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  • Review Count
    40
  • Helpfulness Votes
    15
  • First Review
    April 1, 2014
  • Last Review
    July 27, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    4.5
 
 
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Located in historic Old Towne Orange, Ways & Means cuisine features fresh, sustainably-caught seafood and seasonal ingredients. Inspired by classic oyster bars and fish houses found in coastal cities around the world, the restaurant also offers tender, prepared-exactly-how-you-like-it aged steaks, plus a rotating mix of East and West-coast oysters at its oyster bar.<br /><br />The innovative wine list, which complements the coastal influenced cuisine, features selections from Europe to Australia and California to South Africa. It offers guests affordable wines by the glass, as well as more extensive offerings by the bottle. The thoughtful bar program includes classic cocktails prepared with a twist and premium beers. <br /><br />Desserts are not an afterthought. In fact, you may want to come for the desserts alone.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Fantastic Experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/27/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/27/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Finally, a first rate, outstanding restaurant in Downtown Orange. One that rivals the finest Los Angeles restaurants. Run, don't walk to this incredible culinary experience where you are warmly & graciously greeted by Kate. Menu is concise, yet each carefully selected and expertly chosen item is so well put together. Our waiter Aaron - also very warm and accommodating to our individual needs/wants,without hesitation was able to craft a perfect dining experience from start to finish. Caesar salad - original; bread- freshly prepared; duck breast - amazing/cooked to perfection;clams in wine sauce - mouth watering; dessert - wonderful. Parnell, one of the owners was so warm and gracious. This team truly cares about your dining experience."
Dined on 7/27/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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It was just yesterday when we opened our doors. If Yesterday was October of 1952. <br><br>Steven's is America's premier traditional steakhouse. We are committed to providing you with outstanding hospitality and serving you the best steaks. Our acclaimed wine list, rich ambiance and personal wait-service are designed to provide you with a truly memorable steakhouse experience. <br><br>We also have another side of personality. Our lounge is alive with the hottest sounds of Salsa and many other Latin vibes. I<br><br>In addition, we have seven private dining rooms for that perfect quiet evening. Whether you are planning a business dinner, graduation, wedding, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, birthday or a large corporate meeting, we will satisfy your needs in a friendly and professional manner. Steven's steakhouse Gift Cards are the perfect gift for every steak lover. We look forward to serving you.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Initially, the host ignored me upon entering the restaurant and another management official saw that I was standing there and approached me. Once seated, service was excellent and attentive; food was very good/tasty with plentiful portions. Waitperson was wonderful and was very accommodating. Special was acknowledgement which is always a positive - full continency sang happy birthday, which made this occasion special."
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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Both a Pub and Restaurant, specializing in sustainable fresh local foods in a casual and upbeat environment. Offering comfortable seating scattered with overstuffed chairs and couches and accented by outdoor seating around courtyard fire pits. Highlighting artisan menu selections, creative wine and beer lists, including popular draft wines, and contemporary signature cocktails all at affordable prices.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at this fantastic restaurant. Very warm greeting from Jessica, who steered us to a wonderful table. Wait service by Juan Carlos was wonderful. His knowledge of menu items and recommendations were spot on. Who ever is in the kitchen cooking this amazing cuisine must be commended. 4 items - absolutely top notch - the salads and burgers - great; the tomato soup - something special and original. The finest course item was the skirt steak - very difficult to locate tasty skirt steak and this amazing restaurant actually has it, served with perfect artichokes and potatoes. Run, don't walk to this gem. Located within the Doubletree Hotel."
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, special occasion
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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
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I have loved each of my experiences with this fine French Restaurant - food, service and just the general ambiance is always fantastic. Par excellence. My experience tonight, most noteworthy. My salmon and my companions duck on the fixed price menu were very special. Job well done and don't miss a spectacular French Restaurant in the heart of the West Portal."
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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California cuisine and local enchantment combine for a truly memorable dining experience in the heart of Marina del Rey. Relax by the fire on our beautiful patio with a specialty cocktail, while looking out over Mother's Beach. Or, enjoy our upbeat lounge with its flat screen tv's during the best Happy Hour anywhere in Marina del Rey.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Really enjoyed our experience with the warm greeting form Nathan. Made us feel quite welcome and is a nice representative of what your restaurant is all about. Loved the salmon lunch - in fact one of the best. Nice experience."
