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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
ORANGE COUNTY

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in Orange County (CA). And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Back Bay Bistro Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Back Bay Bistro, Newport Beach, CA Newport Dunes Resort
1131 Back Bay Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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The modern space adds chic charm to this on-the-bay contemporary dining spot. More...

Bayside Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Bayside, Newport Beach, CA 900 Bayside Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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One of Newport’s best kept secrets, Bayside hits high marks on upscale yet casual California décor, fine cuisine and a substantial wine cellar. More...

Bistango California
14/20
Dining Room at Bistango, Irvine, CA The Atrium Building
19100 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612
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California fare, nightly jazz and revolving art displays. More...

Cannons Seafood Grill Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Cannons Seafood Grill, Dana Point, CA 34344 St. of the Green Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

Romantic cliffside restaurant in Dana Point has a bird’s-eye view of the harbor as well as rather good steak and seafood fare. More...

The Capital Grille Steakhouse
13/20
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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East Coast restaurant chain featuring massive meat cuts and an extensive wine list. More...

Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar Mediterranean
13/20
Dining Room at Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar, Anaheim, CA Downtown Disney
1580 Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92803
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Joachim Splichal's modern Spanish-meets-Mediterranean restaurant in a sophisticated yet casual Downtown Disney setting. More...

Five Crowns Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Five Crowns, Corona Del Mar, CA 3801 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
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Exciting contemporary seasonal cuisine found in an English-inspired setting. More...

Leatherby's Cafe Rouge Modern American
15/20
Dining Room at Leatherby Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
615 Town Center Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Sophisticated modern American cuisine at OC's stunning Segerstrom concert hall. More...

Maggiano's Little Italy Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Maggiano South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Maggiano’s serves huge portions of southern Italy-inspired dishes meant to please the masses. More...

Memphis Cafe American
12/20
2920 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Southern soul food meets soulful OC hipsters. More...

Pelican Grill Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Pelican Grill, Newport Coast, CA Pelican Hill Golf Club
22800 Pelican Hill Rd.
Newport Coast, CA 92657
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Scenic and elegant golf club restaurant serves up contemporary and American fare. More...

Pinot Provence French
14/20
Dining Room at Pinot Provence, Costa Mesa, CA South Coast Plaza
The Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Elegant food, attentive service and French country style in a restaurant from the Patina Group. More...

Sam & Harry's Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Sam & Harry Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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East Coast steak, chop and seafood house comes to Orange County. More...

Savannah Chop House American
14/20
Dining Room at Savannah Chop House, Laguna Niguel, CA 32441 Golden Lantern
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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A grandiose dining room situated on a high bluff overlooking South County sets the stage for contemporary cuisine. More...

Scott’s Restaurant & Bar Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Scott’s Restaurant & Bar, Costa Mesa, CA South Coast Plaza
3300 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Classic and contemporary fresh seafood dishes, plus steaks and a great bar scene near South Coast Plaza. More...

Seasons 52 Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Seasons 52, Costa Mesa, CA South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Seasonally fresh grill and wine bar restaurant in South Coast Plaza's old Clubhouse space. More...

Silver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar Contemporary
14/20
Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel
3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Seasonal, contemporary fare and a killer bar mark the Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel's featured restaurant. More...

Splashes California
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Dining Room at Splashes, Laguna Beach, CA Surf & Sand Resort
1555 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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California fare at one of the prettiest spots along the Laguna Beach coastline. More...

Steakhouse 55 Steakhouse
13/20
Disneyland Hotel
1150 Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
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Modern steakhouse and breakfast spot inside the Disneyland Hotel features California favorites for adults and kids. More...

Stonehill Tavern Modern American
15/20
Dining Room at Stonehill Tavern, Dana Point, CA St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach
One Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629
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Executive chef Raj Dixit does right by Michael Mina's contemporary style and innovative cuisine at the celebrity chef's venue at the St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach. More...

Studio French
17/20
Dining Room at Studio, Laguna Beach, CA Montage Laguna Beach
30801 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Perhaps OC's most scenic and romantic restaurant with high-class cuisine and a list of 2,500 different wines. More...

Tangata California
14/20
Dining Room at Tangata, Santa Ana, CA Bowers Museum
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
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Daytime dining from chef Joachim Splichal in a museum courtyard. More...

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