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The Hobbit

2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-3704
+1 714-997-1972
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-3704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hobbit is something a bit different. Let's start with the process rather than the setting or the food. You go to The Hobbit because you have already selected the menu, and the time that dining will begin. You have reviewed their website and chosen...More

Thank 367john
Reviewed 27 October 2017

What to say about the Hobbit, it is an Orange County institution. I had heard about it for years but had not had the chance to visit it until recently. A little bit of background if you've never heard of it. It has been open...More

Thank SilverSamhein
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Looked forward to a great meal and experience, something unexpected but cool and from the reviews this place was it for me and my team to have a great time. I will say that it started out great, good drinks, first stage of dining experience...More

Thank Marsha M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My wife and I have lived in Orange County for 25 years and this was our first trip to the Hobbit Restaurant. Last week we celebrated our 26th Wedding Anniversary and greatly enjoyed the prix fixe, seven course dinner. THE EVENING: All reservations are for...More

Thank Kenneth_from_Cal
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This restaurant is more than simply about the food. It is a dining experience. Outstanding service accompanies a very good menu. Several courses--most were excellent. Wonderful wine cellar where you can pick your wine after talking about many possible selections with knowledgeable staff. Not inexpensive...More

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go for that special occasion whether it be an anniversary, birthday, prom or a romantic dinner. The ambiance is amazing and you feel like movie stars. The food is exquisite and all of the staff are friendly and informative. The...More

Thank Jeffany2004
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tops for cuisine, atmosphere, ambiance...... enter in the wine cellar and select your wine before you continue to the dining room and the many delicious courses you will be served. They NEVER have to advertise.

Thank jeaniko
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere and experience at The Hobbit. We started with cocktails before the champagne & hors d'oeuvres in the wine cellar. That was my favorite part of the evening. The hors d'oeuvre were unique and each one better than the last. We were...More

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Not sure why we never dined here after growing up in the surrounding area!! Beautiful presentation! Food was absolutely delicious! Thank you Chef for a memorable event!

Thank JAE2512
Michael P, Front Office Manager at The Hobbit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so very glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 16 December 2016

Excellent 7 course meal. Everything perfect from the appetizers to the main course to the desert. The meal is prix fixe. Perfect for any special occasion. Truly a dining experience since we were there for almost 4 hours.

Thank pulminator
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Questions & Answers
15 February 2017|
Response from Michael P | Property representative |
We serve a 7 course prix fixe menu. The menus you see on our website are examples of our cuisine, they are not a set menu. Each week our menu changes and also within the week itself, the posted entrees are the only thing... More
Phillip M
19 July 2015|
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Response from Michael P | Property representative |
Hi Michael, Of course. Our chef's are experts at creating dishes for all dietary needs. Just make sure to let us know at the time of booking, so we may better assist you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$86 - US$148
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869-3704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-997-1972
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