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JT Schmid's

4.3
976 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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JT Schmid’s was established in 1997 on a simple premise – to offer a splendid variety of the finest California cuisine and microbrews under one roof. We also wanted to create an atmosphere that was warm & inviting, thus our dedication to craftsmanship is reflected in our comfortable yet lively surroundings. And, because we take pride in our brewing process and delicious food, we have displayed our brewery and kitchen so that you might enjoy watching our Chef and Brew master as they carefully work their magic. It is our sincere hope that our commitment to quality will make us your favorite brewery and premier eatery in Orange County.
California Cuisine best describes our diverse menu. We offer cuisine from all corners of the world. The centerpiece of our kitchen is a wood-burning brick oven which generates gourmet pizza and other of the Chef’s creations. Other specialties include Seared Ahi, Sweet Potato Fries, Jambalaya, and Steaks & Seafood.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Californian, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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(714) 634-9200
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AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Douglass
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

With three separate private dining and meeting areas, JT Schmid’s can accommodate your special event with seating on-site for up to 250 people. We’re ideal for sales and convention meetings, wedding receptions, birthday parties, office Christmas parties, retirement dinners and many other occasions.

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What 976 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.3
service
4.2
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4.0
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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0
Dined a day ago

Good food good service

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic restaurant and friendly, attentive staff. Great food too!

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vipBlackAngusValue (Orange County)
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

French dip sandwich was well prepared. The house Merlot was a disappointment.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Our meal was great. We went back a few days later for dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
2.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

The restaurant itself was fantastic inside with an outdoor patio area; also, the bar area was well placed and a good venue to watch a sports event; But, the food was terrible and not cheap. What chef cannot make rice??? The jambalaya was sticky and gooey!! the egg rolls were frozen and tasted as such. I hear that the Buffalo Burger is good?? the waitress was excellent!

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vipimmmac (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

I go to JT Schmid's frequently for dinner or lunch before events at Honda Center and enjoy the typical sports bar fare and ambiance. Reasonable selection and good appetizers.
Usually, I get great service from wait staff ( especially Gabbi and Katie) but, on this visit, had the ABSOLUTE WORST wait staff ever ( Jenn B). She was rude, did not get our order right ( how can you mess up order for small caesar salad and soup?) Told us they could not make a sandwich from menu as they did not have "the right bread" and could not fit to go pizzas in bags( too big for bags) - when they have fit EVERY OTHER TIME we ordered.
Enjoy JT most times, but not this visit.

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SoCalDiner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

Great food, excellent beer, awesome service. Perfect place to go before an event at the Honda Center.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on December 27, 2017

Only problem was the restaurant did not have our reservation despite my Opentable confirmation!

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GordonC (San Diego)
4.0
Dined on December 17, 2017

A noisy, fun place for Happy Hour or a meal. Lots of TVs with a variety of sporting events. Good food and service.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on December 12, 2017

We came here prior to the Hurricanes game. I expected that the parking charge would have been discounted if not free since we were dining at the restaurant. We were told the parking would be $25. That is more than the general parking at the Honda Center which is $20. Very disappointing that there wasn't a discounted rate since we spent money to eat there. The service was not good. We saw the waiter 3 times. One to ask our drink order, two to ask our food order, and three to drop off the check. I was not impressed with the food either. We sat at a small table for two and did not have enough room on the table for our plates of food and drinks. We were also placed right by the kitchen so it was very distracting and chaotic. Overall, I will not come again. Total bad experience.

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