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Water Grill - South Coast Plaza
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Seafood | Costa Mesa
North Italia – Irvine
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Italian | Irvine
Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa
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American | Costa Mesa
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Tortilla Republic Laguna BeachTortilla Republic Laguna Beach
698 reviews
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Mexican | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Great place all around. More

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Harley Laguna BeachHarley Laguna Beach
77 reviews
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American | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Eat here! It's delicious, beautiful and unpretentious. More

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Laguna Beach Brewery & GrilleLaguna Beach Brewery & Grille
69 reviews
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Mexican | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Great food. Staff very efficient and very friendly. Really good beer selections. Good value. More

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Sundried Tomato American Bistro - San Juan CapistranoSundried Tomato American Bistro - San Juan Capistrano
520 reviews
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American | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County

Excellent service - great suggestions and very personable server! More

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High Park Tap HouseHigh Park Tap House
17 reviews
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Contemporary American | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County

The buffalo chicken potato chips are THE TRUTH. So delicious, worth the visit alone. Lots of TVs and beers if you like that as well More

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The Dock1. The Dock
779 reviews
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Seafood | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Always amazing. More

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Hannas Prime Steak2. Hannas Prime Steak
1848 reviews
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Steakhouse | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County

This is first time at Hanna’s. I was looking for a restaurant where I can eat steak. Every experience at Hanna we’re great, food, service, atmosphere and values. We will be back Hanna’s soon. More

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Il Farro Restaurant3. Il Farro Restaurant
57 reviews
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Great food, Great service, and we had a wonderful time. Our waiter was great and was very informative. It was nice going on a night that wasn't to busy. Most times I have been there when it has been packed. Love the restaurant. More

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Pascal4. Pascal
232 reviews
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French | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County

Love Pascals. Always a wonderful experience. More

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Nick's - San Clemente5. Nick's - San Clemente
822 reviews
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American | San Clemente, South Orange County

Great restaurant. Interesting flavor combinations and spot on execution. Highly recommended! More

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Brussels Bistro - San ClementeBrussels Bistro - San Clemente
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Belgian | San Clemente, South Orange County

Brussels Bistro is the fulfilling of a childhood dream of the owners. Thomas and Nicolas, friends for 40 years, both in the restaurant industry for over 25 years, want to share with all their guests a part of their culture which they are so attached to. They want to deliver an authentic Belgian experience for all the senses !

Brussels Bistro wants to offer a relaxed, warm and inviting place for anyone who wants to escape briefly from daily life and experience a little taste of Belgium without the “jet lag”.

Over the past fourteen years, the deeply installed Brussels Bistro’s philosophy was personified by its Ladies and Gentlemen.More

CDM RestaurantCDM Restaurant
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American | Corona del Mar, South Orange County

CDM Restaurant welcomes guests to enjoy signature cocktails and a wonderful dining experience. We offer a variety of incredible dishes from beautifully crafted charcuterie boards to our in-house made pastas.More

GuacAmigosGuacAmigos
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Mexican | Newport Beach, South Orange County

GuacAmigos is an exciting authentic Mexican food collaboration developed by Playboy Playmate Nicole Dahm and Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk in the heart of beautiful Newport Beach along the waterfront. The restaurant combines a breezy, upscale casual atmosphere with bold Mexican flavors and bursts of colorful Latin accents. We are all about fresh food, fine tequila and an amazing harbor view, enjoyed in an energetic space that inspires and rejuvenates the soul! More

Villa Roma RestaurantVilla Roma Restaurant
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Argentinean | Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch, South Orange County

Villa Roma is a unique restaurant combining Argentine and Italian flavors. Our cuisine combination was inspired by “La Boca”, a neighborhood of the Argentine capital. La Boca is located in the city’s southeast near the old port. In the early 1900’s, Argentina had over 2 million Italian immigrants, most of them settled in this southeastern part of the country because of the similarity to their port town named Genoa, Italy.More

Discover South Orange County

With more than a thousand restaurants to choose from in the Orange County area, there is something to suit every taste when dining out. Orange County is best known for its coastal location, and many burger joints, seafood restaurants, and other eateries feature amazing beach views that you can enjoy while you dine. Seafood caught from the Pacific Ocean is dominant in local dishes, and this includes everything from sushi to sweet and sour shrimp. Because Orange County is located very close to the Mexico–United States border, you can also find incredible Mexican restaurants, and many serve homemade tortillas and hand-rolled tamales. Orange County restaurants serve American fare as well as international cuisine like Thai and Japanese dishes.

Discover South Orange County

With more than a thousand restaurants to choose from in the Orange County area, there is something to suit every taste when dining out. Orange County is best known for its coastal location, and many burger joints, seafood restaurants, and other eateries feature amazing beach views that you can enjoy while you dine. Seafood caught from the Pacific Ocean is dominant in local dishes, and this includes everything from sushi to sweet and sour shrimp. Because Orange County is located very close to the Mexico–United States border, you can also find incredible Mexican restaurants, and many serve homemade tortillas and hand-rolled tamales. Orange County restaurants serve American fare as well as international cuisine like Thai and Japanese dishes.