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18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
949-833-8411
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Ranked #73 of 544 Restaurants in Irvine
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We like to think of this restaurant for "Special Occassions" like Anniversary's, Birthdays etc. but once in a while we say "Oh heck! Let's just go TREAT OURSELVES!" Get the "House Salad" and enjoy mouth watering shrimp, crisp romain lettuce and their "secret dressing!" Finish off your meal with a slice of Torte Cake! UMMMM! SOOOOO GOOD!

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Irvine, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Restaurant offered a holiday only lunch menu without notifying us when the reservation was made. Choices were very limited and quite expensive for lunch which was a disappointment as we chose this restaurant for its variety of items.

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Dined at Gulliver's while in the area for business in October 2014. This is a classic old restaurant where servers still wear costumes and inquire: "has everyone dined with us before" when greeting your dinner party. Hint: even if you've not been there before, lie and say you have otherwise you will be subjected to a 5 minute explanation of... More 

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Irvine, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One of my favorite places to go without going over the top price wise. Service is always excellent and I haven't found anything I don't like on the menu. Watching them work in the kitchen makes me appreciate all their meats much more.

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California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Most people I bring to this eatery near John Wayne Airport say they had never been there...had driven by often...or hadn't been there in years. Known for roast beef (English Pub decor) but good salads and burgers too. Love it for business lunches. Easy in and out...centrally located...rarely need a reservation...quiet...very friendly staff

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Marietta, Georgia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Gulliver's has been an Orange County standard for decades. Conveniently located just across the street from John Wayne airport. The Old English decor and server costumes have changed little over time, though the menu is broader than the original 'prime rib' focus. That said - the prime rib is very good and very generous. I had a 'traditional cut' (thicker)... More 

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Tustin, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Authentic, rustic feel to this place. Food was good but expensive. I used a Living Social and have used Groupon before but I always feel that the servers don't like the coupons...THEN DON'T SELL THEM...simple !

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Oxnard
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have been here on several occasions. We always order prime rib. The wife just loves the creamed spinach. This time around we decided to try something different. I went with the bbq combo and she tried the filet. We were both very happy. The service was outstanding as we have come to expect. If you are going to go... More 

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Long Beach
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132 reviews 132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife and I had tried Gulliver's before taking advantage of a Groupon certificate, and we enjoyed it. So we got another one and before it was going to expire, we went again, it's just not that conveinient for us to drive down there. Another couple and their teenage son joined us, and we enjoyed a wonderful dinner on a... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Well the place is OK, nothing to fancy. Good service at the bar but the highlight of my night was the French Dip with fries that was quite good. Would definitely come back for another one.

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Additional Information about Gulliver's

Address: 18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
Phone Number: 949-833-8411
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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