Merrill Shindler - Senior Zagat Editor

Merrill Shindler

L.A. Senior Zagat Editor
Merrill Shindler is Senior Editor of the Zagat Los Angeles Restaurant Survey, and host of Feed Your Face on KABC Radio 790 in Los Angeles

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE IN ORANGE COUNTY

 
27941 La Paz Rd.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 349-­9100 See the location of Avila's El Ranchito - Laguna Niguel on a map Map
Cuisine: Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Catering, Takeout
 
23591 Rockfield Blvd Ste G
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 859-­9600 See the location of Albatros on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Outdoor Seating, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations
29911 Aventura
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(888) 299-­9463 See the location of Amazing Grapes Wine Store on a map Map
Cuisine: Tapas, Small Plates
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 888-­1828 See the location of Arigato Sushi Japanese Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
24406 Muirlands
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 855-­4989 See the location of Avila's El Ranchito - Lake Forest on a map Map
Cuisine: Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Delivery
204 Avenida del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-­5000 See the location of Avila's El Ranchito - San Clemente on a map Map
Cuisine: Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
107 Via Pico Plaza
San Clemente, CA 92672
 See the location of Bad to the Bone on a map Map
Cuisine: BBQ, American & Californian
Services: Family Style, Online Take Out , Catering, Takeout
26601 Aliso Creek Road #D
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 521-­6120 See the location of Bagels and Brew on a map Map
Cuisine: American
21771 Lake Forest Drive #100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 951-­8985 See the location of Bagels and Brew on a map Map
Cuisine: American
23052 Alicia Pkwy #A
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 837-­6688 See the location of Bagels and Brew on a map Map
Cuisine: American
22431 Antonio Parkway
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 589-­3436 See the location of Ballpark Pizza Team RSM on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza
204 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 366-­3232 See the location of BeachFire Bar & Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian , Seafood, Caribbean
Services: Entertainment, Live Music, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout
24301 Muirlands Blvd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 837-­3850 See the location of Biagio's Italian Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Big Shots Billiards
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 830-­2255 See the location of Big Shots Billiards on a map Map
Cuisine: American
22022 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 835-­1890 See the location of BJ's Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: American
24032 El Toro Rd.
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 900-­2670 See the location of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Laguna Hills on a map Map
Cuisine: Deep-Dish Pizza, Pasta, American, Brewhouse
Services: Curbside Service, Online Take Out , Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Delivery, Reservations
216 N El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 429-­1199 See the location of Brick Pizzeria on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Services: Authentic, Outdoor Seating, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Reservations
24050 Camino del Avion
Monarch Beach, CA 92629
(949) 443-­1476 See the location of Brio Tuscany Grille on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian
23730 El Toro Rd
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 305-­5757 See the location of Bru Grill & Market on a map Map
Cuisine: American, German
Services: Authentic, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations
800 Avenida Pico
San Clemente, CA 92672
949.366.3606 See the location of Buono's Pizza & Pasta on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza, Italian
Services: Affordable Dining, Family Style, Catering, Takeout, Delivery
27567 Puerta Real
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 367-­0777 See the location of Cafe Maiz on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican Grill
Services: Authentic, Family Style, Online Take Out , Brunch, Catering, Takeout
243 Avenida del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 481-­6780 See the location of Cafe Mimosa on a map Map
Cuisine: French
Services: Outdoor Seating, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations
31952 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 496-­0212 See the location of Cafe Mozart on a map Map
Cuisine: German, Continental
Services: Authentic, Live Music, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
24155 Laguna Hills Mall
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 458-­9600 See the location of California Pizza Kitchen - Laguna Hills on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Californian
Services: Curbside Service, Online Take Out , Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout, Delivery
34344 Street of the Green Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-­6146 See the location of Cannons Seafood Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Services: Waterfront View, Private Dining, Catering, Reservations
22312 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 888-­8893 See the location of Canyon Fireside Grille on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian
25380 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 855-­6866 See the location of Capriccio Italiano on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian
Services: Entertainment, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
111 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 366-­1040 See the location of Carbonara Trattoria on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian
Services: Authentic, Private Dining, Reservations
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 709-­2300 See the location of Carmelita's on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
25606 Crown Valley Pkwy,
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
(949) 276-­7800 See the location of Casa Ranchero on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
Services: Authentic, Brunch, Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations
42 The Shops at Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 364-­6200 See the location of Cheesecake Factory on a map Map
Cuisine: American, Dessert
Services: Curbside Service, Brunch, Private Dining, Takeout
24301 Muirlands Blvd Ste A
