Place to Impress a Date - 2011 Winners

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

Voters Love

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

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577 S. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach CA 92651
2011 Runner-Up

2. Aurora Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge

Voters Love

"Needing a comfortable place to kick off the night off with OUTSTANDING sangria, wine and beer?! Aurora is the best for that..."  via Sevren S.

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2307 West Balboa Boulevard Newport Beach CA 92663
2011 Finalist

3. The Melting Pot

Voters Love

"any get together,,,, birthdays, anniversaries, valentine's christmas, or just girl'z nite out.. my favorite for the past 6..." 

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Multiple Locations
2011 Finalist

4. 21 Oceanfront Restaurant

Voters Love

"21 Oceanfront Restaurant is by far the best in California, or even the country. It's elegant. The food is fresh, generous..." 

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2100 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
2011 Finalist

5. Anaheim White House

Voters Love

"This is it . Valentine lovers stop searching, this is the place . It is sooooooooooooo romantic., a beautiful place to..." 

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887 S Anaheim Blvd Anaheim CA 92805
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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