OC Weekly’s Best of Food N Drink, Part Two!

There was so much boozy goodness to cover in this section, we decided to dedicate the second half of our winners to all things hoppy, spirit-forward and bar/club-oriented. So if you’re looking for a place to have a few rounds, this is the only list you’ll need. And yeah, we give a bit of love to our neighbors in Long Beach, too. Pick your poison and hit that ATM— servers prefer cash tips! Find the more detailed stuff over here.

Best Bar for Dancing
Original Mike’s – Santa Ana

Best Whiskey
Hi-Time Wine Cellars – Costa Mesa

Best Local Winery
Pedal to the Metal

Best Vintage Barware
The Mixing Glass – Costa Mesa

Best Bartender
Emily Delicce

Best Wine Shop
Old Vine Cafe – Costa Mesa

Best Craft Cocktails
El Mercado Modern Cuisine – Santa Ana

Best Old Fashioned
The Blind Pig – Rancho Santa Margarita

Best Beer
Barley Forge Brewing Co – Costa Mesa

Best Micheladas
Alta Baja Market – Santa Ana

Best Distillery
Blinking Owl Distillery – Santa Ana

Best Bar in OC
The Beachcomber Cafe – Newport Beach

Best Gay Bar
VLVT Velvet Lounge – Santa Ana

Best Happy Hour
Mesa – Costa Mesa

Best Lounge
The District Lounge – Orange

Best Neighborhood Bar, Coastal OC
Class of ’47 – Newport Beach

Best Neighborhood Bar, North OC
The Shady Nook – Brea

Best Neighborhood Bar, Central OC
Las Vegas Bar – Santa Ana

Best Neighborhood Bar, South OC
The Sandpiper Lounge – Laguna Beach

Best Sports Bar
Kelly’s Korner Tavern – Placentia

Best Bikini Bar
The Green Girl Saloon – Westminster

Best Dive Bar
Cassidy’s Bar & Grill – Newport Beach

Best Day Drinking Bar
Recess – Santa Ana

Best Bar in Long Beach
Alex’s Bar

Best Pub
The Olde Ship – Fullerton and Santa Ana

Best Martini
Tantalum – Long Beach

Best Whiskey Bar
Macallans Public House – Brea

Best Local IPA
Left Coast Brewing Co. – San Clemente

Best Local Brewery
Chapman Crafted – Orange

Best Local Bar
Asylum Brewing – Anaheim

Best Beer Selection/Craft Beer Bar
Goat Hill Tavern – Newport Beach

Best Craft Beer Shop
Provisions Market – Orange

Best Wine Bar
The Robbins Nest Wine Bar & Bistro – Santa Ana

Best Rock Club
The Observatory – Santa Ana

Best-Looking Patrons (Hottest Crowd)
Club Bubbles – Westminster

Best Place to Pick Up a One-Night Stand
The Internet

Best Punk Rock Bar
The Doll Hut – Anaheim

Best Vodka
Blinking Owl Distillery – Santa Ana (Again!)

Best Tequila

Best Bourbon
Hi-Time Wine Cellars – Costa Mesa

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