Looking for somewhere to grub with “bae?” Check these spots out. 

The Cellar

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This cosy and cool cavern style restaurant is perfect to cuddle up to your sweetheart this Valentine’s day.

Price Range: Committed Relationship ($$$)

305 N. Harbor Blvd. in Fullerton. cellardining.com

Felix’s Continental Cafe

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For the more adventurous (and frugal) of us, Felix’s Cuban food located in the ultra-cool The Circle in Orange is a perfect place to take someone out for a casual, but still fun, V-day dinner. Stop by a la Minute or The Grinder for old-fashioned ice cream to cap off the date.

Price Range: We’ve been dating for a few months but we’re still not official ($)

36 Plaza Square in Orange. felixcontinentalcafe.com

Ivory Restaurant & Lounge

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This swanky restaurant in Laguna even offers a five-course Valentine’s day dinner meal. Taking your date here will make her feel like she truly belongs in Orange County.

Price Range: We’re going strong but not quite getting married yet ($$)

853 Laguna Canyon Rd. in Laguna Beach. ivorylaguna.com

Mozambique

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With three levels of dining so you can get those romantic ocean views while you dine, Mozambique is perfect for the foodie out there. The menu features American and South American food, Portuguese cuisine, and a variety of seafood with various international influences.

Price Range: We’re going strong but not quite getting married yet ($$)

1740 S Coast Hwy. in Laguna Beach. mozambiqueoc.com

Andrea Ristorante

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You know that super fancy resort you drive by on PCH? Pelican Hill? Well, inside it lies a Valentine’s Day sweet spot. Great Italian cuisine in the beautiful resort makes for a great date night. And nothing on the menu is even over $30!

Price Range: We’re going strong but not quite getting married yet ($$)

 22701 S Pelican Hill Rd in Newport Coast. andreanb.com

Sushi Noguchi

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Let’s face it- sushi is always going to be romantic as hell. Although the outside may not look promising, the interior of Sushi Noguchi is bright and modern. And the food is delicious.

Price Range: We’ve been dating for a while but aren’t official yet ($)

18507 Yorba Linda Blvd in Yorba Linda. sushinoguchi.com

21 Oceanfront Restaurant

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You’ve definitely seen this place if you’ve ever been to Newport Beach, and, if you’re anything like me, assumed it was way out of your price range. But it’s time to drop the ball to let your loved one know exactly how special they are! This classy restaurant is reminiscent of the dining clubs of old. Its location guarantees romantic ocean views, perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Price Range: Committed Relationship ($$$)

2100 W Oceanfront in Newport Beach. 21oceanfront.com

Kettlebar

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If you’re not prepared to drop a ton of money but still want to do something fun, Kettlebar provides a good compromise. The rustic decor gives the restaurant a very hip feel and the menu allows for a lot of adventure, with Cajun and Southern cuisine options. With two locations to choose from, it’s a great place for a fun and laid-back date.

Price Range: We’ve been dating for a while but aren’t official yet ($)

Two locations: Anaheim Packing District and Union Market in Tustin. kettlebar.com

Price Guide: 

$: Dinner and drinks for two will be less than $75.

$$: Dinner and drinks for two will be less than $150.

$$$: Dinner and drinks for two will be way more than that. 

Originally posted 2016-04-12 21:57:03.

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