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Orange County Father’s Day Dining Guide

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Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 15th! Show Dad how special he is by treating him to a relaxing brunch at one of these popular Orange County dining destinations featured in our Father’s Day dining guide.


FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
401 Newport Center Dr., Suite 151
Newport Beach, CA 92660

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach and celebrated Executive Chef Pascal Lorange invite Orange County families to celebrate Father’s Day at the 12,000-square-foot olive oil oasis at Fashion Island. Chef Lorange will serve a special three-course prix-fixe brunch ($40*) and dinner ($52*) menus, comprised of signature dishes highlighting flavors from the South of France including:

  • Truffle Mushroom Croquette with cremini mushrooms, parmesan béchamel, and truffle olive oil aioli
  • Crab & Heirloom Tomato with jumbo lump crab, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and avocado basil tapenade
  • Housemade Zucchini Blossom & Goat Cheese Ravioli with zucchini emulsion, tomato confit, crispy zucchini blossoms, and shaved ricotta salata
  • 21 Day Dry-Aged 12oz. Sirloin served with confit heirloom potatoes, caramelized carrots and a red wine and cremini mushroom sauce

Three-course prix-fixe brunch menu: $40* per person
Three-course prix-fixe dinner menu $52* per person; $25 optional wine pairing
Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 212.924.1200
*Please note: tax and gratuity are not included


Scott’s Restaurant & Bar
3300 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 979-2400

Treat Dad to the meal he really craves this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15 at Scott’s Restaurant & Bar in Costa Mesa. Enjoy a delicious ala carte brunch menu featuring all of Dad’s favorites & optional unlimited mimosas for only $12 to start your day off right! Dad and the whole family can select from such delectable dishes as shrimp cakes, huevos rancheros, pulled pork pancakes with bourbon maple syrup and tangy braised beef short ribs. If you can’t make it to brunch, you can still enjoy Scott’s full dinner menu featuring fresh Oregon Petrale Sole and 8 oz. Filet Mignon this Father’s Day.

This ala carte brunch is complete with a custom tableside bloody mary bar cart featuring Tito’s Vodka for only $9. Scott’s children’s menu (12 and under) is priced at $12.


Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
240 S State College blvd
Brea CA 92821

Huntington Beach
16310 Beach blvd
Westminster CA 92583

13290 Jamboree Rd
Irvine CA 92602

1623 West Katella Ave
Orange CA 92867

On Father’s Day Lazy Restaurant & Bar is serving $3 Lazy Dog 16oz House drafts all day with a complimentary special edition pint glass


Maro Wood Grill
1915 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Laguna Cliff’s Marriott
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA‎

Join them this Father’s Day to celebrate Dad. Their ocean-view, Vue restaurant will feature an All American breakfast buffet, complete with a Prime Rib carving station, salad station, seasonal vegetables with fingerling potatoes, fresh jumbo shrimp cocktails and our infamous dessert station.

Vue Restaurant
11:30 am- 2:00 pm
Adults: $69.95 Children ages 6-12: $24.95

For reservations or for more information please call Lucy at 949-487-7516
or the Concierge at 949-487-7577



Orange County Mining Co.
10000 S Crawford Canyon Road
Orange, CA 92705

Father’s Day Sunday Brunch Details

$34 Adults $14 Under 12

Our Traditional Champagne Brunch from 9:30am to 2:30pm

*Please Note No Discounts, Coupons or Groupons Accepted*
and there is NO Pasta Station or Made to Order Waffles

Omelette Station
Breakfast Items
Carved Prime Rib & Ham

Fresh Fish Entrée
Chicken Dish
Crab Legs, Shrimp & Smoked Salmon
Chicken & Beef Selection

Assorted Soups & Salads
Assorted Pies & Pastries
Ice Cream With Toppings

Please, No Coupons, Discounts of Early $5 Discount
Father’s Day Dinner Details

Regular Dinner Menu from 4:30pm to 8:00pm



Prego Ristorante
18420 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 553-1333




The Resort at Pelican Hill
22701 S Pelican Hill Rd
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(855) 315-8214

Father’s Day Brunch,Sunday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., treat dad to grill favorites and a three-course á la carte brunch menu, created by Chef Derek at Pelican Grill. At Coliseum Pool & Grill, Chef Micah presents an all-day brunch buffet available for $65* per adult and $30* per child under age 12.



The Cannery Restaurant Seafood of the Pacific
3010 Lafayette Road
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 566-0060


  • Clam chowder with apple wood smoked bacon and brioche croutons 9
  • Wedge salad with Mine sha blue cheese, heirloom tomato, bacon, red onions, blue cheese dressing 14
  • Oysters on the half shell ½ dozen 14 full dozen 25
  • Fried calamari with Calabrian chilies, olives and lemon old bay aioli 14
  • Ahi tuna poke with wakame salad, sesame seeds, Maui onions, avocado, wonton chips 14
  • Crab cakes with crème fraiche Dijon mustard sauce, herb salad 16
  • Shrimp cocktail with fresh horseradish cocktail sauce 16
  • Buratta cheese with English peas, pea sprouts, crostini 14


  • Clam Bake with Maine lobster, mussels, clams, corn, Yukon gold potatoes 50
  • and Andouille sausage steamed with beer and old bay
  • Prime rib with blue cheese butter and French fries 38
  • Alaskan Halibut with Heirloom tomatoes, avocado, cous cous, herb yogurt emulsion, pinenuts 36
  • Grilled pork rack with roasted stone fruit, white polenta and smoked pork jus 30
  • Grilled chili garlic shrimp with asparagus, sugar snap peas, English peas and buttermilk emulsion 28
  • Eggs benedict with chipotle hollandaise, Duroc ham, Yukon gold potatoes 18
  • and roasted baby Heirloom tomatoes
  • Brioche French toast with tropical fruit, vanilla crème anglaise and candied macadamian nuts 16


