Orange County Restaurants

10821 Oceanfront Restaurant

Address: 2100 West Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
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. Learn More »

107Cafe Zoolu

Address: 860 Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach, CA  92651   Make a Reservation
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 … Learn More »

108Billy's at the Beach

Address: 2751 West Coast HIghway, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
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. Learn More »

1010The Ritz

Address: 880 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA  92660   Make a Reservation
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. Learn More »

108Orange County Mining Company

Address: 10000 Crawford Canyon Road, Santa Ana, CA  92705   Make a Reservation
Orange County Mining Company
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 … Learn More »

108The Cellar

Address: 305 North Harbor Boulevard, Fullerton, CA  92832   Make a Reservation
The Cellar
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. Learn More »

107Anaheim White House

Address: 887 South Anaheim Boulevard, Anaheim, CA  92805   Make a Reservation
Anaheim White House
Once surrounded by an enormous orange grove, this landmark jewel was built as a family home in 1909. The Victorian decor exhibits extravagance and splendor; with warm tones accented by soft lighting and tapestries exude elegance. The atmosphere is only outdone by the kitchen’s French-influenced Northern Italian fare. The menu is peppered with fame and glamour, with playfully-named dishes such as Sophia Loren Caviar and Cartier Calamari. With 12 private rooms, the White House is ideally suited for private parties and groups; while the elegant ambiance makes the White House an excellent destination for any special occasion, large or small. Learn More »

108The First Cabin

Address: 1221 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
The First Cabin
The First Cabin, located in the Balboa Bay Club and Resort, perfectly captures the essence of the Newport Harbor with its panoramic bay views. The menu offers classic Californian cuisine, with dishes such as creamy lobster bisque and beef tenderloin. Complimented by a wide selection of more than 600 wines, including vintages from around the world, The First Cabin received praise for its wine collection with awards from both Wine Spectator and the Distinguished Restaurants of North America. Chef Josef Lageder uses only the freshest ingredients the season has to offer for the menu, and even offers a special wellness … Learn More »

108The Golden Truffle

Address: 1767 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA  92627   Make a Reservation
The Golden Truffle
The Golden Truffle is a unique bistro known for its innovative fusion menu, which includes a mixture of Asian, French, Spanish, and Caribbean-influenced dishes from Chef Alan Greeley. The menu changes daily with whatever the freshest ingredients available are, but favorite items include Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad and Rosemary Roasted Spring Lamb Loin with Vegetable Soufflé and Mushroom Meat Juices. With such a wide array of dishes to choose from, The Golden Truffle keeps its clientele curious. An extensive and award winning wine list featuring French and Californian selections to compliment the exciting menu. Learn More »

108Gemmell's

Address: 34471 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA  92629   Make a Reservation
Gemmell's
Gemell’s Restaurant has been serving the citizens of Dana Point fine French cuisine for over a decade. Owner and Executive Chef Byron Gemmell is one of Orange Counties culinary elite, and his namesake restaurant reflects his depth of experience and knowledge with the dishes the serves that keep guests returning time and again. Patrons rave about the Lobster Bisque, Lamb, and Chocolate Soufflé, but with a full lunch menu, and Sunday Brunch as well, the dinner menu is not the only star in Gemell’s sky. The cozy dining room is the perfect venue for a meal with that special someone, … Learn More »

107Harpoon Henry's

Address: 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA  92629   Make a Reservation
Harpoon Henry's
Nestled in Dana Point Harbor overlooking the yachts and docks is Harpoon Henry’s. This seaside restaurant provides diners with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean while offering classic seafood entrees. Many Dana Point locals enjoy munching on favorites like Beer Battered Fish and Chips or Coconut Shrimp while sitting under the warm California sun on its expansive patio. For more lavish diners, Harpoon Henry’s inside dining warms guests with a fireplace and upscale plates like Mahi-Mahi Macadamia, sauteed with Macadamia Nut Crust under an Orange Mango Sauce. Not only does the surrounding Dana Point Harbor provide ample people watching, but … Learn More »

107Sundried Tomato Cafe

Address: 361 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA  92651   Make a Reservation
Sundried Tomato Cafe
Sundried Tomato Café serves fresh café food with a California twist. Nestled in a Laguna Beach shopping center, this classy but casual restaurant provides guests a healthy dose of appetizing treats. True to its name, this American bistro adds a sundried tomato zest to classic dishes. Starting from Sundried Tomato Butter with bread to their signature Creamy Sundried Tomato Soup, diner’s palates are consistently wowed. This bowl of deliciousness can be served a la carte, or part of the “Sundried’s Comfort Combo” complete with Grilled Asiago Cheese and Tomato Sandwich. Heartier options are also available in the form of seafood, … Learn More »