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Wondering where to eat if you are meeting friends, on a date, with the kids, conducting business, hosting a private party or alone for the evening? You just found it!<p>Yves' Restaurant & Wine Bar is a casual but elegant neighborhood establishment that has been offering fabulous cuisine and an award winning wine list for the past 21 years. Escape the hectic OC as you enter the Tuscan setting. Relax in overstuffed chairs next to the fireplace and watch classic movies on the 2 big screens.<p>Dining here has something for every mood and palate including a fresh lunch menu of gourmet burgers, pizzas & salads and dinner will not disappoint with a variety of delicious tapas and a large selection of unique salads, pastas, fish, poultry and beef. Don't miss topping it all off with one of our seven mouth-watering soufflés or our legendary bread pudding.<p>Yves' is a unique dining experience fusing fine dining with a comfortable, relaxed setting you'll want to visit again and again.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Yves is always great, very crowded. The linguini and Tilipia were both excellent. The waiter attentive at first, was non-existent thereafter. The place was busy, but to be ignored was not cool. We tracked down other waiters to get us more water and lemons."
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Lakeview Bistro, serving classic American food - appetizers, delicious salads, sandwiches, classic bistro style entrées - all in a unique casual setting by our tranqual indoor lakes.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/08/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/08/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"My business associate and I love to dine in this wonderful oasis in the middle of Downtown Los Angeles. Lovely main atrium area and an incredible luncheon buffet to boot with perfected handcarved turkey and pasta to order. The salads are amazing and the wonderful variety of fruits and vegetables are noteworthy. Best of all, is the incredible greeting by Monica and our waiter Alfredo make a first class team that exceeds in customer service, efficiency, friendliness and professionism. Job well done and I can't wait to return soon."
Dined on 7/08/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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Great for steak and so much more… Black Angus Steakhouse has built its reputation on providing a Genuine American Steakhouse experience to remember. Our Chefs are proud to serve only Black Angus steaks that are carefully aged, fresh-cut daily, and grilled over an open flame.<br /><br /><br /><br />Our other specialties include a variety of succulent seafood, fall-off-the-bone Baby Back Ribs and our famous slow-roasted Prime Rib. Whatever you're craving, we pride ourselves at Black Angus Steakhouse for superior quality, friendly service, and great food. It's more than a tradition - it's our passion every day. Black Angus offers a full array of menu items that are naturally gluten free. Ask for their Gluten Free Trail Map.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/05/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/05/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Once again, we had a wonderful experience at this restaurant. Incredible garlic cheese toast and our steaks (filet mignon and prime rib) cooked to our wishes and desires. This is a wonderful gem and a must visit establishment when in Buena Park. Not only was the food excellent, but our wait person Larissa, who has been in this location for many years was professional, knowledgeable, exceptional and she possessed a 'can do' attitude. Job well done and the main reason we keep returning here. Special recognition is warranted to her."
Dined on 7/05/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Located in the heart of Omaha's old market, Vivace has been satisfying the appetites of discriminating diners since 1993. Featuring fresh Italian cuisine & an award winning wine list, Vivace is the perfect choice for a casual night out, business lunch or special occasion.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2007
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Warm greeting from the staff. Food is very average and as other reviewers noted, the pasta is extremely bland."
Dined on 6/29/2014
 2007
Special Features: notable wine list
+1point
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The Zin Room maintains a cozy appearance, warm colors, and the active sights and sounds from the exquisite, floor to ceiling fireplace. Lofty ceilings give way to a semi-private mezzanine area for dining. We offer a lounge area with happy hour Monday thru Saturday from 3:00pm - 6:30pm and all day Sunday. We offer live music several days a week including most Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. An extensive wine list was the inspiration to name the Zin Room, that also presents a selection of classic and contemporary cocktails, including several signature drinks. "The AmaZIN Martini" made with Zinfandel, cream and raspberry liquor or the "Bourbon for Breakfast" featuring bacon infused bourbon made in-house. Guests can expect graceful touches in all the cocktails made at the Zin Room. The Zin Room also features five private rooms for banquets, receptions, and conferences to suit your needs.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2007
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Reception was warm and noteworthy. Food was eclectic and unusual. Nice selections of fish, meat and pasta's."
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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