Orange County Restaurants

A Restaurant

Stylish, nostalgic spot with red-leather booths gives dishes such as beef Stroganoff, pot roast and scallops an of-the-moment treatment. Café/market adjacent. L (M-F), D (nightly), Br (Su).

American Tavern

Family-friendly spot at Hotel Ménage. Chili-seared edamame; flash-grilled Caesar salad; chimichurri flatiron steak. Plus tropical drinks—and view of Disneyland fireworks!—at outdoor Palapa Bar. B, L, D (daily)

Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails

Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails

Featuring the freshest local and organically grown produce, as well as naturally raised meats and sustainable seafood, indulge in delectable dishes (watermelon & tomato salad, Black Angus hanger steak, nectarine…


Chef Noah Blom’s “flame, flavor, finesse” cuisine (e.g., savory meatballs with garlic and whiskey, pig with black beans, maple and herbs) amid rustic-apothecary decor; superb cocktails use housemade everything. L,…


New. Popular East Hampton eatery opens stylish West Coast location. Highlights include barbecued tofu starter; imaginatively presented sake-soy-marinated rib-eye; and Billionaire cocktail. B, L, D (daily).

Back Bay Bistro

Snazzy spot overlooking the Back Bay at the Dunes; retractable roof. Cancun-style shrimp cocktail, Southwest lettuce wraps, New York steak au poivre. B (Sa-Su), L (daily), D (Th-Su), Br (Sa).

Broadway by Amar Santana

“Modern cuisine of the Americas” includes dishes such as herb-roasted branzino with cauliflower puree, pickled clamshell mushrooms, celery and truffle jus. Handcrafted cocktails are among O.C.’s finest. D (M-Sa).

Claim Jumper

Craftsman-style spots offer rotisserie chicken, fresh fish, baby-back ribs, pot pie, salads, Six-Layer Chocolate Motherlode Cake and craft beers. L, D (daily).


Great Maple

A modern American eatery specializing in elevated comfort food with a twist. Using seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients, Great Maple strives to create crave-worthy dishes, more commonly associated with upscale…

Juliette Kitchen + Bar

Superior New American fare and cocktails and adjacent wine merchant. Juliette Chung oversees the restaurant, husband Jon Hughes the wine, and daughter Erica Choi the pastries. L (M-Sa), D (Tu-Sa).

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