The Cellar - Fullerton CA
Join us for a full dining experience, or simply stop by for some of the best cocktails in Orange County and perhaps a small plate or two!
Needed somewhere in Fullerton for a date, found the Cellar. I asked at OpenTable message, for a quite romantic booth on a Saturday night - and I got it! Great experience.
I took my wife to dinner for our 23 year anniversary. I requested a quiet booth and they were nice to accommodate us in one of the small booths by the wine racks. Our server was great and the food was outstanding. It is a bit expensive but it was a great anniversary dinner with my lovely wife.
Very cool ambiance the experience is unlike any other. Service is excellent however our waiter forgot to put our drink order in so it took a bit longer then expected to receive them. Aside from that the food was delicious worth every penny.
Charming ambiance, friendly attentive service, delicious food....The duck was the best I’ve ever had!
We had the most amazing time at the Cellar. I was looking for the perfect date night place, and the Cellar restaurant and staff made the night magical.
Just wanted a special evening with good friends and this was more than perfect. I have never been disappointed with my experiences at the Cellar. Atmosphere, Food and Service left nothing under achieved.
Really yummy food and Excellent drinks!
Amazing service and food. Highly recommend for an intimate evening.
excellent service, food, ambience.. everything is top quality
This place is fantastic, and the food is amazing. Love making our yearly trip here for the wife's birthday.
What a perfect evening of wonderful food and environment! We will be returning soon.
Went to celebrate my friend’s 51st anniversary. One dish was not prepared as requested and another arrived cold. It took about 20 minutes to receive 4 drinks and very little attention was given to our table after appetizers were served and dinner was ordered. Overall, an “ok” experience when we were expecting a very “special” experience on this occasion.
This restaurant is under appreciated. Compares favorably with establishments in SF, NYC AND CHICAGO. I have been disappointed in duck preparations elsewhere but this was textbook. The escargot, frog legs and soufflé all would have made Julia Child’s proud.
Came with my wife for our anniversary. First time going to The Cellar and they did not disappoint. Food was out of this world. Drinks were very good
awesome experience. our server was wonderful. We had the L'orange duck and the elk tenderloin. Great drink menu
Great experience! The restaurant was a little too dark for my preference but it did provide a very romantic, private experience.
As always The Cellar exceeded expectations. Dinner was wonderful as was the service.
Outstanding service and food was great, will definitely return. Lobster bisque is a must !
Great food (must try the Elk Tenderloin and Bone Marrow), drinks, service and ambiance! Love this place!
Very lovely night. Our server was very attentive, very accommodating, and super friendly. The meals were absolutely superb, and our drinks were amazing. Very happy with the experience with the exception of our arrival. We had to wait almost 10 minutes for the host to even greet us, because he was not at the podium, and all this with hardly 15 customers there. Besides that unpleasant start, the rest of the service and even was grand at the Cellar. We will most definitely be returning.
We had an amazing time, the service was outstanding, our server Alex was wonderful and always with a smile on his face making sure we were enjoying our evening. The food was delicious, perfectly cooked
and very tasty. Thank you !
This isn’t our first visit to The Cellar. We were surprised with the service. We waited approximately ten minutes for dessert. The server only realized we hadn’t received it because he was bringing us our check. Speaking of the check-be sure that you review yours. We were charged for two glasses of wine that hadn’t ordered.
Our waiter was Patrick, he was awesome, super cool and friendly.
Great romantic venue!
A unique eating experience, from the restaurant itself, to the service and food. Unfortunately, I can't remember the waiters name, but he was excellent. Thank you very much for an unforgettable time.
Great place to go for special occasions. Service was perfect except for the excessive corkage fee of $35. Our waiter was fantastic. He was friendly and had great suggestions. Our mixed drinks were great as always and the food was fabulous. Had it not been for the excessive corkage fee, I would have given the restaurant a perfect score. We will definitely go to the Cellar again.
Tbe Chateaubriand was fabulous! One of the best steaks I have had in many years. The char on the steak was perfect. The potatoes and veges were also great. The only minor complaint was that our cocktail took about 20-15 minutes to be delivered even though the restaurant es slow. Our waiter was very good.
Celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary by having a romantic dinner at The Cellar! We had a fabulous dinner, service & food were excellent! This was our first time coming to this restaurant. We will definitely be back!
Amazing service, food, drinks, and atmosphere.
If you're not an alcohol drinker, you might as well not go.
Once I mentioned that I didn't drink, it was as though I personally ripped an extra $20 of the tip from the waiter.
It was our anniversary and when we sat, the host mentioned that we'd get a "special surprise" at the end of our meal that never came.
I also ordered all the appetizers on the menu instead of choosing an entre which I think also bugged the waiter as he asked for confirmation on two separate occasions.
There was no parking and the valet was full so we had to park two blocks away in a parking structure. We had no idea that the only entrance to the Cellar was through the valet area so we walked an extra 10 minutes around the bank, around the parking, and back around through the valet to get to the restaurant in 94 degree heat, sweat-drenched.
Anyway, the food was delicious but with the crummy experience getting there paired with the crummy experience of not being an alcohol drinker, and I'll also add on that the ambiance of the restaurant seems weakly kept up. Simple details around the restaurant scream "easy fixes" like stickers on the bathroom doors and continuously lowered lights to mask imperfections in the walls and flooring.
I cried the whole drive home because of how crummy the whole experience felt. It left a very bad taste in my mouth.
Our second dinner at The Cellar and it was just as wonderful as the first. We're already planning our next dinner, hopefully soon. Not as pricey as some other local restaurants which are so loud you can't carry on a conversation and the service is no where near as attentive and friendly. With The Cellar you will enjoy a quiet and relaxed dinner with an excellent bar, food and service. * * * * *
The food was amazing and cocktails were made perfect. Our server was Patrick and he did an excellent job and gave great recommendations. We will definitely be back and the food again was amazing. Thank you guys for a very pleasant dinner and service.
Overall very good. Only downside was that the service was slow. Good and attentive servers, but slow overall.
Cocktails and food are both phenomenal! Would like to see the wait time, for cocktails, shortened - I may have enjoyed another one, if it had been. Also, while I understand this is an old restaurant (and the name is The Cellar), I feel like things could be cleaned up/brightened a bit while keeping with the original feel of the restaurant. Overall, it's a classic restaurant - that you have to try for a special occasion - just make sure you leave the kids home!!!
The Cellar has excellent service, food and ambiance.
Perfect old world evening. Start with Cellar old fashion, steak with bearnaise sauce paired with a cab, and chocolate souffle for dessert!
Absolutely wonderful...food and sevice was great.
My husband and I went to The Cellar for our anniversary and had an amazing time! The food was delicious, the ambiance was really great and the servers were so nice and informative. 😊😊😊
We dinned here for my husband's birthday. The food awesome and service was impeccable. We will definitely come back again.
It was amazing, great way to spend time with great friends