Orange County, ever wonder where everyone is eating, or where to find the hottest happy hour? Lyft has collected passenger drop-off data from across the country to give you the most popular destinations of 2017. Check out the list of Lyftie Award winners from your county, and enjoy special Lyft-exclusive deals.
Most Visited Restaurant: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Costa Mesa
The most-visited restaurant in OC went to the brews this year! With perfectly paired bites and beers in a space suited for events of all sizes, Karl Strauss gave the masses what they wanted.
Most Visited Bar: Stag Bar + Kitchen, Newport Beach
This upbeat watering hole boasts an impressive whiskey list, specialty cocktails, and a weekend brunch that’s a fan favorite.
Most Visited Event Space: The Observatory, Santa Ana
Orange County’s live music go-to nabbed the top spot as the most visited event space this year. With performances from well-known music acts, this intimate venue consistently draws a crowd.
Most Visited University: University of California, Irvine
UC Irvine is known as the #1 university for doing the most for the American dream. Three UC Irvine professors have won Nobel Prizes, for 17 consecutive years UC Irvine Medical Center has been voted among the nations best hospitals, and eight times it was voted a “cool school” by Sierra magazine.
Only In OC: Pacific City, Huntington Beach
One of OC’s newest malls, Pacific City serves up stunning beach views with a side of shopping, dining, and entertainment right in the heart of Surf City.
Trending Destination: Anaheim Packing District
This historic 1919 citrus packing house now serves as Orange County’s favorite food hall, only now it’s packed with local vendors and craft bars.
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