Brea is filled with some of the best restaurants in all of Orange County! Whether you’re looking for the perfect brunch spot on the weekends or a great place for a romantic dinner, Brea has it all! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite restaurants, coffee shops and dessert spots for you to add to you food bucket list!
Tempo Urban Kitchen
A creative menu, craft cocktails and a lively atmosphere are just the start of all Tempo Urban Kitchen has to offer! This trendy restaurant in downtown Brea is a destination for brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner! Tempo is a great place to go with a big group after work or on the weekends because they have great sharing platters and fun drinks! Some of the crowd favorites are called the Pow Wow Wings and When You Dip, I Dip- a new take on your basic nachos. The handcrafted cocktails also pair perfectly with many main entrée!
The Mad Claw
If you’re craving some great seafood, The Mad Claw will satisfy your needs plus more! Located in downtown Brea, the Mad Claw is a Cajun seafood restaurant that pairs fresh seafood with signature sauces and spices to create the perfect dish! The Mad Claw is a great place to take a big family because the family buckets make it easy to share the tasty food!
No matter what you ate for dinner, it’s not possible to go wrong by ending the night with a tasty treat from Farrell’s! The iconic ice cream parlour is known for the overflowing ice cream sundaes and creamy milkshakes. There’s not a creamy concoction that they can’t create! If you’re with a big group it’s fun to try the famous “Farrell’s Zoo” which is a mixture of 30 scoops of ice cream, chocolate, strawberry and marshmallow topping, whipped cream, bananas, and cherries!
TAPS Fish House and Brewery
Looking for a more upscale meal? TAPS in Brea is the perfect spot for a special dinner out! The classy restaurant offers a wide range of great appetizers and tapas! Any of the many cheeses pair perfectly with the lengthy cocktail, wine and beer menu! The seafood on the main menu is fresh daily and the steaks/chops are cooked to perfection! If you want a little something of both, the surf & turf is also a great option! The space can also be reserved for private parties or events!
Elbows Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Mac and cheese lover? Elbow’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese is the ultimate destination for all things cheese. The picture worthy restaurant offers over 20 different types of mac and cheese in addition to other cheesy concoctions! Make sure to go here on an empty stomach because you’ll be leaving feeling full for sure! Definitely an indulgence, but it’s more than worth it!
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