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Top 24 Restaurants That You Can Only Find in Buena Park (or SoCal)

Gear up for your next foodie adventure in Buena Park, California. The lively destination is full of world-class attractions and restaurants you can only find in town! From unique eats like locally-sourced honey ice cream affogato and Korean BBQ cooked right in front of you. Fill your visit with coffee shops, ramen joints, street tacos on the patio, and handcrafted cocktails. Get ready to indulge!
Pancakes at Basilur Tea in Buena Park, CA

Porto’s Bakery & Cafe—A visit to Yelp’s #1 restaurant in the country is required when you come to Buena Park. Porto’s Bakery & Cafe offers traditional Cuban pastries like the papa rellena (potato ball filled with ground meat and Spanish seasonings) and the oh-so-sweet guava strudel. Cool off with a fresh-made fruit smoothie or enjoy a unique coffee beverage like the dulce de leche latte. 7640 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Basilur TeaBasilur Tea aficionados come for their world-renowned tea and coffee, and stay for their out-of-this-world souffle pancakes -- topped with fruit or matcha. Their eggs benedict is a culinary delight unlike any other. 6920 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Creamer being poured in coffee at Coffee Code in Buena Park, CA

Coffee Code—Named “Best Coffee in Orange County” by OC Weekly, Coffee Code provides your caffeine fix with art thrown in. They are known for their latte art so you’ll want to order your matcha latte to enjoy on site along with a fruit-topped waffle or honey bread. 7855 La Palma Ave. Buena Park, CA

Eight Korean BBQ—The most popular dish on the Eight Korean BBQ menu is their Combo A, which comes with eight flavors of pork belly from curry to black sesame to miso paste. Bring your friends as it is plentiful enough to share, and all of the combos come with mozzarella kimchi fried rice that’s cooked right in front of you. 6681 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Shaved ice with sides and soon on table at Mealtop in Buena Park, CA

Mealtop serves up bingsoo (Korean shaved ice) that is almost too beautiful to eat. Choose from flavors like milk, strawberry, milk tea, matcha, coffee, red ginseng, and 5-grain powder for this refreshing treat. 6940 Beach Blvd Buena Park, CA

Fried chicken with sides at Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner in Buena Park, CA
Cheesetella—This spot in The Source OC serves a wide variety of castella (a traditional honey sponge cake) and Japanese cheesecakes. With dessert options that are big enough to share, you’ll definitely want to stop at Cheesetella for a sugar fix. 6924 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner—Right outside the entrance to Knott’s Berry Farm is this spot that has been serving up family-style meals since 1934. It’s no surprise why families return year after year to Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner —their fried chicken dinner with your choice of sides like mashed potatoes, corn, and baked beans is more than enough to satisfy the largest of appetites. Be sure to save room for their signature boysenberry pie! 8039 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Waffles, ice cream, and melon balls at Okbingsul in Buena Park, CA
Gaucho Grill—You'll find a contemporary twist on Argentinian favorites at Gaucho Grill. Start with a few empanadas to share and then go for the Asada Especial—slowly braised short rib with gaucho steak marinade. Feeling like pasta? The Sorrentinos—large ravioli filled with mozzarella, ricotta, ham and walnuts—are not to be missed. 5980 Orangethorpe Ave Buena Park, CA 90620

Okbingsul—Located in The Source OC, Okbingsul brings Korean-style shaved ice to those craving a cool treat. Go for the watermelon okbingsul, which comes with shaved ice topped with watermelon balls, condensed milk, and ice cream. 6940 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Shrimp and steak bowl at Poquito Mas in Buena Park, CA

Poquito Mas—Fresh-made tortillas, guacamole, and salsa on everything make Poquito Mas the ideal spot for a Mexican fiesta. Head to their patio to enjoy an agua fresca or margarita on the rocks, and enjoy the beautiful Buena Park weather with your street tacos or burrito. 6591 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Tacos La Calle—When you take your first bite of tacos al pastor or fresh elote at Tacos La Calle, you will instantly be transported across the border enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of Mexican comfort food. Named one of the “Top 10 Best New Restaurants in the OC” by OC Weekly and “Top 10 Places for Cheap Eats in Orange County” by the OC Register, Tacos La Calle has all the street tacos, burritos, and mulitas that you could want. 8600 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Fried chicken, fries with meat and cheese, soup, and ice coffee at Sup Noodle Bar in Buena Park, CA

Aburi Sushi—When you crave the freshest sushi, Aburi Sushi is your spot. With over two dozen rolls to choose from and a premium all-you-can-eat sushi experience for when you are really hungry, Aburi is there to provide a unique dining experience. Try the local favorite Buena Park Roll—a tasty combination of seared albacore, asparagus, avocado, and tempura shrimp. 8285 On the Mall Buena Park, CA

