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OPAH Restaurant & Bar

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26851 Aliso Creek Rd, Ste C, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5315
+1 949-360-8822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“opah” (79 reviews)
“halibut” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26851 Aliso Creek Rd, Ste C, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5315
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was amazing. Drinks are great. Dining room can get a little loud when crowded, though. I’ve been here a few times and will return.

Thank Joleger
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Went here for an early family lunch and really enjoyed it. The decor is clean modern with beach art on the walls. We sat indoors but there was a large heated and covered outdoor patio that was tempting. The service from our server was excellent...More

Thank DaQi
Reviewed November 11, 2017

My friends and I enjoyed our happy hour dining experience at Opah. No wait time. Friendly, fast and courteous wait staff. We had a cup of their famous clam chowder soup and had the cioppinio as our main entrée. The cioppinio was flavorful with various...More

Thank 1californiagirl
Reviewed October 19, 2017

After reading all of the glowing reviews, we tried Opah last night. A great disappointment! Starting with lousy service, tasteless bread, dry short ribs, coconut shrimp without coconut, having to ask for butter three times, we won't be coming back for dinner. However, the clam...More

1  Thank rayu
Reviewed October 16, 2017

First, at least for me, this restaurant is a bit pricey for a senior out for a casual lunch. But, and equally as important, the food is fantastic. If you believe you get what you pay for, this is the place to go. Service excellent,...More

Thank marilyng405
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Good Drinks. Ok wine list. Food A+ Love the Ahi app(with watermelon). Cioppino is amazing. Chill ambiance.

Thank kevintanderson
Reviewed October 2, 2017

My 93 year old Mom lives very near Opa. It has become somewhat of a family tradition to go there for lunch when my brothers and I visit. We went again last week, sat outside on the patio in beautiful weather, and had a great...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Service was great. That always sets the tone for a great meal. We started with the nachos. I would have been set unlisted eating them! Loaded with shrimp, cheese and gauc! Very good. I had the crispy shrimp tacos, one had the ahi sandwich and...More

Thank PJ H
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Love the food here . The menu is diverse so there is Something for everyone's palette .We eat here often and it never disappoints . It can be a bit noisy on the weekends so opt for the heated patio if that is a concern

Thank ellenbrella
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Opah is an interesting restaurant that always seems bustling with an energetic crowd. It's located in the Aliso Viejo Town Center and I've passed it several times. I finally decided to try it after watching a movie at the Edwards Cinemas. We started with some...More

Thank Travel C
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March 19, 2016|
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Response from GLennox | Reviewed this property |
Agree. Upscale seafood restaurant and bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26851 Aliso Creek Rd, Ste C, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-360-8822
At Opah Restaurant & Bar, we serve the finest fresh fish in Orange County. Carefully hand selected each day to deliver the best quality available. Come in and enjoy the menu created by Marc A. Cohen, One of the Best Chef's in Orange County. The menu is exquisite, featuring edible works of art, that look so good the could be on a magazine cover. Dont forget to try one of our signature Award Winning Martinis, or have some wine outside near the fireplace on the patio. We offer live music for our patrons on certain nights as well to add to the dining experience. If you wondering how we came up with the name Opah. It comes from the Hawaiian word for Moonfish, which was once viewed as Good Luck by fisherman, & often given away as a gesture of Good Will.
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