Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

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$30 and under
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Steakhouse
Del Frisco’s Grille is a modern and stylish spin on the classic bar and grill, drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. Our menu is a tempting mix of prime steaks, fresh seafood and twists on American comfort cuisine. We are currently only offering our To-Go menu. To-Go will be available daily beginning at 11am.

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CANative
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Del Frisco! We've never had a bad meal...and the service is always exceptional. Honestly!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
74 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Friday night - rib eye, cocktails, great server - Dakota, terrific manager - Chris... wonderful place to unwind, end the week, kick-off weekend - go to steak place!

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vipChristie
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious food!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, food excellent, drinks a bit pricey.

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vipShadyCynFoodie
Las Vegas
39 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We dine out often in Newport Beach and surrounding areas. Hands down, the service on Wednesday was well beyond what we experience elsewhere - and for less. A great value. My rib dinner was delicious, falling off the bone. Everyone in our group was super happy. Thank you to our server Dakota who did an excellent job at keeping us happy.

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GabrielR
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We like everything!!

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vipCathyG
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We always enjoy Del Frisco’s. The food never disappoints. Emily was very attentive but wasn’t pushing us along either. The bar service was a bit slow this time.

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vipSharonB
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing as always. Ask for Claudia. She is fantastic. Also, the charcuterie board was a really great find!

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vipH8ME
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As good as always. Service was even more exceptional this time. The food options are always great. The deviled eggs are great and the salmon was perfect.

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eatingismyhobby
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration. It was great David, our service was extremely kind and patient!

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Dibz
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Good experience overrall. My dad's steak though was more medium than medium rare. Side portions (to share) are pretty small compared to other high end steak restaurants. Wish they were a little bigger because sharing for 3 didn't leave much for each person. Corkage a bit steep at $25 per bottle but ok...no big deal. Brussels were fantastic. Mac and Cheese was definately under seasoned and we needed to add a bit of sale. Shrimp cocktail was great.

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vipOnthecoast
Orange County
36 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This is the place to go with a business associate, a date, or your family as a special treat. Overall the food was very good, although I was disappointed with the small portion size of the appetizer we tried, the cheesesteak egg rolls. I ordered the chicken as my entree, which was nicely prepared, but the roasted carrots that came on the plate were so undercooked that I barely could cut them with a steak knife. Everyone at the table overall liked their food very much. The house salad comes with an excellent vinaigrette, asparagus was perfect, steaks impeccable. Coconut cream pie was wonderful, but the crust was too hard to cut with a fork. Our server was pleasant, helpful and attentive without being intrusive. The used dishes between courses were whisked away by two men who appeared at our table like genies each time. Very professional and well-trained wait staff. The restaurant is spacious, warm and welcoming. It's nicely decorated as well as comfortable.

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VladC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service, nice food. I definitely recommend. Nice place for a family celebration, business affair or simple dinner.

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JonS
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service. Good food.

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Kal3
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant service and atmosphere. Food quality and presentation was inviting we will be back again

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vipBobF
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a super server. She was fantastic. We will surely be back to Del Frisco's.

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vipSasha22
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

It was our anniversary dinner, but no one acknowledged that:( We did write that on the reservation but maybe they don’t do anything for special occasions anymore?? Our waiter was excellent and most of the dinner was tasty although one filet was a bit undercooked and the other was overcooked even though they were both ordered medium. Usually their steaks and filets are great and we’re the reason we came, so that part was a little disappointing. The filets just weren’t that great overall this time.

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The server couldn’t open our bottle of wine. She ended up breaking the cork trying to get it out. Then while pouring it she spilt wine all over the table. My steak was cooked perfect but was way over seasoned. Every bite was filled with black pepper. Will not go back to the Irvine location.

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vipATully
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines night special menu, amazing as always, I have been gluten free for 13 years and found this is a safe place to eat. Don’t tell them I told you because it is not on the menu but they will make vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup and strawberry. That’s a big deal if you are gluten free and every desert is gluten based. We have eaten here several times. Chris the manager has checked in on us both times and has even jumped in to service us. This time our waiter was Ethen who was very friendly, personable and on top of the service.

