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, Il Fornaio - Irvine
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steak, Italian
Neighborhoods:Costa Mesa, Irvine

Water Grill - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
4,398 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
The food is amazing and the service is always exceptional. Love the oysters and bread!
92% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mastro's Steakhouse - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steak·
Costa Mesa
6,776 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Mastro's is always a great place. Love their menu, you pay for quality and service.
86% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Il Fornaio - Irvine

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
3,061 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
We had an absolutely fabulous couple of meals at Il Fornaio! We decided to go there much more often. Chef Jeff answered questions about my wife's allergies and we really appreciateRead more
95% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,666 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
Husbands birthday dinner with our adult kids. Live music was wonderful on a Wednesday night. Food is always spectacular and Bayside never disappoints.
88% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad

Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,971 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Food and service was excellent. Great place for a business dinner.
93% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
3,221 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Tuesday night, not terribly busy. Food was perfect. We had the special of the day- swordfish and filet with shrimp. Great taste, presentation, etc. Only complaint was our server. SRead more
92% recommended
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
8,738 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Excellent food and the status very polite and respectful
82% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,044 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, great cocktails, great waiter, !!!!! Impressed with the seafood!
97% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
Table for 2 today

Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,869 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
The food was amazing! I tried a couple of dishes I had never tried before and they did not disappoint! Absolutely love the sesame salmon salad and the Roman artichokes. The server Read more
96% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
121 people mentioned the Flat Bread

RED O Taste of Mexico - Fashion Island

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Newport Beach
3,374 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
The hostesses were so nice and accommodating abs found us the perfect table for 5 people! The alcove table in the indoor patio looking out at DJ was perfect fir the 3 24 year olds Read more
91% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,427 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Great food and drinks. Service a little slow but still very good.
92% recommended
45 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
6,651 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
It’s was great they printed out the menu with her name on it and got us a perfect seat !
91% recommended
Steak in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Benihana - Anaheim, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Anaheim
3,870 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
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Most Booked in North Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
5,333 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
This is a must for me every time I get to California
95% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Table for 2 today

Duke's Huntington Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
5,179 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
We sat at Table 1. Our server, Devon, did a very good job.
95% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
3,283 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romance
Excellent, excellent, excellent. Five Star dining at its best.
96% recommended
Special Occasions in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
Table for 2 today

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
2,021 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romance
Everything from the service, food, and the atmosphere was outstanding!! Love you all!
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,553 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
A great evening and dining experience! Service and food was outstanding. Special thanks to Brandon R for exceeding our expectations.
88% recommended
Group Bookings in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
692 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
We brought friends- everyone loved their dinners. Alway good food and service!!
100% recommended
Child Friendly in South Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta
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Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,663 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
Great! Food was awesome! The salad bar had everything and more. Can’t wait to be back!
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,570 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
After reading some of the reviews on yelp, I thought maybe this wasn't going to be a good choice before Pageant of the Masters, but everything great, happy hr menu, outstanding, sRead more
87% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Table for 2 today

Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
786 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
The food was amazing, the service was outstanding, and the musician playing by our table really sealed the deal for making our anniversary special.
98% recommended
Best Value in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
2,032 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Our server was so awesome. She made the experience excellent
89% recommended
American in South Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
2,092 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were celebrating my 65th birthday. We were greeted by the host who was friendly and gave us a choice on where we wanted to sit. We chose to sit in the bar area where the bartendRead more
90% recommended
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
2,512 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
The ambience, The Food and Service Was Amazing. Thank You For A Great Lunch Experience
91% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Paella

Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
473 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
I took my friend to Sapphire for her birthday. This is a fabulous place to people watch, have good food, excellent wine and a birthday desert. They have a wonderful staff. I look fRead more
93% recommended
26 people mentioned the Barramundi
Table for 2 today

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,828 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Great food and excellent service. Highly recommend.
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,293 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
Rose was the most informative and gracious employee. Our son lives in the Stadium Lofts now and we plan to be back more often.
85% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,742 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Hadn’t been to the Rusty Pelican in a long time. It totally lived up to our expectations. Food was awesome and Lucy was a great server. Very attentive and personable
91% recommended
Seafood in South Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
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
86% recommended
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,679 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
Love this restaurant! Food and service is always good. It seemed particularly noisy but that may be because we were seated next to a table celebrating a birthay.
96% recommended
Hot Spot in Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini
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Brio Italian Grille - Irvine - Spectrum Center

$$$$·Italian·
Irvine
1,605 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
We sat on the patio so noise level was minimal. Our server was great. He recommended a lamb chops appetizer that was super. We also keep the table for 6 hours and was never made unRead more
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
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.
96% recommended
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
512 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
We started coming to this El Torito after moving to the area and have always had a good time! The food and staff never fails to make each visit a memory for us and we will continueRead more
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,916 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Vine is our favorite got o restaurant for special occasions and out of towners. Food is always excellent and service is very personal. One of the top restaurants in town
98% recommended
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Watertable

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
1,149 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
Sat outside. Excellent food and service.
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam

Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,697 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
Food and service was excellent
83% recommended
Romance in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Table for 2 today

Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
1,122 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
Great service and so many options. We will be back.
82% recommended
Californian in Orange County
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,350 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Chilean bass was superb
95% recommended
Lunch in South Orange County
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup

