2019 Best New & Hip Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Hip & Trendy Restaurants
in Orange County (CA)

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Check out the latest New & Hip additions to the Orange County (CA) dining scene, presented in alphabetical order.

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Bello by Sandro Nardone
No Rating
Popular chef brings modern Italian fare inspired by old-world fine dining to Newport Beach. See More
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CdM
14/20
Sleek, sexy Corona del Mar spot with creative food, a killer bar program, and a subterranean speakeasy. See More

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Fable & Spirit
14/20
Relentlessly charming Newport Beach restaurant offering nuanced contemporary fare and a well-curated wine list. See More
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Fogo de Chão
No Rating
Brazilian steakhouse presents the full churrasco dining experience in the Irvine Spectrum. See More

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Henry's Restaurant
15/20
A Huntington Beach ocean view provides the backdrop for a modern dining experience crafted by a skilled chef. See More

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Knife Pleat
No Rating
French restaurant from restaurateur Yassmin Sarmadi and chef Tony Esnault at South Coast Plaza. See More
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Marugame Udon
QB
Japanese noodle house offering build-your-own-bowls at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. See More
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Mess Hall Market
QB
Tustin food hall filled with an eclectic range of dining options. See More
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OmG - Omakase by Gino
No Rating
Landing a seat at this tiny Santa Ana space – OC’s toughest reservation – rewards with an evening of first-rate omakase. See More
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SOCIAL Huntington Beach
No Rating
Second location of the popular Costa Mesa restaurant featuring chef-driven contemporary cuisine and a raw bar. See More
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