Capital Seafood

85 Fortune Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
949-788-9218

Details

  • Sun 10am-10pm, Mon-Thu 10:30am-10pm, Fri 10:30am-1:30am, Sat 10am-1:30am
  • $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Garage Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Before Capital opened, The Irvine Spectrum Center has so far only coyly flirted with its choice of Asian restaurant tenants. Most of those that Bren’s flagship mall has let in were whitewashed versions aimed at those who would rather have a sweet and sour chicken than a drunken one (or even know what that meant). Most, with the exception of P.F. Chang's, never took hold. Capital is the anti-P.F. Chang’s. It serves real Chinese and real dim sum. The dishes here are cooked with unmitigated authenticity and the dim sum is pushed around in carts in decidedly un-whitewashed varieties including chicken feet and tripe. If you’ve had better Chinese and/or dim sum in Irvine up to this point, it was in the Chinese enclaves of the city not ruled by Bren.

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