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Antonello Ristorante

3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704
+1 714-751-7153
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (3 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been coming to this restaurant for close to 30 years. Every time I have come here, I have very much enjoyed my food--this last visit was no exception. My wife and I had been doing some shopping and knew we could get a...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Antonello’s has the perfect setting for small corporate parties . My boss and our team typically end up here after a long day meetings and discussions . Their bar is fantastic and helps the most uptight wind down . Being vegetarian their soups , pasta...More

1  Thank Giri1311
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was delighted last night with my experience dining at Antonello's. Welcome was genuine and warm; service was impeccable and attentive without being intrusive; food was of the very highest standards and delicious. They are well-stocked: I asked for, and received, my favorite Italian beer...More

1  Thank Brent D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I went for a business lunch on a weekday. The restaurant was pretty empty (which I liked) and the food was excellent as was the service. I have been so excited about this restaurant that I had plans to return until I read a recent...More

1  Thank 7naturalwonders
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I had the calamari and shrimp appetizer. I LOVE calamari and will rarely rate it BAD. Unfortunately however, this appetizer is lacking flavor in the worse way. If I have to add salt to food.. it's not Good! I also had the spinach ravioli (with...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Antonello's is legendary in OC. Service and wine list are phenomenal and what you would expect of such a top rate restaurant. I had the bolognese, which was delicious! Highly recommended!

1  Thank ngcda911
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We tried celebrating my staff post highschool graduation here at Antonellos. It was first time for us all here, the ambiance is good and the hostess and servers are friendly and great, the wine selection and sparkling apple cider drink taste good and I loved...More

1  Thank 693mariaelisac
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had a great experience reminiscing with Sam who had been with the restaurant since our first visit back in the early-mid 1980's. Success has led to a larger space and different decor, but has not detracted from the same outstanding cuisine and service. I...More

2  Thank 22club58
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is the second time I tried Antonello. Once again, with a group of 14 colleagues. The service and hospitality was outstanding! Definitely a family feeling... We had a beautiful private room and everyone really enjoyed. This time I tried the lamb chops, amazing, but...More

2  Thank Shane S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

One of the best meals I have had. Oso Buco was so good. Steve really knows his Wines Wait staff has been their for many years, outstanding No need to go to Italy

Thank Eddie A
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Questions & Answers
9 September 2016|
Response from halbeck | Reviewed this property |
Southern California casual chic: you will be comfortable with a collared shirt, neatly pressed of the cocktail rather than athletic genre, long trousers with shoes and sox. More women in dresses than pants. You can go up... More
Mario R
15 October 2015|
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Response from hooverdam4 | Reviewed this property |
There are many salad, meat, chicken and fish dishes that are gluten free so if you have Crliac disease I am sure they will accommodate your dietary needs. They are very customer oriented.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704
    (Sunflower & Plaza)
  • Public Transportation: Going to the theater or Opera at Orange County Performing Arts why not have dinner at Antonello, leave your car in our parking lot and take our complimentary shuttle to and from the theater. When making reservation please inquire about the theater shuttle program
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-751-7153
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