2021 Best New Year's Eve Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

New Year's Eve Dining in Orange County (CA)

Looking for a party scene full of revelers? Or, maybe you'd rather spend New Year's Eve in a more romantic space, sharing a midnight Champagne toast with someone special?

We've compiled a list of the top restaurants in Orange County (CA) to ring in the New Year, presented in alphabetical order.

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Eclectic, Small Plates, Contemporary
TERRACE by Mix Mix
15/20
Ross Pangilinan returns to the South Coast Plaza area with a dynamic contemporary concept marked by nuanced international influence. See More
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Vaca

Spanish, Tapas, Small Plates
Vaca
14/20
Celebrity chef Amar Santana’s South Coast Plaza-adjacent Spanish venue delivers dishes marked by bold flavor and enticing complexity. See More
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Water Grill
13/20
Massive South Coast Plaza iteration of Los Angeles-based seafood restaurants serves up an equally large array of surf options. See More

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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
14/20
Executive chef/partner Yvon Goetz brings his take on Napa Valley cuisine to the waters of Newport Harbor. See More

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