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Orange County's Best Rooftop And Balcony Bars

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Living in Southern California gives us the privilege of having endless summer weather. Let's face it...Our "Fall" and "Winter" weather is nothing like the real thing. Thus, despite any season and month of the year, we can enjoy dining and drinking on rooftops and balcony decks. Here are the best Orange County rooftop and balcony bars, lounges and restaurants.

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The Rooftop Lounge
La Casa Del Camino Hotel
1289 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-2446

When you ask any Laguna Beach local for the best place to grab a cocktail where they can drink in the magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, this is the first place they recommend. The Rooftop Lounge, located on top of the La Casa Del Camino Hotel, has the best sunset views that you can enjoy with great food and drinks.

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Vivo Rooftop Lounge
34402 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Dana Point, CA 92624
(949) 661-1100

Located within the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton is the Dana Point Vivo Rooftop Lounge featuring a spacious rooftop, large patio furniture and a very relaxing atmosphere. Stop by during their Happy Hour and warm up by the fire pit in the chilly winter weather.

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Loft Restaurant
Montage Resort
30801 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-6420

Want to do something fancy and special? Located inside the luxurious Montage Resort, the Loft Restaurant has stunning views of the ocean and pool. This fine dining restaurant offers delicious fare with beautiful views of the crystal clear Pacific Ocean.

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Splashes Restaurant
Surf & Sand Resort
1555 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 376-2779

Located inside the beautiful Surf & Sand resort is Splashes Restaurant. The views of Laguna Beach are spectacular, unparalleled and you would be hard pressed to find a more beautiful place to enjoy a nice meal. It's cozy and right by the beach. Offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and desserts, the restaurant offers a large wine, beer, and cocktail selection as well.

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Las Brisas
361 Cliff Dr
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-5434

Sitting atop the bluffs of Laguna Beach, Las Brisas is a popular brunch, lunch and dinner destination in Laguna Beach. With a spacious outdoor area to enjoy Latin dishes and mimosas, Las Brisas offers sweeping views of the ocean and makes for a great day or night out.

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Mozambique Steakhouse
1740 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-7777

This South African restaurant and bar features two levels, a great food and drink menu, live reggae music Sundays, real exotic parrots and a beautiful rooftop patio.

Marian Bacol-Uba is a Marketing and Social Media consultant and a freelance food and travel writer/blogger. You can follow her travel and culinary adventures on Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. "LIVE. LAUGH. LOVE."
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