About 4 year(s) ago by Hotel Celebrate life, food, and fabulous Orange County during OC Restaurant Week, happening February 23rd through March 1st. With over 100 top Orange County Restaurants participating, there will be something for everyone. During the highly anticipated Orange County culinary event, almost 30 cities are joining in on the fun of OC Restaurant Week. All restaurants are offering amazing food with affordable pre-fixe menu prices of lunches priced at $10, $15, and $20 and dinners priced at $20, $30, $40. The event will spotlight the county's most talented and creative chefs' personalized menus that reflect their own culinary style. Whether you are looking for dining with a view, Vegetarian/Vegan Dining, or Family Dining, this article will explore the options and act as a guide for your own personal OC Restaurant Week.
Dining with a View
Chart House, Dana Point – View stunning Dana Point all the way down to La Jolla on a clear California sunshiny day while enjoying cuisine that infuses local and exotic flavors. Experience one of the most unique seafood menus in Orange County when you enjoy their $40 pre-fixe dinner menu. Orange Hill Restaurant, Orange – A stunning view of Orange County to Catalina atop the hills of Orange, the Orange Hill Restaurant is an unforgettable hilltop hideaway. Enjoy the ambiance of gorgeous city skyline views, cascading waterfalls, koi ponds, and a large English fireplace while indulging in a pre-fixe dinner menu with options ranging from Herb Roasted Prime Rib to Miso Marinated Sea Bass. The Blind Pig, Rancho Santa Margarita – Enjoy the view of Rancho Santa Margarita Lake while enjoying a dinner pre-fixe dinner menu including a Mushroom Fricasee Salad, Parsnip filled Nutmeg Fagottini, & Raw Vegan Blackberry "Cheesecake."
118 Degrees, Costa Mesa – With a menu based on nothing but the freshest gourmet living ingredients, all menu items are entirely plant based made from fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and sprouted grains. High quality “Raw Food” cuisine with affordable $10 lunch and $20 dinner pre-fixe menus, make this one vegan option you must visit during Orange County Restaurant Week. Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine, Irvine – While the entire menu is not vegan or vegetarian, there are some great options for plant eaters. The enticing Moroccan Wrap filled with Quinoa Tabouleh, Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Avocado, Upton’s Chorizo Seitan, Roasted Red Pepper & Jalapeno Hummus, and Baby Arugula in a Whole Wheat Tortilla leaves little to be desired by herbivores. True Foods Kitchen, Newport Beach – Not only does this restaurant offer vegetarian or vegan options, like Spaghetti Squash Casserole and Vegan Coconut Whipped Cream Pie, but the pre-fixe menu also includes a choice of one of the restaurant’s thirst quenching Natural Refreshments.
Medieval Times, Buena Park – In honor of OC Restaurant Week 2014 Medieval Times will offer their four-course meal along with an exciting two hour live tournament. The performance showcases epic battles, jousting, horsemanship and falconry. Ringside seats, feasting, and action packed entertainment are sure to make Medieval Times the perfect OC Restaurant Week choice for families. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Buena Park – For a swashbuckling good time, check out Pirate’s Dinner Adventure where you and your family can cheer on your own pirate mascot during an exciting performance aboard authentically replicated ships. A special price of $30 for adults and $20 for children will be offered during Orange County Restaurant Week. Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour, Brea & Mission Viejo – Decorated as an old fashion ice cream parlor, this traditional family style restaurant is perfect for family dining during the week long culinary event. A $10 pre-fixe lunch menu includes any Farrell flame-broiled entrée burger, fries, and a milkshake. $30 for dinner will get you a three course meal with an entrée choice of a Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich, Swiss Turkey Focaccia or their signature Gastro corned beef & ham sandwich. This year’s list of delicious eateries makes Orange County Restaurant Week 2014 the most anticipated Restaurant Week in Southern California. Enjoy the week with friends, family, co-workers, or just yourself! Be sure to make reservations as soon as possible as space will be limited during this amazing event.