I have only been here twice, for truly romantic, formal dinners.
The food is impeccable in presentation, and delicious - yet I'm not certain the steep prices meet my higher expectations of uber elevated fabulousness? Sadly, I guess I should be much more impressed with the flavors and taste of the highly specialized food preparation and combinations, than I actually am? But honestly, for me - the dishes I've ordered were not SUPERB enough to be particularly outstanding and sharply memorable?
Please do not get me wrong, the food is quite delicious - maybe not justified for the exorbitant prices???Certainly, the decor, ambience, real estate, and image - make this little boutique restaurant highly coveted. Service is of course, outstanding... They serve a courtesy petit taste starter. Then, leave you with some complimentary home made petit desserts such as beautiful chocolates and elegantly packaged candied nuts.
Expensively posh, regal, intimate, secluded, very formal ... The most elegant, fine dining with ocean front experience throughout ALL Orange County - make advanced reservations before sunset to truly capture the stunning ocean views. CLASS and formality are both a must.
The food is not particularly outstanding on its own merit - not without the bells and whistles of the entire package of the restaurant.
So just be forewarned that the fancy gourmet food by itself, might not be as distinguishingly memorable as you might expect- but will be tasty, of course...
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