Best Bar Food In OC

July 31, 2014 4:00 AM

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Being hungry never felt so good once you’ve arrived to these best bars for food in OC. From burgers to tacos and french fries, satisfy your appetite and craving with delicious eats at these top locations.
(credit: Katrina A./Yelp)

(credit: Katrina A./Yelp)


Henry’s Bar & Grill
10549 Stanford Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 537-9884
www.henrysgg.com

You’ll know a place is top of the line when it comes to food by one of two things: the place is packed to the brim and the menu is buzzing with drool-worthy bites. Henry’s Bar & Grill has both. The menu is complete with some of the best bar food in Orange County and has a known reputation for drawing in crowds and offering delicious food options like jalapeno burgers, garlic Parmesan fries and the $1 tacos sold on Tuesdays.

(credit: Healthy Junk)

(credit: Healthy Junk)


Healthy Junk
201 W. Center St.
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 772-5865
www.thehealthyjunk.com

A bar with a mission to keep the environment green and things healthy? No way. Junk Bar is one of the small bunch that goes out of its way for patrons to enjoy good drinks and delicious foods with vegan and gluten-free menu options. You’ll love the small-space ambiance which doesn’t feel too confined and is the perfect setting to mellow down after a long day. Plus, where else in Orange County will you be able to score organic and vegan beer?

(credit: Akiko I./Yelp)

(credit: Akiko I./Yelp)


Brian’s
1944 N. Placentia Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 993-1401
www.briansbeer.com

After 30 years in the business, Brian’s has the bar food game all figured out. It serves customers with freshly brewed ice cold drinks alongside savory appetizers, lunch and dinner to create the winning ticket. Located in Fullerton, Brian’s has some of the best bar food around. From its beloved homemade salads to its chow down baby back rib dinners, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The food won’t cost you much and you can watch a game or two while you empty out your plate.

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(credit: Tammy G./Yelp)


Blackie’s By The Sea
2118 W. Oceanfront
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 675-1074
www.blackiesbythesea.com

A clean and organized place for a “hole in the wall,” Blackie’s By The Sea serves up routine drinks in addition to above-average bar food within full view of the nearby beach. Part of the appeal (other than the prime location near the beach) are the ridiculously low prices — the entire menu is under $10. And while there isn’t a large sum of food served here, if you’re hungry and spent all of your money on drinks, you could easily rely on its low-priced but tasty sandwiches, chili dogs and pretzels to help get you by.

(credit: Chapter One)

(credit: Chapter One)


Chapter One: The Modern Local
227 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 352-2225
www.chapteronetml.com

For a yummy serving of bar food at an award-winning bar in Santa Ana, Chapter One: The Modern Local ranks high. At Chapter One, presentation is everything and the food is made fresh to order arriving to your table in a layout that rivals a top SoCal restaurant or eatery. A few grub-worthy items to look out for are the smoked salmon croquette, harvest burger, duck fat fries and daily house soup.

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Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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