Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen: Cajun Fare in Anaheim, California

Get a New Orleans experience with a trip to Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Anaheim's Downtown Disney area. The French Quarter architecture of this fun eatery sets the tone, with an interior courtyard, informal ground floor dining at Jazz Kitchen Express and traditional dining upstairs. Get your groove on with live jazz at the Flambeaux jazz club inside the eatery.

The Express menu features a tasty array of New Orleans-style sandwiches and breakfast fare. Upstairs dining includes a Bourbon Street Sampler with popcorn calamari, coconut shrimp, Louisiana meat pies, crispy Parmesan artichoke hearts, & three dipping sauces. Entrees include Pasta Jambalaya with Gulf shrimp, andouille sausage, & roasted chicken, and BBQ Shrimp & Grits with New Orleans barbecue sauce, & andouille-parmesan grits.

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen
1590 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 776-5200

Punjabi Tandoor: Indian Cuisine From a Clay Oven

Punjabi Tandoor brings a taste of India to Anaheim with a large selection of curries and dishes cooked in a tandoor, or clay oven. The restaurant’s tandoori delicacies include chicken legs marinated in yogurt and spices and minced lamb with herbs and spices. The menu features more than 10 breads, which can come stuffed with cauliflower, potatoes, or cheese. The restaurant cooks its naan bread in the tandoor too.

Along with its traditional dishes, Punjabi Tandoor also offers a variety of vegetarian dishes. And you can enjoy all of these dishes without breaking the bank. Besides the combo for two, everything on the menu is under $15. Many dishes are even under $10.

The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner Mondays through Saturdays and for dinner on Sundays. You can choose to enjoy your meal inside or on the patio.

Punjabi Tandoor
327 South Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 635-3155

Slater’s 50/50 Burgers: Half Bacon, Half Beef, 100% Delicious

At Slater’s 50/50 Burgers, Scott Slater and executive chef Brad Lyons give Anaheim residents an extra serving of protein with 50/50 burgers, which are made with 50% ground bacon and 50% ground beef.

The burgers come with a variety of toppings including mashed avocado, sunny side up egg, and pineapple. You can also design it your way by picking the size, meat, bread, cheese, toppings, and sauce. Looking for something unique? Pick some of the more unique ingredients such as alligator andouille, Spam, or bacon-infused country gravy. If you aren’t in the mood for a beef/bacon hybrid, you can make a burger from fried chicken, turkey, portabella mushroom, or the meat of the month.

Wash your hearty bites down with a cold beer. Slater’s features more than 25 craft and local beers on tap and another more than 80 bottles. You can feel confident that your beer is good hands too. All of Slater’s servers are certified beer servers.

Slater’s 50/50 Burgers
6362 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Anahein Hills, CA 92807
(714) 685-1103

The Catch: Catch Fresh Seafood and More in Anaheim

A range of dining options is offered at The Catch, with menu items varying from burgers, to steaks and seafood, all right in Anaheim.

Get your appetite primed with a tasty starter like Maine Lobster On a Stick with sweet corn truffle cream, Sizzling Hiramasa Sashimi with sushi rice, crispy shallots & tobiko caviar, or Castro Valley Artichoke with herb vinaigrette & lemon herb aioli. Seafood entrees feature taste tempters like Legendary Chilean Sea Bass with ginger carrot puree, lemon butter & spicy sesame tomatoes, Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut with stir-fried snow peas, shiitake mushrooms, & young bok choy, and Chipotle Glazed Cedar Plank Skuna Bay Salmon with roasted pepper yellow corn relish & chipotle herb glaze. Beef fare includes a 32-Ounce Tomahawk Chop Ribeye, and an 8-Ounce Filet Mignon.

The Catch
2100 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 935-0101

Roy’s: A Taste Of The Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian food can be a hard thing to come across outside of the islands, which is quite a shame—the unique fusion of cultures in America’s fiftieth state has produced some very unique cuisine. Chef Roy Yamaguchi is a master of that food, and shows it off at his chain of restaurants. Stop in at either of Roy’s two locations for a taste of this fusion and more. High-quality ingredients are prepared in a wide number of innovative dishes that will please the palate and not leave you too full. Regulars go ape about the Hawaiian style soy miso-glazed fish dishes, which are tender and incredibly flavorful. For carnivores, the baby back ribs draw raves. Roy’s also offers an innovative sushi menu, with unique rolls exploring the mixed cuisines of the Hawaiian Islands. Dessert lovers all agree that you shouldn’t leave before sampling the decadent chocolate soufflé.

