Whether you're planning a family event, a business meeting, or just a night out with friends, our options for group dining are accommodating and accessible. From traditional American fare to dishes that draw inspiration from our vibrant local communities, get ready to dig in and enjoy.
Early Bird Specials
Who doesn't love a big group breakfast? Or, better yet, brunch? If you want to start the day with some south-of-the-border flair, head downtown to Alta Baja Market. The market’s all-day breakfast menu uses fresh and locally-sourced ingredients that combine the diverse traditions of California cooking with rustic Mexican cuisine. Its outdoor patio can accommodate groups of all sizes, perfect for any big celebration.
Native Son’s rooftop offers some of the best views of Downtown Santa Ana. Gather with your group and enjoy boozy brunch favorites like breakfast burgers and handcrafted cocktails.
Lunch in Santa Ana, CA
Do lunch the Santa Ana way at Benchmark. This restaurant offers a fresh take on local cuisine that's both refined and approachable. Its menu features seasonal dishes served in large "for the table" portions, perfect for sharing with friends and family. Enjoy alfresco-style seating that highlights Santa Ana's sunny climate, and dig into a fusion of flavors inspired by American and international favorites.
At Wursthaus, nothing says group dining like their family-style seating. The German-inspired beer hall serves up gourmet sausages, burgers, and sides, perfect for sharing around the table. And if you're looking to mix things up, check out the McFadden Public Market or 4th Street Market. These local food halls are great gathering places for friends and feature a diverse food and beverage selection from local vendors.
Dinner in Santa Ana, CA
If dinner is on the agenda, El Mercado Modern Cuisine offers cozy gastropub vibes with a Mexican twist. From craft margaritas made with small-batch mezcal to savory tacos featuring handmade tortillas, your group will have plenty of reasons to raise their glass and say “salud!’
Similarly, Chapter One: the modern local is perfect for large gatherings and celebrations with a rotating menu featuring sustainable, locally sourced, all-natural ingredients. If you're looking for an intimate gathering for your party, its private event room is always available for bookings and accommodates up to 60 guests.
After dinner, enjoy a nightcap at our famed breweries and bars. Those are just some of the many restaurants in Santa Ana, CA. Get acquainted with our city's unique flavors on your next group outing.