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Tusca - Hyatt Regency Orange County

3.7
91 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Experience the best of Tuscany and California in Hyatt Regency Orange County's signature restaurant, TusCA, located in our spectacular 17-story atrium lobby. Savor dishes inspired by the hearty cuisine of Italy's Tuscan region, with its emphasis on abundance and seasonality, and prepared using locally sourced California products, as well as ingredients from our Chef’s rooftop herb garden.

Join us every morning for our enticing breakfast buffet. Choose from all of your breakfast favorites, including fresh fruit, crisp bacon, fluffy pancakes, omelets made to order, and more. TusCA specializes in a variety of pastas, as well as pizzas and dishes baked in our authentic Italian pizza oven.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Californian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast 6:30AM - 11:30AM / Dinner 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Closed for lunch
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Phone number
(714) 740-6047
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef Sayed Moalemi
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Private party facilities
Typical banquets become extraordinary events when paired with the renowned catering and attention to detail of our expert Catering Department. Allow our creative culinary team to ensure that your event in our Orange County banquet facilities is successful, from creating the ideal menus to providing world-class service. Consider our gorgeous venues that cover more than 65,000 square feet of elegant indoor and outdoor meeting space. Our 40 distinctive event rooms, including a 17,000 square foot Grand Ballroom that exudes contemporary flair and drama. The Hyatt Regency features a renowned in-house catering team, event planning expertise, vast resources and a variety of elegant event spaces.
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Private party contact
Ryan McKenna: (714) 740-6042
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Chapman Ave
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Parking details
Self and valet parking is validated for restaurant guest's for up to 3 hours, with proof of purchase.
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Public transit
Self and valet parking is validated for restaurant guest's for up to 3 hours, with proof of purchase.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 91 People Are Saying
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3.7  based on recent ratings
3.7
food
3.8
service
3.2
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Quiet
75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLaura50 (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Friendly, efficient service; good food and comfortable elegance.

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vipgoldtc (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

We love Tusca. The food is always prepared well. The staff is attentive without being intrusive.
We like the ethereal decor, and it is never too loud.

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EricJ (Portland)
4.0  Dined on October 29, 2017

This restaurant was "ok" in terms of the food. The service was exceptional, but I guess being at the Hyatt I existed better.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 21, 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff. Food excellent. Food fresh and staff keen to provide a good service. Only negative is environment was noisy due to large open area as was in lobby area.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on June 23, 2017

Where's my points?

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on June 20, 2017

Loved the convenience of eating in the hotel the night before we took the kids to Disneyland. The restaurant had a very family friendly menu (kids 6 and under are free) and the server was very nice. The food was decent and reasonably priced for a hotel. I'd absolutely dine there again if I was staying overnight.

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Remaven (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 1, 2017

Reasonably priced compared to most hotel restaurants. The first impression was that it was a casual open to lobby restaurant and did not expect much. The quality of the food at both breakfast and dinner meals were excellent as well as the friendliness of the staff. Would definitely go back.

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Jenny (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on March 18, 2017

Surprisingly delicious. We had a business dinner and especially loved the calamari appetizer.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on March 8, 2017

Our server Oscar was very polite and professional. Great recommendations

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2017

I ordered a lasagna and a chocolate cake I am a asian woman who has a small stomach and if you also have same one you could share meals with friends or family Other wise meals are so fuge

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vipMC2013 (Houston)
3.0  Dined on November 18, 2016

Menu has totally changed from what is shown on opentable. We were looking forward to a nice dinner after Disneyland, but basically had a menu similar to Denny's. For a Hyatt Regency they should have 2 separate restaurants for the budget concerned and the high end or just a high end one.

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cemower (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

Can't go wrong for brunch. Dinner was NOT good. Eggplant parmigiana was rubbery. Sent it back. Burger had strange flavored. Kids chicken tenders seemed to be breaded in the same breadi get as fish sticks. Nice, courteous service & atmosphere, though!

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vipJRPMD (Milwaukee)
2.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

The restaurant was simply a grouping of everyday tables in the lobby of a nice hotel. People were going in and out of the hotel. They could see us and we could see them. The food was quite ordinary. I ended up just getting a Southwest Chicken Salad and my associate tried a buffet dinner that was uninspired. Open Table made this place seem a lot more special than it was.

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vipJewel (Anchorage)
5.0  Dined on March 13, 2016

Best kept secret of Orange County. We loved the butterfish, wine list, and the kids menu. The service was top notch.

