Summer along the coast in sunny Orange County calls for plenty of outdoor dining, from brunch to lunch, dinner and even late night happy hour. If you’re with family, friends, a date or work colleagues just looking to escape the office for your lunch hour,The Triangle has you covered with great options for al fresco dining.
Tavern + Bowl recently added a new patio, which has already been a draw for people looking to grab lunch or dinner with friends, as well as celebrating birthdays and hosting other parties. Dog owners will also like the fact that the patio is dog friendly.
Adding to the outdoor dining fun at Tavern + Bowl is this summer’s return of the Jr. Kingpin Club, where kids 14 years and younger can bowl one free game per day with a Kids Bowl Free pass. Parents can sign up their children to participate in Kids Bowl Free at tavernbowl.com/kids-bowl-free. The promotion is valid Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A restaurant and boutique bowling alley, Tavern + Bowl is the perfect destination for graduation parties, where guests can enjoy the gourmet menu of American favorites, bowling, 26 large screen TVs and more. From the music, videos, hip décor and menu, visitors know this is not their father’s bowling alley. In addition, Tavern + Bowl’s menu features items ranging from steak and burgers to vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and Paleo options.
Located on the lower level of The Triangle, Tavern + Bowl opens daily at 11 a.m. For reservations or more information, call 949.438.2320.
La Vida Cantina is known for its expansive patio which seemingly transports diners to the Mexican Riviera. Offering ample lounge seating to relax and mingle, five fire pits, multiple TV screens to watch sporting events, and a friendly, casual environment, La Vida Cantina is the perfect spot for a summer meal or drinks with friends.
The Triangle is currently giving away a $100 gift card to La Vida Cantina in its monthly Facebook contest, so be sure to visit their page to enter: www.facebook.com/go2triangle.com.
La Vida Cantina is open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday, dinner nightly, and weekend brunch. For reservations or more information, call 949.612.2349.
Saddle Ranch Chop House features a large patio with plenty of seating, and features firepits for its do-it-yourself s’more platter, which is a big hit with families and large parties. Saddle Ranch offers Saddle Ranch is open for lunch and dinner daily, as well as weekend brunch. For reservations, call 949.287.4652.
Yard House at The Triangle also has a cozy patio, where patrons can enjoy an array of American classics. Known for its burgers, Yard House also has an eclectic menu of salads and entrees ranging from sandwiches and seafood to pasta, pizza and more. Yard House is located on the upper level of The Triangle. For reservations, please call 949.642.0090.
The Black Knight Gastro Lounge has a patio for patrons 21 and older, where there are nightly dining and drinks specials, including Spaghetti Monday from 5 to 10pm with $6 all-you-can-eat spaghetti; Taco Tuesday with specially priced tacos throughout the day; Wine Down Wednesday with $5 house wines and appetizer specials, along with live entertainment; $1 slider specials on Thursday; Friday Happy Hour with half-off appetizers; and Sunday Brunch specials with a Reggae band entertaining for Sunday Funday.
The Triangle is conveniently located at the end of the 55 Freeway, where Newport Blvd., Harbor Blvd. and 19th Street intersect. The center offers seven levels of free parking, as well as a Valet and car wash on the first level near Tavern + Bowl. The center also has a VIP Program offering discounts to various restaurants. Sign up for free online at www.go2triangle.com, and follow The Triangle’s social media accounts at @Go2Triangle.