  • Double chocolate tart with milk chocolate ice cream and candied salted peanuts 10
  • Summer berry cobbler with Vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce 10
  • Three scoops of ice cream or sorbet 8


Back Bay Bistro
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA

Brunch with Dad
June 15th 9am – 3pm
$60 Adults (includes bottomless mimosas & champagne)
Dad’s choice — Bloody Mary or Draft Beer
$28 children 12 and under


Bayside Restaurant
900 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach, CA

Father’s Day Brunch
June 15th 10:30 am – 4 pm
Free-flowing Mimosa or Stella Brunch
$45 pp


Anaheim White House
887 South Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA

Give Dad the Presidential Treatment
Champagne Brunch or Dinner
July 15th 11 am – 3 pm (dinner at 5 pm)
3-courses for $28 pp


Z’Tejas South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza is offering $5 bonus cards for every $25 gift card purchased through June 15th (limit of 2 per person and must be used on a future visit before July 31, 2014). For more details call (714) 979-7469.


Sapphire Laguna
1200 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Sapphire is serving Father’s Day Brunch from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. The special brunch menu offers a selection of tasty appetizers and specialty drinks such Chef Azmin’s Stowaway, created with his Secret Stash Spiced Rum Guava Nectar, Ginger Syrup, and Bitters. In addition to regular brunch offering with entrées starting at $19.50*, Chef Azmin has created special Father’s Day menu items, including a New England Seafood Omelet made with fresh Maine lobster, lump crab, jumbo shrimp, eggs, lemon-crème frâiche, and Old Bay home-fries.

If Dad prefers to celebrate with dinner, Sapphire’s dinner service begins at 5:30 p.m. The dinner menu offers unique entrées which feature global cuisine with an artful presentation. Toast Dad with a spectacular cocktail or choose from a variety of imported and domestic beers and over 150 wines from around the world. Finish the evening with Chef Azmin’s personal coffee blend.


The Melting Pot Brea
375 W. Birch Street
(714) 671-6000

The Melting Pot Irvine
2646 Dupont Dr.
(949) 955-3242

he Melting Pot will prepare a delicious and memorable fondue feast to be paired with tasty wines that is sure to satisfy dad’s palate. On Father’s Day, guests may choose from the following options:

1st Course – Cheese Fondue
Choice of Bourbon Bacon and Cheddar or Spinach & Artichoke

2nd Course – Salad
Choice of Caesar, California or The Melting Pot House

3rd Course – Entree Selections
Option 1
Steak Lovers featuring premium filet mignon, teriyaki-marinated sirloin and seasoned Angus sirloin
$41.95 per person

Option 2
French Quarter featuring premium filet mignon, all-natural breast of chicken and Pacific white shrimp with Cajun spices and flavorful andouille sausage. 39.95 per person

Option 3
Seafood Trio featuring wild-caught Mahi Mahi, succulent Pacific white shrimp and Atlantic salmon.

Add a lobster tail to your entrée for $14.95.

Entrees accompanied with fresh seasonal vegetables and a premium cooking style of your choice

4th Course – Chocolate Fondue
Choice of The Original featuring milk chocolate and crunchy peanut butter or Bourbon Pecan featuring dark chocolate with caramel flambeed with Jack Daniels Whisky and topped with candied pecans.

Children’s 4-Course Menu (Ages 5 – 12 yrs)
Teriyaki-Marinated Sirloin, All-natural Breast of Chicken
Ravioli, Pacific White Shrimp
$14.95 per person

*Additional Information
Reservations are strongly encouraged before June 10th, 2014.


Pinot Provence

The Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


  • Braised Korbuta Pork Belly, $13.00
  • Warm Fingerling Potato Salad, Cornichons, Soft Poached Egg, Mustard Seed
  • Little Gem Wedge Salad, $12
  • Crispy Bacon, Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Fourme d’Ambert, Crème Fraîche Dressing


  • Art of “Le Burger” in 4 Simple Steps, $16.00
  • Show your burger art skills by merging the best of both worlds- All American angus beef and edible French inventions,
  • including classic sauces, artisanal cheeses and gourmand toppings. Pinot fries and garden toppings and (1) cheese included.
  • Beer Braised BBQ Tri Tip, $22.00
  • House Made Pommes Frites, Petite Salad


  • S’mores, $11.00
  • Milk Chocolate Chantilly, Torched Marshmallow Fluff, Graham Cracker Crumble,
  • Pop Rocks
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble, $11.00
  • Lemon Verbena Gelato, Tarragon Emulsion, Brown Butter Streusel


Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

$25 adult/$14 children 12 and under
Tax and gratuity additional

  • Baby Field Greens Salad
  • Baby Field Greens tossed in Reduced Balsamic Vinaigrette with Garlic Croutons
  • Wild Baby Arugula Salad
  • Wild Baby Arugula, Shaved Red Onion, Fresh Parsley tossed with a Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Yogurt with Berries and Granola
  • Low-fat yogurt with mixed berries and toasted granola


  • Smoked Atlantic Salmon
  • Smoked Salmon with Capers, Red Onions, Crème Fraîche, and Brioche Bread
  • Fresh Scrambled Eggs
  • French Style Eggs with Chives and Cream
  • Roasted Garlic Linguine
  • Al dente Linguini with Slow Roasted Garlic, Cracked Black Pepper and Fresh Herbs
  • Sweet ‘N’ Smoky BBQ Ribs Station


  • Assortment of Pastries from Executive Pastry Chef Carlos Enriquez
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