The Californian: Resort Dining at its Finest

Resort Dining at its Finest
The restaurant is located right on the Pacific.

The Californian, located within the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, is the only restaurant in Huntington Beach to be awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award. It is open for breakfast and dinner, with indoor and outdoor seating that overlooks glistening views of the Pacific Ocean. This luxurious Spanish-inspired resort and spa is a 517-room seaside property that’s listed among the world’s finest destination resorts.

Executive sous chef Curtis Toth is the man behind the creative and delicious contemporary Californian cuisine at The Californian. Appetizers include Creminelli bresaola with rocket, Balsamic tomatoes and Point Reyes. “When creating and cooking, it’s always important to have really good olive oil and to marinate your food properly,” Toth told us. His secret is Antica Olive Oil from Los Alamitos, Calif.

As you’re taking in your shared plates while drinking The Californian’s vast collection of high-brand and boutique Californian wines, you can smell the crisp ocean breeze along with your entree. One bite of their Skuna Bay salmon with roasted fennel puree, port-macerated raisins and pine nuts will keep you coming back time and time again. Another favorite is from the grill: flat iron steak with your choice of house steak sauce, red wine jus, chimichurri, romesco or lemon rocket butter. Not only will the award-winning foods keep the Californian on your radar, but so will the warm Mediterranean ambiance of the Hyatt Resort Huntington Beach. 

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