Commonwealth Lounge

112 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
714-525-8888
Best Of

Details

  • Daily 5pm-2am
  • $$$; $$$$
  • Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
This downtown spot has successfully separated itself from the herd of local sud-slingers with unique aesthetic flourishes. Remarkably, the bar itself is table high, and patrons are seated in cushy, broad-backed chairs. The recessed liquor shelves feature opaque surfaces through which constantly changing colors shine and the tin ceiling is embellished with stamped floral patterns. The bar staff mixes up a menagerie of martinis from classic to watermelon as well as other alcoholic concoctions. However, local beer lovers will be delighted to know the lounge serves a tasty micro-number from Placentia's The Bruery, a spicy summer ale called Trade Winds. DJs regularly spin salsa, soul and funk and include appearances from KCRW's own Jeremy Sole as well as resident DJ Bobby Soul. More known for its great music and beautifully lit lounge than its food, although one could imagine Sinatra eating here if he was into artisan flatbreads.

Related Stories (12)

  • The Devious Means Break Into Commonwealth Lounge Tonight
    Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 12 p.m. by Joseph Lapin

    It seems every week an incredible shows popping out of the woodwork, and tonight in Fullerton The Devious Means will head to the Commonwealth Lounge (112 East Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton) to play a free concert for a birthday extrav...

  • Video: Douglas and the Furs Jam Out and Talk About Their Jack White Caper
    Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:32 a.m. by Nate Jackson

    The time has come once again for ye brave, music-loving souls to come from all parts of OC to check out a band you've never heard before, because we say so. The third installment of Plugged Into Local featuring Douglas and the Furs ...

  • The Flying Hand Keep It in the Pocket
    Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 4:30 a.m. by Nate Jackson

    Though it might sound like it's a Kung Fu Hustle reference, Flying Hand is actually the name for a Santa Ana duo. But you probably won't understand that until you've covered your eyes with your hands during their live set. Their tau...

  • Douglas and the Furs Bring Fuzz Rock to a Rooftop Near You
    Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 4:30 a.m. by Nate Jackson

    In case you missed the tree reference in their name, Anaheim fuzz rock band Douglas and the Furs play a brand of retro fuzz rock that's steadily branching out into OC's underground music scene. The sound is rooted in the band's fasc...

Load More Articles

Menu

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >