100 Orange County Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Water Grill - South Coast Plaza, Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa, Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steakhouse, Italian
Neighborhoods:Costa Mesa

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
3,817 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Best service and food
93% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
6,388 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service, excellent food.
88% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,154 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
We have been celebrating Christmas Eve at Maggiano’s for over 20 years and the family loves it! The food was outstanding! Thanks
95% recommended
82 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
2,897 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Wonderful food, great service snd great ambiance!!!!!
96% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,376 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
I didn't mean to only give one star on the first page- I was check #1 of 5 and the page flipped. We had a lovely brunch - food was good, waiter a good go between when it took forevRead more
93% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,804 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Very Nice and quiet restaurant. Has outdoor seating with heaters near ever seat which made us feel very comfortable. Would come back again.
94% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
2,986 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Always pleased with the food and service. Enjoyed a ribeye cooked perfectly and paired it with a delicious Old Fashioned (drink). This has become my favorite spot.
96% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
7,992 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
We enjoyed the day at Las Brisas. Brian gave excellent service as well as the other wait staff. Our tacos were delicious made and the margaritas were delightful. We will be sure toRead more
84% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,821 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love the food and staff.
99% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,544 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Always delightful, staff are charming. Menu as wonderful as ever.
98% recommended
Healthy in North Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread
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RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
2,857 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food & service in a great setting! Thanks!
91% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,241 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Our experience was awesome. Our waiter, Brennen was the BEST! He was extremely efficient, friendly, and bent over backwards to make sure that we had everything we needed and morRead more
97% recommended
Late Night Find in South Orange County
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
6,193 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Outstanding in every way!
90% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,779 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We like the reunion kitchen in Laguna Beach better, as it's more intimate. However, the food is very good and we enjoy each meal.
96% recommended
59 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Benihana - Anaheim, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,537 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Servckd was excellent? My family and I enjoyed our meal.
85% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
Table for 2 today

Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
4,970 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
It was great, just like all of the other times.
97% recommended
Best Overall in North Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,433 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Delicious food and cocktails. Wonderful ambience and beautiful grounds.
93% recommended
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
4,960 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
My fiance and I ate here to celebrate our original wedding date. Great food and outstanding service! Will be going again!
96% recommended
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
3,030 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary. Even though we were seated outdoors ,they make the setting very safe, warm and intimate for each table . Eugene was our server extraordiRead more
92% recommended
Special Occasion in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,915 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
When we arrived, we learned that indoor dining was open! We a nice surprise. Very good food and excellent service.
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,328 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Great Birthday Dinner! Kevin was an AWSOME server.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
600 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
I love the Brasstown. Braised short rib with homemade pasta
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta
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Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,554 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Excellent food and service
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,215 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We had THE best experience at Chart House. We sat outside under a heater, due to Covid. It was perfectly comfortable though. We told the staff about our engagement (which happeneRead more
90% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
681 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
This restaurant had an amazing graceful ambiance. I really loved the delicious food. The service was awesome! Thank you again for the amazing experience
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,831 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The Bungalow has become our favorite restaurant ! Food is always exceptional and the the servers are attentive ! My low mark on ambiance is due to Covid seating, best they can doRead more
97% recommended
Most Booked in South Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,925 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This is the best place for prime rib. The house salad is very good.
87% recommended
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
2,033 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Will definitely come back to visit! 🥳 perfect service! I loved the food!
87% recommended
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
239 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Date night
97% recommended
26 people mentioned the Barramundi

Bru Grill and Market

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
641 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a dinner reservation for 4 and got a quiet booth as requested. Our server was great, and the food was delicious!
92% recommended
16 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,690 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great customer service and delicious food
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,299 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
  • Quiet Conversation
Rose was the most informative and gracious employee. Our son lives in the Stadium Lofts now and we plan to be back more often.
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,330 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Great food great service
90% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Great waiter, I arrived late so I didn’t get his name. The setup outside is perfect. They could probably use more tables. Food was really good: fish and chips, Caesar salad, clam Read more
92% recommended
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,452 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
I have been going to Spaghettini for years. It's been a while so my wife and I decided to visit on February 24th for our 41st anniversary. We sat outside under the lights with heatRead more
98% recommended
Italian in North Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini

