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  • Review Count
    45
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    September 2, 2014
  • Last Review
    December 27, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    4.5
 
 
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The Dal Rae is the Southern California restaurant where 1950s classics still reign. Lobster Thermidor, Pepper Steak, Chateaubriand, Prime Rib, Fresh Fish, Rack of Lamb, Steak Diane and Cherries Jubilee prepared tableside are among more than 100 items on a truly retro menu, complete with some of the city's best martinis. Opened in 1958, the Dal Rae has maintained its original atmosphere, too, right down to a piano bar with live entertainment. And, most important, it has preserved a tradition otherwise found only in private clubs -- knowing its customers by name and treating them like the most important people in the whole wide world. The Dal Rae is located close to the 5 freeway and half-way between LA County, Orange County and The Valley. It is a perfect location for business meetings or entertaining friends and family.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Superb
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Everything about this incredible institution is noteworthy. The food remains consistently the very best now for a number of years. The lamb chops were cooked to perfection; the Caesar salad - prepared table side is the very, very best; the calamari - nicely prepared. Cappuccinos - nicely created. Best of all, our wait person, Catrina was absolutely, positively amazing. When dining here, be sure to ask for her - every whim, need, want and dining desire is fulfilled. Water topped off, dishes taken away and every nuisance and request was addressed. Dining is all about the food, but sometimes it's the service, it's the kindness shown and displayed by the staff that puts it in the stratosphere. Catrina accomplished this feat with true professionalism and skill. Nicely done. Run, to this amazing institution and enjoy."
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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The Ayres family has been serving up fantastic Steaks, Chops, Ahi Sandwiches, Signature Salads, and House-made Desserts for decades. Each location presents a lively atmosphere where friends and neighbors can be seen table-hopping while business associates hammer out important deals. <br><br>There is fireside dining in the main dining room as well as the tree-shaded patio facing the magnificent San Juan Capistrano Mission.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Food Great, Service Non-Existant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/21/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/21/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Our brunch here was a mixed bag. Upon entering the restaurant, we were ignored as restaurant employees were scrambling around in 90 different directions. Behind us, there was a line of folks entering the restaurant that were equally ignored. The manager seated us, served us and then we were ignored once again. Food was very good, yet, when it came time for coffee refills, the wait staff was more concerned about removing dishes that we were still eating from and the restaurant had many empty tables. Attention to these issues is warranted."
Dined on 12/21/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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La Bastide offers French-American cuisine with a contemporary flair. You will do a Tour de France enjoying such delicacies as our famous moules marinieres, salmon papillotes, coq au vin, duck confit, crème brulee, or crepes suzettes prepared by our well known chef de cuisine Barry Coalson. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail at the bar. The atmosphere is very relaxing and casual, no dress code enforced.<br />Silver Fork Award, Best French Restaurant SignonSanDiego, .... <br /><br><br><br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Fantastic food selections - fish and pasta entrees were excellent. A bit disappointed in the 'no can do' attitude from wait staff. Might want to adjust this a bit. Assistant waiter was excellent. Initial requests were not met with a positive attitude, but warmed up as the meal progressed. Talented chef in the kitchen, mixing some inventive spices."
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, culinary pioneer Roy Yamaguchi created an entirely new approach to fine dining. The first Roy's opened in Honolulu in 1988 and we've spread our warm hospitality and passion for innovative and creative cuisine around the world ever since. Indulge in one of our spectacular cocktails or choose a glass from our award-winning wine list while you discover the fresh ingredients and outstanding seafood, expertly prepared by our local chefs that made us famous. <br /><br />We invite you to join us at Roy's Anaheim located in Southern California's sunny Orange County, right inside the Anaheim Garden Walk.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service was Par Excellence
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this delightful institution. First of all, the service and personnel rank as some of the best I have ever encountered. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and restaurant manager. Then our waiter (John) and assistant waiter (Hany) were incredible. I was celebrating a special occasion and all these folks acknowledged this and made sure my evening was very special. Hany especially displayed kindness, service and efficiency that was unparalleled in many of the fine restaurants I've had the pleasure of dining in. He was knowledgeable and ensured that each course was delivered timely and taken away once we completed them. I often remark that the restaurants superior ness not only comes from the cuisine, but it's always the quality of the people encountered that will make a dining experience extra special - the employees here truly are and it was a pleasure to experience their hospitality."
