New. Balboa Bay Resort unveils waterfront Anchors & Oceans, specializing in craft beers, specialty cocktails and gastropub fare. 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.630.4285 Map M14

Aqua Lounge
New. Waved ceiling, 360-degree bar, huge patio, street-food-inspired menu … and group cocktails! DJs Th-Su. Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.760.4920 Map L15

Auld Dubliner
Irish pub and restaurant; live music Th-Sa. The District at Tustin Legacy, 2497 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.259.1562; 71 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, 562.437.8300 Map J14, northwest of C1

Spot relaunches as bar and grill with 60 wines by the glass, 12 flights and cigar patio. 6735 Quail Hill Parkway, Irvine, 949.502.4600 Map D5

Barley Forge Brewing Co.
New. Costa Mesa’s first-ever commercial production brewery is bustling! Five-taster flights; barbecue on weekends. 2957 Randolph Ave., Costa Mesa, 714.641.2084 Map J13

Blind Rabbit
Speakeasy with 1920s atmosphere hidden behind wall at Anaheim Packing House. Don’t like your drink? Your server will finish it! 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, Map H10 

Hip, state-of-the-art, glow-in-the-dark bowling lounge with sports bar and global cuisine. The District at Tustin Legacy, 2405 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.258.2695; Anaheim GardenWalk, 321 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.783.2810 Map D4, I10

Calivino Wine Bar
Rotating fine wines and craft beers, and eclectic New American (spinach wontons, pork-belly burger, beignets) near Angel Stadium. 2410 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, 714.939.7735 Map I11

Lounge for light dining or nightcap; live entertainment. Fairmont Newport Beach, 4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, 949.476.2001 Map D4

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A neighborhood fine wine retailer that celebrates community, hand crafted wines, family owned vineyards and sustainable farming. Beautiful tasting room hosts events, pairing dinners, live music and more. Craft beer selection also available. 280 S. Lemon St., Anaheim, 657.208.1860.

Copper Door
Friendly watering hole in basement of 1925 building. Pool tables, 40 beers. Tu-Su 8 pm-2 am. 2251/2 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, 714.543.3813 Map H13

Costa Mesa 55 Tavern + Bowl
State-of-the-art bowling alley with 10 lanes and sports viewing. The Triangle, 1875 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949.438.2320 Map K12

The District Lounge
Retro spot near Newport Pier has 100-foot mahogany and copper bar. Orange location is in original 1920s post office. 121 McFadden St., Newport Beach, 949.673.4470; 223 W. Chapman Ave., Orange, 714.639.7777 Map N13, C4

Floe Lounge
New. Smart and chic inside-outside venue with seaside-meets-city vibe. Communal tables and games. Irvine Marriott Hotel, 18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, 949.254.5725 Map J14

Heat Ultra Lounge
Vegas-style club near Disneyland. Th-Sa. Anaheim GardenWalk, 321 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714.776.4328 Map I10

Huge whiskey list, 75 craft beers, creative cuisine inside 1918 Pacific Railway Station. 136 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, 714.871.2222 Map A3

Irvine Improv
Top comedy. Two-item minimum, food or drink; food by Umami burgers. Irvine Spectrum Center, 572 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine, 949.854.5455 Map D5

Lola Gaspar
Bar and kitchen in Artists Village; Drink the Damn Medicine paired shots (e.g., bourbon and pickle brine). Open until 2 am M-Sa, Su until midnight. 211 W. Second St., Santa Ana, 714.972.1172 Map H13

marine-room-tavernMarine Room Tavern
Laid-back, newly redone bar; live rock and blues on weekends. Open M-F 3 pm-2 am, Sa-Su 10 am-2 am. 214 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, 949.494.3027 Map H15

Small plates and cocktails at hip and stylish lounge with retractable glass roof. Open until 2 am Tu-Sa. The Camp, 725 Baker St., Costa Mesa, 714.557.6700 Map J13

Muldoon’s Dublin Pub
Dublin Pub Cozy spot with courtyard; fun Irish-themed events in the Celtic Bar. 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.640.4110 Map L15

The Observatory
Live rock, alternative, jazz, blues and food. More acts in the Constellation room. 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, 714.957.0600  Map I15

Orange Coast Winery
Focus on red varietals from Temecula and Lodi grapes. 3734 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.877.0336; 869 W. 16th St, Newport Beach, 949.645.0400 Maps M16, M12

Palapa Bar
Tropical drinks outdoors at Hotel Ménage—with view of Disneyland fireworks!
1221 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, 714.758.0900 Map I10

Pie Society
Slick speakeasy tucked behind Pitfire Pizza offers innovative cocktails and snacks. 353 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.313.6335 Map N12

Pinot’s Palette
Recreate paintings as you you swirl, sniff and sip wine! Open studio days, too. The District, 2479 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.400.9016 Map D4

Red Bar and Lounge
New. Brightly colored spot with frosted orange bar top, menu by Jason Montelibano. 17900 Jamboree Road, 949.225.6757 Map J14

The Robbin’s Nest
New. Wine, beer, cheer at wine bar/bistro at historic Southern Counties Gas Co. building. 214 N. Sycamore St., Santa Ana, 714.568.9926 Map H13

oc_night_rooftopRooftop Lounge
Hot spot for sunset cocktails on wraparound patio with panoramic coastal views atop La Casa del Camino hotel. 1289 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.497.2446 Map I15

The Speakeasy
Hidden on cobblestone street at Old World Village; beer, wine and affordable small plates. 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.899.3279 Map C2

Stag Bar + Kitchen
Convivial bar established in 1908 opposite Newport Pier gets kitchen in 2016. 121 McFadden Place, Newport Beach, 949.673.4470. Map N13

TIME Nightclub
Club with cool decor, musical acts and big-name deejays. Open Th-Sa. The Triangle, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949.722.7103 Map K12

Wild Goose
Cocktails, seasonal beers, creative sausages and burgers amid hunt-lodge-saloon decor. 436 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, 949.722.9453 Map N12

Wine Lab
Wine/cheese tasting room and store at hip outdoors-themed center. Open Tu-Su. The Camp, 2937 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.905.9521 Map J13

Yost Theater
Historical landmark now hosts popular musical acts and deejays. Open daily. 307 N. Spurgeon St., Santa Ana, 888.862.9573 Map H13