Sup Noodle Bar—The Vietnamese Pho at Sup Noodle Bar was voted as the “OC's Best Pho” by OC Weekly and it’s no surprise why. Deeply flavorful bone broth is topped with your choice of proteins like fried pork belly and four-hour braised beef toro along with tons of vegetables. The chef’s choice lomo saltado is a must-eat, along with the shaken-style filet cube salad. 5141 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Ice cream in cup with honeycomb at Honeymee in Buena Park, CA

HoneymeeHoneymee’s true milk ice cream is made with fresh California milk from a family-owned, Kosher-certified dairy farm and has been named one of the “Best Spots for Soft Serve and Custard” by Zagat. Go for the honey affogato for an afternoon pick-me-up. Ice cream is drizzled with locally-sourced honey and topped with fresh coffee—a delicious combination! 6930 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA

School Food—Bring your crew to this spot that offers casual Korean comfort food that’s perfect for sharing. Start off with one of School Food's mari like the garlic bacon roll, and then choose from a number of noodle dishes or go for the fry dumplings. 6924 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA
French Dip Sliders at The Cauldron in Buena Park, CA

The Cauldron—Let the Cauldron cast a spell over your nighttime activities when you enjoy witchy-themed drinks in their outdoor patio. Pick a spot around one of the fire pits and quench your thirst with a Knotty Kid or Wizard’s Cup. OC Weekly’s “Best Neighborhood Bar in North Orange County” is a fully immersive experience and the perfect spot for a night on the town. 8028 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Uncle Fung Borneo Eatery—At Uncle Fung you can enjoy authentic food inspired by Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Go for the Borneo rice plate or the roasted chicken with coconut rice for a flavorful and filling meal at one of the “Top 10 Places for Cheap Eats in Orange County” by the OC Register. 7855 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA
Ramen and fried sides at Yoshiharu in Buena Park, CA

Miss Shabu—Bring your appetite to Miss Shabu, an all-you-can-eat hot pot spot that was named #30 on Yelp's “Top 100 Places to Eat in the United States.” Choose the proteins you’d like in your shabu shabu and cook them in your selected broth. Pair your meal with one of the many sakes they offer and don’t miss out on the rice porridge at the end of your meal. 5450 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Yoshiharu Ramen—Named “Orange County’s Best Ramen” by the OC Register, Yoshiharu is an authentic Japanese noodle bar that offers ramen just the way you like it. Flavorful broths that are boiled for ten hours are topped with fresh vegetables and your choice of proteins. Go for the Tonkatsu Black, a garlic-flavored tonkatsu ramen with green onions and bamboo shoots. 6970 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA

Rice, meat, and egg at Chubbee Monkee in Buena Park, CA

California Pita GrillCalifornia Pita Grill features a healthy alternative to fast food while maintaining an authentic approach to Mediterranean cuisine featuring fresh produce and meats. 8340 La Palma Ave. Buena Park

Chubbee MonkeeChubbee Monkee specializes in Asian comfort food with dishes like smoked brisket fried rice, garlic chili soy glazed chicken wings, Kurobuta pork skewers, and French fries with smoked brisket. 8308 On the Mall, Buena Park, CA
Egg sandwhich from Eggslice in Buena Park, CA
Eggslice—This breakfast sandwich joint is going to be your new favorite breakfast spot, we know it. The classic bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich is topped with housemade chilli jam and sandwiched in a warm brioche bun for an unforgettable bite at Eggslice. 8308 On the Mall, Buena Park, CA

Paul's PlacePaul's Place is a classic, American diner serving favorites like hamburgers, chili cheese fries, broasted chicken, pastrami sandwiches and hot dogs. 7012 Orangethorpe Ave. Buena Park, CA

La Huasteca—Inspired by the La Huasteca region of Southern Mexico, the La Huasteca restaurant brings authentic Mexican cuisine to Buena Park. Studying the food served in Mexico’s countryside pueblos, their talented chefs put a modern twist on some of the area’s most popular dishes. Visitors will find flavorful street tacos using homemade tortillas, fresh caught seafood, slow simmered soups, fresh salads and a wide selection of entrees perfectly crafted with local ingredients. 6960 Beach Blvd. Buena Park, CA
When your foodie dreams bring you to Buena Park, stay the night at one of Buena Park’s hotels and resorts so you can be close to the action. With over a dozen to choose from, you’ll find options with free shuttle service, swimming pools, suites, and free parking. CLICK HERE for hotel deals. To start planning your SoCal vacation, order your FREE Travel Guide HERE.

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