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Date
Thu, 4/26
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7:00 PM
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Selanne Steak Tavern

4.7
1312 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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Selanne Steak Tavern, owned by Anaheim Duck legend Teemu Selanne and located in a quaint, historical home built in 1934, features an upscale casual neighborhood tavern and a traditional steakhouse. In addition to the absolute best steaks in Orange County, the Tavern offers great burgers, small plates, salads and appetizers as well as an extensive world class wine list, great specialty cocktails and craft beers. We look forward to the opportunity to provide you with an amazing Selanne experience!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner

Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - Close
Sunday Brunch: 11am-2pm
Sunday Tavern Time: 2pm-5pm
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Phone number
(949) 715-9881
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joshua Severson
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Catering
Private Catering is available for all of your events or special occasions
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mountain
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Parking details
Valet parking $6.00 in alley directly behind restaurant off Mountain St.
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Public transit
Within 1 block & seasonal free Laguna Beach shuttle
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Entertainment
Please call the restaurant for any entertainment offerings.
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Special events & promotions
We make your events special! Please feel free to inquire about our services.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1312 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.8
service
4.7
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4.2
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Several things I appreciate in a restaurant that we found here, that unfortunately have become rare with restaurants and especially Orange County.
1. While being intimate it wasn't cramped. Very cozy, even when seated near other tables we were able to carry on a conversation.
2. Not loud. You could actually hear one another talk. Not a cahcaufony of sound. Restaurant staff and cooking station you could not hear.
3. Well spaced out course delivery. This restaurant understands not to try to push you out of a table for the next group or rush you through a meal. Every course was spaced out for us to enjoy, savor and look forward to the next.
4. Wait staff was great. We were introduced to both the waiter and attendant right off and both were personable, communicative and made the dining experience delightful.
This was the first time we were at this restaurant, having wanted to try since it opened but for one reason or another had not. We look forward to going back. You could say Selanne's shoots and scores. Heck, we will.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Good food and great service. A little noissy due to a surprise party hosted next to us. Soups were good, and steaks were tasty.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

We were lucky to be seated outdoors because inside was ridiculously noisy!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Great service and exceptional food quality unmatched in any steakhouse in area.
Scallops and skirt steak are my favorites

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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

We have dined here a few times and came back for the steak and service each time. This time we were disappointed in the tenderness of the Rib Eye and flavor. The crab special was absolutely amazing though and my fiance' couldn't stop raving about it. We conversed that it was time to look for another steak house though. Your service is always on point and outstanding. Atmosphere was a little louder than normal, but we were closer to the bar this time.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was great!!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great atmosphere. First time going to their brunch and it was a different experience from their dinner service. Loved the pecan sticky bun and Teemu brunch burger. Great service by Vito with good recommendations throughout brunch.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great service and food is superb. The ambiance is nice and this fits special occasions!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

We celebrated our 26th anniversary and loved every minute of our first but definitely not last visit to Selanne Steak Tavern! Loved it😃

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Thank you so much for the awesome service! What a wonderful experience for my 55th birthday!!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Was a very nice anniversary dinner! Our server was excellent and so was the help staff! The chef even came out to say hi and ask how the food was ... was delicious everything we ate.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Firing on all cylinders, fantastic meal, environment and experience

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Their brunch was great! Everything we ate was delicious.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Just okay. Food was just okay. Way too expensive for the quality of meal and service.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Our meal was fantastic, our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly. The steaks were fantastic, and as our waiter advised us they paired fantastically with the Mac and cheese.
Every time I come to Anaheim for a ducks game I make a stop here and I’m never let down

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Food and service were very good. I didn’t like being jammed on the side of the bar for our anniversary dinner. It was loud, and there was a lot of profanity from some of the patrons at the bar. I had heard there are some nice places to sit there. It was a shame they didn’t put us somewhere else based on our special occasion.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

April 5
50th Anniversary
Our table for 2 was up against a wall. My view was a wine cupboard. About 6-8 feet from my seat. No table beyond ours. Disappointed on seating. Felt confined & enclosed. It was a special evening. Food was delicious. However, no special effort to make our table/seating special too.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent service, very quick to fill our water glasses repeatedly. Waiter very friendly and knowledgeable about all menu items!

