Trabuco Oaks Steak House

A Legend In Its Own Time.


In 1982, the Southern California Restaurant Writers named The Trabuco Oaks Steak House “A Legend In Its Own Time.” It was an exhilarating honor, but also a humbling one. After all, being a legend in your own time is a pretty heavy responsibility. So we asked ourselves, what did we do to become a legend?

On June 28, 1968 Eleanor, Duke and Randy Sherod opened Trabuco Oaks as a snack bar serving campers from O’Neill Regional Park and Trabuco Canyon residents. That worked out pretty well, so they decided to serve dinner as well. Now, there are dinners and there are DINNERS. We decided ours would follow two rules: keep it simple, and do it right.

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