Orange County Restaurants

10 8 Pescadou Bistro

Address: 3325 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Pescadou Bistro
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Originally owned by Daniel Sidhoum (Olga’s brother), the “new-and-improved” Pescadou Bistro remained in the family after Chef Jacques de Quillien and his wife Olga took over in 2002. Olga, raised in Southern France and Paris, and Jacques raised in France’s Loire Valley and Brittany, bring a eclectic French Cuisine perspective to Pescadou Bistro. Chef Jacques de Quillien was previously the owner of Le Mistral, in Corona del Mar. Prior to Newport Beach he worked as a Chef in Montreal, Coral Gables, Houston, and San Diego.

10 8 Fish in a Bottle Sushi & Grill - Cypress

Address: 10205 Valley View St, Cypress, CA 90630
Fish in a Bottle Sushi & Grill - Cypress
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
We offer modern and Classical Sushi along with Fusion dishes influenced by Japanese/Western cuisine in a vibrant and upscale yet casual environment.

10 8 The Olives Branch

Address: 31105 Rancho Viejo Rd, Ste C13, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
The Olives Branch
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
The Olives Branch Fine Lebanese Cuisine is a family restaurant that was built by father and son using age old family recipes to bring authentic, high quality, Lebanese food to San Juan Capistrano. We pride ourselves in hand crafting everything in house by our talented chefs. The Olives Branch family is dedicated to offering the best quality food with great service. We have unique cocktails, international beers, entertainment, belly dancing, DJ & singers. Join us for a night to remember.

10 8 Dana Point Yacht Club

Address: 24399 Dana Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629

10 8 Snowopolis - Anaheim

Address: 400 Disney Way #184, Anaheim, CA 92802
Snowopolis - Anaheim
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Special Offer
Hawaiian shave ice, Build-A-S'more. Reservationations are available on Valentine's Day between 12:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

10 8 Four Sons Distilling

Address: 18421 Gothard St #400, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

10 8 Santa Ana Elks

Address: 1751 S Lyon St, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Santa Ana Elks
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Are You an Elk Member ? ? ? Walk-in Elk Members are Always Welcome ! ! ! 3 DAYS NOTICE IS NEEDED FOR ONLINE RESERVATIONS. This reservation link is for Elk Members wishing to dine in the McCalla Lounge or to make reservations for Sunday Brunch. Our Sunday Brunch is ONLY served on the 3rd Sunday Monthly. Your Elk Membership Card is required to enter the Lodge. All guests MUST be signed in by an Elk Member. Large groups should contact the Catering Mgr. (FYI: This is NOT where you make a prepaid ticketed Elk Event reservation. For prepaid ticketed ...

10 8 Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar

Address: 1580 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803
Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar
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Catal Restaurant is a foodie’s paradise in the midst of the dining chaos that is Downtown Disney, in Anaheim. Sophisticated and calm, Catal presents guests with the welcomed opportunity to escape the crowds, settle in, and experience a tantalizing menu of Mediterranean specialties and lavish libations. The restaurant’s balcony offers panoramic views of all the goings-on below, while Chef Weber keeps all eyes happily on the plate with his thoughtful spread of delectable tapas and entrée dishes. Savor favorites like the House-Made Crispy Pork Chicharrones, the Lantern Scallop Tartare, and the Paella Mixta. And let’s not forget to top off ...

10 8 Jazz Kitchen

Address: 1590 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802
Jazz Kitchen
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In the heart of the happiest place on earth, The Jazz Kitchen is an incarnation of the French Quarter's historical architecture. Located in Downtown Disney, the restaurant is a hotspot for plenty of tourists and locals alike. Visitors can enjoy the two-story building that features a Flambeaux room with a live stage presence, a parlor room for all occasions, or even a balcony to enjoy the nearby Disneyland fireworks. Chef Darrin Finkle whips up delectables for the more adventurous eater. For those who want to grab-on-the-go, the Jazz Kitchen Express features some quick bites without forsaking the pleasant atmosphere of ...

10 8 Salt Creek Grille Restaurant

Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
Salt Creek Grille Restaurant
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Just seconds away from the beautiful Salt Creek Beach is the Salt Creek Grille. Slightly rural looking with beautiful trees and foliage adorning the front, Salt Creek Grille offers a variety of seafood, steak, and delicious American cuisine.The restaurant offers foods from their steamy Lobster Bisque to their savory Cheddar Cheese and Hickory Burger. Come and enjoy the upscale, yet comfortably casual dinning experience with complimentary valet and premium dishes.

10 8 Napa Rose

Address: 1600 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA 92802
Napa Rose
$$$
Theme park dining usually means overpriced, tasteless food in small portions. However, the Napa Rose located in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa delivers park goers a sophisticated, delicious meal. Views of Disney’s California Adventure park can be seen through the glass windows, but no park ticket is necessary to dine here. Head chef Andrew Sutton changes the menu seasonally, providing fresh ingredients in his dishes. For appetizers, the Starter to Share consists of Large Seared Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Pork Spare Ribs with Soy Glaze, and Lemongrass Chicken Skewers. To keep the food at the right temperature, a hot ...

