Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Brunch restaurants in Orange County and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Pinot Provence thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Ramos House Cafe, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Brunch.

Former presidents, celebrities, and princesses have all dined here, enjoying owner Bruno Serato's Northern Italian cuisine. A signature dish, Gucci Chicken, is baked in parchment with leeks, shiitake mushrooms, and fresh sage and then served...  Read More

The Loreley

Located in a complex that houses several entertainment venues (including a beer garden and ballroom), The Loreley boasts German master chefs and native dishes representing a variety of regions. The menu, listed in German and English, features...  Read More

Mamma mia! Had P.T. Barnum been Italian, this is the type of restaurant he would have created. From the Piazza Fantasia with Christmas lights to the flying Gelardis (high-wire dummies), there's entertainment for everyone. Nevertheless, fun...  Read More

Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine

A favorite with Santa Ana's Indian contingency, Royal Khyber offers traditional Moghali and Tandoori fare in a contemporary, elegant setting. In fact, the restaurant has garnered many local and regional honors, including earning the Gold Award...  Read More

San Juan Capistrano

With its location near the railroad tracks, Ramos House Cafe showcases a style and charm that make it one of Orange County's most unique restaurants. Built in the 1880s, the board-and-batten home provides a cozy setting for delicious comfort...  Read More

For fine Mediterranean cuisine, Orange County residents know that this Tustin eatery always has something delicious in store. A casual, relaxing mood is promoted by contemporary architecture, exotic plant and flower arrangements, and muted...  Read More


Located in the Mission-style courtyard of Santa Ana's acclaimed cultural arts museum, this Southwestern-themed eatery is a favorite destination with the town's well-to-do crowd, who privilege the attractive al fresco dining area and the fabulous...  Read More


Set incredibly close to the water, this superb restaurant manages to remain a relative secret among savvy diners, who quietly heap praise on Splashes' fabulous fare and rave about spectacular sunset views from the romantic patio. Featured dishes...  Read More

The Cheesecake Factory

The extensive menu at this much-loved chain tempts diners with an incredible variety, but dessert fare really breaks down wills. The cheesecake menu alone offers three dozen options, and that doesn't even include such devilish delights as...  Read More

Cafe El Cholo

Ask a local where to find the best Mexican eats in town, and you'll likely hear this gem named at the top of the list. The restaurant's festive atmosphere is punctuated by stucco walls, earthy colors, and an awesome bricked-in patio. On...  Read More