Dive Bar - 2012 Winners

Published Nov 19, 2012

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

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 you..." 

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435 E 17th St Costa Mesa CA 92627
2012 Runner-Up

2. Sandpiper Lounge

Voters Love

"it just doesn't get any better than the 'dirty bird'! if you changed anything (just one little thing) about it, it wouldn't..." 

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1183 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
2012 Finalist

3. The Swinging Door

Voters Love

"Men outnumber the women about 20 to 1...must be the hot bartenders in sexy lingerie! That's OK...she can't have them ALL!!"  via Ruby K.

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355 El Camino Real Tustin CA 92780
2012 Finalist

4. Beach Ball Bar

Voters Love

"Because it is a piece of Newport Beach History !! Some things are just great, they work, and should never change. Plus..." 

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2116 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
2012 Finalist

5. Paul's Cocktails

Voters Love

"World Famous Paul's Cocktails!!! Says it All. From the Great Staff, to the Great atmosphere, & the Perfect Drinks @ Cheap..." 

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207 W Chapman Ave Orange CA 92866
2012 Finalist

5. Johnny's Saloon

Voters Love

"Johhny's is know for serving drinks up fast and stiff. There is no where else to party on any night of the week like Johnny..." 

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17428 Beach Boulevard Huntington Beach CA 92647
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