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2018 Best Romantic Restaurants
in Orange County, CA

Studio's ocean views help make it one of the Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Orange County (CA)

Most Romantic Restaurants in Orange County, CA

Sometimes we all need a little help when it comes time to impress a date. Certain restaurants may please the tongue and fill the belly but don't tug on our emotions. The selections we have gathered here have that certain something—perhaps a light-speckled patio, or a roving musician, or inspirational garden—that can really impress a date.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the best romantic restaurants in Orange County (CA).

Find more romantic ideas, follow GAYOT's Guide to Romance.


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