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Orange County Mining Co

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10000 Crawford Canyon Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92705-1490 (Chapman-Cannon)
+1 714-997-7411
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Charlottesville, VA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was great. The salad bar was a little interesting. It was a bit noisy for a Sunday evening, but the view was great. We had a colleague in a wheel chair and they were able to accommodate.

Thank PA2CVA
Decatur, Georgia
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308 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I and 5 business colleagues traveled from a conference in Anaheim to have dinner here on the recommendation of a friend. One of our party had just had knee surgery and this place is not equipped for people who might have problems with stairs. The multiple levels require the use of stairs and this started the evening out on a... More 

Thank Steve B
Sacramento, California, United States
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Made reservations for 6 people at 630pm on a Thursday night - took 35-40 minutes to get seated only after some serious comments by our party - Why? In a 30% full restaurant. food was expensive and honestly not that good - Chicken BBQ was bland and very salty.

Thank Tribesman5398
Westminster, California
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went to this restaurant last night for a birthday celebration for my daughter-in-law. The on-line photos show a fantastic view of torange county from the top of the hill. The restaurant is laid out in a design where you cannot see the view from 80% of the restaurant. Very disappointing. The only thing more disappointing was the food. Holy... More 

Thank plywood12
Orange, California
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Being an OC native, I have been coming here for decades. We live nearby, and enjoy having a light dinner on the patio during happy hour. Getting a finicky 6 year old to eat can be a challenge, but the soup and salad bar is a real savior - and also helps me eat lighter. Beyond the salad bar though... More 

Thank Brent M
Anaheim, California
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant located in Santa Ana/ Orange California on the top of the hill right of Chapman not too far from the 55 freeway, they have a great bar and a nice sunset, the restaurant is big has great ambiance , excellent food, nice salad bar., great service, it is a bit dark makes it a great place to take... More 

Thank Roger A
Anaheim, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Food always very good. Menu much reduced in size. We visited on a week night and it was pretty quiet. I had a perfectly cooked filet mignon and my husband ordered ahi. Food, presentation, service all good. Rise pilaf was done with white rice. Perhaps they could try adding wild rice to the mix?

Orange, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I had a perfectly cooked fillet and its got a great salad bar. Nice view with friendly people. I would much rather eat here than Orange Hill. Be careful driving up and going back down!

Thank mimiwells5
Moraga, California
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The view from this restaurant is quite spectacular. Their full entrees include a salad bar, soup, cheese bread and your entree, in our case it was prime rib. I was not too hungry so ordered their fried calamari (appetizer) and shared the prime rib with my husband and we still had meat leftover for lunch the next day. Service was... More 

Thank FarmerRK
Anaheim, California
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128 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

the views, the food, the atmosphere....all together is a fun time. Love the soup and salad bar with my prime rib done just excellent. The views and pretty great as well.

Thank treebird1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Steakhouse, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10000 Crawford Canyon Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92705-1490
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-997-7411

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?