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The bachelor party isn’t just a tradition, it has become the stuff of legend with movies like “The Hangover.” That being said, you don’t need a blowout in Vegas or a night at a gentlemen’s club to celebrate a friend’s entry into married life. If you want all of the celebration, but none of the craziness, you’ll find these places are good options.
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Hopscotch Tavern
136 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 871-2222
www.hopscotchtavern.com

If you’re having a bachelor party and you want a night that’s not completely wild, Hopscotch is a great place to visit. Along with a great selection of craft beers, it also has a great selection of whiskeys to help you celebrate the end of someone’s time as a single guy. The menu here is filled with tasty items that you and your friends will enjoy too. And, to top it all off, you’ll also find cigars and a patio on which to smoke them.

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Goat Hill Tavern
1830 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-8428
www.goathilltavern.com

When it comes to draft beers in Orange County, Goat Hill is pretty much the place to go. Here you’ll find 140 beers on tap that you can enjoy for the bachelor party. It is also one of those rare pubs that has shuffleboard, so you’ll be able to entertain yourselves for the duration of your time there. A smoking patio is also available so smokers don’t have to leave the party when they need a smoke break.

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The Green Girl Saloon
14341 Beach Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 897-8612
www.thegreengirlsaloon.com

It’s understandable if your crew wants to make some eye candy part of the evening before sending the groom off to married life. If that’s what you’re looking for, The Green Girl Saloon is a great place to have a bachelor party. The bartenders here wear bikinis and look great, and won’t get you into trouble with your partner. You’ll find everything you want as far as celebratory beverages here – the bartenders mix a pretty good shot, and you can make billiards part of the festivities.

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Club Aficionado Cigar Bar
23825 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 829-8474
www.clubaficionadocigar.com

When you set up a bachelor party, among the things you might be looking for are drinks, food and cigars. You can get all three at Club Aficionado. The “Cigar Gurus” here will definitely set you up with a good cigar that you can enjoy in a comfortable chair. This lounge also has a full bar, including single-malt Scotches that will go great with your cigar. The kitchen is open from 5 to 9 every weekday evening except Tuesday, so you can make some good Persian cuisine a part of your celebration.

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Native Son Alehouse
305 E. 4th St., Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 204-0337
www.facebook.com/nativesonale

Native Son is the perfect place for a low-key bachelor party that includes some fine beers with your mates. This place has an impressive selection of craft beers on tap and a spacious patio on which to enjoy them. The best thing about this place – aside from the beers – is the fact that your crew won’t have to yell over ridiculously loud music or jostle for position with a lot of 20-somethings. 

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Gary Schwind is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.
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