Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine
Food was great as usual, service was terrible.
Always delicious food and good atmosphere.
I had the wedge salad and halibut. It was amazing! Our server was pleasant and efficient. Overall a great experience!
Took about 14 minutes before someone helped us once we sat. Refills on drinks took forever. Ambiance was awesome and the food was good. For the price the value was mediocre.
Always a fun spot, especially at the bar with the bartenders! Food is always good and the Happy Hour deals are also a treat!
Much nicer atmosphere since mall landscape renovation. No longer feels out of the way and isolated. Outstanding happy hour deals
Excellent season special for Summer
The food is wonderful, our party of four had 4 different meals, each delicious. When they ran out of the dessert I wanted, the manager came to our table and told us he was having the chef make it just for us, very accommodating.
Always a pleasure. Christian in a great manager, always goes beyond to greet & welcome you.
Loved the Asian chicken salad not sweet a little kick to it
Calamari appetizer very fresh
French onion soup kind of bland
Roasted cauliflower outstanding
Steak salad delish
Good food ,friendly service , nice ambience , relaxing. food was surprisingly better than other American restaurant around the area
Service was slow. Appetizer arrived before our water and cocktails. Tuna tartare was yummy. Quinoa bowl was salty, overcooked vegetables and chicken tasted like it came out of microwave. One cocktail we ordered was vodka soda - they forgot the club soda. It was straight vodka on the rocks! Will not come back.
I feel they need to introduce more dishes? We like coming here cuz it's nice, but not wowed by any of their menu items? Happy hour is good and it's close to us.
There are better options for dinner. It was just average.
There were 8 in our party and the table was very nice and we were able to hear!
It took awhile to get our drinks delivered and the wine uncorked. We had to ask twice for a bucket for the white and a decanter for the red. We order 2 orders of calamari which was good and 2 orders of the tuna tower which had lots of avocado and a little bland tuna.
3 of us ordered the salmon with a carmelized onion and bacon topping and it was so salty, none of us finished it. Others at the table did enjoy the chicken, short ribs and halibut.
I also ordered a second glass of wine when they delivered the entrees, and didn’t get it until the table was cleared! Wouldn’t rush back.
service was extremely slow, took forever for our order to arrive. deviled eggs were delicious but steak on steak salad was way undercooked.
Enjoyed our meal fast and friendly service
We celebrated a birthday and had 8 people. Everyone had different items I like that the menu offers such a range
Food as always, was very good! I like the healthier options they have.
Delicious summer special, great ambiance
Skirt steak was terrific. Calamari was excellent.
Love this place! The food is excellent!
Always a great meal. They have always accommodated our gluten needs without any judging or issues, great place for dietary limitations.
Halibut was way overcooked.
other than that, it was great.
Food was awful. Couldn’t finish our burgers. Service was fair. They were reluctant to bring bread/butter and overall uninterested in serving us. Didn’t help that the food was just not good.
Great vibe. Enjoyed an amazing special available for 2; entrees, soup or salad and bottle of wine at a great value. Service was excellent. Table spacing comfortable. Will definitely be back!
What a fabulous time it was for the four of us. Very courteous and friendly server, wonderfully prepared and presented cuisine. We all had prix fixe. Would recommend!
Went there for happy hour on a Sunday. Not crowded, great food, decent prices. Would return!
The service was slow and the food was not worth the ticket price. Will not be returning .
Took almost an hour Gor our dinner yo be delivered
Love Paul Martin's. The Brick Chicken is to die for. Service is always awesome.
Great Birthday Celebration!
Hadn’t been to Pail Martin’s in a long time and thought it would be the perfect place to meet a friend for dinner before we attended an event. We arrived just before 6pm on Friday night and were seated immediately. I was glad that I made the reservation because the place was packed and people were standing and waiting within 20 minutes. Very popular place! We ordered the harvest salad and the ahi salad. Both were excellent. Why made the evening was our waiter who was so attentive and friendly without being overbearing. I wish I could remember his name because he was really outstanding. Will return soon. Highly recommend.
The waitress was a bit distracted but kind when she interacted with us. The food was good but I have enjoyed better meals at this restaurant in the past. The seasonal peach cobbler was very tasty. The warm wheat sourdough bread was amazing but wasn’t offered until 1 minutes before our food arrived. I am not sure what happened there. The food was also very very slow coming out of the kitchen.
The menu is excellent because it is varied; everyone can find something. Also it is a good place to sit and talk. The air is fresh even in the dining room so the restaurant is not stuffy. The prices are high and the happy hour specials are available in the bar area only.
Although this meal was not as outstanding as past meals at this restaurant, I will come back and try again. Everyone has an off night.
I and two friends had an excellent dinner at Paul Martins. They have a dinner trio special that came with Pork ribs, grilled shrimp and fried chicken. It looked amazing and was delicious! It also came with peach cobbler with ice cream for dessert.
The ribs were excellent and the cobbler was flavorful and large. We couldn't eat it all.
The place is beautiful. I will be back again!
Service was very good. The food as well and the prices were fairly reasonable.
We had dinner in the formal dining area and weren't disappointed but will probably enjoy the happy hour drinks and food in the bar/lounge next time. That's a real value!
great food! nice friendly servers. not overly fancy but very comfortable! would go again!!
Service was slow.
Celebrating my friend’s birthday, the food was amazing and helped make the day special.
Our server, Ryan, was very nice, funny, and entertaining. He kept us laughing and was very helpful in answering any questions we had about the menu. Love this place!