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Orange County (CA) Restaurant Guide

Chef John Tesar's Outer Reef at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point

10 Hot Spots for Dining in Orange County, CA
The Drake
Fable & Spirit
Knife Pleat
Marché Moderne
OmG - Omakase by Gino
Outer Reef
Selanne Steak Tavern
TERRACE by Mix Mix
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Discover the best Orange County restaurants for seafood, burgers and more
Best Restaurants in Orange County, CA

Discover the Top Orange County restaurants for seafood, burgers and other cuisines with GAYOT's lists.

Get the scoop on new restaurant openings in Orange County
OC Restaurant News

Read GAYOT's Orange County Restaurant News for insider tips on highly anticipated restaurant openings, chef changes and more in the OC.

Closed Restaurant Reviews

They might be gone, but they're not forgotten. Browse through the closed restaurant list for Orange County to reminisce about your favorite eateries from the past.

Browse GAYOT's list of closed restaurants in Orange County


GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.


The charm of Provence right on your table.

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Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

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