Ok Ive lived in So Cal for 20+ years.. And in another life I should have been a chef. I tried to pick the more unique places that are my favorites.
Thai BBQ & Noodle- Great Thai Food esp the Pad Thai +++
714 821 8883 About 10-15 min from the park.
9195 Valley View St
Cypress, CA 90630, United States
Joe's Italian Ice - Great Place just south on harbor, try the Orange/Vanilla soft serve+++
12302 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840
http://www.in-n-out.com/default.asp Ok added this one.. Def a good burgewr place, and if your Really Hungry ask for a 4X4 Animal Style.. also to ahrden the arteries ask for Fried Animal Style!.. +++
http://www.originaltommys.com/ - Best Chili Burgers hands down. +++
http://www.fatburger.com/home/ - Good Burgers! ++
http://www.portillos.com/portillos/look/ - Best italian beef sandwhich's in SOCal ++++
http://www.lacaverestaurant.com/ Nice for a Romantic dinner.. Jazz Music etc.. Food is B+ a bit pricey.
http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/ Great but expensive place to eay +++
http://www.clearmansrestaurants.com/steakandstein.html The closest Steak and Stein is about a 20 minute drive but one hell of a Filet! ++++
http://www.rivierarestaurant.net/ Rivera By the Fireside dose a lot of flambe dishes, there hot spinach salad and steak diane is good (wife's favorite) +++
Demiceli's Italian Restaurant
714 254 1940 -Best Red Sauce hands down. ++++
1721 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92804, United States
http://www.osf.com/ Good Cheap Italian food +++
http://www.bucadibeppo.com/ - Lots of food great Chicken Marsala +++
http://www.pickupstix.com/Home.html Good for a chain Great House Special Chicken +++
http://www.meltingpot.com/ The Melting Pot - Fun and Different and a bit pricey but def worth it(Going there this Friday). ++++