2020 Best Italian Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Authentic Italian Food in Orange County (CA)

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in Orange County (CA) , presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Andrea
15/20
Authentic Northern Italian cuisine in a casual, striking seaside setting. See More

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Angelina's Pizzeria Napoletana
14/20
Elegant yet approachable Irvine venue crafts cocktails, Neapolitan pizzas and other Italian fare with precision. See More
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Antonello Ristorante
14/20
Orange County’s power elite and private groups dine on Northern Italian cuisine and drink from an extensive wine list. See More

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Brunos Italian Kitchen
14/20
Downtown Brea spot for Northern Italian cuisine and killer cocktails. See More

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il Garage
14/20
David Slay’s in-house side project offers Italian cuisine in a rustic al fresco setting. See More

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Naples Ristorante e Bar
14/20
Southern Italy and its thin-crust pizza come to Downtown Disney. See More

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Oliver's Osteria
14/20
Intimate Laguna Beach venue creates thoughtfully composed Italian fare with bold yet balanced flavors. See More

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Pirozzi Corona del Mar
14/20
Alessandro Pirozzi’s cozy Corona Del Mar restaurant pairs Italian cuisine with a solid wine list. See More
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Ristorante Rumari
14/20
Romantic bistro offers rustic and reliable Italian seafood. See More

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Salerno by Chef Pirozzi
14/20
OC’s Italian cuisine impresario Alessandro Pirozzi delivers elegant, envelope-pushing fare in a warmly rustic trattoria setting. See More
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Café Jardin restaurant in Corona del Mar
FOOD TO GO
Café Jardin in Corona del Mar, by chef Pascal Olhats is offering a limited menu to go during the Coronavirus crisis.


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