Place to Impress a Date - Best of 2011

Published Mar 29, 2011

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
2011 Winner

1. The Cliff Restaurant

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"“Have you ever felt like you were royalty? Have you ever been treated like you were the only person on earth and that..." via 7seven7

Find It
577 S. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach CA 92651
  • 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
  • Aurora Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge, Food, Nightlife, Great Meals, Mediterranean, Specialty Cocktail, Place to Impress a Date, Cocktail Bar, 2307 West Balboa Boulevard Newport Beach CA 92663
    2307 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport 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
    Multiple locations
  • 21 Oceanfront Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 2100 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
    2100 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA
  • Anaheim White House, Food, Place to Impress a Date, 887 S Anaheim Blvd Anaheim CA 92805
    887 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA
  • Basilic Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 217 Marine Ave Newport Beach CA 92662
    217 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA
  • Summit House Restaurant, Food, Place to Impress a Date, 2000 E. Bastanchury Rd. Fullerton CA 92835
    2000 E. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA
  • Cannon's, Great Meals Restaurants Weddings, California New American Romantic Restaurant Seafood Venue, 34344 Street of the Green Lantern Dana Point CA 92629
    34344 Street of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA
  • 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
  • Tabu Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, California New American, 2892 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    2892 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Ambrosia Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 801 N Main St Santa Ana CA 92701
    801 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA
  • Ti Amo Ristorante, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 31727 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    31727 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Location
    453 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Cat and Custard Cup, Great Meals, Romantic Restaurant, 800 E Whittier Blvd La Habra CA 90631
    800 E Whittier Blvd, La Habra, CA
  • La Vie En Rose, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 240 S State College Blvd Brea CA 92821
    240 S State College Blvd, Brea, CA
  • The Hobbit, Food, Great Meals, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, 2932 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92869
    2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
  • Savannah, Great Meals, Food, Romantic Restaurant, Place to Impress a Date, 655 Anton Blvd Costa Mesa CA 92626
    655 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Sebastiani's Italian Bistro, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 6078 Warner Ave Huntington Beach CA 92647
    6078 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Shenandoah at the Arbor, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 10631 Los Alamitos Blvd Los Alamitos CA 90720
    10631 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Rembrandt's Beautiful Food, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 909 E Yorba Linda Blvd Placentia CA 92870
    909 E Yorba Linda Blvd, Placentia, CA
  • Mr. Stox, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 1105 E Katella Ave Anaheim CA 92805
    1105 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA
  • Favori, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant Vietnamese, 3502 1st St Santa Ana CA 92703
    3502 1st St, Santa Ana, CA
  • Jaqu's The Place, Great Meals Restaurants, Romantic Restaurant, 16334 Beach Blvd Westminster CA 92683
    16334 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA
  • Mayur Cuisine of India, Food, Great Meals, Place to Impress a Date, Indian, 2931 East Coast Highway World Map Corona del Mar CA 92625
    2931 East Coast Highway, World Map Corona del Mar, CA
Contest Overview
  • 37,407
    Total Votes
  • 21,338
    Voters
  • 132
    Winners

The 2011 OC HOTLIST awards are based on more than 37,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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