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Best Mediterranean Restaurants in Lake Forest

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A photo of Fennel Kitchen & Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(130)
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Aliso Viejo / Laguna Niguel
Booked 22 times today
Tucked away in the heart of Aliso Viejo, Fennel Kitchen & Bar is capturing the hearts and taste buds of locals with their delightful Mediterranean offerings. The vibrant atmosphere is complemented by the freshness and diversity of their dishes, accustomed to a warm and welcoming service. As reflected in the reviews, they are known for their flavorful dishes such as the succulent chicken kebab, mouth-watering shesh kabob platter, and the divine branzino. "The food and service was excellent," says one reviewer, adding to the chorus of acclaim for this establishment. The consensus is clear: Fennel Kitchen & Bar is a refreshing addition to the town, elevated by its commitment to delivering an authentic Mediterranean culinary experience.
A photo of Mayfield- San Juan Capistrano restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(342)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • San Juan Capistrano
Booked 19 times today
Mayfield-San Juan Capistrano has quickly become a gastronomic staple in Californian cuisine, with reviews highlighting it as "Freaking amazing!" and the "Best restaurant in town". Visitors praise the culinary experience at Mayfield for its innovative and playful use of spices and compositions that are "constantly surprising in your mouth." One patron even noted his tastebuds went "crazy (in a positive way)". Aside from the exceptional dishes, Mayfield's service has garnered equally jubilant feedback, with one reviewer calling it "wonderful" and another hailing it as "superb". The cocktails, particularly the Strawberry Fields Clarified Milk Punch, were another notable feature that delighted the guests. Culminating its culinary expertise with an inviting ambiance, Mayfield provides a memorable dining journey that continually beckons food enthusiasts back to its doors.
A photo of Zov's Irvine restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(594)
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Irvine
Booked 30 times today
Zov's Irvine is highly celebrated for its excellent Mediterranean cuisine, as suggested by the numerous positive customer reviews. Patrons of the restaurant commend the quality and diversity of the dishes, including sumptuous appetizers, delectable main dishes like the sea bass, salmon salad, and cioppino, and unexpected delights like the vegetarian bowl. The portions are notably generous, a detail that's often appreciated. The remodel has also lent an inviting atmosphere to the place. Beyond the food, Zov's Irvine provides top-notch service and is frequently referred to as a favorite place to dine and celebrate in Irvine. A must-visit for any Mediterranean cuisine enthusiast.
A photo of Zov's Newport Coast restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(515)
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Corona del Mar
Booked 15 times today
Zov's Newport Coast is a restaurant highly praised for its exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. The eatery serves a variety of delicious dishes inspired by Greek, Arab, and Persian traditions. Reviewers frequently comment on the outstanding food quality, with particular praise for their almond salmon and sea bass. Regular patrons commend Zov's for the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, enhanced by the pleasant tones of live music. The restaurant is also favored for its convenient location, making it an ideal stop for anyone driving through OC off of the 73. In addition, Zov's remarkable service, led by attentive and courteous waitstaff, has been recognized by many visitors, confirming its status as a must-visit dining spot.
A photo of Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1891)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Irvine
Booked 13 times today
Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails is a revered restaurant offering Californian cuisine at its finest. Reviewers rave about its innovative menu which includes "delicious and different" dishes such as the highly recommended Scottish Salmon and the Halibut, which is described as "magnificent." The restaurant's selection of wines, particularly from native Californian vineyards, add to the authenticity of the dining experience. The culinary creativity extends to appetizers, with the Crab Cones and Pacific Ceviche earning stellar ratings. Reviewers also praise the "casual elegant" interior and "great ambiance," creating a dining experience that is not only palate-pleasing but also visually satisfying. For a touch of Californian gastronomy, Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails comes highly recommended.
A photo of Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge (@ the Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano) restaurant
4.2
Awesome(579)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • San Juan Capistrano
Booked 6 times today
Nestled in the heart of San Juan, Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge at the Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano serves an array of authentic Spanish dishes that leave a mark on your taste buds. Reviews rave about its Spanish-themed menu and the croquetas, a classic Spanish staple. The ambiance is noted to give off a traditional Spanish feeling that enhances the dining experience. Despite one slight disappointment with the chicharrón dish, customers speak highly of the creative and interesting dishes, lauding the Spanish influence in them. The reviews also praise the excellent service and the beautiful hotel and grounds, which add to the restaurant's charm. The authentic Spanish culinary experience at Ysidora is highlighted as an element that differentiates it from Mexican cuisine, keeping it closer to traditional Spanish flavors.
A photo of Tastes of Greece restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(401)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Aliso Viejo / Laguna Niguel
Booked 1 time today
Tastes of Greece in Laguna Niguel is a resounding favorite for Greek cuisine enthusiasts. A family-owned treasure, the restaurant is praised for serving the best Greek food in Orange County, according to multiple reviews. Guests highlight the spot's authentic Greek recipes, excellent service, and comfortable ambiance. Its dedication to traditional flavors paired with a comprehensive selection of amazing Greek wines and beers strikes a chord with regulars and newcomers alike. It's not just about food; patrons also laud the establishment for its welcoming environment and attentive staff. This combination of exquisite food and quality service makes Tastes of Greece a beloved neighborhood gem.
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