Summit House - Fullerton

4.8
5157 Reviews
$31 to $50
Prime Rib
Today high above the hustle and bustle of North Orange County, like a crown on the hilltop, you will find built in the tradition of an English country manor the stately Summit House Restaurant.
The Summit House, renowned for its magnificent panoramic views and old-world charm, is famous for the amazing flavors and incredible food presentations created by Executive Chef Timothy Plumb’s culinary team. Highlights include our world-famous Stockyards of Chicago Roast Prime Ribs of Beef, “melt-in-your-mouth” oak wood grilled USDA prime steaks, our thirty-year favorite sautéed John Dory, locally grown vegetables hand-picked from neighboring Back Sheep Farms, and of course our famous creamed corn au gratin.
Whether it be an intimate get together for two or two hundred of your closest friends, come to the “Top of the Hill”, the Summit House Restaurant, "Your Special Occasion Place".

Support Summit House - Fullerton during COVID-19

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
  • Diner temperature check required
What 5157 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined 8 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch service, marvelous food and spectacular views to celebrate special occasions! We’ll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always hard to "get it right" on holidays, and this year especially with just opening back up, you expect some hiccups. Not at Summit House! Perfect from first bite of the wedge, through the prime ribs to the caramel and salted pecan sundae. What a truly enjoyable experience. Worth the 40 mi drive!

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Inlander
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal and excellent service.

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CarlT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Mother’s Day lunch was great. Our seating for 5 was not optimal. My seat was added at the end of a table for 4. My section of extension table was sloping downward and my seat was difficult to get in and out because it was sandwiched between two dividers and chairs from the nearby adjoining tables.

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Jimnany
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were here for Mother’s Day and it was perfect. Live piano playing from the bar area set a nice ambience for the day. Our server was Brandon, and he was great. It intrusive but took care of our needs. He recognized us from a previous visit, so it felt a little like home.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I had a wonderful experience at this restaurant
The food was good
The service was excellent
The atmosphere was great
I will return and have dinner again
Thank you to Stephanie who looked after us at dinner.
We appreciate her very much.

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AnitaB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day

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OlgaH
Orange County
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good ambiance, service and views...

Been here many times .

Had daughters wedding her in 1996?

Husband and I celebrate anniversaries here!

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EricV
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and wonderful service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely love this place. The food is exceptional from the prime rib to the French onion soup. Wonderful place to celebrate a birthday. Our server named Jennifer is exceptional and elevated the special day to the next level, with her wonderful positivity and great service. We also love the live piano music that is performed by Howard. He has such a sweet spirit about him and always greets us with a smile. Love Marlene, Betsy and David

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GlenR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food1service4ambience2

The service was great but,VERY over priced for the quality of food.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner on the patio. Such good service.

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ChristineB
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my husbands birthday. Excellent Dinner from start to finish. Service impeccable, tomahawk prime rib that we took home and ate for two days. Pianist in the bar topped off a perfect evening.

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StephanieP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prime rib Wednesdays! Same delicious prime rib but a special price, can’t complain about that. We had a beautiful view sitting in the banquet room.

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vipJillW
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

My friend and I went to celebrate Mother’s Day our waiter was excellent. He was very attentive and had nice suggestions for entrees etc.. . My only complaint would be that We arrived at 5o’clock a little before opening actually there was one other couple there and the woman checked us in at the front. Then many other people arrived and We’re seated while we waited finally we had to ask and I’m pretty sure they lost our check in information. So we were early but had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated.

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MichaelM
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the dining area and it has a great view out the massive windows.

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RichardR
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining experience was perfect in all aspects. We were informed that we were to be seated in the Queens Room and not the main dining room. It was a nice, alternative dining room to be in. I had salmon. It was very fresh and perfectly cooked. Our server was very attentive and pleasant. Once again, an A rated Summit House experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I ordered their salmon dish, about $40. Their purple sauce gave it a slightly “unexpected” taste, and not a great one. But the ambiance and vibe, and customer service was fantastic. I’ll just skip the salmon dish next time

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server was top notch. Nice view

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gregoryg
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Got right in per reservation. Great table for my wife’s BD. Service, outdoor view and food was great as usual.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Summit house to celebrate my father in laws B-day and we can’t say enough about this place. Everything was simply amazing from the starters to the fabulous Prime rib.

Our server Daisy was fantastic all night. She gets a 5 + star in my book. She really made the night special for us.

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LaurenA
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing view, excellent service and food. A very pleasant evening and will definitely be planning a return visit!

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JohnnyB
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They are known for their prime rib!
A must if you go their and the John Dory fish is very good if prime rib isn't your your thing.
Did my wife's 75th there two years ago and it was awesome.
A must for special occasions!

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LarryF
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was entertaining colleagues from Europe and wanted to take them to a really nice place. The summit House has been my go to for years and they never fail to deliver!

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HSheezy
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal. Staff is friendly and attentive. Ambiance is perfect for a romantic date. The food is always consistent and delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

28th wedding anniversary

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DougW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. I've been there a number of times and will continue to dine there.

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Kenny
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The view was great as was the food and the service. They went out of their way to ensure that we had a good birthday dinner.

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MarkD
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience. Service anf food are wonderful.

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DebbieN
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant practices great COVID prevention measures. The service was excellent and the food fabulous. I had the filet mignon which was amazing. The cream corn as a side dish was equally amazing. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. Trish was amazing!

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vipgjackdiner
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

An excellent option when you’re looking for a great meal with a great view and nice ambiance.

We were going to be 10 minutes late for our reservation due to bad traffic and called ahead to notify but still had to wait 30 minutes upon our subsequent arrival and check in. That was a bit inconvenient but overall I’d have to say it was made up for with the great view and food.

Highly recommend !

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LizR
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was great. We checked in. Waited a couple of minutes before they ushered us to our table.

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KarenB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Summit House used to be our favorite luxury restaurant. However, this time we sat outside in the middle of a construction zone, paid a fortune for a meal that was only so-so and the service was mediocre. Our waiter brought the incorrect food for one of our family members, forgot orders and the serving size seemed to be much less than before. For a party of 3 adults and 2 children we felt paying $500 for our meal was extremely overpriced. It will be a long time before we are back if at all.

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DonR
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Stay with the House Specialty, Prime Rib, you cannot go wrong.

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Johne
Palm Springs
10 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I enjoyed our dinner. Staff was very courteous. Food was good but not great. At least not worth the price they are charging. Overall it was a nice evening.

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Lynsluwho
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love coming here to celebrate our anniversary. The food is wonderful. The server was wonderful and the view is wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jennifer was amazing. Food was tasty.

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DorothyW
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful coming back again after over a year. The food was terrific, just as in the past. We love the prime rib with the creamed spinach, creamed corn, and popover. I felt my salad was pricey, but it was large and could have been shared. We will definitely be back.

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AmyW
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First dine out after the Covid. Wonderful service, foods, and atmosphere. Will definitely revisit again!

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You can order delivery directly from Summit House - Fullerton using the Order Online button. Summit House - Fullerton also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (714) 671-4111 ext. 1.

Summit House - Fullerton is rated 4.8 stars by 5157 OpenTable diners.

Summit House - Fullerton does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.summithouse.com/gift_cards.html.

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.