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

We were seated short;y after our reservation time on the front veranda. Service was prompt-to and attentive all night without being intrusive. We were baking under the heat lamps and the staff immediately resolved the issue. We had oysters, a strawberry salad, and scallops to start. All were fantastic. Skirt steak for both of us as mains were impeccable;e except for the truffle butter, which distracted from an otherwise perfect steak. Ask for the butter on the side. The broccoli I was impeccable in flavor and texture. A complementary order of mashed potatoes was unnecessary but a lovely and delicious treat from the chef. A nice bottle of wine decanted tableside and even a very rich dessert for M’s birthday. Can’t think of a thing I’d change. Bravo.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

The restaurant is absolutely beautiful and has the best vibe. My Mojito was delicious. The bread, butter and bruschetta was delicious. Every detail was covered and taken care of. The steaks were juicy. The macaroni and cheese was amazing. The pot de creme and donuts were the best I’ve ever had. The waiter was very informative. It is very, very expensive, but worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch. New menu. We were totally impressed. Always a great meal at SST but the brunch menu was excellent. Everything you’d want in a brunch menu and the food was soo good. Plus always such a gorgeous restaurant to celebrate any occasion. You

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Always and consistently top quality service, food and presentation.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We booked brunch here on a whim and it was absolutely incredible. Every dish & drink was perfectly made and beyond delicious. I highly recommend the bloody mary & the blood orange mimosa to drink and the steak bacon & eggs and the monte cristo, but you can’t go wrong with anything on their menu. I can’t wait to go back and try everything else.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Nice cozy restaurant.
Hard to find for first timers, parking in alley.
Side dishes were tasty.
Steaks were good and done to order.
Had the Porterhouse for two which was good.
Only disappointment was lot of leftover Porterhouse was not put in take home bag. Which was a lot since it is so big.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Selanne's is one of our very favorite restaurants and a go-to when we celebrate special occasions. We come here for our birthdays, for NYE, etc. The food is always excellent as well as the very attentive service. We have also come a few times for Happy Hour, which is great- especially when we get to have a drink with Teemu.

On our most recent visit, this place became a bit more special- WE GOT ENGAGED! <3 Safe to say we will enjoy coming back for years to come.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Wonderful! Came from Winnipeg for Spring Break and had to eat at Teemu Selanne Steakhouse. Second visit here in 3 years. First time for our kids. Delicious again.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Ive been to Selanne about 10 times and surprisingly tonight the food was exceptional

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

The service we received that night for was wonderful. Could not ask for any better. And our waiter was awesom would like to request him the next time we're there

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Everything was excellent except the ribeye steak was very salty and not very tender. For a prime age steak I expected much better. Would not order it again.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

We’ve been to Selannie’s several times with our children. This time was different, as.my daughter and I ordered filet’s, and they were well seasoned and cooked properly, but was a round cut, not a filet. It's important not to do that, as avid diners do notice. We will go elsewhere from now on.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Such an amazing experience! We were in town visiting family and took a night away for a much needed date! Food, service, and drinks were fantastic!

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4.0Dined on March 20, 2018

We enjoyed our meal very much. Our waiter was helpful and gave excellent advice about the menu. The one negative part of our evening was because we were seated in the tavern area, which at one point became crowded with a group of businessmen and women waiting for their table, who seemed utterly oblivious to us and were crowding around us talking loudly. But the wait staff was very understanding and helped us to a different table so we could enjoy the rest of our meal. The food we had was all excellent, and the drinks were equally enjoyable.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

this was our second time at Selanne's both times a special occasion. Food is incredible, service outstanding !

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We both got 8 oz filet and they were great. Tender meat with great seasoning. the mac & cheese was very good along with the other sides we got which were asparagus and mashed potatoes.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our birthday celebration at Selanne's. The service was impeccable, food and drinks unique and delicious. The filets just melt in your mouth! Our wait staff was amazing and so attentive, cannot say how much we enjoyed this dining experience. We will be back soon!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Fantastic dining experience! Waiters Jesse & Jared were the BEST. Beet Ravioli salad was extra special as was the “donuts (beignets) & coffee cream dessert. Hat Trick martini fun for my wife. Upstairs tables are intimate. Great food, great service, great wine list-perfect for anniversary or just to celebrate anytime.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

The food, like the service, was superb. Perfectly prepared steaks and side dishes. Creative and delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

A perfect evening, great food and excellent service. This is a steakhouse that hits all the marks.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Great food, quaint place with nice staff. We would return!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

This was our 3rd visit. Though touted for quality beef, our steaks have been inconsistent and underwhelming. Not worth the hype, nor the price. Best thing we ate were vegetable side dishes. Our advice? Go to Fleming's or Morton's!!!

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