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Published: July 27, 2015. Updated: November 27, 2017
In recent years, Orange County has been reviving its food scene with many new restaurants including famous L.A. imports. It all started when Umami Burger came to Orange County (although they haven’t been able to maintain the consistency that brought fame to their Angeleno locations). Anaheim, Costa Mesa and Santa Ana have been leading this trend with newly budding foodie spots that draw inspiration from popular urban scenes. This certainly holds promise for a much-needed revamp of Orange County eats. Here are some of our picks for cafés, coffee shops and restaurants that offer a refreshing (and delicious) alternative to the infamous chain-restaurants of the OC.
Still hungry? get the scoop on OC’s foodie market scene here.
CORONA DEL MAR
Places listed with an asterisk * have multiple locations in Orange County.