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vipallen (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2016

Great service and large portions...from great bread with four different spreads, large thin crust pizzas, and wonderful pasta to nice birthday desserts.

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vipMarkB (Charlotte)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2016

our group was in town for a large trade show called Automation Technology Expo(ATX). With so many visitors in town, reservations for a party of 8 were hard to come by so we decided to try Tosca and it did not disappoint. Our server was excellent and the food was much better than we expected based on the restaurant being located inside the Hyatt Hotel. The menu was diverse with enough choices to satisfy the varying tastes of the group. Calimari appetizer and the assorted meat and cheese appetizer platter were both excellent. the dinners were all served together and all were prepared nicely and everyone was very pleased with their meals. Prices were reasonable for the area. We will definitely hit this restaurant again next year when we are back for the same Trade Fair

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OpenTable Diner (Yosemite)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2015

The food was delicious and it was excellent service. I highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2015

Carlos was the best server ever! Helpful, honest, prompt, thoughtful, and friendly!

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vipDSdiner (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on October 6, 2015

Restaurant was empty and understaffed...food was good but the overall experience was not going to make us return. Probably best just to eat there if you stay at the hotel.

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vipjimlin (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on October 2, 2015

We gave it 5 stars. Food was very good. Great selection!

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 27, 2015

Tosca, located inside the Hyatt hotel, offers friendly service and delicious food. Every time we go to Disneyland and stay at the Hyatt, we always have dinner at Tosca.

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Minnie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 10, 2015

We walked over from the nearby Sheraton and enjoyed well prepared meals served by attentive and thoughtful wait staff. The airy and light-filled lobby was a wonderful backdrop to a fine meal.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
4.0  Dined on March 15, 2015

I usually try to avoid hotel restaurants (except breakfast), TusCA was a great exception.
Good selection, very fresh product.
The Salmon was cooked to the perfect temperature and the accompaniments were well planned and paired well.

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Zweg (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2015

Not bad for a Hotel location. A bit noisy.

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rjmrobin (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2014

Delicious and very seasonal. Every course was great. I would recommend making the brussel sprouts a little less al dente and the beef a little less rare for those who choose beef. I had the ham but my dad had the beef.

Other than that, magnificent!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 4, 2014

We ate here one night as part of our trip to Disneyland. The food was better than expected for a hotel restaurant. Kids under 12 eat free off the kid's menu with an adult entree, which is a big plus. We had to change our plans 3 times, and the restaurant was able to accommodate.
The restaurant was very empty for dinner; about 4 tables total for 7pm dinner on a Thursday night. This seemed worrisome at first, but the food is good.
Our only complaint is the service is very slow, especially given the small crowd. Either they aim for a very relaxed schedule (which doesn't make sense given we had 4 kids) or they just aren't efficient. It took 5+ minutes to find out what the seasonal ice cream was and another 5 minutes to actually get the desserts we ordered, which was 2 balls of ice cream.

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vipHeatherD (Denver)
5.0  Dined on July 26, 2014

My kids and husband eat gluten free, and there were so many options. The menu was very diverse, and everyone was happy. Braised shortribs are some of the best I've had (the mashed potatoes weren't great, but you can sub them). Everything else was delicious. Free kids meals with purchased of adult meals. Used with restaurant.com voucher, and it was a superb deal! We will definitely be going back! The service was great too!

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vipBill (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on February 21, 2014

Tusca restaurant is located in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency hotel. The lobby is impressive because of its soaring atrium; the restaurant is located in the atrium. The quality of the food and service is what you would expect at an upscale hotel. The price was reasonable. Tusca is not a destination fine dining restaurant but if one seeks a reasonable meal at a reasonable price, then Tusca can be recommended. Complimentary valet parking is available at the entrance to the hotel.

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mizz (Orange County)
2.0  Dined on January 23, 2014

I hoped this would be a lovely restaurant, but they were not prepared for the convention which was in town in the moment, which is totally bonkers because it is when they had a half empty restaurant and it took over an hour and a half to get soup and an order of chicken and a pizza. The waiter was kind...but we sat waiting for him and had to ask the maitre d to find him for us so we could order. It was not relaxing....because it took too long for everything.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on December 29, 2013

We dined at Tusca on 12/29/2013 and we were VERY DISAPPOINTING. The food tasted terrible. The service was not so good either. I choose this place as we were staying at the hotel and the reviews i read on this place were 4 stars. I don't know who would rate this place 4 stars as it is only a one star or below restaurant. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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