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Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

4.8
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1482 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Welcome to Ironwood, Cellar. Craft. Cook. located in Laguna Hills. Our menu features seasonal ingredients of the highest quality and are prepared daily from scratch. Menu selections include exceptional meats, flavorful seafood, handpicked produce from our garden, and diverse beverage selections. We have over 25 wines by the glass, 10 craft beers, and a full bar featuring a wide variety of craft cocktails.

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Join us Sunday's!

Starting Jul 19, 2020 · Sun - Mon 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chef is testing his New Summer Seasonal Bruschetta! Join us and enjoy!

Join us Monday's!

Starting Jul 20, 2020 · Sun - Mon 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chef is testing his New Summer Seasonal Bruschetta! Join us and enjoy!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Extra space between tables
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 1482 people are saying
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vipRestaurantCritic
Orange County
17 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food and service.
Do not recommend their oyster. (it is saturated with salt water I guess in order to kill Vibrio parahaemolyticus).

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HeidiW
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Hands down one of the best places to dine in South County. The food is fresh, seasonal and tasty. I loved everything about the experience which is really important to note during COVID. I did dock them slightly because my mom's dish (the salmon entree) was supposed have faro and it came out with potatoes. HOWEVER, the potatoes were spectacular! Also, they treated us dessert for my mom's birthday, but after my mom was given options and selected the Crème brûlée, an apple crumble with ice cream came out. To be fair, It was delicious as well, just not what we expected. Overall, their menu will have me returning! Check them out, you won't be disappointed!

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vipJonesy
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

They are what I think of as "fine dining - light"; the food and service were very good but even accounting for the COVID restrictions a casual vibe. Plastic feeling tables, no tablecloths, silverware and glassware standard commercial stuff.

Of course to be fair, food was prepared to a high level and of very good quality - ribeye steak was excellent as was the double cut pork chop. Price point was very reasonable for this quality.

This would be unequivocally positive if they didn't present as fine dining, expecting that slightly diminished our experience - but it was a lovely meal and I would not hesitate to return.

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Vanessa
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service!!! Their social distance setup is the best I’ve experienced!

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TerriH
Orange County
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique dishes that reward the palate. Servers are so attentive! Brooke is a doll! We all loved her. The staff works very hard to accommodate! This is my favorite restaurant in Orange County!

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JenM
Denver
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a find in our own backyard! Food was amazing and craft cocktails!! Will definitely be back.

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CodyL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great and fun. Perfect for a first date. Great atmosphere but still personal

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Jones
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our waiter, Johnny, was wonderful. Making recommendations that made our meal great.
Am going back on August 10 with another friend

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were sensational during this pandemic. Highly recommend them.

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CarolS
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! Our server, John, was pleasant and very fun. Friends we haven't seen in over a year also enjoyed the food and venue.

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TINOM
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

They really know what they’re doing. We’ve never had a mediocre meal. You can close your eyes and point to an item in their menu and I guarantee you’ll be pleasantly surprised. We are fortunate to have such a place close by.

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AmeliaE
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently good whether eating in or take-out. The cod was literally melt in your mouth and my son loves the papardelle packed with vegetables. The cocktails are out of this world!

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RichardM
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent craft cocktails.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I have been here several times and with the current environment I know how difficult things are for ALL restaurants - Ironwood were busy and understaffed but our server was amazing and the food sensational my family highly recommend Ironwood

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service!

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62spr90
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Patio dining was very pleasant. Shady, quiet, private with excellent service and great food. A little pricey, but worth the money in the end.

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AmandaP
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great and service was excellent. Outside dining was cute and warm with heaters.

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MichaelR
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, friendly and attentive staff. All precautions followed in an interesting social distancing climate. Food was great!

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AngelaF
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We ordered the Salmon entree and the Halibut special. Although all the fish was very fresh the Salmon was full of flavor and delicisios. The way the Halibut was prepared was bland. With that being said - this is the only negative thing I've ever encountered. Ironwood always delivers fresh wonderful, flavorful food with excellent service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night and well done especially during covid times!

