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“Excellent!”
Review of Chef Antoine Marengo - CLOSED

Chef Antoine Marengo
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Description: Former Chef/Owner of Parea Old Town Restaurant Antoine Marengo now works as a personal chef/caterer. offering many of the same menu items that were available at Parea.
Orange County, CA
Level Contributor
107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We loved our meal and due to the weekend rain, enjoyed free corkage, which would normally be $10. All the staff members were enthusiastic and helpful and Antoine was the consummate host! We would definitely come back for the food and ambiance.
And if you love dessert, Robin from Robin's Nest will talk you through her amazing creations. (The dark German chocolate cake was absolutely incredible!!!)

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Janis B
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12 reviews from our community

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English first
Oak Hills, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“We Loved This Place”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

We were driving back to LA from San Diego and wanted to stop for lunch. Parea had excellent Yelp reviews so we decided to give it a try. And we LOVE Greek/ Mediterranean food. A little hard to find at first, but well worth the effort. And the parking is a challenge. But WAIT...it is worth it. The Couscous and Roasted Beet salad were delicious. The chef/ owner Antoine had a great personality and was exceptionally welcoming. Our server Stephanie made some good wine recommendations to go with our lunch. Overall, a very pleasant experience.

  • Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Julie D
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Greek restaurants”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

My family is here right now and this place has the best Greek/middle eastern food I have ever eaten. The moussaka was sensational. The hummous was delicious and the babaganoush was incredible

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank helennina
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Temecula, CA
Level Contributor
77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent food.”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The only word I can use for the food at Parea, Old Town Temecula is excellent. A friend and I tried it for lunch. The Panini Kotopolo was excellent. It had feta, onions, and olives and came with a dip/sauce that added just enough flavor without making it "the flavor". The ahi and cous cous with the chili mango sauce was excellent. All of the flavors were blended so that you could taste each one yet nothing overpowered the others. The owner/chef came out to see how we enjoyed the meal and even told us exactly how he made the cous cous dish. We had an excellent dining experience and will return again and again.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank winecountrysouth
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