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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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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Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
13/20
Philadelphia transplant delivers rather good Northern Italian steakhouse fare and impeccable service in Irvine’s business district. See More

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Descanso
14/20
Contemporary take on the taqueria concept serves up a fun, unique “plancha” dining experience in Costa Mesa. See More
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Fable & Spirit
No Rating
Veteran OC chef oversees a "progressive modern" restaurant adorned with a whimsical design and offering a deep whiskey and gin selection. See More

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Harley
14/20
Properly rustic farm-to-table cuisine with well-sourced ingredients in an easygoing Laguna Beach setting. 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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Ocean at Main
14/20
Former Studio executive chef brings a relaxed approach to first-rate California coastal cuisine in an easygoing yet elegant Laguna Beach setting. See More
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