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18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
+1 949-833-8411
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Sat 05:30 - 21:00
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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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172 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We were happy to get seated right away and not have to wait an hour for a table. I was turned down at Five Crowns so I decided to come here. We sat in a corner table. Waitress was very friendly. Service was fast. My son didn't have to ask about when or how long dinner was coming. My husband... More 

Thank Amanda D
Irvine, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Inside looks like a British pub. Servers dress in sort of period style clothing. The prime rib is delicious and offered in 3 different cuts. They also have a delicious, yet super rich, cream corn side dish. They also have a kids menu but you need to ask for it.

Thank Kim L
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296 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been here in almost 30 years. Not sure why we stopped going but it was like time had stood still. Nothing changed. Located across from John Wayne airport and Because of the popular Happy Hour, and sharing the same parking lot as El Torito restaurant, finding a space is difficult. We placed our drink order which took 15-20... More 

1 Thank Priscilla G
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The location is kind of difficult to reach due location on McArthur near the freeway entrance and high speeds of traffic but the Prime Rib is outstanding. The old English decor is also a plus. Waitstaff was superb, too.

Thank Bailale d
Anaheim, California
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202 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Admittedly I do not eat a lot of red meat anymore. But every so often I have a hankering for an ice steak or piece of prime rib, so we ended up at Gulliver's & we were not sorry. Our server was friendly & efficient. Three of us had the mushroom soup...dang was it delicious & definitely the best mushroom... More 

Thank CharlaAV711
Austin, TX
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

As I was traveling solo for business and was drawn by a great Groupon offer, I grabbed a seat at the bar, and when I told the bartender I was a first timer from out of town, he told me that the place was 40 years old and he (Dennis) had been there 35 years. After an hour, I was... More 

Thank Warm Weather Traveler
Irvine, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Located near John Wayne Airport and central OC. Great place for a nice bossiness meeting. Not quite as perfect as Lawry's in Beverly Hills but a heck of a lot closer. The bar is small and intimate.

Thank ECWCW45
Irvine, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went here for our anniversary, called first to see what dress code is.....we like to get dressed for special occasions was told it nice business attire....great, made a reservation for 8PM...on a Wed. Our food was good, not as good in past years but....in the middle of our meal they seated a family, at the next table, just off the... More 

1 Thank 4buffalo
Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

The Prime Rib was a good quality of beef, and the creamed corn and yorkshire pudding are very tasty side dishes. The waitress service is efficient but hurried due to the business volume. The ambiance is a tasteful olde English with a hearth fireplace setting the tone. The only negative is the loud voice volume due to a full restaurant.

Thank 548rdr
Corona, California
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

It seems that every place you go for dinner they serve Prime Rib. Most places are average at doing it right. Well, take heart Gullivers has saved the day. We were there for the first time on a recommendation and it was EXCELLENT. Served in an English style the meat was perfectly done. Plenty of meat on the Gullivers Cut,... More 

Thank Tom W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Steakhouse, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-833-8411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?