Cocktail Bar - Best of 2016

Published Apr 21, 2016

When it comes to cocktails, it's all about flavor and originality. Who makes the best?

2016 Winner

1. Stag Bar + Kitchen

Voters Love

"The wings are delicious-I suggest getting all of the sauces on the side to try them all! The sweet chili sauce is..." via Amanda E.

Find It
121 McFadden Place Newport Beach CA 92663
  • Stag Bar + Kitchen, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Cocktail Bar, Bar Bites, Beer Bar, 121 McFadden Place World Map Newport Beach CA 92663
    121 McFadden Place, World Map Newport Beach, CA
  • Aurora Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge, Food, Nightlife, Great Meals, Mediterranean, Specialty Cocktail, Place to Impress a Date, Cocktail Bar, 2307 West Balboa Boulevard Newport Beach CA 92663
    2307 West Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Cellar, Great Meals, Food, Nightlife, Romantic Restaurant, French, Specialty Cocktail, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, Wine Bar, Cocktail Bar, 305 North Harbor Boulevard World Map Fullerton CA 92832
    305 North Harbor Boulevard, World Map Fullerton, CA
  • HopScotch, Great Meals, Nightlife, American Bistro, Beer Bar, Cocktail Bar, 136 East Commonwealth Avenue Fullerton CA 92832
    136 East Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, CA
  • 320 Main, Great Meals, Nightlife, Food, Steakhouse, Specialty Cocktail, Bar Bites, Cocktail Bar, 320 Main Street Seal Beach CA 90740
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    320 Main Street, Seal Beach, CA
  • Lola Gaspar, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 211 W 2nd St Santa Ana CA 92701
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    211 W 2nd St, Santa Ana, CA
  • Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    353 East 17th Street, World Map Costa Mesa, CA
  • Wild Goose Tavern, Great Meals, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, American Bistro, Beer Bar, Cocktail Bar, Bar Bites, 436 East 17th Street Costa Mesa CA 92627
    436 East 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA
  • The Cannery, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 3010 Lafayette Rd Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    3010 Lafayette Rd, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Commonwealth Lounge, Nightlife, Food, Specialty Cocktail, Tapas, Beers on Tap, Place for Late Night Dance Party, Jazz Club, Place to Listen to Live Music, 112 E Commonwealth Ave Fullerton CA 92832
    112 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA
  • Commissary Lounge, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 2930 Bristol St Costa Mesa CA 92626
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    2930 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    31431 Santa Margarita Parkway, World Map Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Location
    13. Mesa
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    725 Baker St, Costa Mesa, CA
  • The Crow Bar and Kitchen, Nightlife, Food, Trendy Bar, Specialty Cocktail, Beers on Tap, Bar Bites, Burger, Cocktail Bar, 2325 East Coast Hwy Corona del Mar CA 92625
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    2325 East Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA
  • The Ritz Restaurant and Garden, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 880 Newport Center Dr Newport Beach CA 92660
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    880 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • Aloha Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 221 Main St Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    221 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • The Olive Pit, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, 834 E Lincoln Ave Orange CA 92865
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    834 E Lincoln Ave, Orange, CA
  • Fusion Ultra Lounge, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 512 S Brookhurst St Anaheim CA 92804
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    512 S Brookhurst St, Anaheim, CA
  • Charlie Palmer, Nightlife, Specialty Cocktail, Cocktail Bar, 3333 S Bristol St Costa Mesa CA 92626
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    3333 S Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA
  • The Crosby, Nightlife Restaurants Shopping, Bookstore Lounge Neighborhood Bar New American, 400 N Broadway Santa Ana CA 92701
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    400 N Broadway, Santa Ana, CA
  • Oysters, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 2515 East Coast Hwy Newport Beach CA 92625
    19. Oysters
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    2515 East Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA
  • 3-Thirty-3, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 333 Bayside Dr Newport Beach CA 92660
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    333 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA
  • Mosun & Club M, Nightlife, Trendy Bar, 680 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Cocktail Bar
    680 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
Contest Overview
  • 27,359
    Total Votes
  • 18,362
  • 125

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