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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37 North specializes in sustainable fresh local foods in a casual and upbeat environment. Offering comfortable seating for dinning and lounges surrounding our bar for comfort. 37 North's bar highlights handcrafted cocktails, artisan beers, and local wines bringing together a one of a kind service, dining experience and freshness you will not find anywhere else.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Outstanding Selections and Amazing Service
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We cannot believe that such a world class restaurant is located within the Doubletree Hotel in Burlingame, but there it is. From our initial gracious, warm and welcoming greeting from Jessica, We were seated in a wonderful table and provided with a super overview of the restaurant. Jenny was our server and to say she was amazing is an understatement. She was very knowledgeable about the menu and recommended several items. I appreciated her opinions because it turned out the French onion soup, the chicken wings, skirt steak and other recommendations were spot on. Jenny was kind, friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and as each course was completed was right there to measure our satisfaction. This incredible restaurant will always be my 'to go' choice when I venture to the bay area. To the management of this establishment, Jenny was the very best and exuded such a gracious, courteous and welcoming manner that service was beyond perfect. Job well done all around."
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Chou Chou Bistro is a French Bistro with a Provencal feel. Homemade variety of chocolates and fruit tarts, along with seafood and meat. Chou Chou Bistro has a bright, colorful dining room with a casual yet chic bistro atmosphere. <br /><br />Make sure to find out our specials on a daily basis!
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Best French Food Ever
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/05/2014
 2007
Dined on 12/05/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"What more can I say about this outstanding San Francisco Institution except that it’s definitely one of the best French restaurants this side of Paris. The chef, Michael is so warm - both in his greeting and his creative food. Now the food is comparable to the French Laundry and other five star Michelin restaurants. The special Duck Breast, the French Onion Soup, the Escargots and the Meringue dessert was absolutely, positively mouthwatering. Beyond incredible, beyond the very best. A gastronomic highlight. Service by each and every staff member - friendly, professional and perfection personified, especially from Michael, one of our waiters. Constant checking with us, constant water refilling and every detail attended to. Run, don't walk to this incredible San Francisco institution."
Dined on 12/05/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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The Ayres family has been serving up fantastic Steaks, Chops, Ahi Sandwiches, Signature Salads and House-made Desserts for decades. Each location bears a lively atmosphere where friends and neighbors can be seen table-hopping while business associates hammer out important deals.<br><br>In Brea, we have an exquisite private dining room and a fabulous covered patio that can host private groups of up to 150 guests.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Nicely Done
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/25/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/25/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Wonderful cuisine and outstanding service from Nathaniel. Prime Rib, Salmon and Caesar Salad incredible. Warm greeting upon entering. A truly memorable experience."
Dined on 11/25/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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At Ferrari's A'Roma Ristorante, it's all about great Italian food, attentive service and an atmosphere where you feel truly welcomed into our family.<br />We are the Ferrari's; Joey, Anthony, Adriana, Josie and Luigi. Together, with our professional staff, we offer you what we feel is an exquisite dining experience.<br />Once you taste "La Vera Cucina Italiana" you will be tempted back again and again.<p>Join us in the intimate "Ferrari Bar" for your favorite cocktail or a glass of wine from our hand selected list. For more information about us, please visit our website.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Amazing
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/24/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/24/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This family owned establishment rightly boasts some outstanding cuisine. Each and every dish is a work of art. I was with a colleague and it was clear that my business meeting was enhanced by the food. Perfectly prepared, nicely seasoned. Pasta, salads, meat dishes and fish - all noteworthy and commendable. Wonderful place for dinner, but also don't forget it's perfect for lunch as well."
Dined on 11/24/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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37 North specializes in sustainable fresh local foods in a casual and upbeat environment. Offering comfortable seating for dinning and lounges surrounding our bar for comfort. 37 North's bar highlights handcrafted cocktails, artisan beers, and local wines bringing together a one of a kind service, dining experience and freshness you will not find anywhere else.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Class Act
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"It is always a pleasure to dine at this incredible restaurant located at the Doubletree Hotel. The service - starting with the restaurant manager to Jesus, our fine waiter is flawless. Our salads and main entries are cooked to perfection. The methods employed rival those of the finest San Francisco restaurants and to think this Doubletree is lucky enough to have a restaurant of this caliber. Jesus is amazing and very professional - service outstanding. A fine dining experience."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Catal Restaurant is located in Downtown Disney, Anaheim. Catal, from the town of Catalonia in Spain, offers a complete menu of flavors inspired from the Mediterranean Rim. The menu features seafood, meats, pastas and salads with influence from France, Spain, Greece and Italy.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/09/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/09/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Always enjoy my experiences at Disney's finest restaurant. Although the restaurant opened late (we were seated until 5:15) and kept waiting, everything after that was flawless. Service flowed nicely with Megan as our waitperson and each dish was nicely prepared. Overall, a wonderful experience."
Dined on 11/09/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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