Romantic Restaurant - 2009 Winners

Published Apr 7, 2009

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.

2009 Winner

1. 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
2009 Runner-Up

2. Ti Amo Ristorante

Voters Love

"The setting and lighting grab you after you realized that you almost passed it on PCH. When you walk in, you are treated..." 

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31727 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
2009 Finalist

3. Summit House Restaurant

Voters Love

"The ambience... On a rare, clear day one can actually see the ocean. The evening lights show off the best of Orange County..." 

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2000 E. Bastanchury Rd. Fullerton CA 92835
2009 Finalist

4. 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
2009 Finalist

5. 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.

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305 North Harbor Boulevard Fullerton CA 92832
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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