Bahar Restaurant | Bravo Burgers | Stacks Pancake House | Antonucci's | Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurant

Bahar Restaurant Serves Persian Fare Just a Short Distance From Eaves Santa Margarita

The Ariarad family spent 30 years serving Persian food in Orange County before they opened Bahar Restaurant. The eatery has been satisfying customers in the Mission Viejo area since 2007 thanks to it authentic Persian fare.

Bahar Restaurant is located just a short distance from Eaves Santa Margarita on the second floor of Crown Valley Market Place. The chefs strive to produce light and fluffy basmati rice and juicy meats. Stop in for lunch or dinner and judge the chefs' work for yourself. Get started with hummus- or yogurt-based eggplant borani served with flat bread before deciding on a main dish. You could always stop in midday to take advantage of the lunch specials, such as the koobideh kabob with grilled tomato and rice, which is priced at just $4.99. There are also vegetarian selections on the menu, including fresenjon with walnuts and rice in a pomegranate sauce.

Bahar Restaurant
27771 Center Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 340-1011

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Bravo Burgers Near Eaves Santa Margarita: Fresh Ingredients in Every Patty

It doesn't get more American than the food served at Bravo Burgers. Morning, noon, and night its chefs dish out hearty comfort food—just as they have for the past three decades. What's more, they do it without relying on the greasy, unhealthy ingredients of a fast food joint. There are no trans fats in its cooking oil, only the freshest veggies in its fridge, and Grade-A meat in every patty.

Make the quick drive from Eaves Santa Margarita to Bravo Burgers in the morning for a filling breakfast. The French toast, pancakes, and waffles represent the sweeter side of the menu, whereas country biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos, and omelets cater to a crowd looking for something savory.

If you come for lunch or dinner, don't miss Bravo's signature offering: the burger. It comes in a wide variety of ways, so pick the one that best suits your taste. Perhaps that means a burger topped with avocado and cheese, a classic creation with a third-pound of Angus beef, or a patty crowned with mushrooms, Swiss cheese, and bacon. You can also opt for a full entree like the beer-battered cod or fried chicken.

Bravo Burgers
27200 La Paz Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 470-7895

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Stacks Pancake House Not Far From Eaves Santa Margarita: Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes Drizzled With Coconut Syrup

Its most dedicated customers know you have to get up pretty early to snag one of the big tables at Stacks Pancake House. The hot breakfast spot in Mission Viejo opens daily for breakfast at 6:30 a.m., and you should be there not too long after to secure the prime seating. That's because Stacks Pancake House is so popular, it'll probably fill up in the following hour.

If you've ever eaten here, or even just looked at Stacks' menu, its popularity should come as no surprise. The eatery is most locally famous for its banana macadamia nut pancakes, a decadent dish on their own, but made even more indulgent with a drizzle of the house's coconut syrup on top. In addition to the lauded pancakes, Stacks also serves other exotic breakfast and lunch fare like Japanese fried rice omelets, French crepes, and Korean kalbi ribs. Make the short drive from Eaves Santa Margarita to Stacks for a taste.

Stacks Pancake House
27680 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 218-4600

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Old School Italian Food Awaits at Antonucci's Near Eaves Santa Margarita

Bubbly pizzas fresh from the brick oven, seafood just plucked from the ocean, and handcrafted pasta are all on the menu at Antonucci's in Mission Viejo. Customers like the restaurant and lounge for its Old World Italian feel almost as much as they enjoy the food.

It's been serving the same stuff since it opened in 1976 under family ownership, so you can count on consistently quality fare at Antonucci's. Exposed brick walls and strings of twinkling lights create a romantic atmosphere in which to enjoy your hefty platter of Italian food. Try the sauteed calamari, a customer favorite, or perhaps the house-made lasagna or linguini baresi. Customers also love the brick-oven-baked pizzas, particularly the unique shrimp pesto pizza. Make the quick drive from Eaves Santa Margarita to Antonucci's for a taste.

24190 Alicia Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 472-4332

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Classic Italian Cuisine With a Lakeside View at Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurant, a Short Way From Eaves Santa Margarita in Rancho Santa Margarita

Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant brings the best of Italian cuisine to South Orange County. Not far from Eaves Santa Margarita, this family-owned chain has been serving up fresh pizza, pasta and more for 30 years and counting. Dine inside the simple, mood-lit restaurant, or head out to the patio for a gorgeous lakeside view.

Customers highly recommend trying the lina rolls, a blend of mozzarella and Romano cheese with spinach and eggplant, stuffed inside freshly made dough, then battered and fried and served with marinara sauce. You'll find New York style Neapolitan pizza here as well as Sicilian and gourmet, hand-tossed pies, with options like the "works," topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, mushrooms, onions and olives, plus anchovies on request for an extra salty taste. For seafood, try the fresh clams, served with linguini in your choice of a red or white wine sauce, and served with linguini.

Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurant
27782 Vista Del Lago
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 859-9556

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