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
3,712 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
The service was attentive and the food delicious.
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
6,321 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This place is a great to eat.
88% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
272 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Maggiano's - South Coast Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Costa Mesa
9,155 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • 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
2,867 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Great food, great service as always.
94% recommended
13 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
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Bayside Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,312 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
We went to Bayside Restaurant just before everything locked down again in California. We sat under the large tent in the parking lot for outdoor dining and since it is right beforeRead more
94% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
26 people mentioned the Lobster Salad
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Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,791 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
First time here and highly recommend. The service, atmosphere, food was amazing. We will definitely go back
94% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Cedar Creek Inn - Brea

$$$$·American·
Brea / La Habra
2,922 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Happy to have a nice lunch and nice weather!
96% recommended
American in North Orange County
132 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Las Brisas

$$$$·Seafood·
Laguna Beach
7,899 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Perfect day with the best food, service was excellent. Can’t wait to go back
83% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
99 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet
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Eddie V’s – Wildfish – Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
3,796 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Good food and service
98% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
126 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Seasons 52 - Costa Mesa

$$$$·American·
Costa Mesa
6,507 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Consistently attentive to detail. Revisits rewarding.
97% 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
2,755 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
Loved this place. Service was excellent and the servants very kind. The food was great. Will go back
91% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
57 people mentioned the Tamales
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,205 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Birthday dinner with friends of 30 years! It was amazing and the staff were awesome.
96% recommended
45 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
6,077 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Scenic View
We went for my mom's 77th birthday. It was amazing.
92% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
293 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Reunion Kitchen + Drink - Anaheim Hills

$$$$·American·
Anaheim Hills
1,780 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
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
3,514 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
First time at this location really enjoyed our chef!
83% recommended
Child Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Summit House - Fullerton

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Fullerton
4,894 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
Summit House has enough covered open areas to accommodate their guests when California’s restrictive government allows them to operate in outdoor dining mode.
97% recommended
Best Overall in North Orange County
707 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Park Ave

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,433 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delicious food and cocktails. Wonderful ambience and beautiful grounds.
97% 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
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Very good. Good social distancing between tables. Food was excellent. Staff was wonderful and wearing masks.
96% recommended
221 people mentioned the Hula Pie
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The Capital Grille - Costa Mesa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Costa Mesa
3,020 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had the beat experience for our anniversary dinner. The food was incredible and the service was top notch!
93% recommended
Best Service in Orange County
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tustin
1,894 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Awesome Rib Eye!!!
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,269 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Very nice experience. Not crowded, social distancingnand masks. Felt safe.
94% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
26 people mentioned the Egg Roll
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Ciao Pasta

$$$$·Italian·
San Juan Capistrano
574 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Soooooo good! Had the most delicious halibut special.
98% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Orange County
5 people mentioned the Lemon Pasta
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Agora Churrascaria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
2,551 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
Excellent food and service
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
58 people mentioned the Skirt Steak
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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
4,162 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Wonderful view and fabulous food
89% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
199 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Christakis Greek Cuisine

$$$$·Greek·
Tustin
659 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
Great food
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
19 people mentioned the Gyro

Bungalow

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
1,797 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
During this challenging time they are doing an amazing job with the entire experience
96% recommended
Most Booked in Orange County
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gulliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Irvine
1,891 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Prime was excellent as usual
87% recommended
580 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Habana- Irvine Spectrum

$$$$·Cuban·
Irvine
1,966 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Celebrated my wedding at the courthouse at Habana. Truly memorable experience to make our special day even more special. The staff was so sweet congratulating us and giving us suchRead more
88% recommended
25 people mentioned the Paella
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Sapphire, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
207 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
We had a great dinner. We had a very helpful and efficient waiter.
96% recommended
26 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Bru Grill and Market

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
641 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood 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
2,653 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We always love our Irvine Ruth Chris, thanks for making our anniversary amazing. See you at Xmas
94% recommended
Special Occasions in Orange County
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Catch

$$$$·Seafood·
Anaheim
1,299 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Rose was the most informative and gracious employee. Our son lives in the Stadium Lofts now and we plan to be back more often.
87% recommended
57 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Rusty Pelican Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport Beach
4,252 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Waterfront
Great place to catch the sunset by the bay without the buffeting winds of the actual beachside! The swordfish was spicy and great, and the mango mai tai was solid. Valet is $6, metRead more
88% recommended
Scenic View in Orange County
248 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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TAPS Fish House & Brewery- Irvine Marketplace

$$$$·Seafood·
Irvine
583 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Brunch
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
94% recommended
12 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club

$$$$·Italian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
3,419 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
Celebrated a birthday and Luke did such a good job and was on top of it. The ambiance was amazing.
97% recommended
Italian in North Orange County
466 people mentioned the Spaghettini
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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 Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • 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
1,511 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Lunch
Great service. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was delicious.
89% recommended
Lunch in Orange County
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Walt's Wharf

$$$$·Seafood·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Lunch
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.
97% recommended
20 people mentioned the Grilled Artichoke
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El Torito Grill - Brea

