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The Best Restaurants in Orange County, CA


We have dined at many Orange County, CA restaurants, and we want to share with you the very best restaurants in the region. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Orange County, CA restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best steakhouse, or where to dine out on a special holiday, you can follow our top 10 Orange County, CA restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can discover the best restaurants in Orange County, CA in a variety of categories.



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TOP 10 RESTAURANT LISTS

American
Barbecue
Bistros
Brunch
Burgers
Business Dining

California

Cheap Eats
Chef's Tables

Easter Brunch
Father's Day
Food Ratings
French

Happy Hours
Heart-Healthy
Ice Cream
Italian
Japanese
Kid-Friendly
Late Night

Lounges
Mexican
Mother's Day Brunch
New Year's Eve
Outdoor Dining

Pizza
Romantic

Seafood

Sexy Restaurants
Small Plates

Special Occasion
Star Spotting

Steakhouse
Sushi
Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day
Value Restaurants
Vegetarian
Views
Wine Bars
Wine List



DINING THEMES    

Barbecue
Breakfast
Brunch

Cheap Eats
Happy Hours
Heart-Healthy
Ice Cream
Kid-Friendly
Outdoor Dining
Romantic
Seafood
Steakhouses
Value Restaurants

Holiday
Bastille Day
Easter Brunch
Mother's Day
New Year's Eve
St. Patrick's Day
Thanksgiving
Valentine's Day

Stonehill Tavern, one of our Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Orange County

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.