Winner
2008 Winner

1. The Original Fish Company

Voters Love

"Having been to numerous seafood restaurants throughout the country, I can tell you that when I eat The Fish Company's clam..." 

Find It
11061 Los Alamitos Blvd Los Alamitos CA 90720
2008 Runner-Up

2. The Crab Cooker

Voters Love

"There is nothing negative you can say about this place. It is a true institution. I have been going here since I was 6 and..." 

Find It
2200 Newport Blvd Newport Beach CA 92663
2008 Finalist

3. Bluewater Grill

Voters Love

"I was having dinner there the other night and watched as a fishing boat pulled in and unloaded a giant swordfish that was..." 

Find It
Multiple Locations
2008 Finalist

4. Opah

Voters Love

"Delicious and fresh seafood. Great ambiance. I've dined here a couple of times now and every time is a great experience." 

Find It
13122 Jamboree Rd Irvine CA 92602
2008 Finalist

5. Market Broiler

Voters Love

"Living in Seattle for a majority of my life, I have come to see what good seafood truly is, and moving to Orange County, I..." 

Find It
Multiple Locations
2008 Finalist

5. Rusty Pelican

Voters Love

"Best swordfish, best view, best weekend music and the most incredibly wonderful service I have EVER received! Very lovely..." 

Find It
2735 West Coast Hwy Newport Beach CA 92663
Contest Overview
  • 36,822
    Total Votes
  • 27,827
    Voters
  • 132
    Winners

The 2008 Best of the OC HOTLIST awards are based on more than 36,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

See the full results →

Get more from the Orange County HOT LIST
Sections
Arts and Entertainment
Auto
Beauty & Wellness
Cheap Eats
Fitness
Great Meals
Local Flavor
Nightlife
Parenting 101
Pets
Shopping
Specialty Food & Drink
Weddings
Contest Tools
Business Owners
Top Voters
Hairstyle Showdown
Sitemap
Information
FAQs / Help
How it Works - Deals
CityVoter Blog
About
The Orange County HOT LIST features more than 3,567 businesses competing for title of Orange County's best.

Connect with Orange County HOT LIST