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18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying at a nearby airport Hilton, we tried this place for an early Friday evening dinner. Seems like most of the food had been held in an oven for hours, and then served overcooked. Medium-Rare Prime Rib was tough to chew. BBQ Prime Rib Bones were dried out on the outside, and whatever meat was there was overcooked. Yorkshire... More 

Thank G P
Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gullivers is one of the very few Restaurants in Orange County that never lets you down. 99% ol the time when you visit Gullivers, you will experience that winning blend of quality food, excellent food preparation, tasteful atmospheric ambiance, prompt and efficient service, and you're not rushed, even though they are often very busy. If you have a yearning for... More 

Thank 548rdr
Tustin, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We, the wife and I, have been there twice in the last few months, on Groupons. The atmosphere is 18th century English. Meals are well presented and unhurried. The prime rib, Yorkshire pudding and creamed spinach are all better than I have had at 5 Crowns recently and with a better ambience.

Thank bmurray573
Dana Point, Ca
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Walking into Gulliver's Restaurant, you are warmly greeted. You are seated within minutes of your reservation. We have been here several times and the food is to die for. The house salad is delicious with chopped egg and bay shrimp with a mild dressing. We ordered the biggest prime rib with a bone which is between 22-24 ounces. It was... More 

Thank normaredk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

They offer the full menu and a bar menu in the bar. There is expensive seating available in the bar as well if you're not up for a more formal meal. We enjoyed the food!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Clarita, California
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The interior (and exterior) are unchanged. the menu is a little different ( for example, Glubdubdrip soup was not on the menu--perhaps at dinner?) Service was good as always, Food was excellent!

Thank G D
Seal Beach, California
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had a very good experience at Gulliver's. Went there for dinner, five adults and one child, and everyone's food was consistently good. They're known for their prime rib, which is a generous portion, tender and very favorable. They even have a mini portion on the children's menu. Two of us ordered the filet mignon and one ordered the chicken... More 

Thank Mike b
La Mirada, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We decided at the last minute to go out for a steak dinner. I heard Gulliver's have some great food. It was late at night and the staff was cleaning up getting ready to close, but they took us in. To my surprise they served up a really good meal for being so close to closing. My prime rib was... More 

Thank Robert S
Costa Mesa, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

When we ate here last century, their prime focus was the prime rib; with good reason. Their chefs made the best we ever tasted. When you added sides like the creamed corn and creamed spinach, you have achieved epicurean ecstasy. Our fears that the expanded menu meant reduced quality proved groundless. When we asked our server if she could round... More 

Thank Lee D
Irvine, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I find eating at the bar to have a bit better service than the dining room. Good food either way. I don't go a lot because of price. The decorations are amazing and even better during Halloween and Yule.

Thank dslerner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18482 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: 949-833-8411

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?