Dive Bar - Best of 2012

Published Nov 19, 2012

Beer served in cans and peanut shells on the floor your thing? Where's your favorite dive?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. The Little Knight

Voters Love

"Cold beer, great juke box, and people are there for only one reason...to drink beer without having to worry about what..." via KG44

Find It
435 E 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
  • The Little Knight, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 435 E 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    435 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Sandpiper Lounge, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 1183 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1183 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • The Swinging Door, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 355 El Camino Real Tustin CA 92780
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    355 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA
  • Beach Ball Bar, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 2116 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    2116 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA
  • Paul's Cocktails, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 207 W Chapman Ave Orange CA 92866
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    207 W Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
  • Johnny's Saloon, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 17428 Beach Boulevard Huntington Beach CA 92647
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    17428 Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Turc's, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 16321 S Pacific Ave Sunset Beach CA 90742
    7. Turc's
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    16321 S Pacific Ave, Sunset Beach, CA
  • Bigs Bar and Grill, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 645 S State College Blvd Fullerton CA 92831
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    645 S State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA
  • The Continental Room, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 115 W Santa Fe Ave Fullerton CA 92832
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    115 W Santa Fe Ave, Fullerton, CA
  • Nominee for: Dive Bar
    330 E 17th St, World Map Costa Mesa, CA
  • Class of '47, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 209 Palm St Newport Beach CA 92661
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    209 Palm St, Newport Beach, CA
  • Azteca Resaturant, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 12911 Main St Garden Grove CA 92840
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    12911 Main St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Big Helyn's, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 3317 S El Camino Real San Clemente CA 92672
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    3317 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
  • Lucky John's, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 12435 Beach Blvd Stanton CA 90680 1310 S Euclid St Fullerton CA 92832
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    Multiple locations
  • 2 J's Cocktail Lounge, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 120 W Houston Ave World Map Fullerton CA 92832
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    120 W Houston Ave, World Map Fullerton, CA
  • Tropic's Lounge, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 1842 W Commonwealth Ave Fullerton CA 92833
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1842 W Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA
  • The Cherry Pit, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 749 W Katella Ave Orange CA 92867
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    749 W Katella Ave, Orange, CA
  • Perqs Nite Club, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 117 Main St Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    117 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Beach Girls, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 15549 Beach Blvd Westminster CA 92683
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    15549 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA
  • Player's Lounge, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 7821 Westminster Blvd Westminster CA 92683
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    7821 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA
  • Throwbacks Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Dive Bar Sports Bar, 1759 S Claudina Way Anaheim CA 92805
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    1759 S Claudina Way, Anaheim, CA
  • Henry's Hof Brau, Nightlife, Dive Bar, 10549 Stanford Ave Garden Grove CA 92840
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    10549 Stanford Ave, Garden Grove, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    5591 Lincoln Ave, Cypress, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Dive Bar
    16701 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA
Contest Overview
  • 25,366
    Total Votes
  • 14,243
    Voters
  • 121
    Winners

The 2012 OC HOTLIST awards are based on more than 25,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

See the full results →

Get more from the Orange County HOT LIST
Sections
Arts and Entertainment
Auto
Fitness
Food
Health and Beauty
Housewares
Local Flavor
Nightlife
Parenting 101
Pets
Shopping
Weddings
Contest Tools
Business Owners
Top Voters
Hairstyle Showdown
Sitemap
Information
FAQs / Help
Contest Rules
How it Works - Deals
CityVoter Blog
About
The Orange County HOT LIST features more than 4,489 businesses competing for title of Orange County's best.

Connect with Orange County HOT LIST

@TheOCHotList