South Orange County Restaurants

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Best American Restaurants in South Orange County

Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Newport BeachMariposa at Neiman Marcus - Newport Beach
(396)
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American | Newport Beach, South Orange County
BungalowBungalow
(1122)
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American | Corona del Mar, South Orange County
Bayside RestaurantBayside Restaurant
(1471)
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American | Newport Beach, South Orange County
BistangoBistango
(1518)
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American | Irvine, South Orange County
Splashes at Surf & Sand ResortSplashes at Surf & Sand Resort
(2170)
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American | Laguna Beach, South Orange County
Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Laguna BeachReunion Kitchen + Drink - Laguna Beach
(230)
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American | Laguna Beach, South Orange County
Del Frisco's Grille - IrvineDel Frisco's Grille - Irvine
(595)
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American | Irvine, South Orange County
Farmhouse at Rogers GardensFarmhouse at Rogers Gardens
(1701)
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American | Corona del Mar, South Orange County
Dizz's As Is RestaurantDizz's As Is Restaurant
(323)
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American | Laguna Beach, South Orange County
Five CrownsFive Crowns
(3581)
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American | Corona del Mar, South Orange County
Coastal KitchenCoastal Kitchen
(435)
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American | Dana Point / Monarch Beach, South Orange County

Best Italian Restaurants in South Orange County

Modo Mio - Newport CoastModo Mio - Newport Coast
(944)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
Piccolino RistorantePiccolino Ristorante
(505)
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Italian | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County
il Barone Ristoranteil Barone Ristorante
(199)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
Rocco's RestaurantRocco's Restaurant
(395)
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Italian | San Clemente, South Orange County
North Italia – IrvineNorth Italia – Irvine
(1237)
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Italian | Irvine, South Orange County
Rothschild's RestaurantRothschild's Restaurant
(580)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
PirozziPirozzi
(443)
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Italian | Corona del Mar, South Orange County
CUCINA enoteca - Newport BeachCUCINA enoteca - Newport Beach
(858)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
Delizie Ristorante & BarDelizie Ristorante & Bar
(266)
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Italian | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County
Salerno by Chef PirozziSalerno by Chef Pirozzi
(257)
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Italian | Laguna Beach, South Orange County
Andrea at Pelican HillAndrea at Pelican Hill
(1447)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
Canaletto Ristorante VenetoCanaletto Ristorante Veneto
(1233)
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Italian | Newport Beach, South Orange County
Il Fornaio - IrvineIl Fornaio - Irvine
(2074)
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Italian | Irvine, South Orange County
Ciao PastaCiao Pasta
(108)
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Italian | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County
Ristorante RumariRistorante Rumari
(415)
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Italian | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - IrvineMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Irvine
1722 reviews
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Seafood | Irvine, South Orange County

Wonderful ambiance and value. There was a table full of raucous and ill mannered businessmen nearby. I guess that would be par for the area. We will definitely recommend and return here on our next trip to the OC. More

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Gratitude - Newport BeachGratitude - Newport Beach
287 reviews
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Vegan | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Jonathan our waiter was exceptional and made our night with his kindness and ability as a server! He is the best! The food was amazing. More

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FIG & OLIVE Newport BeachFIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
2462 reviews
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Mediterranean | Newport Beach, South Orange County

OMGOSH! Absolutely beautiful ambiance! The food is delicious! I had a beautiful day after the theater eating with my great friend at Fig & Olive❤️! More

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Roy's Newport BeachRoy's Newport Beach
1385 reviews
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Seafood | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Loved this place. Servers and management were top notch. Great place for both sea food and steaks. More

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Hook & Spear - Marriott Newport BeachHook & Spear - Marriott Newport Beach
9 reviews
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Californian | Newport Beach, South Orange County

The food was great and the waitress was excellent. We were glad we were in the dining room as the bar was very noisy. Nice view of the pool area. More

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South Orange County's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Clay Oven1. Clay Oven
795 reviews
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Contemporary Indian | Irvine, South Orange County

Brought friends for the first time. Great service. All our guests loved the food they ordered. The chocolate pot de creme was a great finishing touch! More

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Pascal2. Pascal
179 reviews
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French | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County

Pascal is a highly skilled and experienced chef. His food is wonderful. The ambiance is relaxed and more casual than we found in the former restaurant, but I like. What's served is high quality and worth the $$$$. We very much enjoyed. More

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The Dock3. The Dock
581 reviews
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Seafood | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Excellent Service and great wine list. Celebrating a birthday and they brought out desserts and candle on the house. The food was outstanding More

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Hannas Prime Steak4. Hannas Prime Steak
1515 reviews
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Steakhouse | Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita, South Orange County

Flatiron - best I've had anywhere! More

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Vine Restaurant & Bar5. Vine Restaurant & Bar
926 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | San Clemente, South Orange County

This is a great restaurant right in our village of San Clemente. The food is consistently outstanding and the service efficient and friendly. They have a very exiting menu and there are always tempting special. It didn't hurt that this visit our favorite chef-Chef Paul- was filling in for the resident chef. Just like old family night! It was my birthday and they presented me with a decadent chocolate souffle! Whats not to like? We love to sit on the patio as we prefer to dine where we can talk and enjoy the food and company. More

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South Orange County restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Romano's Macaroni Grill - Aliso ViejoRomano's Macaroni Grill - Aliso Viejo
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Italian | Aliso Viejo / Laguna Niguel, South Orange County

Inspired by Italian trattoria cuisine, culture and conversation, Romano's Macaroni Grill believes every meal is a chance to celebrate and toast to life, pasta and of course, vino! Every meal is started off right -- with a bottle of wine at the center of the table, encouraging guests to pour as they please while exploring the extensive menu of handcrafted Italian classics. Macaroni Grill restaurants feature an open kitchen that allows guests to see its fresh ingredients and preparation techniques that blend Italian traditions with progressive culinary inspiration, in a polished casual atmosphere.More

Romano's Macaroni Grill - TustinRomano's Macaroni Grill - Tustin
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Italian | Irvine, South Orange County

Inspired by Italian trattoria cuisine, culture and conversation, Romano's Macaroni Grill believes every meal is a chance to celebrate and toast to life, pasta and of course, vino! Every meal is started off right -- with a bottle of wine at the center of the table, encouraging guests to pour as they please while exploring the extensive menu of handcrafted Italian classics. Macaroni Grill restaurants feature an open kitchen that allows guests to see its fresh ingredients and preparation techniques that blend Italian traditions with progressive culinary inspiration, in a polished casual atmosphere.More

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Located on the sunny California Pacific coastline, the affluent community of Newport Beach attracts travelers from around the world. Visitors come to experience the multitude of beach and ocean activities as well as the various culinary offerings that represent the best of many nations. If you're in the mood for the exotic, you’ll find establishments that provide gastronomic creations hailing from Japan, the Philippines, India, Greece and Vietnam. Newport Beach lies in close proximity to a number of diverse communities that offer their own edible delights. Whether you’re looking for authentic Mexican tacos, freshly sourced local crab or simply a juicy burger, you're certain to find what you seek.