107Rusty Pelican

Address: 2735 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
Rusty Pelican
A premier full service dinner house since 1965, The Rusty Pelican is a Newport Beach landmark. The charming waterfront cottage features fresh seafood prepared in innovative ways, with dishes like "The Flagship”, a fresh brandy-herb marinated piece of mahi mahi dusted with cajun spices and Kentucky bourbon sauce. Serving lunch Monday through Saturday, a Sunday brunch, and the ever-popular weekday Happy Hour, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the upstairs lounge, The Rusty Pelican is a great place to take in the sights of the harbor. The warm and inviting atmosphere, with its skylights and cathedral ceilings, and waterfront … Learn More »

107Bandera

Address: 3201 East Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA  92625   Make a Reservation
Bandera
Elegant dining and a friendly staff, Bandera has some of Corona Del Mar's most premium dishes. Perhaps one of the more interesting features is the slow roasted, almond wood-mesquite chicken which can be see and smelled by passerby's. The bar is centrally placed in the middle of the restaurant as friends and families dine around on the slightly elevated seating area surrounding it. Learn More »

108Darya

Address: 3800 South Plaza Drive, Santa Ana, CA  92704   Make a Reservation
Darya
Welcome to the Persian cuisine of Darya. The distinctive home-style menu features recipes dating back centuries. The meats, grains, herbs, fruits, vegetables, and spices in these dishes combine to create a sum far greater than its parts. The food is aromatic and flavorful, yet subtle. Darya offers authentic dishes native to specific regions, with spices and flavors, which reflect each area's unique accent. Learn More »

108Roy's

Address: 453 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA  92660   Make a Reservation
Roy's
Nested in the center Newport’s ritzy Fashion Island, Roy’s offers a high-end dining experience which combines the freshest Pacific ingredients with European culinary techniques and Asian spices. While the service is not always spectacular, the food speaks for itself, from perfect lobster potstickers to perfect scallops to a dangerously palatable Hawaiian-style cosmopolitan. The atmosphere is dressy, yet comfortable, with a hipster musical playlist, older women wearing Chanel and pearls, and young girls in trendy boutique dresses. This is less of a place to be seen or treated like royalty, and more of a place to enjoy quality cuisine. Learn More »

107The Cannery

Address: 3010 LaFayette Road, Newport Beach, CA  92663   Make a Reservation
The Cannery
Housed in an old canning building overlooking the Newport harbor, the Cannery is a historical landmark reminiscent of the days when Newport harbor became a hub of the fishing industry. Along with an extensive seafood selection, the menu features traditional steaks and chops, along with a sushi and raw bar. The Cannery has five different dining areas which offer stunning views, including a outdoor patio and an Asian dining room with a full Japanese menu. Learn More »

108Shades Restaurant and Bar

Address: 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA  92648   Make a Reservation
Shades Restaurant and Bar
Shades Restaurant and Bar embodies the unpretentious elegance of its Huntington Beach location. Formerly the Palm Court, this fixture of the Hilton Waterfront has been given a vibrant new personality through its recent renovation. The restaurant’s lively atmosphere is interpreted differently by its seating options: warm amber lighting and wood accents make for a chic indoor dining experience while the outdoor patio, with its ocean views and sunny tables, is the essence of coastal casual. Chef Jeff Littlefield’s menu is dictated by seasonality, resulting in a quietly sophisticated cuisine that is the epitome of fresh. A meal at Shades is … Learn More »

108Sutra Lounge

Address: 1870 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA  92627   Make a Reservation
Sutra Lounge
Sutra Lounge offers guests an unabashedly tantric culinary experience in a sensual setting. The enticing atmosphere aims to seduce diners, and the 10,000 square foot restaurant and lounge is adorned with rich colors and comfortable banquettes. From the aphrodisiac-inspired menu to the flavorful libations, Sutra promises a total dining and entertainment experience for the mind and body. Learn More »

107Hurricanes Bar & Grill

Address: 200 Main Street, Suite 201, Huntington Beach, CA  92648   Make a Reservation
Hurricanes — The Place To Be In HB! We are the authority in California Pub cuisine and Hurricanes continues to honor the flavorful history and melting pot that is California. It was in 1992 that Hurricanes Bar & Grill first splashed onto the Huntington Beach local scene. Over 25 years later we are still making every item from scratch, from rich and creamy clam chowders to thick chargrilled sirloin steak burgers, mountainous sandwich creations, teasing and tasty taco platters and mouthwatering mac n cheese just to name a few of over 60 items. Combine that with a full bar and … Learn More »