JT Schmid's

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1417 Reviews
$30 and under
Brewery
JT Schmid’s Restaurant & Brewery was established in 1997 on a simple premise – to offer a variety of the finest American Regional cuisine and microbrews under one roof. We are proud to be the oldest brewery in the city of Anaheim. Conveniently located near the Honda Center, Angels Stadium, and the Anaheim Convention Center, our comfortable yet lively surroundings were designed to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. We hope that our commitment to quality will make us your favorite restaurant and brewery in Orange County.

American Regional cuisine best describes our thoughtfully crafted menu. We take pride in preparing our food from scratch every day. Our specialties include Poke Nachos, Short Rib Pappardelle, Nashville Chicken Sandwich, and Grilled Market Salad. We offer 8 hand crafted beers – all available on tap. Come join us for Happy Hour and enjoy our weekly specials.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1417 people are saying
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4.3
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68% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PeggyM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, food hot and served in a timely manor. Manager (s) visited and made visit personal. Thumbs up!!! Servers and other staff polite , respectful. Place exceptionally clean.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Menu was limited. The place was empty, the service was slow and they still managed to mess up our drink orders.
Food was okay but very different than previous experiences.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
769 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pricey when you don’t get happy hour drink prices.

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Scott
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Went there for steak as it came up in OpenTable as a place to go for steak. When we get there, no steak. Server said they took it off the menu. Odd for this kind of restaurant to not have steaks. Won’t be back until menu is restored.

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vipBadbitorc
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very pleasant surprise. Service was great and food was better than expected. Nice outdoor patio. Great cocktail and beer selection. We will be back!

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Lpbbruin
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time before Angels game. The food was good and staff was very friendly. Restaurant was taking COVID seriously and we felt very comfortable.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall4food1service5ambience3

Always wanted to try this place out, the food was lame. No flavor whatsoever, I ordered the fettuccine mushroom pasta & there was absolutely no flavor to it, I had to ask for salt & pepper, the fettuccine sauce was too bland. One of my guest had ordered a burger & there was no flavor to the meat. The only good dish was the chicken bbq pizza & the pepperoni pizza, which I could’ve gone elsewhere for the price of almost $20 per pizza. I was very disappointed with the food quality. I will never come back here.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Mother’s Day

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KatherineP
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will be coming back, food was great . Loved the tachaos and lime chicken pasta

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Shemp
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Regrettably this is not the same establishment as it was when its founder was alive and this place was held in high esteem. It's now old and stodgy, in need of updating and reinvention.

To be completely fair however, the effects of COVID has left its ravaging marks on nearly everything we once knew as pleasurable and looked forward to ESPECIALLY seen and felt in the restaurant / hospitality business. Orange County is perhaps more "back to normal" than LA County but in my travels up and down CA, todays dining experience in general are now third rate, third world.

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vipblankr
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience2

Menu was severely reduced compared to the online one. Ran out of already limited menu items by 2 pm when we ate there. Also food was poor quality, worse than mediocre.
Service was great though.

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vipErikaH
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Olga, was AMAZING! We were a party of 9 and she answered everyone's questions, catered to everyone's needs and made our Mother's Day lunch a wonderful experience. The food was delicious, as always. I love your outdoor patio area (with outdoor bar, fireplace, heat lamps and large umbrellas).

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

We made reservations for 10 on Mother’s Day. Due to our celebration, I asked for a table indoors and was told it wasn’t a problem. While waiting to be seated, they sat a walk-in at our reserved table. Management was involved and all they said was that they made a mistake and we would now have to sit at the patio area. All they needed to do was to tell the party who just sat down that they mistakenly sat them at the wrong table. The menu was horrible, the chips and salsa were horrible and the customer service was the worst I ever experienced.

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PatriciaS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I like this place. Just seems like they had more greeters than waiters....

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

A little disappointed in the menu, didn’t offer much

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vipKristinaB
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

I would not have booked if I knew if we were going to be seated outside.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Their food was horrible. They were out of a lot of their alcohol selection. Told them we were there for a birthday and they didn’t acknowledge it. Their menu was very small on options. Very disappointed. Was hoping for better

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Ruben
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Because of a medical condition I have. I would of thought you would of have more vegan food to choose from. The only pasta dish you have has chili flakes in it which I cannot eat. So the only other thing you had was a vegan salad which I ordered and taste good but it was not satisfying. I would not go back because of the limited vegan food you sell.
Thanks Ruben

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Santo
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good friendly service - clean - welcoming environment

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Very dissatisfied- been going here for years but not in the past year. Entire menu has changed and prices are more expensive. Service was mediocre at best. Think it will be the last time we come here.