321 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802

(714) 776-7697

The Ranch Restaurant and Saloon: Festive Fine Dining

The Ranch Restaurant and Saloon is where fine dining meets western charm.

The kitchen prepares everything from scratch, making use of local ranches, farms, and dairies to bring you the fresh and in season ingredients to construct the menu. Whether you're in the mood for mountain lamb, a perfectly seasoned steak, or some phenomenal seafood, the Ranch has you covered. It's a relaxed, refined, and timeless meal — you half expect to see Wild Bill Hickcock tip his hat to you as he walks through the door.

The Ranch also has an extensive wine cellar stocked with a world-class selection, as well as a very impressive number of wines by the glass. There are also killer cocktails and great craft beer on tap. And if you like, you can kick up your boots in the saloon and dance the night away.

The Ranch Restaurant and Saloon
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 817-4200


Bistro Bleu: Enjoy French Fare

With fine French cuisine in a relaxed-but-refined setting, Bistro Bleu is a breath of fresh air.

Just moments from Coventry Court Apartments, this is a charming, cozy spot with friendly service and great food. For starters, you'll find everything from elegant dishes of escargot and duck liver terrines to lobster bisque and an excellent wedge salad. The list of entrees is a similar all-star roster, with steak frites and coq au vin as well as a ridiculously tasty bleu cheese burger. If you're coming in for lunch you can take advantage of one of the great prixe fixe options, or dig into a decadent croque monsieur. Whenever you come, it is absolutely worth your while to order up a chocolate souffle to finish off your meal. Reservations are essential.

Bistro Bleu
918 S. Magnolia Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 826-3590

Napa Rose: Treat Yourself

With an incomparable selection of wines and exciting contemporary cuisine just minutes from Coventry Court Apartments, Napa Rose is a gem. Located in Disney's Grand Californian Hotel, you'll be charmed by the beautiful Arts and Crafts decor. The menu changes with the seasons, using only the freshest ingredients and unique flavor combinations that will drive your taste buds wild. There is also a 4-course prix-fixe tasting menu that changes each week, offering a great value. Expert sommeliers can help you find the perfect wine to go with whatever you order, with many award-winning California vintages to choose from. In the ten years that Napa Rose has been open, it's turned a lot of heads. With highly acclaimed food and wine in an elegant setting, it's a restaurant that every foodie should know.

Napa Rose
1600 S Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 956-6755


Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar: A Fine Pairing

Eating options inside Disneyland are significantly more varied than your standard amusement park food, and gourmands with more particular palates have been flocking to Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar for years. Chef Joachim Spital helms this world-class Mediterranean restaurant located within the park, and his dishes are raved about by Disney regulars and foodies alike. Roasted duck breast with fresh corn polenta is lush, decadent and perfectly balanced, and the paella—which comes in a cunning single-serving size—is cooked to perfection. For dessert, Catal makes a spectacular panna cotta that will satisfy any sweet tooth. A children’s menu is also available with the usual classics to keep the little ones busy. The attached Uva Bar is a great place to unwind, with a well-curated cellar offering 40 bottles by the glass. If you’ve had enough Disney magic and need a grown-up break, this is the best place in the park to do it.

Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar
1580 South Disneyland Dr. # 106
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 774-4442

Mr. Stox: A Tradition for a Classic American Dining Experience

If all you want is a hearty American meal served in a luxurious atmosphere at a reasonable price,  Anaheim’s Mr. Stox is the restaurant of your dreams. Family owned and operated since 1977 and located conveniently near Disneyland and the Convention Center, this upscale eatery has long been a destination for locals. Regulars praise the incredibly well-cooked prime rib, which is seared to perfection and expertly juicy. The rest of the menu is just as promising, with a delicious lobster bisque perfectly capturing decadent chunks of shellfish meat in an amazing, creamy soup. Other dishes that have captured the attention of many a diner are astounding onion rings cooked in buttermilk and Parmesan cheese, the incredible crabcakes, and the oso bucco. This place definitely attracts an older crowd, so don’t go if you’re looking for a pick-up spot. However, Mr. Stox is a great choice for a low-key birthday or business meeting with a client you’re trying to impress.

Mr. Stox
1105 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 634-2994

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