The city of Brea is one of the best places to call home in all of Southern California. Its small town atmosphere and safe, welcoming community feel make Brea a perfect choice for families and professionals alike. With its proximity to larger centers such as Los Angeles and its surrounding beauty and stunning beaches, it is no wonder that Brea is a coveted place to live.
Part of the allure of Brea is that it offers so many amenities that you really never have to leave the city. Whether it is boutique shopping or fine or casual dining, Brea has it all. Here is a list of just some of the great restaurants that you will find in the city!
Brea offers a great selection of casual dining choices and experiences. Taps Fish House and Brewery definitely tops the list for one of Brea’s most popular casual dining experiences. Taps Fish House has been providing a great casual dining experience since 1999 and offers lunch and dinner menus as well as a great Sunday brunch menu.
The next time you are looking for a casual dining experience, make sure to visit Taps Fish House and Brewery.
Another must visit casual dining experience is Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen. Cha Cha’s offers Latin inspired Californian cuisine all made with fresh, local ingredients. In addition to its unique take on Latin food, Cha Cha’s also offers up a wide range of handcrafted cocktails all made with seasonal, fresh juices.
Cha Cha’s is located in the heart of downtown Brea and is always bustling with happy hours and live, Latin bands.
You are never too far away from a fast food restaurant in Brea. Brea has a wide range and selection of many of the fast-food favorites such as McDonalds all conveniently located throughout the city.
Brea is also home to some great fine dining restaurants. Local chefs offer tantalizing and unique dishes all in an ambience that is second to none. One of the local favorites is Bruno’s Italian Kitchen which is consistently voted as the best Italian in all of Orange County.
Bruno’s serves up traditional Italian fare sourced from fresh, local ingredients. The restaurant also offers great wine pairings and fresh desserts in an intimate, yet leisurely setting. Make sure to reserve your table now and see why Bruno’s Italian Kitchen is a cornerstone of Brea’s fine dining restaurant scene.
Portofino Trattoria offers traditional, family inspired Italian in a romantic ambiance. Portofino is a family run restaurant that uses only traditional, fresh and local ingredients to create delicious cuisine and authentic Italian pizza. Come try the homemade bread, pizza and pasta and see why Portofino Trattoria has been a Brea favorite since 1991.
Besides offering a nice selection of both casual and fine dining, Brea is home to some great ethnic restaurants. Fresca’s Authentic Mexican Kitchen has been serving up great Mexican dishes since 1991. Fresca’s offers a great product at a great value and sources only the most authentic and freshest ingredients. It is conveniently located in the downtown district of Brea.
D’Vine is Brea’s premier place for Mediterranean cuisine. D’Vine is home to one of Brea’s most recognized chefs who perfected his craft in Egypt and has over 30 years of experience in the Culinary Arts. D’Vine is committed to using only the freshest and healthiest ingredients to provide you with the best Mediterranean food and experience in all of Southern California.
Bars and Pubs
Macallans Public House is an award winning Irish Pub located in the vibrant downtown district of Brea. Macallans offers a great selection of authentic scotch and Irish whiskey and pairs it with their own unique twist on traditional pub style food.
They also offer a wide range of local artisan beers and a delicious brunch on Sundays. Come see for yourself as to why Macallans is seen as one of the hidden gems of Brea.
Cedar Creek Inn is an award winning casual pub that offers a leisurely atmosphere and great food. This fun and trendy restaurant is family run and prides itself on its warm and welcoming atmosphere, its extensive wine list and its award-winning dishes. Make sure to include Cedar Creek in your list of Brea’s must try restaurants.
This is just a small sample of the culinary choices that can be found in Brea. Regardless of what type of food you are in the mood for, the city of Brea has you covered. This wide range of excellent restaurants and selection all help to make Brea a great place to call your home.
Brea has many great homes for sale in its safe and welcoming neighborhoods as well as many other real estate options all at an affordable price. Stop by today and see why Brea is right for you!