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Antonello Ristorante

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3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704 (Sunflower & Plaza)
+1 714-751-7153
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Yorba Linda, California
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started with Antipasto Salad, our entries were Sogliola Alla Livornese (sole) & Filettino Di Manzo (filet of beef). Our dessert was Ricotta Cheese Tart. All PERFECT....

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Thank Lee B
Glendora, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we visited Antonello's Ristorante was 35 years ago on our first date. It was amazing then and remains a first class experience all these years later. The food is beyond enjoyable and the staff is very attentive. They were accommodating to our theater plans and kept the evening moving at a relaxed and appropriate pace. It is... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
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104 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 457 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A group of 14 of us had a wonderful evening at Antonello's last Friday evening. The service was outstanding and the food wonderful! Everyone enjoyed the appetizer suggested and made for our group. Individual entrees were excellent and served seamlessly. Deserts...wow! We enjoyed a wonderful evening in our private room upstairs at Antonello's!

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Thank LakersFan
Laguna Niguel, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Antonello Ristorante, is a fine dining 4 star restaurant.. excellent for special occasions or just a night out wanting an upscale fine dining experience . MAKE A RESERVATION FOR THIS ONE!

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Thank R G B
Irvine, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Excellent Italian food. My date and I (total foodies) went for dinner mid-week. Service was prompt and attentive. Food was excellent (try anything with shrimp in it). However, it was a bit pricey. Shared appetizer, separate entrees and glass of wine each plus shared dessert was over $200 for two with tip.

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Thank Scott W
Yorba Linda, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant has been a favorite of mind for more that twenty years. The staff is always attentive and also respectful of one's privacy. The food is truly Italian. I travel to Italy for business and pleasure several times a years. I have grown to prefer their style of flavors and preparation. Chef Gino has always delivered a taste experience... More 

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Thank Lou V
Santa Ana, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Neighborhood gem near South Coast Plaza offering seasonal menus, quaint bar, extensive wine list, and good for group events. Some suggested considerations: - Set Dinner Reservations - Use Valet Parking - Expect a more rushed Vibe and more traditional vs modern venue

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Thank Gary C
Santa Ana, California
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Capable staff and very good food. Have been several times including a private business lunch. At all occasions food was excellent and staff very professional. Desserts are all made fresh in house as is the pasta. The veal and eggplant are particularly good.

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Thank TravelerJCB
Long Beach, California
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very classy place. Limited menu of traditional Italian dishes. But they offer enough options. Service and food quality are excellent.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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417 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We celebrated our anniversary this evening and were greeted by the friendly Maitre D' who sat us right away. We began our meal with the Italian Meat Platter which had a wide variety of cured and flavorful sliced meats. We then moved on to our main courses of pasta and Veal Scallapini with a side of Eggplant Parm. All were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 80
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704
    (Sunflower & Plaza)
  • Public Transportation: Going to the theater or Opera at Orange County Performing Arts why not have dinner at Antonello, leave your car in our parking lot and take our complimentary shuttle to and from the theater. When making reservation please inquire about the theater shuttle program
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-751-7153

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