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FIG & OLIVE Newport BeachFIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
2790 reviews
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Mediterranean | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Birthday celebration Angel our server was excellent and made my husbands 75th birthday a great event for the two of us. All great but the baby crying More

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Roy's AnaheimRoy's Anaheim
1476 reviews
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Seafood | Anaheim, North Orange County

Food was great and we had excellent service from Traci and the staff. More

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BungalowBungalow
1272 reviews
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American | Corona del Mar, South Orange County

Really great food and service. Top notch More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - AnaheimRuth's Chris Steak House - Anaheim
1922 reviews
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Steakhouse | Anaheim, North Orange County

One of the nicer Ruth's Chris locations I've been to. Always a great bar scene. Though the food is excellent, it's always on the pricey side. When you bring your own wine, have no cocktails & the bill still tops $170.00 without dessert, it's steep. More

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JT Schmid's Restaurant & BreweryJT Schmid's Restaurant & Brewery
679 reviews
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Brewery | Tustin, North Orange County

Another post where all I can say is keep up the great work. Very cool staff, good food & great beer More

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FIG & OLIVE Newport BeachFIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
2790 reviews
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Mediterranean | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Birthday celebration Angel our server was excellent and made my husbands 75th birthday a great event for the two of us. All great but the baby crying More

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Il DolceIl Dolce
84 reviews
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Italian | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

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Amazing pizza and the very best gluten free pizza crust I have ever had!! More

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Le Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and SuitesLe Chateau Garden Bistro - Ayres Hotel and Suites
27 reviews
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Contemporary American | Costa Mesa, North Orange County

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Ventured here directly off a flight for brunch for my birthday. The ambiance by the outdoor fountain in the garden was great, though noisy due to planes flying overhead. The Ahi Tuna, Crab Cakes, and Shrimp Cocktail were awesome! The staff was great. And I was very appreciative of the nice dessert surprise, compliments of the chef, for my birthday. Will definitely return...soon. More

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Tortilla Republic Laguna BeachTortilla Republic Laguna Beach
663 reviews
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Mexican | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Holland is the best server ever! More

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Anepalco RestaurantAnepalco Restaurant
192 reviews
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Mexican | Orange, North Orange County

Outstanding on all accounts! Was so good for lunch that we came back the next day for dinner. I wish they had one back home in South Carolina. Best meals I’ve had in a long time. More

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The Dock1. The Dock
747 reviews
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Seafood | Newport Beach, South Orange County

Excellent service, delicious food, very good wine list, comfortable seating, delightful ambiance. More

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Pascal2. Pascal
213 reviews
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French | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County

We were celebrating a birthday. JB, our server, made our celebration so wonderful. He selected a wonderful Cote du Rhône wine for us. We started out with the wonderful Onion soup. It was so feeling and warming-it also came with a small glass of port. We all enjoyed the Chilean Seabass and Lamb Chops- both with wonderful sauces. Everything was made with such care and beautifully presented. We finished off our course with the lava chocolate cake and custard. Pascal is amazing! Thank you for a wonderful evening! We will look forward to our next visit. More

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Pina's Bistro3. Pina's Bistro
328 reviews
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Italian | Tustin, North Orange County

Our first time visit and we look forward to many more. Pina instantly recognized that we were newcomers and welcomed us and explained part of the menu. We had reservations and were immediately seated. Service was exceptional. Started off with homemade bread and leafy green salads with very tasty homemade dressing. My husband had veal piccata served with angle hair pasta, and I opted for the sausage and peppers. They make their own sausage so my husband ordered a side of it. You could cut it with your fork! Wonderful! The menu is varied and will please most palates. We very much enjoyed our evening and look forward to visiting again soon. More

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Starfish Restaurant4. Starfish Restaurant
544 reviews
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Contemporary Asian | Laguna Beach, South Orange County

Always go to Starfish when in town for business. The food is an amazing burst of flavor and staff is outstanding. More

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The Hobbit5. The Hobbit
1014 reviews
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Contemporary French | Orange, North Orange County

The Hobbit did not disappoint. The food was excellent and the cocktails at the beginning hour was superb. It is a dining experience as it is not a quick dinner but well worth the time and money. More

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Ballast Point - Downtown DisneyBallast Point - Downtown Disney
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Ballast Point Downtown Disney is coming soon. Please check our Facebook page for more details. More

Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill AnaheimCraftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim
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American | Anaheim, North Orange County

Please return soon for more information on Craftsman Pizza Bar Grill Anaheim!More

El Adobe de CapistranoEl Adobe de Capistrano
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Mexican | San Juan Capistrano, South Orange County

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine in a historic setting at El Adobe de Capistrano. This landmark features a wedding chapel, stained-glass windows and additional beautiful architectural details. Its kitchen has a mesquite-burning grill where chefs prepare deliciously flavored seafood and steak dishes. Soups, salads and appetizers are also on the menu, including tasty desserts.Owners Tony Moiso and Gilbert Aguirre have kept the atmosphere and traditions of the El Adobe de Capistrano going. This establishment still prepares the dishes that President Nixon and his wife enjoyed while visiting during his administration. It has a full bar that serves various drinks, a lounge area for socializing and a patio in the front. El Adobe de Capistrano offers private rooms for banquets and other events. The Palenque features a retracting roof, making it ideal for hosting an event under the night sky. It offers brunch and has a Happy Hour.More

The RefineryThe Refinery
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American | Brea / La Habra, North Orange County

Sit down and dig into a delectable meal prepared by a team of skilled chefs at The Refinery, located right on-site at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea. Chow down on a delicious starter ranging from traditional chicken wings, to spicy fried calamari. A series of delightful entrees will also excite your taste buds with choices ranging from Baby Back Ribs to Grilled Pacific Swordfish! More

Discover Orange County

Located in the sunny state of California, Orange County is known for its many tourist attractions. Considering that Orange County consists of 34 cities and is more populous than 21 U.S. states, you can bet the attractions include not only the best surfing beaches, the Balboa ferry, and sites like Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland but also a huge selection of restaurants. The warm climate enhances the growth of fresh, organic vegetables and fruits, which can be found in many restaurants. Although iconic California foods like Rocky Road ice cream and sourdough bread may have originated in other CA cities, they’re also popular in Orange County. Fast food places, drive-ins, and Korean barbecues are popular in this area, too. Smoothies in the summer, however, take the cake.