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The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar

The District at Tustin Legacy
2647 Park Ave. (Jamboree Rd. & Barranca Pkwy.)
Tustin, CA 92782
Napa Valley cuisine comes to OC with chef Yvon Goetz cooking at this contemporary California restaurant and wine bar.
Openings: Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly


The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar, Tustin, CA

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar Restaurant Review:

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar brings a wine-focused venue to central Orange County that successfully balances high-end cuisine with a refreshingly unpretentious attitude. The interior features copper-colored banquettes, plush aubergine chairs, mahogany woods and golden walls. For oenophiles, the highlight of the space is the 7,500-bottle wine cellar, humidity- and temperature-controlled for optimal aging. The outdoor patio, which overlooks the monolithic structures of The District shopping center, is set with a limestone floor and accented by stone tables, teak chairs and a double-sided fireplace. The menu by French-born chef Yvon Goetz (formerly of The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Balboa Bay Club and David Wilhelm's Culinary Adventures) boasts a wealth of Cal-French dishes. We recommend starting off with the seared ahi paired with a cucumber tower, mango and avocado cigar. For an entrée, the duo of marinated duck breast and crispy duck confit shows off Goetz’s skill in working with the fowl. There are also hearty grilled meats available, including a nightly rotation of game meats like venison and elk. Go for the seasonal cheesecake with mixed berry coulis or Tahitian vanilla bean crème brûlée for dessert. The lunch crowd should also note that the gourmet burger is worth the price with its Kobe-style beef, bacon, avocado and secret sauce.

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