Fine Dining - Best of 2014

Published Dec 17, 2014

Does the thought of date night make you break out in cold sweats? Do you curse the heavens every time Valentine's Day raises the romantic stakes of your relationship? Don't worry, we've got you covered. These restaurants have been vetted by HOT LIST voters and are good bets to deliver a romantic atmosphere with top notch food and service.

Winner
2014 Winner

1. The Cellar

Voters Love

"The Cellar is one of the last iconic restaurants left in all of Orange County. The food is exceptional and the service..." via Connie W.

Find It
305 North Harbor Boulevard Fullerton CA 92832
  • The Cellar, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, Romantic Restaurant, French, Specialty Cocktail, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, Wine Bar, Cocktail Bar, 305 North Harbor Boulevard World Map Fullerton CA 92832
    305 North Harbor Boulevard, World Map Fullerton, CA
  • The Hobbit, Food, Great Meals, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 2932 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92869
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
  • 21 Oceanfront Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 2100 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2100 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA
  • Stonehill Tavern, Great Meals, Fine Dining, 1 Monarch Beach Resort North Dana Point CA 92629
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    1 Monarch Beach Resort North, Dana Point, CA
  • Summit House Restaurant, Food, Place to Impress a Date, 2000 E. Bastanchury Rd. Fullerton CA 92835
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2000 E. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    453 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Cliff, Food, Weddings, Place to Impress a Date, Venue, 577 S. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach CA 92651
    577 S. Coast Hwy., World Map Laguna Beach, CA
  • The Melting Pot, Food Great Meals Restaurants Specialty Food and Drink, Chocolate Romantic Restaurant, 2646 Dupont Dr Irvine CA 92612 375 W. Birch Street Brea CA 92821 647 Camino de los Mares San Clemente CA 92673
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    Multiple locations
  • The Cat and Custard Cup, Great Meals, Romantic Restaurant, 800 E Whittier Blvd La Habra CA 90631
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    800 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA
  • Tabu Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 2892 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    2892 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Anaheim White House, Food, Place to Impress a Date, 887 S Anaheim Blvd Anaheim CA 92805
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    887 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA
  • Shenandoah at the Arbor, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 10631 Los Alamitos Blvd Los Alamitos CA 90720
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    10631 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Mr. Stox, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1105 E Katella Ave Anaheim CA 92805
    12. Mr. Stox
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    1105 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA
  • Cannon's, Great Meals Restaurants Weddings, California New American Romantic Restaurant Seafood Venue, 34344 Street of the Green Lantern Dana Point CA 92629
    14. Cannon's
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    34344 Street of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA
  • Sebastiani's Italian Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 6078 Warner Ave Huntington Beach CA 92647
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    6078 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Basilic Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 217 Marine Ave Newport Beach CA 92662
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    217 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA
  • Ti Amo Ristorante, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 31727 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    31727 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • La Vie En Rose, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 240 S State College Blvd Brea CA 92821
    Nominee for: Fine Dining
    240 S State College Blvd, Brea, CA
  • Hatam of Mission Viejo, Specialty Food & Drink, Great Meals, Desserts, Fine Dining, Middle Eastern, 25800 Jeronimo Rd Suite 402 Mission Viejo CA 92691
    25800 Jeronimo Rd Suite 402, Mission Viejo, CA
Contest Overview
  • 27,252
    Total Votes
  • 18,124
    Voters
  • 132
    Winners

The 2014 OC HOT LIST awards are based on more than 27,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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