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Best Steakhouses In Orange County

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Living in Southern California has its privileges of having consistent amazing weather, but it also excels in local eateries throughout the region. No matter the time of the year, you can enjoy a nice night out and a delicious dinner any of these five great steakhouses.

Stubrik's steakhouse
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Stubrik's Steakhouse & Bar
118 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 871-1290

If you are in the downtown Fullerton area, Stubrik's is a great place to visit if you are looking for succulent steak and a great vibe. The casual and easygoing atmosphere is very inviting and the service will leave you wanting to come back for more. Keep an eye open for live music with the monthly band line up on the website. Looking for a great steakhouse that is affordable does not have to be hard to find, especially with Stubrik's in the area where items on the menu range from $11 to $30.

La Cave
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La Cave
1695 Irvine Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 646-7944

La Cave is no stranger to Orange County residents with its numerous accolades as it has been voted as a top steakhouse in the area previously. The part dive bar, part steakhouse and seafood restaurant is a local favorite with its hip atmosphere and throwback feel. Also, the restaurant has been recognized for its amazing drink selection so for those who decide to dine at this location, they can enjoy the ambiance and bar with live music on select nights. The ribeye and swordfish specials are held at sunset from Monday to Thursday, but make sure to check the website as that is subject to change.

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Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse
20782 Trabuco Oaks Road
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678
(949) 586-0722

For more than 40 years, this Orange County business has been a staple in the southland for the locals with its unique dining and eclectic decor. The canyon atmosphere, country hospitality and rich heritage of this particular restaurant has kept many customers coming back. It is also because of the finest cuts of beef, pork, lamb, seafood and chicken and the attention to detail.

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Salt Creek Grille steak
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Salt Creek Grille
32802 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 661-7799

This upscale restaurant takes a casual approach with its specialty dinner that features mesquite grilled hand-cut steaks and much more. The steak is not the only signature food that keeps the customers coming back for more. It is the signature chocolate souffle. Don't forget its extensive wine list that has been awarded for many years. The casual sophistication of this restaurant has some of the best hospitality that locals crave when going out for a delicious dinner.

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Steakhouse 55
1150 Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92825
(714) 956-6402

Chef Marcel St. Pierre has more than a decade worth of experience at the Disneyland Resort and his food speaks for itself. He started at Club 33 at the resort and is now bringing his experience to the guests of Steakhouse 55. Advance reservations are highly recommended for the steakhouse as it books quickly with special events. What can you expect? The rib-eye seasoned with the signature "Steakhouse 55" rub is a specialty that should definitely be tasted. No matter what you choose to eat, you can expect an expert sommelier to help find the complementary wine to your meal.

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Elle Toussi is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on


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