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The Hobbit

2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-1972
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Ranked #6 of 430 Restaurants in Orange
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Wed - Sun 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Malena
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English first
Orange, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I was very excited to go here for the second time. The first time was 11 years ago. Wonderful food. Really enjoyed the cellar and appetizers. You will be wined and dined first class all the way

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Newport Beach
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I only wish there were more places like this in Orange County. This establishment is the antithesis to the sterile chain restaurants that at their best can only offer pedestrian luxury without soul. The food and service were good all around. The experience was eclectic and the wine was serious. I recommend trying out the Hobbit, if you have never... More 

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Hawaiian Gardens, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My cousin got married and brought us here for dinner. We had dinner in the wine cellar. It's a very unique experience. We arrived a little early and had a few drinks at the bar area. We then were taken down to the wine cellar for champagne and hor dourves which were really great. At that point everyone had the... More 

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Redlands, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you want to celebrate a special occasion, you have found the perfect place at The Hobbit. You realize how special it is when you get to the front door. The food is excellent and presented beautifully. The ambiance for the entire evening occurs in exquisite surroundings and you will certainly want to return. The front room with a table... More 

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Irvine, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were invited by from friends from out of town who had found the Hobbit on the internet. The overall atmosphere was casual and fun, with all diners coming for one seating at 7:00 p.m. Starting in the bar/lounge (come a little early to enjoy this) and then proceeding to the wine cellar for appetizers about 7:00 p.m. We chose... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the best special occasion dining experiences I have ever had. While pricey, you get a great meal and experience for what you pay for and it is well worth it. Make it dressy, this place has a very strict dress code, and it trying to keep it's standards high. Food is always wonderful and I like... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Excellent service and spectacular food - consistently high quality for many years. An event, not just dinner. Kick back and enjoy the evening.

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Grass Valley
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is our second trip to The Hobbit. Last time 30 years ago. I guess we have now been to enough good restaurants to know there is so much great food out there. It was a wonderful evening of service but would have enjoyed other options on the menu.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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241 reviews 241 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our Wedding Anniversary here last night. It was years since I had been here. It is a special place more like dining in somebody's home than a restaurant. From start to finish we found the service and evening's pace superb. We sat in the main room which has wonderful ambience. We thoroughly enjoyed the entire... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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321 reviews 321 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Sure, I've read the other reviews and more or less agree that the place carries a bit of a surprise as the outside of the building is so unassuming but the inside is decorated beautifully. Further, I totally agree that the service we were given at the dinner was exceptional and pleasant. There were no decorations on the table but... More 

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Additional Information about The Hobbit

Address: 2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869
Phone Number: (714) 997-1972
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French

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