Eating in Orange County

Since I am an Orange County native, I figured I’d dedicate a page to eating in Orange County.  This includes all of my Orange County favorites – some old, some new, but all quite delicious!

If you have any OC/LA area suggestions, please let me know so I can add to the list.

dinner at five crowns truffle mac n cheese

Corona del Mar:

Five Crowns (Dinner)

Rose Bakery Cafe (Breakfast, Lunch)

SideDoor (Dinner, Happy Hour, Brunch on the weekend)

Costa Mesa:

Blackmarket Bakery (Breakfast and Lunch)

Fireside Tavern (Brunch, Dinner, Happy Hour)

Pie-Not  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or just for a snack!)

Plums Cafe (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

Santa Monica Seafood (Lunch, Dinner)

Sidecar Doughnuts and Coffee (Breakfast, Dessert, Snack)

Sushi Shunka (Lunch, Dinner)

Umami Burger (Lunch, Dinner)

Mesa (Dinner, Late Night)

Vitaly (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Roundup of Costa Mesa Favorites

mesa_roastchickenFountain Valley:

Sensitive Sweets (Bakery, Desserts, Allergy Friendly)

Huntington Beach:

SeaLegs Wine Bar (Brunch, Tapas, Wine)


Chicken Dijon (Lunch, Dinner, Cheap Eats)

CUCINA Enoteca (Lunch, Dinner)

Lucca Cafe (Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

Paul Martin’s American Grill (Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

Newport Beach:

A Market (Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch)

Bear Flag Fish Co. (Lunch, Dinner)

C’est Si Bon (Breakfast, Lunch, Bakery)

Cucina Alessa (Lunch, Dinner)

Cucina Alessa (updated 4/18/15)

Haute Cakes Cafe (Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch)

Kitayma (Lunch, Dinner)

Lark Creek (Lunch, Dinner)

Le Pain Quotidien (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

R+D Kitchen (Lunch, Dinner)

Sol Cocina (Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

Taco Rosa (Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

True Food Kitchen (Lunch, Dinner, Weekend Brunch)

Sol Cucina GuacamoleOrange:

Bruxie (Breakfast, Lunch)

Seal Beach:

Crema Cafe (Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch)

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