La Cave has been thriving for 50 years, opened on Valentine's day in 1962. This subterranean gem has been popular for its fine steaks and seafood, vibrant lounge with live music, DJs, dancing and more. So it doesn’t matter if its a dimly lit cellar because it is great escapade from the daily grind to dine and unwind. Here's to La Cave, uncork the bubbly!
Perched on the beautiful hilltop inside the uber cool Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill offers you panoramic views of the golf greens and the wide blue Pacific ocean. A delicious farm to table menu highlighting the wood fire stove with specialties like wood-roasted chicken, New York steak and fries, salmon served with shiitake-ginger vinaigrette, and the scallop and shrimp duo. Or try the gourmet pizzas and the signature spicy tortilla soup with shredded chicken, cotija cheese and avocado puree. All these wonderful creations you can see being made in their open kitchen or just head to their chic lounge and catch the game on two huge screens. Pelican also offers an outstanding alfresco dining on their heated terrace with an ocean-view. Unwind with a glass of wine from their extensive wine list and groove to the live band music every Thursday through Saturday.
Continue your dreamy vacation at Downtown Disney with a visit to Catal. Fine Mediterranean cuisine served here has hints from France, Italy, Spain and Greece. Get into the groove with paella a la Valencia, duck leg confit and spinach tortellini. The bar serves innovative, themed drinks, tapas, sandwiches and salads. And if you feel like it, you can request a table outdoors. The management announces events seasonally.
This restaurant was originally constructed as The Arches, a restaurant and service station, in 1925. Since then, the highly recognizable building has gone through many incarnations, with A Restaurant being the most recent. Lead singer of the band Sugar Ray, Mark McGrath, is a co-owner of this restaurant which regularly attracts celebrities as well as locals and tourists. The menu is a mixture of classic American dishes as well as more contemporary and internationally inspired dishes like chicken pot pie and beef Stroganoff, not to mention the prime steak selection. The bar offers its own selection of bites, as well as a great selection of original, signature cocktails.
Part of the upscale Mastro's steakhouse chains, Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach exudes charisma with dramatic interiors, many dining options and a vibrant piano bar lounge. Starting with the Mastro Room & Patio which is an elegant dining room with a beautiful of the ocean and a fire pit patio is ideal for private parties or special occasions, moving onto the Catalina Room, this is a semi private room opposite to the courtyard and overseeing the ocean. Finally the main dining room called the Lighthouse Room & Patio, with operable angular windows and an enclosed patio with magnificent ocean-view of the Great Pacific is an absolute divine setting for your dining. The la carte menu features mostly seafood such as the Seared Ahi Tuna, Boston Clam Chowder, Irish Salmon, Chilean Seabass Ponzu and more. With nightly dancing and live entertainment in the Piano Bar, gorgeous food, breathtaking views and delectable drinks, Mastro's is worth your money.
Vine San Clemente is warm, intimate and features wines and a menu inspired by Napa Valley. Following a similar aesthetic, the restaurant and bar offers guests a choice of dining spaces from the chef's pub, dining room to the semi-private dining space and a lovely outdoor patio. The menu features the use seasonal ingredients to prepare fresh, flavorful dishes like the Grilled bone-in ribeye steak, Baby belgian endive & black kale salad and House made pumpkin raviolis. Besides an impressive selection of over 100 wines including 25 by the glass varieties, the bar also offers craft beers on tap and craft cocktails. For reservations, call the restaurant.
Explored by many for breakfast to dinner, the Oak Grill is one of the finest restaurants of the city. Their menu is intricately crafted under the guidance of talented chef Marc Johnson, and seafood dishes take the center stage here. The restaurant has a welcoming ambiance; the atmosphere is intimate, making the Oak Grill an ideal spot for a romantic meal. Classic dishes like Belgian Waffles, French Toast, Breakfast Burritos and Eggs Benedict are presented like a work of art here. The Maine Lobster Salad, Cali Coaster Burger and the sea bass infused Basmati rice are popular lunch specials, while Duck Confit Risotto, Seared Salmon, and Braised Short Ribs come recommended for dinner. The taste is as interesting as the appearance of the food, and the flavors linger on your palate for a long time.
R+D Kitchen Newport Beach is a trendy American grill and bar. The chic space is a popular spot among the town's hip crowd. Naturally, a dress code is expected here, so dress to impress. Their menu though limited features great burgers, sandwiches and mains. Unwind over some wine at their large horseshoe-shaped bar. They also have an alfresco dining option. Swank interiors, excellent service, tasty bites and good wine, makes this a buzzing establishment.
The Quiet Woman has been a local favorite since 1965. Enshrouded by bougainvillea and brick, this warm and inviting restaurant and bar has a homey atmosphere making you feel comfortable and snug. The Quiet Woman serves comfort food with a twist, serving not just one type of cuisine but many ranging from steaks, seafood, sandwiches, barbecues and more. The fabulous food will get ooh's and aah's, such as the Colorado grass fed lamb, center loin thick cut swordfish, Mesquite-Grilled Steaks, roasted short ribs, and caramelized Maine diver scallops. Their bar serves award-winning wine and cocktail with a nice happy hour. You can also enjoy live music five nights a week.
Open through the day, the Watertable offers diners a diverse range of dining experiences within its country-chic walls. Effortlessly transitioning from breakfast to after-hours drinks, the resto-bar is casual, yet classy with a diverse menu offering up a delightful variety of options like the signature gourmet mason jar appetizers with options like Salbitxada Spread and the Pickled Eggplant Fennel Spread, good for sharing over one of their signature cocktails or beer-tails. Besides which, they also serve innovative breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Lunch is a simpler affair with options like Deconstructed Cobb and Chilled Avocado Gazpacho while dinner offers choices like the Maple Leaf Duck Breast and Grilled Veal T-Bone. A nice place to enjoy a meal with family or friends, the menu has plenty of options to share over one of their large communal style tables. Those looking for a quiet dinner can find a seat in one of the more private alcoves tucked away through the restaurant. Kids menus are available as well. For reservations, call the restaurant.