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When Stars Align

Dana Point Bars and Nightlife

After the sun has set over the Southern California coastline, Dana Point bars come to life. Enjoy the sunset while sipping on your favorite adult beverage as the sky turns shades of red, orange and pink. Throughout Dana Point, there are bars offering tantalizing libations and outdoor seating. With so many amazing Dana Point bars, it’s hard to choose just one. So, why not plan a Dana Point bar crawl and try them all?

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Bars in Dana Point

From laidback sports bars to upscale establishments, there are plenty of bars in Dana Point to suit any taste. After indulging in an award-winning dinner at one of Dana Point’s restaurants, a delectable cocktail or tasty craft beer is a great cherry on top of a delicious meal.

Dana Point Sports Bars and Casual Hangs

From The Point to Hennessey’s Tavern, there are plenty of Dana Point sports bars to choose from.

The Point

Visit The Point, a laid-back sports bar with great pub food, drinks and brunch. The Point also offers happy hour, Monday through Friday from 3 – 6 p.m.

Pepi’s Sports Bar & Grill

After a long day in the sun at Doheny State Beach, fill up on great comfort food at Pepi’s Sports Bar & Grill. Located only three minutes from the beach, this Dana Point sports bar offers great burgers, flatbreads, drinks and more. Happy hour is offered between 4 – 8 p.m. seven days a week.

Hennessey’s Tavern

To experience some good old Irish hospitality, check out Hennessey’s Tavern, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Happy hour is Monday through Friday between 4 – 7 p.m. Don’t forget to check out their football specials!

StillWater Spirits & Sounds

Live music lovers will enjoy StillWater Spirits & Sounds, a speakeasy-themed bar that offers live music often and great drinks daily.

Love brunch? Grab a seat and nosh on StillWater’s delicious brunch offerings on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Plus, enjoy bottomless mimosas every single day! Happy hour is served Monday through Friday between 3 – 6 p.m. 

Upscale Bars in Dana Point

Dress in your Sunday best and fuel up before you hit the town at these upscale yet laid-back bars in Dana Point.

Luxe Restaurant and World Famous Martini Bar

Grab a drink and a bite at Luxe Restaurant and World Famous Martini Bar. Enjoy happy hour from Tuesday through Sunday between 3 – 5 p.m. Luxe Restaurant offers delectable martinis, from sweet, like their lemon drop, to savory, like the caliente cooler.

Whitestone Restaurant and Bar

Nested beside the Pacific Coast Highway, Whitestone Restaurant and Bar offers craft cocktails, wine and small bites. Enjoy happy hour at the bar Tuesday through Friday from 4 – 6:30 p.m.

Craft House

Craft House focuses heavily on delicious drinks and sustainably-sourced, local seafood. Choose from seasonal or classic craft cocktails, or indulge in their whiskey menu. You read that right, they have a separate menu dedicated just to whiskey!

Station Craft

For the beer enthusiasts, check out Station Craft, a laid back, yet classy brewery located right on the PCH. Build your own flight, or choose your favorites from their extensive menu. Not a huge beer drinker? No problem. Station Craft also offers wine and cocktail menus.