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About The Hobbit
The Hobbit offers a 7 course prix-fixe menu Wed-Sun with one seating per evening. Cost per person is $88 (plus tax, tip & beverage). Dress Code will be enforced. Our food is "Contemporary Continental" a reference to its encompassing many world cuisines. We begin the evening in our wine cellar where you are handed a flute of Hobbit Champagne. Hors d'oeuvres are placed throughout the cellar, sommelier Amy Cody & wait staff are there to help you select wines for dinner with over 1000 labels to choose from!Guests are then invited upstairs - you will be served a shellfish or fish first course then a fowl or light meat, followed by a salad course. After you enjoy "intermission" (visit the kitchen to speak with the chefs, take a walk, and relax on the patios)then guests return to their refreshed table for a flavorful sorbet palate-cleanser. The main entrée is served complete with accompanying vegetables. Dessert arrives next, along with a list of after dinner drinks and liqueurs.
Orange, CA 92869
Contemporary French, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday 7:00pm - Close< Bar opens one hour prior!
A deposit required for all parties. Dress code will be enforced.
72 Hour cancellation notice required. A deposit will be charged for same day cancellations and no shows. A 18% service/gratuity fee will be added onto the final dinner tab.
The Dining Experience will take 4 hours.
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
To Go items available:
Hobbit French Sandwich $31.50
Hobbit Champagne (12 bottle case) $130.00
Artichoke Dip 1qt. $19.50
Pate 1/2qt. $21.50
Please call 24 hours in advance to order. 714-997-1972
Large self parking lot.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
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For over 44 years The Hobbit has been Orange County’s destination for a unique dining experience. Housing one of the country’s finest wine cellars, we are renowned for our 7 course prix-fixe menu and service. Impress your guests with our elegant and romantic atmosphere, perfect for any occasion.
The Hobbit Ratings and Reviews
Food was really good. Some of the other guests did not have the best table manners, some double dipping on the apps that are shared. Noise was a bit high given the formal atmosphere. Website indicates some walking around outside option which was the sidewalk of a busy street.
The Hobbit experience was magnificent, everything from the meeting in the cellar and sharing hors D'oeuvres with a glass of champagne to the food, the service , the ambience trough the break after the 3rd course, it was the top restaurant i have ever eaten at...
The Hobbit is truly a hole-in-the-wall gem. It has a minimal Lord of the Rings vibe and more of a "unique dining experience". The 4 hour, 7 course feast is truly a once in a lifetime experience. My wife and I celebrated our anniversary and got to enjoy lamb, salmon, salad, beef (with an option of fish instead) and dessert. And because it was our anniversary, the executive chef gifted us a special concoction after-dinner brandy that really was the perfect end. We even got to talk with the manager/sommelier as we were waiting for our Lyft home. All in all, it was a perfect experience! I would recommend to everyone!
(The only down side for us was that our waitress poured really small servings out of the bottle of wine we purchased. We were kind of upset about it at the time, but it actually did a good job of pacing us throughout the four-course meal.)
Came for my anniversary dinner and I was not disappointed. The staff was welcoming, the atmosphere was perfect, and the food was delicious. I mentioned my cinnamon allergy on my reservation, which was accommodated and acknowledged as soon as I checked in. The hors d’oeuvres in the wine cellar were wonderful and plentiful-definitely enough to fill most people up. Each course thereafter did not disappoint. I will definitely be back when they change the menu!
A truly memorable experience! The food and hospitality are the standouts from this dining experience. We have dietary restrictions so we requested a special menu and the chef did not disappoint. In fact, they put together a menu that will now set the bar for all our future dining out. Everyone on the wait staff, was polite and attentive, making the experience overall so special!
This restaurant is amazing. The service is impeccable and the wine cellar full of amazing EXPENSIVE wine. I would definitely bring my own wine.
Come for the cocktail before the dinner begins and get yourself a Martini or an Old-Fashioned. All super good and bartenders great.
A definite must on the bucket list.
One thing, they should have heat lamps downstairs for the food in the cellar because the hot food gets cold.
Eating at The Hobbit was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. It is the perfect place for special occasions, definitely not en everyday kind of place. From start to finish, the service was impeccable. Our servers and sommelier were phenomenal and catered to our every need, even before asking most times. Book this place for your next special occasion, you won't regret it!
We absolutely loved this restaurant. From the very beginning starting with cocktails to the appetizers in the cellar, to dinner and through dessert, this experience was impeccable. Food was delicious and the ambiance was perfect. If you haven't been to The Hobbit you are missing out. I highly recommend this restaurant.
After 20+ dinners at the Hobbit, I can assure you that this is a culinary and dining experience not to be missed. Great for a special occasion dinner, the multi course dinner starts in the wine cellar with champagne and world class hors d'oeuvres, you then enter the prime time dining experience that lasts through multiple courses, only interrupted after several initial courses by a welcomed intermission while the table is set for the main course. I recommend either selecting a wine while in the cellar, or better yet enjoying their sommelier prepared wine pairing with selections to match each of the courses you'll be served. This dinner is such a treat. We just celebrated our 15th Hobbit wedding anniversary dinner last week, and will continue with this tradition as long as the Hobbit will be there for this great experience. We've enjoyed several dinners between these anniversary dinners, either for my business partners or for other family guests and celebrations.
Don't miss having a dinner at the Hobbit. You will be glad that you invested in the experience, and will be certain to return.
Everything was fantastic. If I had one negative it would be that one of the female wait staff is less than friendly. She seemed like she hated it. But everyone's else's positive attitude compensated for her. Unfortunately she greeted us and was around a lot.
My family, friends, and I had an amazing evening dining at The Hobbit. The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. The food was exquisite, and our private room made the whole experience a night to remember. We celebrated my dad's 50th birthday here, and I know it was one of his favorite's because of the excellent service and menu. Thank you so much!
We celebrated our son's return from Afghanistan and his wedding anniversary at The Hobbit this past weekend. Not only were the food and service outstanding, staff and management commemorated our son and daughter-in-law's anniversary with a special cocktail and honored him for his service to our country with two bottles of The Hobbit's own label of champagne. For several years now, The Hobbit has been my family's choice for celebrating special occasions. After this weekend, this trend became a tradition. Thank you, Hobbit!
Our third visit to the Hobbit and each visit has been uniquely warm and wonderful. Exceptional French cuisine, stellar staff/service and a truly amazing wine cellar. This is a bucket list restaurant you must visit and enjoy. It is one of our top destinations when celebrating as a couple or with friends.
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