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Graciella
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I made a reservation the day of, to celebrate my boyfriend birthday. And I’m glad we came here to celebrate it because there were more than one server making us feel more welcomed!
Poke nachos was delicious!
The margaritas was perfect!
The food was awesome!
We saved the cheesecake for last!
Overall it was a great time experience. And I would come here again!

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ChristineS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food1service5ambience5

I am going to be completely honest. We really enjoyed our waiter, Greg. he was so friendly and thoughtful of any allergy awareness my group had. He was personable with the orders and I thought that was a huge plus. He was prompt and made sure we were taken cared of. The down side was the food, the chicken tequila was super bland and had no flavoring of any sort of the description. The pizza was chewy and a bit burnt. Although we enjoyed the poke nachos, that was a hit. The chicken wings were okay but my alcohol beverages were great. Overall, the people who served us were very pleasant that's why we wanted to give a good tip.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food and drinks were horrible, will never eat there again ...service was ok

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RogerL
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Items were lacking and what we got really did not taste that well. I blame Covid...

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

I was disappointed with the service. I’ve been going to this place for a while and the food was good but not great like it was. It was a date and when I saw my girlfriends face of dissatisfaction it really ruined the night. They brought out our first appetizer within two minutes after we placed our order which was weird I assumed it was warmed up and not fresh. When we actually ordered our main dish it took 45 MINUTES. People order after us and they got there food first. The food was good don’t get me wrong but the service was subpar

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BobD
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very well organized. Very quick to be seated.

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vipHBtwinmom
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Location is everything .

Food ok not great .. . Burger and wedge salad was very good

Lemon drop martini with no triple sec was also very good !

Service good .all in all good for event at Honda center . Easy walk

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vipJimM
Orange County
35 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience overall!

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JimM
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always a good place to meet before a game. Olga was very pleasant and prompt with service. Woll return as always prior to a game.

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vipReneeS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We arrived early for our reservation and were seated right away. Our very friendly waiter took our order right away. But after waiting 45 minutes for our food we were told there were still other orders ahead of ours. We spoke to the manager and continued to wait for our food. Each of our 3 dishes came out several minutes apart. The pulled pork sandwich looked completely unappetizing - almost inedible. The nachos didn't match the description - black beans instead of black bean salsa; and tomatoes and onions that barely qualified as pico de gallo. The chicken was plain, dry, and tasteless. They forgot the sour cream and guacamole. The Caesar salad was marginal. The waiter was very nice but the manager barely apologized and just tried to make excuses. I try to make allowances for restaurants during covid, but this was awful. They specifically advertised this was a good place to eat before the game, but because of the slow service, we nearly missed the start.

Sadly, this isn't my first bad experience here. Last time the whole family's meals came out except for mine, which came out 20 minutes later. We had tickets to the game that day as well, so I barely had enough time to eat a few bites. Wish I had learned my lesson last time.

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ChristopherE
Portland
5 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service like usual. They need Ducks games back bad.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food enjoyed with my two sons

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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vipMichelleS
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience2

The menus was limited Not much social distance dinning. Good location but could be soooo much better. Next time we will go to golden road brewery

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Nickname
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

The nachos nirvana were great but our server unfortunately was not. He wasn’t very attentive and our entrees were cold. Unfortunately we are never coming back here again.

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OlgaM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

My partner and I used to come here before the pandemic and it was great. They had a lot of food items, decent prices and drinks. This time around was very disappointing. The food was way overpriced, didn’t make sense with the food combinations, didn’t taste very good, the appetizers we used to love...are no longer on the menu. The cocktails were very weak. We would not be returning.

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CarrieA
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat on the patio and there was nobody there, we had the place to ourselves. Food and service was EXCELLENT!

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vipTonyB
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food never showed up for an hour and had to leave to Angel game

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vipGreatspot
Richmond
31 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We were looking for a quick bite before the game so it was great. Great for burgers and something quick. Not a fine dining place but very good before a game or to watch one there!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone was super sweet with my son and his birthday! Great place for beers and food before any sports event!!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from JT Schmid's using the Order Online button. JT Schmid's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (714) 634-9200.

JT Schmid's is rated 4 stars by 1417 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.