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The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar

31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy., Ste. M (Antonio Pkwy.) Send to Phone
949-888-0072
Inland South Orange County jumps into the gastropub scene with this casual venue marked by adventurous food and killer cocktails.
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Dinner Tues.-Sun.
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The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar Restaurant Review

: Like most inland South Orange County restaurants, this Rancho Santa Margarita gastropub is tucked in a sprawling strip mall. The place’s neighborly motif is marked by warm woods, eclectic music, some lounge-style seating, and an outdoor patio that overlooks the adjacent man-made lake. Local folks like to belly up to the lengthy bar and knock back craft cocktails, which were created by mixologist Gabrielle Dion. They also drop by to explore executive chef Josh Han’s take on contemporary comfort food. The compact, shared-plates menu is highlighted by dishes that emphasize the simple flavors of the ingredients, such as fries cooked in sesame seed oil, seared ahi with pink peppercorn butter, chorizo ravioli and New York steak. Seasonal desserts like the Brie cheesecake show off the kitchen’s adventurous streak.

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