It’s time to celebrate Dad with a standout dining experience. Be it extraordinary steaks and seafood, a relaxing brunch or something inspired by travels, you’ll find something just right at South Coast Plaza’s collection of restaurants.
Weekend brunch is served on the beautiful terrace. Salmon Benedict, duck & French toast, pork cheek adobo & fried egg and brunch pizza are among the creative dishes from chef Ross Pangilinan, or opt for a three-course Father’s Day brunch with choices for $45. An all-day special is a decadent sliced hanger steak with fingerling potatoes, charred corn, maitake mushrooms with crème fraîche dressing.
Saturday & Sunday brunch, 11am – 3pm
Fresh juices, smoothies and brunch cocktails make great starters for breakfast or brunch with both outdoor and indoor seating in this contemporary-designed destination. Raging Bull skillet, smoked salmon Benedict, Aussie scramble, blueberry pancakes and brekky toasted sandwich are among the popular offerings.
Saturday & Sunday brunch, 7:30am-3:30pm
Open for brunch Father’s Day weekend and featuring the unique fusion cuisine of master chef Helene An interpreted by chef de cuisine Ron Lee. Favorites for fathers are ribeye steak fried rice with black garlic sauce and frizzled sunny-side egg, or crispy orange peel chicken. New starters include smoked salmon on avocado crostini.
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STEAK AND SEAFOOD
Enjoy an unparalleled selection of fresh seafood such as wild Alaskan halibut, iced shellfish platters, sushi and seasonal soft-shell crab. Father’s Day weekend Water Grill will offer the perennial favorite of surf and turf.
Transport Dad to Spain with the robust flavors of chef Amar Santana—creative, contemporary tapas, perfectly cooked paellas and Aspen Ridge Farm beef grilled over citrus and red oak wood, served family style.
Morton’s will present a Land & Sea Menu just for Father’s Day priced at $79, in addition to its à la carte offerings. The two-course menu features entrée choices of center-cut filet au jus, double-cut pork chop & apricot chutney or Manhattan-cut steak strip—all served with a cold-water lobster tail baked with herbed garlic butter. Choose a Morton’s signature side dish as well. Dessert selections are Key Lime pie, NY cheesecake and Morton’s hot chocolate cake with vanilla bean ice cream.
Weekend lunch menu is now served in the Hall’s lounge. Select from creative, seasonal cocktails and savory small plates created by Top Chef all-star Amar Santana. Shrimp cazuela, braised beef hummus, crispy fried crab lumpia or truffled chicken liver mousse are among the selections.
If Dad loves sushi or inventive high-end Japanese fare served in a light-filled contemporary space, consider Hamamori. From omakase, signature sashimi and sushi sets to to lava stone- Wagyu beef cooked tableside, it’s one of OC’s top-rated restaurants for the best in Japanese cuisine.
Reservations – please call 714.850.0880; walk-ins welcome
Take a culinary spin through the Mediterranean at Mezzet. Juicy kebobs, exotic tagines and handmade pastas receive rave reviews. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Reservations advised; walk-ins welcome