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Brea / La Habra
406 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
Fantastic service. Thank you for being so hospitable.
92% recommended
Child Friendly in North Orange County
12 people mentioned the Fajita

Vine Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
San Clemente
1,720 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Great food great experience love this place… Even eating out under the tents was a great experience. Very professional! I hope you stay open!
97% recommended
American in Orange County
36 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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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
967 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Wonderful takeout service during this crazy time! Thank your Watertable!
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Orange County
25 people mentioned the Bacon Jam
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Newport Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Newport Beach
2,627 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Always great food and service. You could never go wrong here. Cant wait till the next time!
88% recommended
Steak in Orange County
83 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Bluegold

$$$$·Californian·
Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley
931 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
The food was delicious and the staff was very attentive and did an amazing job following the new guidelines. Thank you!
85% recommended
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Bistango

$$$$·American·
Irvine
2,125 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
Amazing food. Fun music. Great wine selection. Good service.
94% recommended
54 people mentioned the Garlic Soup
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King's Fish House - Orange

$$$$·Seafood·
Orange
1,532 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
I ordered the mac crusted halibut and I was super happy I did. The fish was light and so moist! The nut crust was crunchy and delicious without overwhelming the delicate halibut. Read more
95% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
14 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread
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Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Anaheim
1,628 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
What an amazing evening with friends - we actually came on Monday and Wednesday. The Jazz Pianist was amazing. Really liked this.
96% recommended
69 people mentioned the Beignets
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Olea Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
939 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great atmosphere! The food is exceptional! The food servers are outstanding. Always an enjoyable experience! Oh, I forgot to mention that the handcrafted cocktails are fabulous!
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Royal Khyber

$$$$·Indian·
Santa Ana
379 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Authentic
  • Business Meals
What can I say. They knocked it out of the park. I took my Girlfriend here for her birthday and had a great experience. The food was great. The service and friendliness of the staRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambience in North Orange County
11 people mentioned the Tandoori

Carmelita's Kitchen de Mexico (Laguna Beach)

$$$$·Mexican·
Laguna Beach
378 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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
1,021 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Always a pleasurable experience.... Even if you don’t oder the Chilean Sea Bass....: But when you do......
97% recommended
Italian in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Calamari

VACA

$$$$·Spanish·
Costa Mesa
883 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasions
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
3,799 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
The staff went above and beyond to make sure we felt safe to dine at the restaurant. The service was excellent. Cocktails were fantastic. Would definitely visit again.
91% recommended
Scenic View in North Orange County
143 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Antonello Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Ana
1,197 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romance
Carlos our server was the best, despite the dinner hour being intensely busy.
88% recommended
Best Service in North Orange County
19 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Dana Point / Monarch Beach
1,940 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
Chef came around to check on th emeal. Excellent service
97% recommended
American in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie
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Five Crowns

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,676 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Terrific meal!
93% recommended
1,089 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,839 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Love the ambiance there and since it was holiday time and we were celebrating birthdays, it was the perfect spot. Service was great and the special halibut preparation was amazing!Read more
97% recommended
Best Ambience in Orange County
31 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Chomp

$$$$·Sushi·
Fullerton
976 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasions
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
852 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Great atmosphere. Delicious healthy good. Great margaritas!
97% recommended
Best Ambience in Orange County
6 people mentioned the Burritos
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AnQi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Costa Mesa
795 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Amazing job concerning Covid restrictions!
86% recommended
Fit for Foodies in North Orange County
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Brussels Bistro - Laguna Beach

$$$$·Belgian·
Laguna Beach
900 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Went for lunch before the state shut down outdoor dining. The food and service were wonderful. We will be back when they reopen.
97% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beef Stew
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Two Left Forks - Irvine

$$$$·American·
Irvine
273 reviews
  • Neighbourhood 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
298 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Great food and excellent service. Always love coming here.
95% 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
  • Group Bookings
  • 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
641 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
It was my birthday celebration and it was wonderful. Our server was very friendly and attentive - the food was excellent and plenty to take home and enjoy again the next day! TwRead more
96% recommended
Best Value in Orange County
12 people mentioned the Paella
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Urban Grill & Wine Bar

