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About Orange County Mining Co.

Orange County Mining Company provides our guests with a rustic, casual, and relaxing, American steakhouse and saloon experience. Quality meats, poultry and seafood. Hearty soups, fresh produce and rich desserts. Eclectic wines, classic, and new classic cocktails. Allow yourself to relax and enjoy as you soak in the incredible view of the world from up here. You’ll be better for it…our promise!

10000 Crawford Canyon Road
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:

Dinner

Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Brunch

Sunday: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
Chapman-Cannon

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 997-7411

Website:
http://www.orangecountyminingco.com/

Executive Chef:
Horacio Barragan

Private Party Facilities:
With two banquet rooms hosting both large parties and private ceremonies, Orange County Mining Company offers the flexibility in event space to help you plan an incredible event. The panorama view, day or night, is an unmatched backdrop for any special occasion.

Private Party Contact:
Angela Aderholdt: (714) 997-7411

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 1:00PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Orange County Mining Co. Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (84)
Special Occasion (71)
Good for a Date (60)
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Good for Birthdays (54)
Romantic (51)
Good for Anniversaries (43)
Casual (41)
Worth the Drive (35)
Good for Groups (32)
Cozy (27)
Fun (26)
Great for Brunch (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Comfort Food (18)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Kid-friendly (14)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Business Meals (12)
Seasonal (12)
Great for Lunch (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Authentic (9)
Disabled Access (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Great Beer (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Notable Wine List (4)
People Watching (4)
Healthy (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Sports (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

I brought my boyfriend for his birthday and it was pretty awesome! He had never been and thought it was really neat and he loved his meal. The sunset and view were amazing!!

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·Dined 5 days ago

Took my wife for birthday dinner, we waited 15 mins for our table when we were on time,
Our server never showed up so the girl filling in had to take care of us, wasn’t sure if she was really happy about it.
I had a glass of wine to chill out then they say a huge loud group of people above us, they were so loud we couldn’t even hear each other talk, kind of ruined the evening for me.
Always have been a fan of OC mining since kids were little it’s been the special occasion go to spot.
Just a bad timing night and we will still go back again.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food & service as usual. My wife & I go here about four times year for special occasions & the welcoming staff, servers, & the food are the best around (this includes Orange & LA counties).

Tags: Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fun, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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·Dined 6 days ago

I ordered the sautéed salmon, it came out undercooked. The service was very slow had to wait too long for our waitress to come to the table to send my salmon back to be recooked and the drink refills were very slow. Overall a bad experience and bad service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food choices was not great! I have had better food there in the past. I had reservations and still had to wait 20 minutes to be seated.

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

My girls and I had a blast! The food was great, the service was amazing and the view was simple beautiful!!! We didnt even want to leave! Dont pass on this place! Everyone just try this place out ASAP, you wont be disappointed at all! You are gonna love it!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

I don't want to waste my time writing a review. Already wasted $40 on brunch.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Loved this place. The food was great and plentiful. Tons of desserts and pastries. Can't beat the views.
We got there at 9:45 am and it was perfect because it wasn't too busy yet. I hate kids and children in restaurants. At least the ones that parents let them run around a scream at the top of their lungs which seem to be MOST PARENTS now-a-days. So it was perfect timing because kids started to show up just as we were leaving.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

I had reservations for 2 at 8:00pm. When we checked in we were informed they were running about 15 minutes late. We went to the lounge area and waited to be called. We weren’t seated until 8:45. We didn’t receive our food until 9:15. Guests seated 20 minutes after us received theirs first. Upon mentioning this to our waitress she said “sometimes the kitchen mixes up tickets, but they also got rare you ordered medium so that takes longer to cook”. Considering how long we had been from the moment we arrived an apology would have been very nice but none was offered. When we finally received our order both were cooked wrong. And the food wasn’t great. It took us another 40 minutes before we were able to pay and leave. The experience as a whole left much to be desired. It was our first and last time going here, and I would not recommend it to anyone. The wait was more then excessive, the food was not worth the wait or the amount you pay for it. We probably will not be coming back.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I've been to this restaurant so many times over the years; it's always one of my favorites. We celebrated my birthday, and we had wonderful service from Evonna. The soup and salad bar is always an amazing deal -- so many choices, and everything is fresh. For my entree, I had the swordfish, which was a daily special. Delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Awesome place with killer views of Orange Co, specially at sunset. Just breathtaking. The only bad thing was that Valet company does not take cards, they want to make you download an app?

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Salad bar was underwhelming. Not a lot of choices to make a great salad . All other aspects of the dining experience were perfect.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Great service and great food.

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·Dined on February 6, 2018

Came with my husband for a much needed date night. Service was great and food was delicious !

