2009 Winner

1. Matsu Restaurant

Voters Love

"My husband and I really enjoy going to Matsu. We've been going there for 12 years now and have always had the best tasting..." 

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18035 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach CA 92648
2009 Runner-Up

2. California Shabu-Shabu

Voters Love

"Is California Shabu-Shabu the original Shabu Shabu in Orange County or was it House of Shabu Shabu? My bad... since 1997, ok..." 

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18908 Brookhurst St Fountain Valley CA 92708
2009 Finalist

3. Yamato - CLOSED

Voters Love

"Really good teppan grill that doesn't cost a fortune, My kids favorite place to eat." 

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25250 La Paz Rd Laguna Hills CA 92653
2009 Finalist

3. Maki Maki - CLOSED

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71 Fortune Dr Irvine CA 92618
2009 Finalist

3. Koi Japanese Cuisine

Voters Love

"Amazing sushi! I have tried so many different places, and nothing compares to Koi. We travel from Riverside to eat here..." 

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600 Pacific Coast Hwy Seal Beach CA 90740
Contest Overview
  • 31,054
    Total Votes
  • 25,496
  • 138

The 2009 Best of the OC HOTLIST awards are based on more than 31,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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