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
281 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
One of our OC favorites! Incredible food and impeccable service.
96% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Orange County
2 people mentioned the Ahi Poke

Texas De Brazil - Irvine

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Irvine
1,716 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was a great experience!
82% recommended
18 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
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Ironwood, Cellar.Craft.Cook

$$$$·American·
Laguna Hills / Lake Forest / Foothill Ranch
1,605 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding. Start with the friendly greeting, then have there mixologist make a signature cocktail. Starting with the beginning to end selections. Top of the line wine selection. Read more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orange County
55 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Great Maple - Fashion Island

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,350 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
Our meal was pleasant. Food is consistently good.
94% recommended
Brunch in Orange County
13 people mentioned the Maple Bacon Donut
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Tommy Bahama - Newport Beach

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,715 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Casual
My favorite restaurant and favorite clothes. Only problem is don’t want to wear fave tommy Bahama zipper sweat to tommy b’s.
96% recommended
American in Orange County
77 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Anaheim

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Anaheim
2,610 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Service is always really great , employees are very attentive
85% recommended
Steakhouse in North Orange County
55 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen - Irvine

$$$$·Mexican·
Irvine
438 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
  • Happy Hour
The short rib tacos and the chicken enchiladas are the best!
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
510 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
The staff, the food and the overall experience were perfect as usual.
95% recommended
Hot Spot in South Orange County
4 people mentioned the Calamari

Iva Lee's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
San Clemente
841 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • 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 Occasions
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
2,548 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Drinks are always above par in flavors and pours! Steaks are amazing, but only second to the service. Staff, especially everyone at the bar, always makes our time there amazing!
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Orange County
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge

$$$$·Californian·
Costa Mesa
1,666 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
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
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Sol Agave

$$$$·Mexican·
San Juan Capistrano
340 reviews
  • Neighbourhood 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
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
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 Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Excellent! Served piping hot so it stayed hot even eating outside. Everything was delicious. Love the butterfish & chocolate souffle.
90% recommended
Seafood in Orange County
94 people mentioned the Butter Fish
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Modo Mio - Newport Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Newport Beach
1,640 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Outstanding. Food is still excellent and With the new outdoor seating the noise level is greatly reduced and it feels like dining in Italy or France.
99% recommended
Best Value 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
512 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
We love this place and are regulars at the Pasea hotel - the food and service are always stellar!
14 people mentioned the Calamari
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Hannas Prime Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mission Viejo / Rancho Santa Margarita
2,264 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Halibut and short rib fish tacos were so yummy, not to mention the chocolate lava cake with hazelnut ice cream!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Orange County
48 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Newport Rib Company

$$$$·Barbecue·
Costa Mesa
436 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
The food is good and the atmosphere is safe. Xxxxxx
91% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in North Orange County
24 people mentioned the Tri-tip
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Gyu-Kaku - Tustin, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Tustin
646 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
Outside dining was very pleasant. We will be back.
93% recommended
23 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Tangata Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Ana
1,406 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • 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
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Excellent service and atmosphere
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass
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Mozambique Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
Laguna Beach
1,887 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
We sat on the top deck. Ambiance was beautiful. Great service. My shrimp was delicious. My husband had the salmon and said it wasn’t very good. So don’t recommend the salmon. OtherRead more
86% recommended
Romance in South Orange County
34 people mentioned the Seafood Curry
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Oak- Laguna Beach

$$$$·American·
Laguna Beach
937 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
Appropriate COVID precautions, excellent food, outstanding service. Try the calamari appetizer and the French dip sandwich.
92% recommended
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
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
  • Neighbourhood 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
2,214 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • 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
98% recommended
32 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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JT Schmid's

$$$$·Brewery·
Anaheim
1,362 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for a Date
Went there for our annual holiday work luncheon. Great service and ambience! We were a party of 7 and all were very happy with the experience!
96% recommended
Late Night Find in Orange County
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Benihana - Newport Beach, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Newport Beach
2,787 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
Excellent Japanese food. Highly recommended
90% recommended
Child Friendly in Orange County
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Buena Park
2,660 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
In this time of Covid-19, it was interesting to see the tents up in the middle of the road. However, dining in the open air tent didn't feel any different than the original dining Read more
91% recommended
Child Friendly in Orange County
75 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Alessa by Chef Pirozzi

$$$$·Italian·
Laguna Beach
689 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and service as always was fantastic!!
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pappardelle
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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Mexican·
Brea / La Habra
1,121 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Clean fun atmosphere
97% recommended
Neighbourhood 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 Occasions
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
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
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 Occasions
Always a great experience !!
99% recommended
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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