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10 Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants In Orange County

While we like to say “All Roads Lead To Simpson Buick GMC,” here at your preferredOrange County new and used car Buick GMC dealer in Buena Park, when it comes to Valentine’s Day 2016, we’d prefer to say that “All Roads Lead To Love.” After all, February 14th is the day we set aside each year to celebrate romance and to show our significant other just how much he or she means to us.


One of the many ways people show their affection on this special day is by going out to a nice dinner. A glass of wine and a fantastically prepared gourmet meal can certainly set the mood for romance. Fortunately, there are many outstanding restaurants right here in our neighborhood, as well as throughout Orange County, that offer the perfect locale for a delightful romantic rendezvous. However, with so many great options, narrowing that big list down to the best of the best may be a bit difficult. So to help you out, we’ve compiled our list of the 10 best romantic restaurants near Buena Park and in Orange County. Enjoy!

  1. Basilic, 217 Marine Avenue, Newport Beach

If you and your Valentine’s Day date are looking for an intimate evening, then this charmingly elegant gourmet restaurant on Balboa Island will not disappoint. With only 24 tables, the atmosphere is warm and inviting and the French/Swiss cuisine superb. Chef Bernard Althaus cooks each dish to order, just for you and your date.

  1. Napa Rose, Disney’s Grand California Hotel, 1600 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim

Elevate your romantic evening at this stunning restaurant by Andrew Sutton located at Disney’s Grand California Hotel. Create your own customized Valentine’s Day menu at the Chef’s Counter. The décor features rich woods, and the menu offers the best of California fare with an extensive wine list.

  1. Brasserie Pascal, 31451 Rancho Viejo Road, San Juan Capistrano

Indulge yourself with a superbly prepared meal from master chef Pascal Olhats. He deftly presents his ode to the finest in French cuisine using only the freshest ingredients, many of them locally sourced. The atmosphere is open and inviting. Pascal is an 2015 OpenTable® Top 10 Diner’s Choice Winner for Best Overall Restaurant in Orange Country.

  1. Habana, 2930 Bristol St., Costa Mesa

Spice up your romance with a trip to this charming Cuban-styled restaurant. The setting with soft candlelit lighting and soothing live music prepares you for a lovely evening of distinctive dining pleasure.

  1. Studio At The Montage, 30801 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

Taking the elevator to the top of the Montage affords a spectacularly romantic view of the crashing waves below. Studio’s contemporary décor is clean and fresh, the service is outstanding, and Chef Craig Strong’s cuisine is remarkable. The Chef’s Table Menu takes your dining experience to the ultimate with such dishes as Hamachi Sashimi and Caviar, and Kobe Beef and Lobster. The wine list is superb.

  1. Ferrari’s A’Roma Ristorante, 30 Centerpointe Drive, La Palma

If you and your beloved desire a wonderful evening that epitomizes “La Vera Cucina Italiana,” then you will surely not regret your Valentine’s Day dining experience at this classic Italian eatery. The authentic Italian fare is served with Old World charm and the setting is cozy and intimate with plenty of places to sneak a kiss or two.

  1. Park Avenue Steaks & Chops, 11200 Beach Blvd., Stanton

Chef David Slay presents an outstanding menu of “brilliantly innovate” American cuisine. A favorite place for weddings, the restaurant’s lush garden setting captures the mood of romance.

  1. The Cellar Restaurant & Spirit Room, 305 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton

Considered one of the OC’s premier restaurants, The Cellar offers the perfect romantic ambiance with a dining room resembling a wine cellar lit by soft chandeliers. The restaurant’s Old World décor was created by the same craftsmen who developed Disneyland’s famous Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. Located in the basement of Fullerton’s historic Villa del Sol, The Cellar offers a superlative menu of classic European dishes and boasts OC’s largest and most exclusive wine list.

  1. Steakhouse 55 At The Disneyland Hotel, 1150 Magic Way, Anaheim

A classic dining experience awaits at the Disneyland Hotel’s signature steakhouse. Dark woods, white linen tablecloths, soft lighting, and pictures of famous celebrities lining the walls create an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of Old Hollywood. Enjoy an array of outstanding libations in an “old-school watering hole” setting in The Lounge.

  1. Anqui By House Of An 3333 South Bristol St., Costa Mesa

For a truly unique dining experience on Valentine’s Day, Anqui offers a sensual and exotic environment of passionate reds, a symbol of good luck. The décor fuses contemporary architecture with an Asian influence. The light, simple, and refined cuisine complements the elegantly romantic allure.


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