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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
“Famed chef Amar Santana dishes up great food; recommend trying the Vacatonic. YUM. Amar also has an equally great restaurant, Broadway, located in Laguna Beach.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fresh oysters shipped in daily & other small plates are served in an open, industrial-like setting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual dining, lots of dishes to choose from. Try their tamales and carne asada nachos.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Ideal for a nice walk to relax and enjoy the view of stunning houses in a quiet residential neighborhood.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Since 1999, the “First Saturday” Artwalk in Downtown Santa Ana has been an epicenter of creativity, expression and inspiration for artists, art enthusiasts and those who simply want to engage in a vibrant, living city filled with culture. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Check out the galleries and boutiques of some of Orange County's best contemporary artists.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Sunday football! This is where I go to watch Sunday football, a neighborhood bar not a chain so don’t expect every corner to have. 70inch TV. they do show all the games and offer bottomless mimosas on Sunday. The place does get quite full so arrive at least 30 minutes before kickoff or earlier if you have a larger group. I recommend the breakfast steak!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“If you order online or need to ship packages, this is the place to ship to. Pick them up here with your identification.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican food, just 3 blocks from the Cottage. Handmade tortillas and lots of traditional dishes, at reasonable prices.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wine bar & Bistro. Warm, urban cafe with an elevated menu, Sunday brunch & boutique wines, plus local art & live music. Happy hour.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Our local wooded hiking trail along the dry creek bed is home to the most delightful little nature center. Here you'll find all the facts about the local wildlife that we see locally in Orange County every day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Great place for very cool stuff with amazing price. find most of the daily stuff you need but also lots of cute stuff you won't find anywhere else. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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