Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

4.6
2464 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Order a glass of your favorite sauvignon blanc and share a plate of Town Dock calamari with friends or family at Paul Martin’s American Grill in the Irvine Spectrum Center. Or savor an indulgent hand-cut blackened ribeye masterfully prepared over the live fire of our mesquite grill. Paul Martin’s serves classic American cuisine elevated to a higher standard in our polished yet welcoming dining room that invites business luncheons, date nights, and camaraderie in equal measure.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected

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

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vipHill
Miami
14 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This place was nice. It’s almost like a Houston’s or season 52. The service was ok, we came late around 9pm. We ordered a bottle of Pinot noir which was really good. I ordered the shrimp linguine which was delicious. Everyone else ordered steaks, my only warning is making sure you confirm with the server the way you want it cooked. My friend said medium well and it came out bloody, I don’t even think it was cooked. We ended up sending it back. We also tried the cheesecake which was good. I would come back.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at Paul Martins. The food was excellent and the service was equally good.
Ordered the tomato basil soup to start as well as an order of the deviled eggs. For an entree I ordered the grilled salmon seafood tacos. Very yummy!

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vipLakegirl
Orange County
67 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Comfort food with a good wine by the bottle list. I had the brick chicken w/Brussels sprouts and it was okay but very oily. Normally it comes with mashed so I am not sure if the Brussels sprouts were the culprit or the chicken. I would not order again.

My dining companion had the fried chicken with mashed and cole slaw. He said the cole slaw was salty(weird) but he rely enjoyed the fried chicken and mashed potatoes.

We shared the house salad and deviled eggs. Both were excellent. Lettuce was fresh and dressing was nicely balanced acidity and sweetness. The deviled eggs had a nice little surprise kick to them.

We will likely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the services are super nice and attentive our go to place on Friday night in the spectrum.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone enjoyed his/her meal. The seafood (salmon) tacos where delicious. The servicer was attentive.

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vhjack
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Go for the prime rib. It is delish. This is a great place for date night, large parties, bar scene and overall good time.

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MarkP
Orange County
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food! Great Service! Ambiance is extremely nice. You have to try the warm butter cake, it’s Amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful! Service was excellent and the food!

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vipOCFoodSnob
Los Angeles
32 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Dined on a Sunday eve. Outside in the patio. The food was very good and there were no issues with the order or the accuracy. Service was average. Music on the patio was a bit loud for conversation. I would return. Patio is very nice and everyone enjoyed their meal

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as our last…great drinks, filet minion and butter cake! Til next time….don’t wait!!

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Foodie
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

When we were seated they explained we were only able to have our table for 2 hours😬I thought that was tacky

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vipBeckyC
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salmon tacos are a favorite for sure!!!

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AngelitaD
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time eating here and the food, service was great!

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DPSPalmSprings
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great recommendations by our server. Brick chicken, ribs and spinach dip were epic. We will return.

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ConnieZ
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Wonderful spot for a weekend gathering.

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Shelby
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service here is beyond wonderful! Great food as well!

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tmletsrock
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was really good. We had the happy hour so all appetizers: buffalo cauliflower, bacon and onion flatbread and garlic ginger chicken. We'll definitely be back again

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Meli
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We waited 15 mins to get water and order seems they forgot about us after we were seated. We had to call while seated outdoor to get service. They gave us a dessert for the inconvenience.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Food was okay at best.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! And great service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Made reservation for outside and they wanted to seat us inside, a booth against the wall, way in the corner. We told them we made reservations for outside. They corrected the seating and sat us outside. The tables outside were a bit too close for my comfort, especially because of the pandemic.
Ordered the filet mignon with brussel sprouts. The meat was great, however the brussel sprouts were burnt. They took them back and sent another order. The second order was also burnt. I felt it was over priced only because the meal was not to full satisfaction (due to the brussel sprouts). We order tiramisu for dessert and it was great. Service was also good, especially since they were very busy that night. We left a 20% tip.

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AndrewP
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food ,Great service , nice area and lots to see before or after your meal

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KatyP
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite places to eat . It was wonderful as always and such a great date night for my husband and I ! The food and drinks were excellent and the service was great as well !

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to have lunch. The service was excellent!

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cat1991
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was wonderful!
Portions and selections were great.
Butter cake...wow!

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A7lala
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service is superb. Great value

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch and great service

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Moonlight
Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had our anniversary night and it was great. The food is delicious for us rib eye was cook in great temperature

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DebbieM
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the classic burger and my fiancé had the salmon sandwich. They were both so good! And the service was excellent and fast.

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troyw
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience1

Dirty tables around did not get bussed for 30 minutes
Music was too loud
The server was slow

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RandallL
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was excellent and the kitchen staff paid very close attention to my wife's food allergies. Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First timer here and can say won’t be the last! Friendly, courteous and our meals were delicious. Filet minion was tender and juicy, the mashed potatoes nicely seasoned and the tiramisu simply delicious!

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vipPapaRobbie
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Restaurant was very accomodating in giving us an outdoor table distanced from others. We only had salads but they were good sized, fresh and very tasty. Service was a little slow, but otherwise very attentive and cordial. Would recommend.

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vipdgmaui
Los Angeles
56 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit - great initial contact by greeters at desk, made sure we were OK with outside lunch dining on a warm sunny summer afternoon. They Made a special effort to bring us another umbrella for the table so all 4 of us could be put if the sun.

Our two guests arrived later than expected due to traffic / but waitress was fantastic snd attentive to our limited needs before the other two arrived - and when they arrived waitress was out quickly to see about what they wanted to drink.

Very attentive waitress, great attitude and she performed her service with great skill.

Look forward to trying larger entrees st dinner time - but sandwiches and salad for all of us were all reported to be very good.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing customer service and great food

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DavidR
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Waitress was extremely inattentive and slow. Other guests were attended 4 times before our server came to check on us.

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vipRichardT
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice. Good service, good food.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Service, Great Food, in a nice dining atmosphere. I will defintely be back!

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vipAllenM
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great time at this restaurant and the food and service is always 5 star!

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JudyC
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service on the patio at a quiet table. We wanted time to meet with old friends and this was the perfect spot. Food was delicious and beautifully presented.

FAQs

Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 453-1144.

Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine is rated 4.6 stars by 2464 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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