2021 Best Romantic Restaurants in Orange County (CA) Area

Most Romantic Restaurants in Orange County (CA)

Sometimes we all need a little help when it comes time to finding a romantic restaurant. The selections we have gathered here have that certain something—perhaps a light-speckled patio, candelit ambience, or lovely garden—that can really impress a date. (Please note that some restaurants may be temporarily closed or takeout/delivery only depending on the restrictions in the area.)

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top romantic restaurants in Orange County (CA).

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Steakhouse, Contemporary, Continental
A Restaurant
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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 Bistro
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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AVEO Table + Bar
No Rating
Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club restaurant that thoughtfully pairs coastal cuisine with a striking view. See More

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Bourbon Steak
15/20
Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club’s flagship restaurant delivers ambience and steakhouse cuisine worthy of the Michael Mina name. See More

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The Cellar
14/20
A romantic underground grotto serving a wine-paired menu with European and California flavors. See More

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enoSTEAK
14/20
This contemporary steakhouse at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel focuses on quality meats, wine and local, seasonal produce. See More

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Five Crowns
13/20
Exciting contemporary seasonal cuisine found in an English-inspired setting. See More

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Las Brisas
13/20
Laguna Beach institution with a good menu of Mexican-inspired contemporary seafood fare and an unbeatably scenic seaside setting. See More

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Leatherby's Cafe Rouge
14/20
Patina Group outpost at OC's stunning Segerstrom concert hall. See More

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