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Best Orange County Cheap Eats


Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Orange County, CA.


 


View the Top 10 Cheap Eats Restaurants in Orange County, CA

The Corner Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at The Corner, Huntington Beach, CA 8961 Adams Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Small neighborhood Huntington Beach restaurant dishes out creative contemporary cuisine and craft cocktails. More...

The Crab Cooker Seafood
12/20
17260 17th St.
Tustin, CA 92780
Menu
This Tustin offshoot of the Newport original location is just as good without the ocean locale. More...

Felix Continental Cafe Cuban
12/20
Old Towne Orange Circle
36 Plaza Sq.
Orange, CA 92866

Hip place to hang in Old Towne Orange's historic circle for authentic Cuban and Spanish dishes. More...

Gyu-Kaku Japanese
12/20
Dining Room at Gyu-Kaku, Huntington Beach, CA 7862 Warner Ave., Ste. 109
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
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Huntington Beach outpost of this establishment that brings Japanese yakiniku cooking to Americans. More...

Jon's Fish Market Seafood
Quick Bite
Dana Point Harbor
34665 Golden Lantern St.
Dana Point, CA 92629
Menu
Classic casual fish house and market right on Dana Wharf. More...

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar Mexican
12/20
Dining Room at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar, Costa Mesa, CA 17th Street Promenade
296 E. 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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Newport-Mesa staple for large portions of classic Mexican-American fare and margaritas. More...

Mil Jugos Venezuelan
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Mil Jugos, Santa Ana, CA 320 W. Fifth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
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This family-owned restaurant has been serving up Venezuelan food in downtown Santa Ana since 2003. More...

Native Foods Vegetarian
12/20
Dining Room at Native Foods, Costa Mesa, CA The Camp
2937 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Down-to-earth lunch and dinner restaurant with vegetarian food at The Camp. More...

118 Degrees Vegetarian
13/20
The Camp
2981 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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The raw food movement goes gourmet with breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and even a late-night lounge scene. More...

Taco Asylum Mexican
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Taco Asylum, Costa Mesa, CA 2937 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

A fast-casual restaurant specializing in non-traditional gourmet tacos like grilled octopus and curried paneer. More...

Taco Loco Mexican
Quick Bite
640 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Landmark Laguna Beach fish taco stand serves up classic seafood and Mexican dishes along with vegetarian choices. More...

Veggie Grill Vegan
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Veggie Grill, Irvine, CA University Center
4213 Campus Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
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Vegan fare cooked with flavorful flair in a café setting. More...

Veggie Grill Vegan
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Veggie Grill, Irvine, CA Irvine Spectrum
81 Fortune Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
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Vegan fare cooked with flavorful flair in a modern café setting. More...

Zinc Cafe & Market Café
Quick Bite
350 Ocean Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Local Laguna hangout with a dog-friendly patio for healthful breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. More...


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