Rothschild's Restaurant

4.6
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845 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Rothschild's has been the cornerstone of Corona Del Mar for over 40 years. It has been family owned since early conception and has become a place where our customers and staff have come to call home.

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Enjoy daily happy hour specials that include $6 select beers, $6 house wines, $6 Tito's and $3 off cocktails. Marinated olives $5, Parmesan Truffle Fries $5, Veal & Ricotta Meatballs $7, Blackened Ahi Tuna $7, Marinated Beets & Goat Cheese $6, Caesar Salad $5, Grilled Filet Bites $8, Cannelloni Al Forno $7, Toasted Artichoke Hearts $5. Visit www.rothschildsrestaurant.com/menu for any updates or changes!

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vipLaurenZ
Orange County
23 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rothschild’s is a beautiful restaurant with wood trimmed walls, old fashioned paintings on the wall, and a very old money kind of vibe. The service was first class and in an elegant tone. Our wine and dinners were fabulous! We tried the calamari steak and the Fettuccine Bolognese, which were both delicious!

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vipllovenewport
Orange County
51 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food. Love the wine cellar dining downstairs.

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vipFoodFan
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salmon dinner was perfectly cooked and beautifully seasoned. Always love the ambiance there:)

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! Service was friendly and fast and all wine, food and desserts were a 10/10

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SusanC
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

owner and hostess gave my party of two a very warm welcome. spicy shrimp appetizer and my companion's beet salad were tasty and enjoyable. my veal dish was beautifully sauced and presented but the veal itself did not taste fresh to me. My son enjoyed his lobster ravioli and creme brûlée. service was very attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Italian spot in CDM, the best I have experienced in Orange County (born and raised in the northeast so I am annoyingly picky). It was one of my last meals out prior to lockdown and am looking forward to going again, hopefully soon!

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NGV2006
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Waitress was very good. Bruschetta appetizer, Fettuccine Romano also very good and martinis cold. It doesn't get much better than that. We shall return.

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vipFoodies
Orange County
136 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We were celebrating two Birthdays. The waiter was not overly friendly or attentive. The garlic bread was not it’s normally crispy garlic bread. The veal cutlets were thick and tough. they are not usually prepared that way...2 thick pieces. The salmon and scampi were good. The ice cream pie is always delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot!

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vipRitaB
San Francisco
50 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a lovely lunch! The beet salad was delicious and the lobster salad was perfect! We truly enjoyed it! Thanks so much!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always!

TD
TatianaD
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience as usual! My favorite place in town.

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vipAlyse
Orange County
62 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven’t been in many many year. The place is very small but we sat outside. The food was beyond amazing. Everything fresh and cooked right. Plan to put it on the rotation.

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BenS
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

The food is always wonderful. The service usually is too. This visit however was severely lacking in the service portion. Our server was scattered all over the place. She took my tea from me and never brought it back. She kept asking us if she took our order yet. Forgot which fish I ordered multiple times. Just not on par with the usual level of service we receive. We will be back. Maybe it was a bad day for her.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everything from the service, to the food, to the drinks were all spot on! Would definitely visit again!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

I know it was Valentine’s Day BUT No excuse for mediocre food and service at these high prices! We go out every year for Valentine’s Day and I have never had an experience this disappointing. For starters I had the Rothschild Caesar salad which I thought would be fantastic there but frankly I have had better Cesar salad out of salad bags I’ve gotten from Gelson’s. My wife had lobster bisque and we had to send it back. I had the halibut for a main course. It was merely OK and the sauce that went with it did nothing for it. Vegetables were overcooked and soggy. My wife had a pasta dish and it was very disappointing. Once our food was placed in front of us no one came to check on us.
The only reason I gave it two stars instead of one was the ambience. Is truly a lovely restaurant but I would never go back there again.

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CindyS
Palm Springs
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For Valentines Day, this restaurant was right on track for all the hungry customers. Ambiance was perfect, service spot on, all the staff lended a hand to keep the evening going very smoothly, we just loved it.

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rayl
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Ambiance was outstanding in the wine cellar. Service not ad good ad usual but,it was Valentine's day. Only thing really bothersome was a very LOUD women at the table next to us. As a matter of fact a gentleman at another table had to take his hearing aid out!

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vipJeffreyY
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The restaurant didn't do a very good job of managing their time. We had a 6:15pm reservation and had to wait 50 minutes in a restaurant where there was no place to sit and standing was difficult because you were always in the way of people trying to get by. Then we got the WORST table in the restaurant right near the door and people were standing all around us when we tried to eat. The food was exceptional, the service was OK based on the chaos that existed and the Matre" De consistently gave us FALSE information when we were going to be seated. We will try the restaurant again under a different scenario.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We visited last for Valentines Day, and the food was excellent as always. We look forward to going back. This is one of our favorite Italian places in South Orange County!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful all around!!

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vipCarefree
Phoenix
31 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We were in a corner table,which was fine. However, it was very tricky to get out because there was no room to get out once all the diners sat down and didn’t make a path for people to get around them.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome dinner across the board!

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vipPamieP1
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely and yummy spot that is our new favorite!!

JP
vipJudyP1
Las Vegas
31 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very tight seating as well as high noise volume. Otherwise food was good as well as service.

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vipFrank
Los Angeles
36 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience5

I’ve been here many times. Tonight the service was horrible. Our server acted like she was doing us a favor by bringing our food and drinks. This has NEVER happened to me before (I’ve been to this restaurant over 20 times).

The food was also not as tasty as usual. It could have been a result of the poor service.

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vipScottK
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful setting especially windows by tables.

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O202
Central Coast
5 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From beginning to end it was a great experience. We enjoy celebrating special occasions at this restaurant as we always have a lovely time. The food, atmosphere & service is the best.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great food decent service. They actually switched servers on us three times which was odd. But the food and ambiance was great and I will go back again. Overall a good experience.

WB
vipWBlagunabeach
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is consistently delicious and the owner is hospitable and goes out of his way to make the entire dining experience memorable. We will be back and back again.

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vipletseat
Orange County
47 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food! Attentive service! We’ll be back soon!

MM
MichelleM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food was good with the exception of the pork chop that was pounded down into a thin steak and then breaded. It was dry and there wasn’t enough chutney sauce to help with the dryness.

Ambiance was great and the other dishes ordered were delicious.

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vipHowarddrfish
Las Vegas
163 reviews