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Authentic Italian cuisine served in the 17-story atrium lobby of Hyatt Regency Orange County.

Breakfast & Dinner daily

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TusCA Restaurant Review

: Although Hyatt Regency Orange County is located a couple miles from Disneyland, don’t overlook this property for its many amenities and, more importantly, TusCA. The restaurant has an unlikely home: smack in the middle of the lobby and open to the 17-story atrium. The unique locale juxtaposes with chef de cuisine Matt Brady's compact menu of authentic Italian fare, from classic starters such as caprese salad and calamari fritti to an array of rather good thin-crust pizzas. Pasta dishes range from usual suspects like three-cheese ravioli to the advanced crab and shrimp risotto with roasted gold bell pepper emulsion. Grilled New York steak with Parmesan mashed potatoes or the grilled mint-pesto salmon with tomato-basil quinoa highlight the mains. At meal’s end, try the dense and slightly salty chocolate caramel tarte. The wine list features mostly Californian and Italian wines, and there are also a few cocktails. TusCA has a buffet breakfast along with standalone plated items, like steel-cut oatmeal and eggs Benedict with sliced avocado, seasonal arugula and tomato jam. Business types should note the cost-effective happy hour with several food and drink options.


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