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All 421 Orange Restaurants

The Hobbit

2932 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-1972
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Ranked #5 of 421 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
Hawaiian Gardens, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 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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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 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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236 reviews 236 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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274 reviews 274 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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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Santa Ana, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I took my husband to dinner at the Hobbit for his birthday. We had been once before, also for his birthday twelve years prior. It was amazing the first time and was amazing again this time. I wouldn't suggest going here with anyone other than someone or a group who you really enjoy being with because this can't be rushed... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The concept is awesome the service is excellent but unfortunately the food is just ok. Hasardly modern; I'm happy I went once but I won't come back

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