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Best Mediterranean Restaurants in Santa Ana


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A photo of Byblos Cafe restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Orange
Booked 2 times today
Based in the heart of Orange Circle, Byblos Cafe has consistently impressed patrons with its authentic and delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Loved for its uniquely designed patio ideal for a pleasant dining experience, Byblos Cafe's ambiance transports guests into a vacation mode. Drawing rave reviews for the amazing service, reviewers highlight waitstaff's passion and vast knowledge of the restaurant's history and menu offerings. Taste-bud tantalizing dishes such as lamb kabob, Mahi kebabs, and baba ghanoush are among the crowd favorites. A particular highlight is the pomegranate baba ghanoush, described as "incredibly delicious". The freshness and flavorfulness of Byblos' meals, from appetizers to desserts, have made it a gem in Mediterranean cuisine.
A photo of Zov's Bistro Tustin restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Tustin
Booked 26 times today
Zov's Bistro Tustin is widely recognized for delivering top-notch Californian cuisine harmoniously blended with Mediterranean flavors. The long-standing reputation of this restaurant is maintained through an unfaltering commitment to quality, freshness, and a delightful variety in their menus. Customers rave about their exquisite dishes such as Pistachio Crusted Sea Bass and Seared Ahi, plus the Calamari appetizer with its creamy sauce reminiscent of a lobster bisque. Customers are able to bring their own wine, adding to the appeal, and service is deemed consistently excellent. Diners have noted the restaurant's versatility, from intimate first-time experiences to memorable group celebrations. The consistently impressive reviews reflect why Zov's Bistro Tustin is a must-visit restaurant for fans of Californian cuisine.
A photo of Aleppo's Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Anaheim
Booked 4 times today
Aleppo's Kitchen is a standout in OC for its authentic and delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Reviewers laud it as the best Mediterranean restaurant in the area, calling attention to their "delicious home-style dishes." Their well-loved menu items range from refreshing citrus mint tea and mixed kabob plates to authentic dishes such as 'Ashta and Qatayef.' Customers also compliment its great ambiance, excellent service, and family-friendly environment. One patron nicely summed up the consensus, saying, "Everything about Aleppo's Kitchen was perfect...it's definitely a five-star restaurant." Indeed, with its quality food and service, Aleppo's Kitchen provides an unrivaled Mediterranean dining experience.
A photo of Darya Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Santa Ana
Booked 19 times today
Darya Restaurant has been serving the Santa Ana, California area with authentic Persian gourmet dining for more than 20 year years. The restaurant features an elegant d�cor with a private mezzanine room, lit chandeliers and formal stairway. Darya Restaurant offers lunch and dinner daily and features gourmet cuisine at affordable prices. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of appetizers, beef, lamb, chicken, soups and salads, Persian rice with meat, Persian stew, seafood, combination platters and vegetarian plates. Popular selections at Darya Restaurant include albaloo polo, koobideh with lubia polo, chelo kabob, chicken with bones, filet mignon, lamb kabob and tadig special Persian rice.
A photo of Ruscello - Nordstrom South Coast Plaza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • Costa Mesa
Booked 1 time today
Ruscello - Nordstrom South Coast Plaza is a much-loved Mediterranean restaurant, hidden inside Nordstrom's, offering an outstanding culinary experience. Reviewers have praised its exceptional service and delicious meals, with dishes like the Lobster Bisq, tomato soup, and the cilantro lime salad with shrimp receiving particular praise. The ambience is noted as simple, clean, and bright, adding to the overall enjoyable dining experience. Reviewers have shared their love for the "brunch offering on Saturdays and Sundays" and how it's the "perfect place for ladies night out/birthday celebrations." They describe Ruscello as a "hidden gem" offering "pretty good food," which makes their dining experience at South Coast Plaza memorable.
A photo of Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Irvine
Booked 12 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 Christakis Greek Cuisine restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Tustin
Booked 23 times today
Christakis Greek Cuisine has garnered rave reviews for its authentic traditional and modern Greek dishes. Deemed by many as the best Greek restaurant in Orange County, Christakis guarantees a consistent and excellent dining experience every time. Customers rave about the restaurant's extensive wine list, cozy atmosphere, and professional service. Signature dishes, such as the perfectly seasoned and prepared lamb, Filet Mignon, Sea Bass, and Greek appetizers, have made it a neighborhood gem. Offering a blend of authentic Greek food with a twist, patrons frequently mention the cuisine's authenticity and quality as a standout feature. The warm atmosphere perfect for family celebrations, intimate dinners or friendly get-togethers, and live Greek music make Christakis Greek Cuisine a must-visit.
A photo of Zov's Newport Coast restaurant
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 Zov's Irvine restaurant
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 View at Vea Newport Beach restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Newport Beach
Booked 28 times today
View at Vea Newport Beach is a highly regarded destination for scrumptious American cuisine. Reviews consistently praise it for its quality service, exceptional food, and breathtaking views. "The food was both artistic and delicious. Service was great, and the view was beautiful," one satisfied diner reported. Another complimented the restaurant's ability to feel like a vacation even for locals and enthused over the "amazing" service and "delicious" food. Despite its bustling atmosphere, the staff managed to accommodate large groups effectively, once again enhancing the dining experience. Patrons highly recommended the restaurant, looking forward to returning for more meals and drinks, and enjoying the commendable ambiance and design.
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