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 859-­1778 See the location of Chili Chutney Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Afghan, Middle East
Services: Authentic, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
26631 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 448-­9022 See the location of Chili's Grill & Bar on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian, Tex-Mex, Burgers
Services: Online Take Out , Private Dining, Takeout
22342 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 459-­7900 See the location of Cinnamon Productions Bakery Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: American
27845 Santa Margarita Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 461-­7170 See the location of Claim Jumper (Mission Viejo)  on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian
Services: Family Style, Online Take Out , Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
25280 Marguerite Pkwy Ste B2
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 587-­9988 See the location of Coffee, Tea & Tulips on a map Map
Cuisine: Tea Room, Breakfast, Sandwiches
Services: Affordable Dining, Outdoor Seating, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
27221 La Paz Road, Suite E
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 425-­8770 See the location of Deemer's American Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: American, Burgers
Services: Authentic, Outdoor Seating, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
31891 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 493-­1163 See the location of El Adobe Mexican Steakhouse on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican Grill
Services: Entertainment, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
1925 S. El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 369-­5111 See the location of El Mariachi Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican Cuisine
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Family Style, Live Music, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
34226 Doheny Park Road
Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
(949) 496-­9074 See the location of El Patio Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
22332 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 709-­2266 See the location of Embarcadero California Bistro on a map Map
Cuisine: American, Californian
Services: Affordable Dining, Entertainment, Hip, Live Music
20761 Lake Forest Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 855-­9257 See the location of Empanada Man Pizzeria on a map Map
Cuisine: Hand-crafted Empanadas & Pizzas, Argentinean/Italian
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Family Style, Catering, Takeout, Delivery
25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. #140E
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 493-­1401 See the location of Ferrantelli's Ristorante on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Services: Entertainment, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
31371 Niguel Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 661-­1250 See the location of Fratello's - Laguna Niguel on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza, Italian, Seafood
Services: Family Style, Online Take Out
638 Camino De Los Mares
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 661-­5200 See the location of Fratello's - San Clemente on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza, Italian, Seafood
Services: Family Style, Online Take Out , Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
22195 El Paseo, Ste 110
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 709-­2300 See the location of Hanna's Prime Steak on a map Map
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
Services: Entertainment, Hip, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
34499 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 240-­1416 See the location of Harbor Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, American & Californian
Services: Entertainment, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
34157 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-­9270 See the location of Harbor House Cafe  on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian, Breakfast
Services: Affordable Dining, Brunch, Takeout
34555 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 493-­2933 See the location of Harpoon Henry's Seafood Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood
Services: Waterfront View, Brunch, Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations
26582 Towne Centre Drive
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
(949) 588-­0086 See the location of Islands - Foothill Ranch on a map Map
Cuisine: Burgers, American & Californian
27741 Crown Valley Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 582-­2221 See the location of Islands - Mission Viejo on a map Map
Cuisine: Burgers, American & Californian
Services: Affordable Dining, Curbside Service, Online Take Out , Private Dining, Takeout
555 N El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 361-­2855 See the location of Iva Lee's on a map Map
Cuisine: Southern, Creole
Services: Authentic, Entertainment, Live Music, Outdoor Seating, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Reservations
26601 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 360-­8883 See the location of Kanpai Sushi on a map Map
Cuisine: Sushi Bar
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
24001 Avenida de la Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 586-­1515 See the location of King's Fish House on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, Raw Bar
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
24351 Avenida De La Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 587-­0290 See the location of Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
31631 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 661-­3405 See the location of L'Hirondelle on a map Map
Cuisine: California French
Services: Entertainment, Live Music, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
401 South El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-­7808 See the location of La Cocina de Ricardo on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Takeout
22441 Antonio Pkwy
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 858-­0407 See the location of La Fiesta Mexican Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: Mexican
122 S. El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 366-­8890 See the location of LaRocco's Pizzeria on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza
Services: Catering, Takeout, Delivery
21612 Plano Trabuco Road
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 589-­6405 See the location of Latte Da Bagelry and Grill on a map Map
Cuisine: American
