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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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11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Santa Ana, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Antonello's! The atmosphere is true cozy Italian and fabulous for a romantic dinner or business meal. The staff is super! The food is so good that my mouth is telling me to return ASAP! Dining at Antonello is a great experience. Suggest reservations with a table request to compliment the type of evening desired.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here alone on Feb 9. The waitstaff was very attentive and provided outstanding service. (Often not the case for a woman dining alone.) Domenico made excellent suggestions and the resulting meal was wonderful. When my first choice of appetizer turned out to be unavailable, he brought me the Caprese but substituted burrata for the mozzarella. The burrata was perfect--... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic experience and meal for a party of 5. From our of town and selected Antonello's because of their wine list. The food was fantastic, and the service did not disappoint. Carlos Ochoa was attentive, and took excellent care of our party.

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Thank Tanya D
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in the wine cellar. Food was great, service was impeccable. Cheesecake was the best - not heavy at all.

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Yorba Linda, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, atmosphere and service are always exceptional. Prices are reasonable given the quality of the experience you are sure to have.

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Thank Ron H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening at Antonello. The food was just sublime! Beautiful wines and first class service. I had a very tasty Filet Mignon and all my colleagues commented on their great dishes. Expensive but worth every penny! There was a singer in the bar who created a great atmosphere.

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Thank Ricci H
Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had dinner here many times and like to bring clients for lunch. The atmosphere is European and the service is impeccable. The décor is especially fun during the holidays. The last time I was there was for an office holiday lunch - we all love it during the holidays when they have their della robbia-styledecorations up. If you... More 

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Thank Bett43
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a top notch dining experience. Every item on the menu sings. The wait staff is attentive but not overbearing. We went for our traditional Holiday lunch. The décor and holiday finery added to the first rate experience. For me it is all about the pasta and Antonello did not disappoint. The Octopus carpaccio was off the chart different... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I love the traditional Italian appetizers that are offered here, in addition to the authentic main courses. The spread that is offered for the bread is based on ground nuts, not butter. Everything is good here, but it's that bread spread that I remember the most. The place is clean.

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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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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, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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?