2020 Best Restaurants for Star Spotting in Orange County (CA) Area

Best Celebrity Sighting Restaurants
in Orange County (CA)

A jaunt through Orange County (CA) isn't really complete unless you spot a Hollywood star. Although they're notorious for having personal chefs, the glamorous set knows that restaurants are the places to see and be seen.

If you're lucky, you're sure to catch a glimpse of the glitterati at these Top Star-Spotting Restaurants in Orange County (CA), presented in alphabetical order. If there are paparazzi out front, then you can be sure that someone noteworthy is dining inside.

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Steakhouse, Contemporary, Continental
A Restaurant
14/20
Formerly known as The Arches, A Restaurant is now a sophisticated space with refined comfort food and a bar scene. See More

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

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AnQi Gourmet Bistro by Crustacean
14/20
AnQi blends fashion and the An family's signature Euro-Vietnamese cuisine at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza. See More

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Mastro's Steakhouse
14/20
Classic cosmopolitan steakhouse in Costa Mesa's theatre arts district. See More

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Nobu
14/20
Sleek waterfront branch of Nobu Matsuhisa’s upscale sushi fusion restaurant. See More

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RAYA

Latin American, California, Breakfast
RAYA
15/20
Latin-inspired cuisine emphasizing seasonal ingredients, set against a spectacular ocean view. 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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Studio
No Rating
Perhaps OC's most scenic and romantic restaurant with high-class cuisine and a list of 2,500 different wines. 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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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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