Orange County Restaurants Overview
Orange County restaurants include Mexican food, Chinese food, Italian food, Japanese food, Thai food, comfort food, seafood, sushi, breakfast, Sunday brunch and more. Whether it be the enormous portions, outstanding views or unique flavors, these are the best restaurants in Orange County. We've tried to concentrate on locally owned restaurants and avoid the larger chains other than a few special restaurants. Enjoy a fantastic breakfast at the Harbor House Café in Sunset Beach. The freshest swordfish steak in town can be found at the Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach. Head to the historic Lumberyard in Laguna Beach for gourmet meatloaf. Watch the Amtrak train come and go at Ramos House Café in San Juan Capistrano. Take in the best ocean views on the entire SoCal coast at Cannons in Dana Point. Head up the hill to Orange Hill restaurant for patio seating with views of all Orange County.
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