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Spencer our waiter was excellent and the food and view as always were great.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great birthday dinner. Excellent service and great views. We didn’t feel rushed

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

This was my second time at OC Mining Co. It's a nice place to have some fun and unwind. The food was good was great! Our waitress was super busy but always remembered to check on us. However a couple of people who were there for dinner wasn't very nice. A lady took cutes in front of me at the salad bar line Also a girl poked her hand through the side of the salad bar glass and reach for the spoon I was reaching for and she proceeded to put her sunflower seeds on her salad . What was surprising was they both said "sorry." and smiled and did it anyways ..

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Casual, Fun, Tasting Menu
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Loved the food and great service. The prime rib was tender, tasty, and huge!

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Loved everything about this place! The BF loved it too!

Tags: Scenic View, Cozy
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful time and the food was great. Highly recommend.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Good for Groups, Romantic, Scenic View, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 28, 2018

First time at the Orange County Mining company, it was great. When you walk in it almost feels like you are walking into a ride at Knott's. The ease of making a reservation online helped out a lot. Sunday nights don't seem too crowded, so even if we did not have a reservation we would have been seated really quickly. The service and food were great! If you get a chance ask for a table by the window so you can enjoy the view, BEAUTIFUL!

Tags: Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great view, of course. We had a booth looking out the window, which is ideal. Excellent service. Usually, the Disneyland Fireworks can be seen, but they did not go off Saturday night. Emily, our waitress, went on-line to check the conditions to find out for us. She was excellent in general.

A bit of a noisy birthday table right behind us--not bad, really. But we should have noticed and asked for different seats away from the group, and when we came the crowd was thin enough that it could be avoided. In a packed house, I wouldn't even mention it.

The Soup and Salad Bar is excellent. All the main courses come with the Soup and Salad Bar, or you can get just the Soup and Salad Bar. I had the Teriyaki Chicken breast. It was OK. A bit heavy on the sauce, but that can be cleared, and just a bit rubbery. The real problem I have is regret. I should have either gone all-in and ordered a steak (I have had before, and they are good) or just had the Soup and Salad Bar, which would be a fine meal on its own.

Tags: Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Wonderful atmosphere. Friendly staff and waiter was great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Incredible view great service and food

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Breathtaking view from our table. The service was great and the food was amazing. I had a perfectly cooked medium steak and both of our appetizers were excellent too!

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

My wife ordered a margarita on the rocks and I ordered one blended. Her margarita (ice) was full or bugs/small flies. I reported the issues, asked for manager at the bar and dining area but never saw him/her. I got the impression that maybe they don’t care. Didn’t spoil my evening but made me wonder if they care about guest feedback or guest service.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 22, 2018

We came back because it was outside of our usual fair. My wife wanted a good salad bar and this is the best we know. You can't beat the sunset views we agreed to try to come back more often and give the happy hour a try.
Great date nite.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Christina was a wonderful server and the restaurant has such a stunning view.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The Prime Rib is Amazing and it comes with Soup and Salad Bar. Beautiful views for any Celebration. For Food rating, its all about the Prime Rib. Oh! the Jumbo coconut shrimp is excellent also. Mahalos for the great experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 19, 2018

An old favorite for us. Enjoyed the view, best ever salad bar, great steak. Fun gathering place for friends.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 17, 2018

The service was very slow and there weren’t that many people there. Had to always ask for something from the waitress.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The OC Mining Company is a wonderful place. The food is excellent and the view is beautiful.
The servers are always very nice and seem to enjoy their job.

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Great service, good for brunch. Only negative is that the noise level is extreme. Can barely carry on a conversation with someone across the table from you.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 13, 2018

View was beautiful, service was fast and the food was delicious! Would highly recommend for anniversaries or anything of the sort, the restaurant was elegant but comfortable enough to be fun and light rather than tense and formal! Loved my night here

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 12, 2018

It took him about 40 minutes past our reservation to actually get a seated this kind of irritated me, however once we were seated the service was very good and the food was good as well

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Salad bar very slim for $22!!! They need to go to Soup Plantation to see a real salad bar...not $22!!!! Husband salmon was disgusting...i spit it out. $29.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Business dinner

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 8, 2018

This was probably my 5th time having dinner here and once again was not disappointed

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour, Casual, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I will be getting married here this Saturday so this past Sunday we had our rehersal and afterwards 16 of us took part in their brunch. The food was really good there was a large selection of different foods and a huge assortment of deserts. Good experience I'd recommend to anyone.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We love the Mining Company!!!! Consistently delicious, nothing too fancy, which makes it feel special without being pretentious.
Haven’t had a bad meal there in almost 18 years. We dine here about twice per month! The view is spectacular. The drinks are the perfect “weight”.

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