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 Lunch restaurants in Orange County and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Zankou Chicken 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 Lunch.

Zankou Chicken


For the best rotisserie chicken and shawarma on the run, Zankou Chicken can't be beat! With a huge delivery and take-out business, this place hops! Although you can dine in the eatery, most folks take their food and eat elsewhere. The bakery has...  Read More



The "two-step" takes on new meaning with Wood Ranch's barbecuing process! Slow-cooked overnight and grilled when ordered, ribs and barbecue come out luscious and mouthwatering. Celebrity sightings are not uncommon, but locals often line up for...  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



Oklahoma-style BBQ in the heart of Southern California? Why, sure! Tulsa Rib Company specializes in chicken, shrimp, and rib comfort foods and has done so for longer than most of its OC competitors. Its cozy, casual scene is conducive to...  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



Sleek, elegant Bluefin is a minimalist's dream, composed of straight lines, intersecting planes, and the contrast of dark and light. The interior is a lovely complement to the clean, unadulterated flavors of chef Takashi Abe's fare. Beautifully...  Read More