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Water Grill - South Coast Plaza
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North Italia – Irvine
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa
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Roy's AnaheimRoy's Anaheim
1511 reviews
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Seafood | Anaheim, North Orange County

Outstanding location, lots of Roy’s, this one is special. Great food, service and one of best run restaurants I’ve frequented. Highly recommend. More

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JT Schmid's Restaurant & BreweryJT Schmid's Restaurant & Brewery
682 reviews
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Brewery | Tustin, North Orange County

Liked the pear, pecan flat bread but thought the bread part could have been a little better. More

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Mesa RestaurantMesa Restaurant
262 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

I have to say that they made this Valentines Day extra special. The service was excellent and food cooked perfect. We will be back again for sure and special thanks to the manager for helping with the mix up in the reservation time. She handled it like an excellent experienced manager should. Thanks again for an amazing night out. More

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Gyu-Kaku - Huntington BeachGyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
925 reviews
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Japanese | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Great service and food was delicious. We were taken care of respectfully. More

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WatertableWatertable
681 reviews
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Contemporary American | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Great food and drinks, neat atmosphere, staff was very kind and responsive. Loved it!! More

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Specials at top restaurants in North Orange County

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Anepalco RestaurantAnepalco Restaurant
204 reviews
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Mexican | Orange, North Orange County

2nd visit for Sunday brunch. The Divorciados (green and red sauce over eggs and ham on tortillas) was delicious. More

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Il DolceIl Dolce
95 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

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It is a family business. From Argentina, it is food from the fusion of Italy and South America. All pasta is fresh done there. Pizza is all fresh made and hand tossed, and in a wood oven. More

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Macallan's Public House & RestaurantMacallan's Public House & Restaurant
67 reviews
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Irish | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County

Great food, service and atmosphere. Have come 2x now and would go back. One of my favorites now. More

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Le Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and SuitesLe Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and Suites
30 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

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A;ways a pleasant meal, lunch or dinner. The service people are polite and accommodating. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

North Orange County's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Pina's Bistro1. Pina's Bistro
341 reviews
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County

Love this cozy little place. Food was outstanding. My wife had the gnocchi & Sausage, excellent. Spaghetti bolgenese, best ever, spectacular! More

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Christakis Greek Cuisine2. Christakis Greek Cuisine
391 reviews
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Greek | Tustin, North Orange County

The food here is great, especially the lemon soup, the lamb chops, and the moussaka. The service is always excellent and very responsive. The music is an added bonus for the enjoyable environment. More

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The Hobbit3. The Hobbit
1022 reviews
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Contemporary French | Orange, North Orange County

The entire evening from beginning to end was exquisite. The staff, the food, the wine, the ambience all leave you wanting for another evening spent at “The Hobbit”. More

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Rosine's Mediterranean Grill4. Rosine's Mediterranean Grill
192 reviews
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Mediterranean | Anaheim Hills, North Orange County

Love this place. The rotisserie chicken is amazing. We’ve always had great service here. The wine list is very extensive More

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Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach5. Gyu-Kaku - Huntington Beach
925 reviews
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Japanese | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Great service and food was delicious. We were taken care of respectfully. More

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North Orange County restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Ballast Point - Downtown DisneyBallast Point - Downtown Disney
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Ballast Point Downtown Disney is coming soon. Please check our Facebook page for more details. More

Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill AnaheimCraftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Please return soon for more information on Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim!More

Munch BistroMunch Bistro
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Thai | Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley, North Orange County

Munch Bistro's first mission is to create pure, traditional, classic Thai dishes which are as authentic as any you would find in the night markets of Bangkok or Phuket. At the same time, to find new ways to approach Thai food with innovative and creative recipes that combine our customers’ favorite flavors of Thai food with some of their most beloved cuisine from other parts of the world.

Whether you are an omnivore, vegetarian, or vegan… whether you are a fan of our 33 craft beers on tap, our saké and wine options, or our unique SABÉ cocktails… whether you favor timeless classics like Pad Thai, Pad See Ew and Green Curry... or you want to try something completely unique like our Tom Yum Flatbread Pizza or our Orange Chicken Sandwich, we will offer you the freshest, tastiest, and most delicious authentic Thai food and Thai inspired dishes in Orange County.More

Discover North Orange County

North Orange County, California, near Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, offers an eclectic mix of interesting dining options. You'll enjoy legendary restaurants in revitalized historic buildings, which serve 24- to 32-ounce porterhouse steaks for two. Your waiter will help you choose from an impressive collection of international wines by the glass or by the bottle. With penthouse dining with breathtaking views of the ocean from Malibu to Laguna Beach, the Los Angeles basin, and the surrounding mountain ranges, you'll be able to choose from signature seafood, chicken, or steak dishes with elegantly prepared heart of palm, eggplant, or asparagus. Contemporary North Orange County cuisine is spirited, colorful, and lively. Casual dining with friends or co-workers in a neighborhood café can be a culinary adventure focused on the California farmers' market.