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Water Grill - South Coast Plaza
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Seafood | Costa Mesa
Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa
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American | Costa Mesa
North Italia – Irvine
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Italian | Irvine
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Roy's AnaheimRoy's Anaheim
1448 reviews
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Seafood | Anaheim, North Orange County

Roy's is a delight. The service is excellent and the menu is always terrific. We met with a new colleague and were able to enjoy stimulating conversation while sharing appetizers. The menu selections were wonderful and all members of our party were very satisfied. I'll choose Roy's again when we are next in Anaheim. More

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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- TustinThe Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin
1587 reviews
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Contemporary American | Tustin, North Orange County

Overall great experience. Food and service was outstanding. I would recommend to others. More

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

Birthday and girls weekend and our server Brandon was excellent! More

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Orange County Mining Co.Orange County Mining Co.
1364 reviews
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American | Orange, North Orange County

Good service. The food is always good. Best salad bar in OC. Usually go for Birthday celebrations. The view is incredible. More

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

Always great food and service! Never disappointed when I go. More

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Taste on MelroseTaste on Melrose
2426 reviews
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American | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire

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Taste is one of our regular spots because the food is just so good. Love the scene & location. More

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Tortilla Republic Laguna BeachTortilla Republic Laguna Beach
646 reviews
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Mexican | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Celebrated my wife’s birthday. Amazing food but the service topped even the food! More

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Tortilla Republic WeHoTortilla Republic WeHo
1067 reviews
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Mexican | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire

Food is always great here and the margaritas were awesome. More

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

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Great food - Daughter in town Enjoyed the Bisteca and Fries. More

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WolfWolf
460 reviews
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Contemporary American | West Hollywood, West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire

Special event for Tacos Lobos. A bit of a free for all but great food at an incredible value. More

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The Hobbit1. The Hobbit
1006 reviews
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Contemporary French | Orange, North Orange County

It was amazing. Quite the experience, ambience is sophisticated and at the same time gives a homey feeling. Staff is knowledgeable and eager to explain the history of the establishment. Definitely will be coming back. Loved every minute. Also thankfully towards customer service, I feel they made a real effort... called weeks in advance to check on allergies and to accommodate spectacularly More

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Royal Khyber2. Royal Khyber
286 reviews
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Indian | Santa Ana, North Orange County

Enjoyed Royal Khyber a lot. We started with eggplant fritters (actually fried thin slices). Had spinach with paneer, lamb curry and basil coconut chicken. All were tasty. Good service as well More

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Da Bianca Trattoria3. Da Bianca Trattoria
536 reviews
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Italian | Orange, North Orange County

Always a fun time. Price fix menu on Tuesdays is a good value. More

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Pina's Bistro4. Pina's Bistro
320 reviews
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County

Best Italian restaurant we have ever been to! This is where we go for all our special occasions. More

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Summit House - Fullerton5. Summit House - Fullerton
3603 reviews
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Steakhouse | Fullerton, North Orange County

Wonderful service, food and ambiance as usual. Love Summit House been going forever. More

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North Orange County restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Outlets at OrangeBJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Outlets at Orange
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American | Orange, North Orange County

Time counts at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we've continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ's a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ's to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back. We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail. Our guests come here for our award-winning handcrafted beer. They come here for the Southern California twist we've put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. And they come here for our Pizookies®, our world-renowned dessert. But above all we know people come here to make their good times better. So in many ways we haven't just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it's because of them we're continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts. Welcome to BJ's, a restaurant with a Brewhouse soul.More

Descanso RestaurantDescanso Restaurant
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Mexican | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

Descanso is a modern taqueria in that it celebrates authentic Mexican flavors and recipes executed on a traditional plancha and prepared a la minute in front of the guest, in a full- service setting. The guest comes face to face with our Taqueros as a unique Mexican cuisine is made to order in a lively setting that brings in the music, smells, energy of a quaint Mexican town.

When Booking, Please note the following dining Experiences:

PLANCHA
(Referred to as 'The Counter' on Open Table)
Make a reservation at the Plancha Table for an intimate experience with your Taquero Chef. This is a multi-course meal option where each item is cooked right in front of you!

Taco Bar
The Taco Bar is an a la carte version of the "Plancha" experience. Reservations Not Available For This.

Dining Room and Patio
(Standard Dining or High Top Seating)
Make a reservation for our dining room or patio. Here you will enjoy options from our standard menu.

Indoor and Outdoor Bar
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El Torito - WestminsterEl Torito - Westminster
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Mexican | Garden Grove / Westminster, North Orange County

Founded in 1954, El Torito is the authority in great Mexican food. A festive & hospitable restaurant rich in heritage, we focus on offering a memorable experience to make each guest feel like family, as if we are welcoming them home.

Using the freshest ingredients and boldest flavors, our menu offers a range of quintessential Mexican food, along with culinary innovations we know guests will love. We are known best for our tableside preparations, including our made-to-order guacamole and flame-grilled fajitas, which arrive sizzling to the table.

Our standard is great, and we don’t do anything without passion. Over 60 years, we’ve learned a lot about Mexican food, like how not to mess it up.More

El Torito - Yorba LindaEl Torito - Yorba Linda
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Mexican | Placentia / Yorba Linda, North Orange County

Founded in 1954, El Torito is the authority in great Mexican food. A festive & hospitable restaurant rich in heritage, we focus on offering a memorable experience to make each guest feel like family, as if we are welcoming them home.

Using the freshest ingredients and boldest flavors, our menu offers a range of quintessential Mexican food, along with culinary innovations we know guests will love. We are known best for our tableside preparations, including our made-to-order guacamole and flame-grilled fajitas, which arrive sizzling to the table.

Our standard is great, and we don’t do anything without passion. Over 60 years, we’ve learned a lot about Mexican food, like how not to mess it up.More

The RefineryThe Refinery
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American | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County

Sit down and dig into a delectable meal prepared by a team of skilled chefs at The Refinery, located right on-site at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea. Chow down on a delicious starter ranging from traditional chicken wings, to spicy fried calamari. A series of delightful entrees will also excite your taste buds with choices ranging from Baby Back Ribs to Grilled Pacific Swordfish! 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.