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vipGrey
Orange County
47 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great service and excellent food.

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Rinkabus
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We have had the Ironwood experience many times and have had an excellent experience every time. This visit was a little different ad we ordered the bone-in Ribeye Medium Rare and it came out Medium Well. At first you would think this is not good but the waitress followed up with us right when my wife and I had our first bite. She immediately noticed that is was not Medium Rare and picked up our plate apologizing. The ribeye came out as a high priority and perfect the second go round. Waitress remained attentive and manager stopped by as well. They then proceeded to give us a complimentary dessert after the email. Not everyone is perfect but the way you respond to mistakes is. My hats are off to this organization.

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vipBirdS
Las Vegas
27 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience5

I want to begin this by saying that although I had poor service, the tables around me were treated very well.

After hearing my mother sing the praises of the restaurant fire some time, I finally got around to visiting. The plating of the dishes is beautiful. We ordered the Agnolotti and the Meyer Lemon Duck Wings. The Agnolotti was FANTASTIC! The pistachios cooked in the brown butter were out of this world! Highly recommend that dish! The Duck Wings were interesting to me... loved the lemon sauce and the frisée under the wings helped give a nicely dressed crunch, but the meat was overly gamey. I know it’s a risk associated with the protein but it was unexpected. We shared the Giant Meatball as an entree. The itself was INSANELY good!! The meat was the most flavorful blend I’ve had anywhere! However I found myself wanting more tomato flavor or depth out of the sauce. We did get a few rounds of drinks which were surprisingly well made. Definitely explore that part of the menu!

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basicfoodie
Tokyo
17 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The agnolotti and duck wing appetizers were definite winners. The chicken schnitzel entree can easily be split between two people.

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vipDamien
Orange County
48 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, drink and service was excellent. We will definitely be returning.

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Aheitzs
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good! I had the Lamb and it was tender and delicious.

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CindyG
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food, service, ambiance, and presentation Is always outstanding and we love dining with Ironwood!

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vipValerieR
Orange County
38 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food and service. They are doing a great job keeping current caved standards. Staff always goes above and beyond!

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TokyoGirl
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious!!! Farm to table experience.
They have added more outdoor dining.

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terryberry
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and amazing service! LUV this restaurant!!

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StacyH
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ironwood is mine and my fiancé’s new favorite local restaurant. The food is absolutely incredible and the drinks are delicious. In one week we went to 3 of the 4 locations and we have another reservation for Olea this coming Monday. Highly recommend Ironwood in Laguna Hills, Olea in Costa Mesa and Saphire in Laguna Beach. You will not be disappointed. With the given time due to Covid they are taking great precautions and are still open for take out and dining on the patio.

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vipantondb
London
12 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Nice local neighborhood place with consistently great food and service.

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vipHockeylover
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this place! We had the giant meatball and it was wonderful. The cocktails were terrific!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
21 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love ironwood. The food is amazing the service is always good and it is such a great value for what you get. The butter lettuce salad, hamburger and rib eye are just a few of our families favorites. The fries alone are a reason to visit again.

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MattN
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great waitress!

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Jimbo
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The lamb and flatiron steak are both exceptional, as are the other entrees we've had here before.

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Aheitzs
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been going to Ironwood for the past 2/3 years. It has always been a winner for us! Food is great and service is on point.

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vipJerryAck
Orange County
31 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant has done a nice job of providing safe seating during the Pandemic. The food is good as is the service. Never have any doubt about recommending it.

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LiveNLaguna
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a neighborhood gem!! From the moment we arrived until departure everything was perfect. Martini and craft cocktail was bar none! Appetizers were incredible! Sea Bass and Scallops were perfection. Even with COVID lurking around the experience made us feel removed from these scary times.

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vipJAD3
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints! Love their patio dining, especially this time of year. Food, drinks, service were all amazing. Bravo!

FAQs

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 446-8772.

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook is rated 4.8 stars by 1482 OpenTable diners.

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