Here are 10 restaurants that define Orange’s dining scene. 

Felix Continental Cafe

One of Orange County’s finest spots for Cuban food. 

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Must-try: Aporreado de Ternera (Ropa Vieja), Cuban Sandwich

36 Plaza Sq. in Orange, (714) 633-5842

Moreno’s Restaurant

A classic Orange institution, known for its lively patio and mariachi. 

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Must-try: Carne Asada Plate, Enchiladas, taquitos

4328 E Chapman Ave. in Orange, (714) 639-2181

Wise Guys Pizzeria

An Orange Park Acres favorite. 

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Must-try: Garlic knots, BBQ Chicken Pizza

7606 E Chapman Ave. in Orange, (714) 633-4161

Gabbi’s Mexican Kitchen

Chef Gabbi Patrick’s modern take on Mexican favorites is an Orange favorite. 

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Must-try: Arrachera, Queso Fundido, Churros

141 S Glassell St. in Orange, (714) 633-3038

Troy’s Drive-In

An Orange institution, known for its world famous breakfast burritos. 


Must-try: Breakfast Burritos

404 E Lincoln Ave in Orange, (714) 637-8631

Watson’s Drugs & Soda Fountain

Currently being remodeled, but this Orange icon will open back up soon with a fresh new look. That’s why we’re saving this space for them in this list, even if they’re currently closed. 

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Must-try: Milkshakes, burgers and fries.

116 E Chapman Ave. in Orange, (714) 633-1050

Orange Hill Restaurant and Orange County Mining Company

These hilltop restaurants are jewels in the Orange skyline. 

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Must-try: Sunday Brunch

Orange County Mining Company is at 10000 Crawford Canyon Road in Santa Ana, Orange Hill Restaurant is at 6410 E. Chapman Ave in Orange.


Where the waffle sandwich was made famous. 

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Must-try: Chicken and Waffles, Waffle Fries

292 N. Glassell St. in Orange, (714) 633-3900

The Filling Station Cafe

An old gas station has been converted into Orange’s most popular breakfast spot. 

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Must-try: Eggs Benedict

201 N Glassell St. in Orange, (714) 289-9714

Mattern Sausage & Deli

Traditional German favorites, right in the heart of Orange. 

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Must-try: The Reuben Sandwich

4327 E Chapman Ave. in Orange, (714) 639-3550

What are some of your favorite restaurants in Orange?

Originally posted 2016-04-12 21:59:36.

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