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AVFOODIE
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nicely done special menu. Reserved outside and they graciously moved us inside and even into an area that was not so loud. Very fast dinner service. Steak was prepared exactly as requested. Cauliflower could have been cooked more. Desserts were fabulous and again served promptly. Very attentive drink service with refills throughout the meal.

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BassemB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

had an amazing time, service was great and food was delicious

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needpastaforride
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Artichoke Beignet, Brussel Sprouts, and Coconut Creme Pie tasty

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RoryP
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food2service5ambience5

For a steak house that was the most disappointing of the meal. I had the filet and it was something I could have gotten any where. My wife's ribeye was tough. The best part of the meal was the coconut cream pie and the wine.

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ShirleyC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

We loved the environment. The location is great because it's right in the middle of everything. Shops, restaurants, and movies. I mean the Irvine Spectrum is where the action is. The ambience & vibe of the restaurant was great. The service was wonderful. We loved our server. However, the food was a bit bland. We had the rib eyes ($47 each) & the truffle mac N cheese. The only thing I could taste were the bread crumbs on that dish, but the cheesesteak egg rolls were good . Although we didn't care much for the food, but everything was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome staff and delicious food

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vipSharonH
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. Food is amazing and there is something for everyone to eat. Brussels sprouts are to die for. They should have a cooking class. I would pay. Thank you for your service as well. Everyone working there are so attentive. Atmosphere is cozy.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dakota was a great server and made my birthday experience very memorable !! We Will definitely be coming back to dine with him again

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Kris
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great evening with food and drinks. The private room was fantastic! We were able to talk and hear each other. Would recommend that room for a small gathering.

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vipLandShark
Orange County
28 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Known for pricey steaks and a la carte sides which can drive a meal price into serious double digits, Del Frisco's offers some excellent and reasonably priced lunch items. These are led by their grilled cheeseburger - a delicious upscale 'double double' with fries- it's hard to beat. The shaved steak sandwich, a generous 'french dip' served on fresh ciabatta, is also easily worth the price and is not to be missed. The appetizers are also delicious, including the ahi tacos, artichoke beignets and truffled deviled eggs
Service is nearly always impeccable and attentive, without being bothersome.
The caveat is the cost of alcohol. The wine list, although extensive, is prohibitively priced, the corkage fee is at the highest level in the area, and cocktails and wine by the glass similarly offer no deal. A relaxing dinner (or lunch) cost is easily eclipsed by the wine or drink cost - this should be a consideration for the management.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome meal and service

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dereke
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience3

Unfortunately this visit to deL
Friscos was not enjoyable. From the appetizer to the filet mignon, all
Of the food was way too salty. Service was great, food was terrible.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Called just about everywhere in the OC for a large party reservation for my fiancé’s surprise birthday dinner. Everyone wanted to charge me a ridiculous deposit and required a set menu. Del Frisco’s not only made the reservation experience easy, but having never been they blew my mind with the service! They put us in a private dining area and the experience was exceptional! My fiancé was so surprised and we had the best time! Thank you so much Del Frisco’s!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was impeccable and the food was delicious!!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
46 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service from Dakota and Jess!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The server was excellent. The food, unremarkable. The Lemon dill salmon, what sauce? Literally less than a teaspoon of watery dill, and some cream that had no flavor. The mashed were not hot and no seasoning. Two of us had it. The pressed chicken, again, is the chef afraid of seasonings? Bland. No color on the plate. My fiends filet, basic, I can get it anywhere. The desserts seemed to be third party not made in house. Literally a teaspoon of whipped cream on the chocolate cake. The appetizers were enjoyable, though the cheesesteak egg tops were more cheese than substance. Runny and greasy.
A pass on revisiting.

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vipSeanMc
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reserve a booth table in the bar area for a quiet business lunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and exceptional service. The steak salad was awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Server was very attentive without being over bearing. Short Rib Stroganoff was a delicious & generous portion. The spinach & goat cheese salad was my favorite and I will return just for that!

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vipDLH1
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter’s 21st birthday

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SunnySoCal
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch on the outside patio. Server was very professional, attentive, and fast. Great variety of options on the menu, even for kids, and the food is high quality. Sit on the patio for a quieter environment.

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