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2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
+1 949-833-0977
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wait was approximately 25 minutes but as soon as we were seated the service was quick and friendly. Orders came out right and table was always cared for.

Thank Ida R
Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service very good, food couality exellent price moderated ambients very nice Very good presentetion and the best desserts

Thank 317Sofias
Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The soup of the day was fantastic a lot of flavor , service was delightful I ate salmon and was cooked perfect!

Thank Sergio A
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful atmosphere, California Casual with a Business attire flare. The server was Friendly, professional, quick and perfect. Perfect for the "Corporate World". ...Although tasty, The Food doesn't fit the FLARE.... bill didn't match the Food!!! Great for Appetizers & drinks, I suppose...

Thank Kerstinpocock
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would not say this was $$-$$$!! More like $$$$+. Although good, was unexpectedly pricey for a family. Almost walked out but hubby would have been embarrassed.

Thank Shop T
Scottsdale, Arizona
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here whenever we are nearby! Came for lunch this time. Great primrib sliced thin with horseradish! Yum

Thank 583russa
Newport Beach, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is what all "corporate restaurants" should follow if they want to succeed!!! Exception food and service at all their different operations!! Well run operations!!!!

Thank TADwight
The O.C., California
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273 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good. The service is friendly. Visit there often with another couple. THEY WILL NOT TAKE A RESERVATION FOR MORE THAN A PARTY OF 4. Do they not like large bills that are generated by large parties? I do not understand that philosophy. We went down the street to the Daly Grill with a party of 10. We... More 

Thank TravelAgentDave
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great food, service and atmosphere. This is a very modern, higher-end restaurant, with a great menu.

Thank CHG1008
Irvine, California
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

In the past service has always been rushed. That has seemed to slow a bit. Over the years the menus has evolved into an range of dishes from Sushi to Steak and fish in between all served with gear sides. Not a real good place for kids but a excellent place to have good wine great dinner. Price is up... More 

Thank James S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2991 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-0623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-833-0977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?