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Best bars in Orange County

Seafood Restaurant
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“It's a lovely white-tablecloth restaurant... But upstairs is their BAR and SUSHI lounge. Great Happy Hour every day!”
46local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great spot right over the ocean with great calamari steak. Really good happy hour choices”
45local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“(Lunch/Dinner) - Same ownership as South of Nicks but American style food. Heart of downtown San Clemente. Again, get the butter cake, one of the best desserts in San Clemente. ”
31local recommendations
Bar
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“still casual but a little more upscale dining spot for lunch, dinner, cocktails right on the ocean. This place can be pricy. They have delicious mai thai's and coconut shrimp! This is one of 3 locations - they have others in Maui and Malibu!”
40local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“The sister restaurant to "Nick's". South of Nicks is upscale Mexican fusion. Very good food and drink menu. ”
33local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Te Mexican Place in Newport Beach that is a go to if you want Mexican. Fun Bar. ”
30local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“Great food, hard to get reservations. Walk-ins accepted with a wait. Or just do the bar! ”
27local recommendations
Cafe
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“Breakfast on the beach Come here early for breakfast and take a walk along the beach. It's a nice place for couples for date or small group of people. ”
37local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“$$$$ Very pricey, but you have to live large sometimes.. The restaurant has the best view in Orange County and great food to.”
26local recommendations
Bar
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“Ocean views of the Laguna coast from the 4th floor of 1930's hotel. Roof top dinning & drinks that are on par with any in the world. Mojitos are the best hands down!”
28local recommendations
Bar
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“Mutt's is a great beach bar/restaurant. It's actually my husband's favorite spot. Usually not super crowded at night, it's hopping during the day. The whole menu is great from the pizza (my husband's favorite), to salads, sandwiches and even breakfast. And they serve schooners of beer. You can't go wrong here.”
23local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Our favorite. Pricey but worth it. Music in the lounge Thurs - Sat. Reservations are recommended.”
28local recommendations
Bar
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“Lunch, cocktails, or dinner on the rooftop Reggae night on Sundays Live music most nights ”
26local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“(Dinner) - It's a wine/bar restaurant also on Del Mar Street in downtown San Clemente. Very cool vibe to just sit back, relax, have a drink, and listen to their live musician. ”
30local recommendations
Lounge
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“The Bungalow Bar has a bohemian vibe, set up like your in someone’s home, free pool table, free entry, large outdoor terrace with amazing views of the Ocean and the Huntington Beach Pier. Great place for bottle service and a table for parties”
22local recommendations
New American Restaurant
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“Best food in San Clemente!! Eat in the lounge or dining room. Launch is also a great place for appetizers and cocktails.”
24local recommendations