2019 Best American Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Top New American Cuisine in Orange County (CA)

A large part of a country's identity is food, and this certainly applies to the United States. There's a lot more to the American culinary culture than hamburgers, as chefs have found plenty of freedom within the realm of American cuisine.

Some restaurants present sophisticated takes on classic American comfort food, while other New American restaurants incoroprate influences from across the globe. Whatever your craving, you'll find something satisfying at these Top Restaurants for American Cuisine in Orange County (CA), presented in alphabetical order.

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ARC Food & Libations
14/20
A roaring open flame, elevated contemporary cuisine and killer cocktails create an exciting culinary anchor to a hip Costa Mesa complex. See More
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Bluegold
14/20
Contemporary dining with some envelope-pushing twists at this sleek, subdued Huntington Beach venue. See More

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New American, Small Plates, Contemporary
Broadway by Amar Santana
15/20
Innovative New American cuisine from owner-executive chef Amar Santana. See More
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The Corner
14/20
Small neighborhood Huntington Beach restaurant dishes out creative contemporary cuisine and craft cocktails. See More
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Ironwood
14/20
The team behind Vine in San Clemente serves up winning seasonal contemporary cuisine in a rustic setting. See More

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Journeyman's Food + Drink
15/20
An independent hotel in Fullerton is the setting for some of Orange County’s boldest next-level cuisine. See More

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American, Contemporary, Small Plates
Playground
14/20
Jason Quinn helms an exciting culinary concept built around a daily changing menu filled with innovative flavor combinations. See More

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The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon
15/20
Chef Michael Rossi presents contemporary fare in a rustic setting that contrasts with its industrial park surroundings in Anaheim. See More

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New American, Gastropub, Contemporary
The Recess Room
14/20
The gastropub concept gets refreshingly re-energized at this sleek yet approachable Fountain Valley venue. See More
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Steakhouse, New American, Contemporary
Selanne Steak Tavern
14/20
Hockey Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne brings his A-Game to this elegant steakhouse and neighborhood tavern hybrid. See More

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