24231 Avenida De La Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 951-­8687 See the location of Lone Star Steakhouse - Laguna Hills on a map Map
Cuisine: Classic American Steakhouse
Services: Authentic, Family Style, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
24781 Alicia Pkwy, Ste E
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 855-­2222 See the location of Lulu's Creperie on a map Map
Cuisine: French
24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr,
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 240-­6243 See the location of Mahe Dana Point on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Japanese
Services: Authentic, Entertainment, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
24291 Avenida De La Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 951-­1577 See the location of Mandarin Terrace Restaurant  on a map Map
Cuisine: Mandarin, Chinese
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
26705 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 362-­7555 See the location of Mobtown Pizza Cafe - Aliso Viejo on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza
Services: Lunch
32033 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 240-­9261 See the location of Mollies Famous Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
Services: Authentic, Family Style, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
27211 Ortega Hwy, Ste B
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 481-­2723 See the location of Montego Restaurant & Bar on a map Map
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Services: Entertainment, Live Music, Outdoor Seating, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
23591 Rockfield Blvd
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 770-­2685 See the location of Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop on a map Map
Cuisine: Sandwiches
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Online Take Out , Outdoor Seating, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout
26705 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo, CA 92653
(949) 831-­1926 See the location of Native Foods Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
Services: Affordable Dining, Authentic, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout
24861 Alicia Pkwy.
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 581-­4200 See the location of Natraj on a map Map
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Services: Authentic, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
29941 Aventura
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 709-­2300 See the location of Neighborhood Grill on a map Map
Cuisine:
30486 Avenida De Las Banderas
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 589-­6699 See the location of Nick N Willys Pizza on a map Map
Cuisine: Pizza
213 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 481-­2200 See the location of Nick's San Clemente on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian
Services: Outdoor Seating, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations
22245 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 888-­0888 See the location of Niko Niko Sushi on a map Map
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
24031 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 380-­0027 See the location of Nirvana Grille - Mission Viejo on a map Map
Cuisine: California International Fusion
Services: Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
26772 Avery Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 305-­5100 See the location of O'Neill's Bar & Grill  on a map Map
Cuisine: Californian Ranch Cuisine, Steaks, Seafood, BBQ, Catering, Weddings
Services: Entertainment, Live Music, Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
22205 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 207-­7046 See the location of OC Burger Co on a map Map
Cuisine: Burgers
23641 Vía Linda
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 458-­7883 See the location of Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Company on a map Map
Cuisine: Brewery, Pizza, Sports Bar
Services: Affordable Dining, Online Take Out , Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Takeout
26851 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 360-­8822 See the location of Opah Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: Seafood, Californian Artisan
Services: Entertainment, Hip, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations
26951 Moulton Pkwy
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 643-­8591 See the location of Original Pancake House on a map Map
Cuisine: Breakfast
Services: Affordable Dining, Breakfast
25322 Cabot Rd
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 829-­0683 See the location of Outback Steakhouse on a map Map
Cuisine: Classic American Steakhouse, American & Californian
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
800 The Shops at Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 364-­6661 See the location of P.F. Chang's - Mission Viejo on a map Map
Cuisine: Chinese
Services: Affordable Dining, Family Style, Online Take Out , Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Reservations
26611 Aliso Viejo Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 360-­8100 See the location of Panini Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: Gourmet Health, Greek, Italian, Mediterrenean, Middle Eastern
Services: Brunch, Catering, Takeout
23632 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 860-­2001 See the location of Pei Wei Asian Diner - Lake Forest on a map Map
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Services: Brunch, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout
28731 Los Alisos Blvd.
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 380-­7261 See the location of Piccolino Ristorante  on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza
Services: Authentic, Private Dining, Catering, Takeout, Delivery, Reservations
31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 713-­1500 See the location of Pizza e Vino on a map Map
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Wine Bars
34689 Golden Lantern,
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 493-­5853 See the location of Proud Mary's Restaurant on a map Map
Cuisine: California Coastal, Seafood
Services: Affordable Dining, Waterfront View, Brunch, Private Dining, Takeout
1001 Avenida Pico
San Clemente, CA 92673
(949) 218-­1930 See the location of Quiznos Sub on a map Map
Cuisine: Fast Food Restaurants
31752 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 443-­1342 See the location of Ramos House Cafe on a map Map
Cuisine: American & Californian, Comfort Food
Services: Affordable Dining, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Catering, Takeout
24701 Del Prado
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 661-­6003