Top 10 Steakhouses In Orange County, California

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Aarti
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Orange County, also referred to as The OC, is situated in the southern part of California and is one of the most iconic counties in the country. This is because of its many stunning beaches, exclusive communities, and also for being mentioned over a million times in TV shows and movies. You will find a variety of things to do here. Either chill by the beach, dine in at a fabulous restaurant, or explore the renowned attractions. There is something for everyone. But, while here, make sure to check out Disneyland Park, Crystal Cove State Park, Balboa Island, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and Huntington Beach Pier. Now that we have got the attractions covered, let’s talk about the food here, which meat-lovers will absolutely love - and that is the steak. Book the best hotels or staycation spots and prepare for a gastronomic experience in the OC! Check out some of the best steakhouses in Orange County, California.

1. Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Tender, flavorful and plentiful

Posted by Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

An old-school steakhouse in a strip mall location, Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse serves some of the best classic fare in a rustic setting. Dark wood furnishings with vibrant red hues on the tablecloths and walls and glittery tones make for a relaxed, cozy, but high-end steakhouse. The chefs here make sure they prepare the food carefully, using the finest of ingredients, including dry-aged Montana Legend beef.

When you are here, try their mesquite-fired beef, pork wing, Kansas city rib, and BBQ beef ribs, among other delectables from the menu.

Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

Address: 20782 Trabuco Oaks Dr, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679, United States

Website: Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 4pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 9:30pm; Sun: 4pm - 9pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

2. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Our most deeply marbled and jaw-dropping cut? The 35oz Prime Tomahawk. Experience every Tuesday with our 3-course dinner for two. Reserve or order now: https://bit.ly/3rap1ck : @tastetravelunravel

Posted by Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

An upscale steakhouse chain, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar attracts tons of crowds and elite members, mostly at the end of the week. It’s one of the best steak restaurants in Orange County. Some of the featured dishes at this steakhouse include their main filet mignon, diablo shrimp, double-breasted chicken, and pork tomahawk. You will also find an extensive list of fine wines that go perfectly well with the dishes served here.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Address: 455 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660, United States

Website: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 2:30pm & 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm & 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 11am - 3pm & 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 3pm & 4pm - 9pm

3. Stubrik's Steakhouse

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


A slick steakhouse known for its jazz music, affordable prices, and happy hours, Stubrik’s Steakhouse is a laid-back place serving excellent beef. Although the prices are low, don’t let that fool you. The dishes served here do every bit of justice for the penny paid. Along with the star dish – beef – the steakhouse also serves pasta, meatloaf, and pork loin. All the dishes served here are at full price, but some garlic bread to accompany your meal will be worth it, so splurge a little. The restaurant also features an Italian-inspired menu, along with a kids’ menu.

Stubrik's Steakhouse

Address: 118 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832, United States

Website: Stubrik’s Steakhouse

Opening hours: 4pm - 2am (daily)

4. Mastro's Steakhouse

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


An excellent American chophouse, Mastro’s Steakhouse is a renowned spot in Orange County for serving some of the best steaks. You will find multiple decadent delectables here, along with an array of drinks to go with them. The steakhouse offers bone-in filet, Chilean sea bass, scalloped potatoes, jumbo lump crab stuffed mushrooms, and clear lobster roll on their menu. After devouring some delicious food, you can end your meal with either a key lime pie, cherry crisp, or a pecan pie, amid a supper-club setting.

Mastro's Steakhouse

Address: 633 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, United States

Website: Mastro’s Steakhouse

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm

5. Bourbon Steak Orange County

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Claiming the top position of serving the best steak in Orange County, Bourbon Steak Orange County offers seasonal fare in a modern setting. Chef Mina heads the kitchen and makes sure that the dishes are carefully prepared from the freshest ingredients and served to satiate your taste buds. Some of the popular dishes here include Black Angus filet mignon, Honjake salmon, Mary’s whole fried chicken, and dry-aged prime bone-in NYC steak.

