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Great Anaheim-area steak spots?

Andreea Feb 22, 2007 11:04 AM

I need your insight to plan a client dinner for attendees of Expo West, a trade show for the natural and organic products industry. The request is for steak, so I'd like it to be not just stellar food, but also a non-cheesy atmosphere. Any help is much appreciated!

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    WHills Feb 22, 2007 11:05 AM


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    1. re: WHills
      kingkong5 Feb 22, 2007 03:31 PM

      I'll second Morton's, as the new one opened up on Harbor just south of Disneyland it should be close for you and your clients. There is also a Ruth's Chris opening up near there, soon, so you may want to time that to see if it could work for you.

      Mr. Stox is also very close, and is a nice, upscale restaurant with an old school feel. Very elegant.

      My choice for your client dinner though, would be the Napa Rose inside the Disneyland Grand Californian hotel. They do steaks I believe, but also have other great menu choices.

    2. elmomonster Feb 22, 2007 11:09 AM

      Definitely Mastro's Steakhouse in Costa Mesa.

      Here's my review and pics:

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      1. re: elmomonster
        SoCalMuncher Feb 22, 2007 11:44 AM

        Nice report. I wonder how this place stacks up against 555 East in Long Beach.
        My mouthful of porterhouse dissolves into, what I can only describe as meat foam by the 3rd chew.

      2. NinoHB714 Feb 22, 2007 11:52 AM

        Mr. Stox is in Anaheim

        1. brekkie_fan Feb 22, 2007 10:28 PM

          All of the above. Morton's for a solid chain.
          Mr. Stox for a lil old school (the outside is very deceiving).
          Napa Rose for something special.
          Mastro's is definitely trendy, but a bit of a drive to get there. Guess it would depend on what time/date so you aren't hitting traffic.

          If $$ is not an issue, I'd be all over Mastro's or Napa Rose.

          1. Emme Feb 22, 2007 10:34 PM

            Don't know how steak specific Napa Rose is, but they always have a varied meat selection, and are quite good.

            Also concur w/ Mr. Stox recs.

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