King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,989 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
We were seated outside in a covered area. We had Chilean sea bass and scallops. They were delightful. Great service except for bar service. The bar was backed up and took 15 miRead more
92% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,629 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
What an amazing evening with friends - we actually came on Monday and Wednesday. The Jazz Pianist was amazing. Really liked this.
93% recommended
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,155 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server Sara was top notch, sweet, attentive, humorous and definitely someone you would request if you become a regular. Food was outstanding. Oysters and Shrimp were fresh, RibRead more
90% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
420 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Food is awesome, not too spicy . The service was exceptional, smiling faces to greet you. We enjoyed our lunch .
94% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Piccolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
1,217 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Vacation time
97% recommended
Special Occasions in South Orange County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Orange Hill Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Orange
4,628 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Tommy was our host and he was amazing Got is us everything we needed took care of us above and beyond service.
85% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,293 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Love Antonello's!!! It's one of my favorites!!!!!!
88% recommended
Italian in North Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
2,522 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The only thing I would critique is the parking situation but we did find parking on the street so it worked out. Otherwise, it was the ideal spot to catch up with an old friend viRead more
96% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,978 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Five Crowns is always great. We enjoy the food, service and location.
91% recommended
Special Occasions in South Orange County
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
5,825 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
We had a great seat, secluded and beautiful Food was excellent
97% recommended
Best Ambience in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
972 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot
The chef Jose is amazing cooks great and is great company. We request him any chance we get.
88% recommended
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gracias Madre - Newport

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Newport Beach
1,155 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Taco Tuesday was great! Live music, taco and drink specials. Delicious Food!
87% recommended
Healthy in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos
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AnQi

$$$$·Seafood·
Costa Mesa
959 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Creative Cuisine
This is one of the most amazing restaurant's ever. I always bring clients here instead of the traditional Steak house type place as the food here is unique and amazing. You literalRead more
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
920 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I love this restaurant!!!! Really great food, service and atmosphere! Make you feel like you are in Brussels!
88% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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Market Broiler-The Outlets at Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
367 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Casual
Today I had the 10oz lobster tail. Prepared perfectly, it was excellent. I usually get the Fisherman's Stew which is also quite delicious.
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Apple Cider

Rocco's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
San Clemente
744 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
Excellent food!!!!!!
98% recommended
Italian in South Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella

Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
375 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Always a pleasure to dine at Urban.
93% recommended
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,973 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Group Bookings
Thank you guys again for always providing a fine dining experience! Our waiter and waitress were absolutely amazing and the manager was a delight to see as well! We’ll always be baRead more
88% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq

Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,848 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Birthday. Great food.
95% recommended
American in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings

Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,479 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Love eating here. Great Service. Just wish restaurants had more gluten free options, especially geared towards kids. Most kids don’t want salad. Food is wonderful though.
92% recommended
Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut

Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,975 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Great food and service. Love the ambiance.
98% recommended
American in Orange County
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,875 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Amazing everything was great .
88% recommended
Steakhouse in North Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
577 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Great service - pleasantly surprised by the food . We will definitely be back .
86% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
8 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Delizie Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
565 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
We recently "discovered" Delizie through reviews on Open Table. We've been there 4 times now and have enjoyed our meals every time. Last night my husband and I both had the surf Read more
100% recommended
Italian in South Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,724 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
We have been going there for 30 years. They do not disappoint.
96% recommended
Special Occasions in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,660 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
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
90% recommended
18 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Roy's Anaheim

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
2,298 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Mahalo Monday is the best value for locals - but available to anyone in the know.
91% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish

Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,841 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
It just keeps getting better and better at Modo Mio. Terrific neighborhood Italian food with great wine list that is reasonably priced, friendly service, and consistently excellentRead more
95% recommended
Outdoor Eating in South Orange County
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Tanner's at Pasea Hotel & Resort

$$$$·American·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
571 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Tanner's customer service is one of the greatest I've experienced at a resort restaurant. Their servers are extremely attentive and asked us if we needed anything at appropriate tiRead more
Outdoor Eating in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,518 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
Hanna's food and service are outstanding. They are always consistent. While a bit pricey, the good and service are worth the extra expensive. You always leave the restaurant on aRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
499 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
This place never goes out of style. My family and I enjoyed a delicious meal while on vacation in the area. Delicious as I remembered.
89% recommended
Child Friendly in North Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip

Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
652 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
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.
91% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,390 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
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
91% recommended
22 people mentioned the Cobb Salad
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Pelican Grill

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,322 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
The food in this establishment was of high quality; a bit pricey, but the ambiance, location, and service were all outstanding.
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
2,139 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
Great night. Service was excellent. Food awesome. Need more extensive dessert menu. Cheesecake or key lime pie or both to add. Also ice cream. Overall still 5 Stars
86% recommended
Steak in South Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry

Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
1,129 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food, creative cocktails & friendly, pro service. Recommend!
93% recommended
Brunch in South Orange County
30 people mentioned the Calamari
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Lumberyard

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
2,296 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
This restaurant is worth visiting again and again. Not because their food was beyond reproach, but rather that management has a true interest in running a top notch dining establisRead more
96% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,420 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Group Bookings
Minimal entree options, very casual, food was pretty good, drinks were great. Not overly expensive.
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Benihana - Newport Beach, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
3,007 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was so dank
89% recommended
Child Friendly in South Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
3,268 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Child Friendly
  • Comfort Food
Dinner was great. We know resturants are having trouble with staffing, but we didn't feel neglected one bit. Everyone was constantly running, so hopefully they can get more help soRead more
92% recommended
Child Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
829 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was divine!
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,213 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
they have a deep and varied menu that will appeal to a wide range of tastes and pocketbooks. the place is upbeat and features excellent service. their outside seating is very populRead more
93% recommended
Mexican in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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