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Wild Artichoke

4973 Yorba Ranch Rd. (Yorba Linda Blvd.) Send to Phone
714-777-9646 | Menu
Affordable and inventive cuisine served in an unassuming setting.
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Lunch Wed.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Wild Artichoke Restaurant Review

: Although this small bistro is located in a strip mall, its unassuming décor and service is refreshing. The menu changes from day to day and borrows influences from just about everywhere. Sometimes chef James D'Aquila is inspired by Southern cooking --- try the crispy buttermilk battered fried chicken or jambalaya pasta with sautéed garlic shrimp and hot sausage. However, he usually relies on Italian and French flavors for his seasonal menus, as in thin-crust gourmet pizzas, escargots-stuffed mushrooms, Cognac-flambéed peppered steak filet with a rich Bordeaux sauce, or a macadamia-encrusted Alaskan halibut topped with fresh basil and beurre blanc. For dessert, the crème brûlée features a daily rotation of flavor bases and the house-made ice creams are sweet and rich, and the tarts, cakes, bread puddings and shortcakes are all made with peak seasonal fruits. The wine list, though brief, reflects quality, affordability and whimsy.

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