10 8 Las Brisas

Address: 361 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Las Brisas
$$$
Tucked amid the beautifully landscaped grounds of Heisler Park just steps from the Pacific, the stunning location of Las Brisas in Laguna Beach is worth a trip in itself. Once you arrive, prepare to be swept away not only by the gorgeous ocean views, but by a romantic setting, gracious service, and an enticing menu of Mexican Riviara cuisine. Chef Aurelio Sanchez’s menu is a treasure trove of culinary history, with recipes culled from the 3,000 miles of Mexico’s west coast. Specialty dishes include feisty Camarones Tampiquenos, prawns sautéed in spicy chardonnay-garlic sauce, and Tostones de Tenera, veal medallions topped ...

10 8 Antonello Ristorante

Address: 3800 South Plaza Dr., Santa Ana, CA 92704
$$$ Recommended Editor's Pick
Antonello Ristorante serves Italian favorites to Santa Ana residents in a classy, but family friendly environment. The landscape paintings adorning the walls lend the air of vacationing in an Italian villa. Antonello Ristorante’s expansive menu features all traditional Italian courses, from antipasti through secondi. Local favorites include the antipasti Prosciutto, with slices of Italian Parma Prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and Marinated Olives. No Italian experience is complete without the Primi, or pasta course. With options such as Ravioli Magro with Spinach, Ricotta, and San Marzano Tomatoes, Fettuccine with Porcini Mushrooms, Fresh Tomato, and Truffle Oil, as well as a Chef’s ...

10 8 Bluewater Grill

Address: 630 Lido Park Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Located on Lido Peninsula at the Historic former site of The Sea Shanty & Delany's, Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar is your classic fish house. Specializing in Mesquite-Charbroiled seafood, house made chowders with an Oyster Bar serving raw oysters and clams on the half shell.

10 8 21 Oceanfront Restaurant

Address: 2100 West Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663
$$$
Established in 1968, 21 Oceanfront is located on the oceanfront, across from the Newport Beach Pier. The great view, exceptional seafood and excellent service make the restaurant a remarkable dining experience.

10 8 Cafe Zoolu

Address: 860 Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Cafe Zoolu
$$$
Located in a converted house on Glenneyre Street in Laguna Beach, Cafe Zoolu is at one with the surrounding neighborhood and its residence. Located next to a local health club and only two blocks from the shores of the Pacific Ocean, Café Zoolu is noted among locals for a magnificent appeal drawn from the location, the décor, and the food. Great veal chops, and world famous grilled swordfish are what have earned Café Zoolu its high regard and recognition. The cozy restaurant has only 11 tables, so reservations are mandatory for those looking to dine on the fresh seafood and ...

10 8 Billy's at the Beach

Address: 2751 West Coast HIghway, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Billy's at the Beach
$$
Billy's offers a diverse menu in a beautiful relaxed Hawaiian atmosphere. Fresh fish is flown in from Kona or Maui daily. In addition, their selection of steaks definetely deserve recognition. Located in beautiful Newport Beach, Billy's has certainly established a great reputation among the locals.

10 8 The Ritz

Address: 880 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Ritz
$$$
The Ritz offers a taste of Europe in both ambiance and cuisine, with an extensive menu and a high level of service. Open since 1977, the Ritz has consistently offered an elegant setting for patrons to linger over an exquisite meal. The acclaimed menu offers Continental cuisine including an extensive selection of steak and seafood, as well as more unique items ranging from Escargots in Crute to Bavarian Rotisserie-Roasted Duck. Impeccable service and an outstanding wine list round out an elegant dining experience at the Ritz.

10 8 Orange County Mining Company

Address: 10000 Crawford Canyon Road, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Orange County Mining Company
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The Orange County Mining Co. is located in the hills, boasts a panoramic view of Orange County. In the tradition of the mining days of Silverado Canyon, the restaurant is patterned after the steak houses and saloons frequented by the prospectors of old. The Orange County mining Co. sits upon the old silver mine sites of the canyon. Relics displayed within the restaurant's interior are genuine artifacts of the mining era. The kitchen serves hearty American fare such as steaks, grilled chicken, and seafood. The full bar refreshes guests thirsts with traditional cocktails as well as bottled and draught beer ...

10 8 The Cellar

Address: 305 North Harbor Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92832
The Cellar
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Located in the heart of downtown Fullerton, The Cellar is located in the basement of downtown Fullerton’s historic three-story Villa del Sol, the setting is reminiscent of the Old Europe. With a heavy-beamed ceiling, stone walls, and crystal chandeliers, the restaurant promises an intimate and romantic setting. The Old-World charm extends to the French-inspired menu, with courses such as lobster bisque and Norwegian smoked salmon. The exquisite fine dining experience is crowned by the Cellar's award-winning wine collection featuring an extensive selection of over 1400 wines.