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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3800 South Plaza Drive, South Coast Plaza Village, Santa Ana, CA 92704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not dined here for a few years and decided to have dinner on New Year's Eve. First, they had their regular menu and prices and that was refreshing. Our waiter was very fun and helpful. The food was excellent, especially the lobster ravioli...More

Thank rhlaguna007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our company lunch at Antonello this year. I had never been there before. They did a great job with our party of 13. We had a private room, which was really nice. Everyone really enjoyed their food. I had the short rib with...More

Thank MaxMidnight
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Recently met a business colleague here for lunch and, while the food and service were still very good, the restaurant was excellent at one time. Maybe just a slightly off day. I owe it another chance but I wonder whether the loss of key people...More

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Been at this restaurant many times and they constantly impress me. I have never had any negative experience there - and hey that is the way it should be. The recommended wines is always top class without a killing price. I can’t wait - I...More

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We enjoyed an excellent meal here the night before Thanksgiving. Everyone, from the hostess to the manager to the waiter to the porter, was welcoming and friendly. I appreciated the nice decor that, with its beautiful stonework and arches, had a European feel to it....More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 19 November 2017

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 22 October 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
10 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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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