Royal Hawaiian

$$$$·Hawaiian·
Laguna Beach
351 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
We had a lovely lunch. We loved the decor. It felt like we were in Hawaii. The staff was all so nice!
14 people mentioned the Mai Tai
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Irvine

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
1,874 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
love their menu, had been there a few times and will be back again soon !
85% recommended
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Brio Italian Grille - Irvine - Spectrum Center

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,528 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Aside from the 15 minute wait despite having a reservation, the margaritas were excellent and so was the meal. Our server was attentive to our table once we got our order placed. WRead more
88% recommended
Great for Lunch in Orange County
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Local Ingredients
We have never been able to duplicate the artichokes over oak fire ...try as we might. We do have the recipe for the aioli and that is a true gift.
100% recommended
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
432 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
We were in lower outdoor patio, and there was construction going on on the roads. Lots of noise.
93% recommended
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,750 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
We had a lovely dinner for two. We were in the back under a heated tent. We started with the duck wings. We loved their unique lemon flavor and they have a great amount of meat onRead more
97% recommended
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Wreckless

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fullerton
225 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Once they work out some kinks (which is typical of new restaurants) this place will be the talk of the town.
81% recommended
6 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
981 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Dined there two nights, Mary (the manager) was wonderful. Just added to the meal! Hope to be back soon. Thank you, Edward
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,647 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great service and remarkable steaks!
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
The food was delicious and the staff was very attentive and did an amazing job following the new guidelines. Thank you!
82% recommended
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,145 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Always a good bet . . . good people, great food, outstanding service!
96% recommended
American in South Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,602 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
My son’s 17th birthday was great and our server was very helpful, funny and professional. We had a great time!
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,629 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Live Music
What an amazing evening with friends - we actually came on Monday and Wednesday. The Jazz Pianist was amazing. Really liked this.
100% recommended
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
976 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food and service was absolutely awesome. A new favorite!
96% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
392 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great like always! Ali and Norma provided excellent service, the food was delicious as always, and the music was magnificent!
97% recommended
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico (Laguna Beach)

$$$$·Mexican·
Laguna Beach
378 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Delicious! Slow service during the week. Grilled shrimp salad, ceviche, and the bomb, spicy giant shrimp.
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
1,075 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
We always have a wonderful experience at Piccolo's. They make you feel like family.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari

VACA

$$$$·Spanish·
Costa Mesa
883 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
We dine out often. The food, service and ambiance was excellent. Creative.
87% recommended
153 people mentioned the Paella
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Orange Hill Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Orange
3,926 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Julio was so amazing and kind. The ambience is breathtaking.
91% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,222 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Great real Italian dishes made from old country recipes. The ravioli Mama Pina is amazing.
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in North Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
2,023 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Always a great experience, wonderful service. The ahi tuna so fresh and delicious, pork chop was incredible very flavorful. Kale salad is my favorite. Another fantastic evening.
97% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,710 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
My Mom’s 95th birthday!!!
92% recommended
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,975 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Great escape during COVID to a lovely outdoor setting with great farm-to-table cuisine.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
976 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
The chef Jose is amazing cooks great and is great company. We request him any chance we get.
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Newport Beach
897 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Excellent Happy Hour food and drinks. Patio heaters and comfortable seats. Reservations seem to be a must.
97% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos

AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
817 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
AnQi’s food is amazing. Filet Mignon pot stickers - yum! The new set up in the parking lot is surprisingly intimate and lively!
89% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
901 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Love the food and service
97% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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Two Left Forks - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
273 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Wow, why did it take so long to come here? Food was excellent and service was superb.
93% recommended
10 people mentioned the Crab Stack
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Market Broiler-The Outlets at Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
312 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Always get great food and very good service. Great location, great people watching
94% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
2 people mentioned the Apple Cider
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EMC Seafood & Raw Bar - Irvine

