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ARC Food & Libations is one of the 10 Must-Visit Restaurants in Orange County

After decades of languishing in the shadows of Los Angeles, the Orange County food scene has as of late been able to craft a strong identity all its own. Find out GAYOT's picks for the 10 Must-Visit Restaurants in Orange County.

Find Reviews for Orange County (CA) Restaurants

Finding the best Orange County restaurants is easy with our restaurant review guide and search tools. We've included a variety of search criteria, so you can find the restaurant in Orange County (CA) that will satisfy your exact craving. Combine all or choose one of the following for the best restaurant: restaurant name, specific area, cuisine, feature, price, and rating.

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See all Orange County (CA) restaurants's Picks:
10 Hot Spots for Dining
Aqua Lounge
Broadway by Amar Santana
Din Tai Fung
Fig & Olive
Pirozzi Corona del Mar
The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon
Red O
SeaLegs Wine Bar
Selanne Steak Tavern

St. Patrick's Day Dining
Top Romantic Destinations
Pirozzi Corona del Mar, one of the Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Orange County
Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Orange County
Looking for a new dining destination in the OC? GAYOT's list is constantly being updated to spotlight the hottest new restaurants in town.

See the Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Orange County

Fig & Olive is one of many restaurants that have opened in Orange County recently. Find more on GAYOT's roundup.
New Restaurants in Orange County
Find many more OC restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

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Closed Restaurant Reviews
They might be gone, but they're not forgotten. Browse through our closed restaurant database for Orange County to reminisce about your favorite eateries from thepast. Ozumo, we'll miss you.


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.