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Best Date Night Spots in Brea

Best Date Night Spots in Brea

Orange County is known for having some of the perfect date spots in the state. From gourmet restaurants, bustling bars, and world-class entertainment, as well as the near-perfect weather year-round, the options for date night are endless. Spend some quality time with your significant other at one of these fun Brea locations and have an unforgettable night out!

Dinner:

Bruno’s Italian Kitchen

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For a warmly-lit restaurant and a romantic atmosphere, complete with delicious Italian dishes, visit Bruno’s Italian Kitchen for a reasonably priced, romantic night out. Try this local favorite and delve into one of the fresh seafood dishes or a house-made pasta plate. This rustic restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere, perfect for a glass of the house wine and the occasional complimentary dessert.

TAPS Fish House and Brewery

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The first location of the popular fish house, TAPS is a local favorite for its excellent customer service and unbeatable atmosphere. Dine on their macadamia nut-crusted rockfish cooked to perfection and sip on one of their fine wine selections. This spot is a perfect date night option for fish lovers and craft beer drinkers!

Tempo Urban Kitchen

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Known for its “upscale Mexican food”, Tempo is an unbeatable restaurant for Mexican food-fans. Its lively atmosphere and creative take on the delicacy makes Tempo a fun location for any date night. Start your night early to take advantage of their popular happy hour and ask your server for a list of their funky weekly specials. Satisfy your taste buds with a unique dish from this popular restaurant!

Desserts:

Merely Sweets

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Stop by this local bakery for one of their famous macaroons, tarts, or cake bites. This sweet shop has limited seating, however, so get your red velvet cupcake to go and enjoy it as you stroll around the beautiful downtown Brea. This cute bakery is perfect for a date night dessert, at any time of the year!

The Night Owl

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While located in Fullerton, this nearby café, The Night Owl, is perfect for a late night chocolate tart and a freshly brewed cup of decaf coffee. This bohemian café offers live music and delicious refreshments until midnight every night. Share a dessert with your significant other or try multiple gourmet desserts on the menu. Stop by in the summer to enjoy a poetry open mic night and satisfy that late night sweet tooth!

Cinnaholic

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Ever tried a gourmet cinnamon roll? Head over to Cinnaholic in the Brea Gateway Center for a customizable cinnamon roll! Sink your teeth into the gooey center filled with the sauce of your choosing, and make sure to add fun options like Oreo crumbles or crushed pretzels on top! This popular cinnamon roll shop was featured on Shark Tank, and it offers unique flavors per season, like cotton candy, mango, and pineapple for spring. Try one of their delicious cinnamon rolls on your next date night!

Entertainment:

Improv Brea

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Enjoy a night of endless laughter and entertainment at Brea’s very own comedy club, Brea Improv. Listen to famous comedians like Dan Levy from “Schitt’s Creek” and Rob Schneider from the movie “Grown Ups” while you enjoy a tasty burger or appetizer from your seat as you watch the show. But be warned, you might be too busy laughing to finish your meal!

Edwards Brea Stadium Cinema

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Drive through downtown Brea and you will stumble upon the Edwards Stadium Cinema, a beautifully illuminated theater offering 12 theaters showing the hottest new releases. Sink down in the theater’s comfortable seating and enjoy the digital screening with buttered popcorn and a refreshing drink from the theater’s well-stocked snack bar.

 

Whether it’s your first date or your 15-year anniversary, Brea has incredible options for a fun and eventful date night, From restaurants, to bakeries, to local shows, there is something for every couple to enjoy. To discover more about the community of Brea, visit our website today!

Annual Events in Brea You Don’t Want to Miss

Annual Events in Brea You Don’t Want to Miss

One of the major cities in Orange County, California, Brea is home to not only a large and diverse population, but also a community calendar full of events that boast local amenities and provide endless entertainment for the whole family. Each year, Brea residents host a wide range of community festivities, from music festivals and concerts to seasonal boutiques. Check out some of the many annual events that Brea offers!

Spring

Brea’s first boutique of the season, their Spring Boutique, occurs every March at the Brea Community Center. Find unique, seasonal items from over 250 local vendors, and help give back to the Community Center’s youth and family programs!

Consider yourself a country music fan? Check out Brea’s own country music festival, Brea Bonanza Days. With headliners like Truxton Mile, Jacob Bryant, and Coffey Anderson, this year’s festival takes place over May 19-21 in Brea Downtown. Take the family out for some live country music, dance lessons, and fun family games!

For local foodies, don’t miss the annual Taste of Brea on May 25th. For just $25 for adults and $10 for kids, visitors can join thousands of fellow residents in taste-testing food from the top local restaurants. Indulge in local treats and beverages as you enjoy the sounds of the band Cold Duck, as well as live music by a local DJ. This event is a favorite with Brea residents and we know it will be a favorite of yours as well. Make sure you come hungry!

Summer

In June, take the whole family out to see the Father’s Day Cruisin’ Brea Classic Car Show. Register your classic car or just enjoy the live entertainment and unique vendors as you walk around the car show from 10am-4pm. And don’t forget to bring a can of food to donate to the Orange County Food Bank!

And of course, make sure you catch the July 4th County Fair at City Hall Park. This all-day, free-admission event provides live music and entertainment, an annual parade, amusing games and tasty foods, and even the option to go swimming. Check out last year’s schedule of events to see what to expect from this year’s festivities!

Over several warm summer nights, you will find free admission to view entertaining family films or live concerts in the park. All events offer free entertainment and local concessions for an inexpensive price!

Fall

Presented by The Cause Community Church, Brea offers Kidz Block Party, a fun, safe alternative to Halloween festivities. Take the kids for a night of Halloween game booths, pony rides, face painting, and of course, lots of free candy! Spend a night out with the family for guaranteed Halloween fun in Brea’s downtown.

Visit the Nutcracker Craft Boutique in November at the Brea Community Center. Brea’s fall/winter boutique offers hand-made gifts and holiday decorations. At just $2 for admission with proceeds benefiting youth and family programs, enjoy walking through the boutique and seeing the local crafts and collectibles sold by fellow Brea residents.

Winter

Celebrate the holidays with Brea this year as the Brea community comes together for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7th! Come ready for holiday cheer as you watch the tree light up and see your children’s smiling faces when they visit with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Snack on holiday cookies and hot chocolate as you listen to live Christmas music at the Civic and Cultural Center.

Don’t miss out on any of the events the vibrant community of Brea has to offer. Located in North Orange County, the city of Brea is perfectly located just 33 miles southeast of Los Angeles, 25 miles from the beach, and is surrounded by other major cities of Orange County. Brea is known for its great school system and welcoming community atmosphere. The agents at RE/MAX Legacy know the ins and outs of Brea real estate, and are happy to provide any information about the area that you might have. Let us find your dream home in Brea, California. Give us a call today!

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