Bourbon Steak Orange County

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States

Website: Bourbon Steak Orange County

Opening hours: 5:30pm - 10pm (daily)

6. A Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Before hip A Restaurant came into play here, this steakhouse was home to the former Arches restaurant. The vibe is very similar to what Arches had – intimate and chilled out, with high ceilings, wooden paneled walls, and classic black and white prints. This new American eatery has a menu that features items like duck pastrami, white truffle salami, capicola, Norwegian halibut, block cut New York steak, and more.

A Restaurant

Address: 3334 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663, United States

Website: A Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 5pm - 10pm

7. BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

A perfect combination... join us for bottomless mimosas ? every weekday until 4 pm! Best steak ? sandwich in town!...

Posted by BLK Earth Sea Spirits on Monday, November 9, 2020

Love Kobe-style steak? Head to BLK Earth Sea Spirits right away. Sitting in the middle of Huntington Beach, this eatery offers contemporary American fare, along with a long list of wines amid a blue-toned dining setting. Boasting stunning views of the ocean, the restaurant is directed by chef Jesus Muno, who assures that all the items on the menu are carefully curated to suit the taste buds of every guest. You will find everything from steak to seafood here. It also features an outdoor patio, where you can sip on cocktails whilst enjoying the ocean views.

BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Address: Pierside Pavilion, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, United States

Website: BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri: 12pm - 11pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 10pm

8. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse (Irvine)

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

Sitting in Irvine Towers, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is a chain of restaurants situated all across the country. Run by executive chef Istvan Toth and GM Yurii Barajas, this restaurant carefully curates every meal and serves a wide variety of Northern Italian cuisine, featuring fresh salads, handmade pasta, and more. What makes this spot even better is its cordial hospitality and comfortable ambiance.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

Address: 18420 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

Website: Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

9. enoSTEAK

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

One of the hidden gems in Orange County, enoSteak is an elegant steakhouse known for serving local produce, artisanal cheeses, delicious pasture-raised beef, and an extensive list of fine wine amid an intimate setting. If you are planning to head to this restaurant, make sure to book way ahead, as enoSteak only comes with fewer than 40 tables. The quality of the beef served here has consistently been splendid. Try the ahi tuna Crudo, Hawaiian blue prawn, prime fillet, pan-seared scallops, and Mary’s chicken.

enoSTEAK

Address: 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States

Website: enoSTEAK

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 6pm - 10pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

10. Houston's

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Friday at last! Feast Mode: ON.

Posted by Houston's Restaurant (Irvine) on Friday, April 20, 2018

Looking to grab a bite of one of the best steaks in town? Houston’s is the right place for you. A high-end not-so-hidden restaurant in Orange County, Houston’s is popular for serving steaks, burgers, and many other American delectables amid a trendy setting. The cost of each dish is averagely-priced and the service is quick, perfect for those who are not keen on waiting.

While here, make sure to have the crowd favorites hiramasa roll, nigiri combo plate, Thai steak and noodle salad, double-cut pork chop, roasted prime rib, and California burger. You will not regret it.

Houston's

Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612, United States

Website: Houston’s

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9:30pm

A steak lover's haven

Steakhouses In Orange County, California
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You will find plenty of steakhouses nestled here in Orange County. And it will be confusing regarding which one to go to. Hence, to help with your search, we made this list so you can get some clarity on what awaits you when you head to any of these steakhouses, while you are out and about in Orange County.

Frequently asked questions about steakhouses in Orange County

1. Which steakhouses in Orange County are near the beach?

Need to walk off those calories after eating a juicy steak? Head straight to the nearby beach when you dine at BLK Earth Sea Spirits and Bourbon Steak Orange County.

2. Which steakhouses in Orange County are kid-friendly?

Stubrik’s Steakhouse in Fullerton, Houston’s in Irvine, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Newport Beach are the steakhouses in Orange County that are kid-friendly. Come hungry with the entire family!

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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