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Proof Bar

215 N. Broadway Santa Ana, CA 92701 | Santa Ana | 714-953-2660

Location Description:

Proof Bar offers a chic, lounge atmosphere befitting an establishment in the middle of Santa Ana's über-hip Artist Village. It hosts a variety of DJs who spin an eclectic array of tunes ranging between garage and funk. The full bar serves up tasty cocktails and offers a fine selection of brews including Delirium, Stella, Heineken, Arrogant Bastard Ale as well as standard domestics like Bud light. The lounge area features a dramatic vaulted ceiling hovering 25 feet above the floor. The bar is softly lit with colored lights for ambiance and is decorated by creeping vines twisting upward from the bedrock.

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  • Cuisine(s): Bar Food
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 8pm-2am, Mon-Fri 4pm-2am
  • Reservations: Accepted

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