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
288 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
Birthday! We heard it usually gets crowded but we went early on super Sunday... perfect timing!
83% recommended
21 people mentioned the Uni Pasta
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Rocco's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
663 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Great food & service, except tgat the bartenders weren’t wearing masks
96% recommended
Best Value in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
300 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Everything is delish, awesome, dependable!
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Orange County
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,744 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
Looking for prompt service with a smile to accompany the amazing food? Reserve your table now!!
84% recommended
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,634 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Their drinks are amazing and food is just as good. We can here any chance we get.
97% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,378 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Always delicious, not too much or too little. We love the outdoor dining, eating and people watching with the sound of the fountain in the background. We have always had excellent Read more
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut
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Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,748 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Lovely patio setting. Very attentive waitress & delicious food. We had a birthday & we’re given a free dessert of our choosing.
97% recommended
American in Orange County
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,651 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
as always great service! food is awesome! open dining is clean and comfortable.
84% recommended
Steakhouse in North Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
455 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service, was nice to eat out again safely!
95% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
519 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Awesome as always!
96% recommended
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
841 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Great food, great music - fun staff Loved the ambiance
92% recommended
45 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Broadway by Amar Santana

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Laguna Beach
1,476 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great service. Great imaginative food. Could not be better
95% recommended
53 people mentioned the Skirt Steak
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,571 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was wonderful
91% recommended
Romantic in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,665 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Delicious Lasagna meal with warm breadsticks and chopped salad with complimentary glass of wine offered as a special Dinner and a Show at The Segerstrom Center. The Manager was vRead more
100% recommended
18 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Sol Agave

$$$$·Mexican·
San Juan Capistrano
340 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Food was excellent. Fresh ingredients and well seasoned dishes.
94% recommended
19 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Kona Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
213 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Staff was attentive and accommodating, Seated us right away and service was quick..food was tasty. The only thing is I would add o whiskey list. Great experience.
6 people mentioned the Pad Thai
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Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
2,138 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Excellent! Served piping hot so it stayed hot even eating outside. Everything was delicious. Love the butterfish & chocolate souffle.
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish
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Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,660 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
It is amazing how phenomenally well Modo Mio under its inspiring ownership has adapted to the new realities of hospitality. What was a rather bland, noisy and inconspicuous restaurRead more
100% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
526 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Our server was great!!! Delicious food and very nice atmosphere
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,306 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The food, atmosphere and our server were excellent.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
448 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
These ribs are as good as it gets. Service was outstanding. Servers were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Plenty of ventilation. Tables all separated. A wonderful night out.
96% recommended
Late Night Find in Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
652 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
Food was delicious and service was friendly. The price was good for the amount that served 2 people well. I like both the HB location and the Tustin.
86% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,406 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Always love dining at Tangata. I especially love that several food/beverage menu items are "exhibition themed" with the Bowers Museum. My family always dines at Tangata when atteRead more
100% recommended
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,234 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Good ! Great view .... good food.
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,921 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Enjoyed the roof top seating. food/ drinks were great but little pricy. convenience of a valet parking is great especially on the weekends. I will recommend it to my family & frienRead more
87% recommended
Steak in South Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry

Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
967 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
The staff was wonderful— friendly, helpful with the menu, and made our birthday dinner something special! Would highly recommend and we’ll definitely go back next time we visit LagRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in South Orange County
30 people mentioned the Calamari
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Cedar Creek Inn - San Juan Capistrano

$$$$·American·
San Juan Capistrano
1,646 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
This is my go to restaurant. I am never disappointed. Everything is fabulous!
95% recommended
100 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Lumberyard

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,215 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
We are regulars here and love it every time we go. They are seating both indoor as well as out on two separate patios. All COVID-19 precautions are being taken to the fullest degreRead more
97% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,372 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Kid-friendly
They treated us so well and took care of our big party of 12! Loved it here!
Late Night Find in Orange County
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Benihana - Newport Beach, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,808 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
This is the safest dining experience I’ve experienced since the pandemic began! This restaurant has gone above and beyond to follow CDC guidelines. Tent dining with plenty of heatRead more
91% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,728 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
It was a beautiful day. They have a very nice set up outside under a tent.
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
696 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food! Great service!
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,130 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
What a nice place. I met my sister there for lunch. They took care of everything we asked for. We sat there for a long time, but were never made to feel like we needed to “move aloRead more
97% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Watermarc

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,396 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
It's a great spot for brunch. Attendance was small due to the current corona virus uproar.
94% recommended
48 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates
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Tustin Grille - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
154 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Very good food and service. We’ll be back. Nice neighborhood type restaurant and bar.
92% recommended
7 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
501 reviews
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
Always a great experience !!
99% recommended
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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