pot pie and we shared the always delicious mac & cheese.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Disappointing and disgusting experience. Been to this Daily Grill 20 times over the years. The entire experience gets worse with each of the past few visits. Food is less quality as it used to be, service is not as good, physical space looks aged and needs some sprucing. Worst of all, a cook walks out of a stall in the men's room, runs water over his hands for 5 seconds (no soap!) and heads back to work. I would have left then if it weren't that my client wanted to stay and eat. Can't the cook read the sign about thoroughly washing their hands?

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Tasteless food & slow service

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The food (+ the limitless to-die-for) home made bread served), the service, the price, the ambience ... who could ask for more?

This will be our EXCLUSIVE gathering place in Orange County from now on.

Congrats to the Water Grill team for such an exquisite experience. We shall return, and often!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Casual, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The breakfast potatoes were extremely salty. If I went back I'd go for lunch. Also, my friend had Eggs Benedict, and the Canadian bacon had a lot of gristle in it. I'd go back, because they had tons of other delicious sounding items. I'd likely go for lunch though. Service was excellent. Free "monkey bread" with my breakfast was yummy. Restaurant was very nice inside and the booths allowed for more privacy.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food was over priced, service was very sssssslllllllooooooowwwww!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The service was slow and the server was inattentive.

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