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The Wild Artichoke

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Californian, Contemporary, Eclectic
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4973 Yorba Ranch Rd Ste A, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
(714) 777-9646
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Romance

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Local Spot

This small spot has a great local reputation and tends to be consistently good. Not much atmosphere as it's hidden in the back of a strip mall with a very limited number of tables.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
LoneWolfTexan
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Yorba Linda, California
Good for:
  • Romance
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Yorba Linda, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This small spot has a great local reputation and tends to be consistently good. Not much atmosphere as it's hidden in the back of a strip mall with a very limited number of tables.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great food.. Located in a shopping center with convenient parking. Small restaurant but excellent food personally prepared by the owner/chef.

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Torrance, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I was looking for somewhere for lunch. I saw this place and decided to try it. I had the most delightful lunch. The waiter brought warm artichoke dip with bread. It was really nice.

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Yorba Linda, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

An interesting menu with attention to details,ingredients, and presentation. Good quality food but inconsistent in taste. Owner is experienced chef, but servers all young kids and, many times, in attentive. Small location in strip center. Not many choices in YL for a nice, special dinner, so this is a good option.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Awesome dinner made just for us! With each course I kept thinking I'm not gonna like this based on description. But I was dead wrong every time. I ate a meal I would never order and was over the moon at how good it was. You want a top chef dinner. Here it is. Should be on everyone's Bucket List.

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Huntington Beach, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I took a friend to celebrate with dinner at a new restaurant that had good reviews. She enjoyed her buttermilk batter fried chicken dinner and took home the leftovers. I ordered the "special" pistachio encrusted halibut filet and was disappointed. While the flavors of pistachio crust and sauce were good, the halibut was mushy as though it had been prepared... More 

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Irvine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I went with my brother-in-law and his wife and my wife they had been there before and were raving about the food. The food was incredible every day the menu is a little bit different I had a smoked pork chop with cranberry glaze reduction that was insane I started with a spinach salad that was cooked in the oven... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You have to plan to eat here. It is very small and seating is extremely limited. You MUST make a reservation. You WILL be glad you did. Every single dish we have had is special and memorable right down to the salads. The dishes are prepared by a Chef who obviously knows the business of fine dining. This is a... More 

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Yorba Linda, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Awesome food...very unique...and great service. This place is rather small but cozy. You should make reservations. The chef is the best. And the wine list is premium. You get what you pay for. It is our favorite restaurant in Yorba Linda...by far!

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Central Valley
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I are in town for a wedding and decided after reading the reviews to have lunch here. We started with the fried calamari which was tender, abundant and flavorful. I had the salmon and calamari risotto and my husband had a pasta and meat dish. Both excellent! We had a tasty lemon tart for dessert. I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4973 Yorba Ranch Rd Ste A, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Yorba Linda
  • Phone Number: (714) 777-9646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Californian, Contemporary, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?