Anaheim California Dining

Delight in something savory the whole family can enjoy. Relish in family-friendly dining at Red's Pasta Kitchen and enjoy contemporary Italian cuisine in a relaxing setting at Red Lion Hotel Anaheim. This enticing Italian restaurant is located right next to the magical world of the Disneyland® Resort. Treat the family to a casual restaurant experience that provides something for everyone, including signature pasta dishes, an array of sides and starters, drinks and more.

If you'd like to sample some of the best nearby Anaheim restaurants, here are a few of our favorites:

 

California Pizza Kitchen

Enjoy casual American cuisine with a delectable variety of salads, soups, pizza and pasta. "CPK" is just steps from the hotel and offers dine in and carry out service.

 

Bubba Gump's

Seafood is "glee food" at Bubba Gump's, a fun, family-friendly restaurant the perfectly embodies the easygoing spirit of Southern California. The servers are quirky and upbeat, and the menu is creative and diverse, with something tasty for every palate, from steak, seafood and pasta lovers to the pickiest of youngsters.

 

Oggi's Pizza and Brewery

Could there be any better place to relax than a restaurant that makes its own pizza and beer? Whether dining in the restaurant, on the patio or enjoying cocktails and apps in the bar, Oggi's serves up fresh and affordable cuisine in a fun and engaging ambiance. The restaurant was started by two brothers and became so popular so quickly that several more locations have sprouted up across SoCal. 

 

White House

Despite its upscale setting and fine dining French-Italian menu, the White House is a place where you feel instantly at home. Once Anaheim's hidden treasure, the White House is now recognized worldwide and home to celebrities such as Danny De Vito, Madonna, Andrea Bocelli and former president Jimmy Carter. The restaurant is located in a beautifully restored historic mansion and every meal is designed by internationally acclaimed chef Bruno Serato - including the 300 meals served nightly to homeless children across Anaheim. 

 

In-n-Out Burger

You simply cannot leave without sampling this iconic Southern California burger joint. The menu is burgers, fries and drinks and that's it - which means everything is done exceptionally well. Burgers are made fresh to order, fries are hand diced from fresh whole potatoes and the shakes are whipped up from real ice cream.  

 

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen

Located in Downtown Disney, this two-story replica of a classic French Quarter restaurant includes a ground floor interior, an open-air courtyard and New Orleans style jazz club.  Upstairs, you'll find a traditional New Orleans dining room and an outdoor Jazz balcony with seating that overlooks Downtown Disney. Try to grab a table on the "Queen's Balcony" for an unforgettable dining experience.

 

House of Blues

Stop by Crossroads at House of Blues and feed your soul.  Showcasing a tantalizing mixture of American, Creole and Mexican influences, the food is as funky and invigorating as the live music. Chef Aaron Sanchez has created a new menu that is bold and classy yet contemporary, and the patio makes it the perfect place to enjoy fabulous cuisine on a cool California evening.

 

Nightlife

 

Throwbacks Sports Bar

Looking to kick back and kick loose? This is where you'll find the best entertainment in Orange County, with beer pong, two billiards tables, darts, Karaoke, and a well-stocked jukebox. Enjoy live sports on the flat screens and great beer specials throughout the week. Highlights include happy hour weekdays from 3-6, $5.99 All-You-Can-Eat Tacos on Tuesdays, and Karaoke Tuesday and Saturday nights.


2 J's Cocktail Lounge Fullerton

In a world of homogenized, chain-style restaurants, this classic watering hole is a refreshing escape for the "Un-PC" crowd. The door actually has a sign that says "hot beer, cold women 7 days a week." But it's all in good fun, and the great specials, pool tables, darts, and live weekend entertainment make it a favorite among the "adult bev" enthusiasts.

 

Clancy's Bar & Grill

Think 2J's with an upscale twist. Clean and neatly kept, with pool tables and more than 50 menu items under ten bucks, it's the perfect place to grab a beer or catch the big game. You can even surf while you sip - they offer free wireless Internet.

 

The Grove of Anaheim

This intimate indoor concert venue hosts more than 250 events annually, ranging from concerts to comedy. Past performers include Ray Charles, Morrissey, Jill Scott, Cyndi Lauper, George Lopez, Merle Haggard, Jamie Foxx, Dropkick Murphys, Seal, and more.  

 

Heroes Bar & Grill

Located in a rustic building that housed a blacksmith in 1910, this is a unique family restaurant with great food and fun atmosphere. Owners Jack and Denise Franklyn have spared no expense in making the restaurant as engaging and diverse as the menu, with hundreds of black and white portraits, antique signs, and stuffed moose and elk heads throughout the restaurant. You'll also find 119 beers on tap.

 

Matador Cantina

Located in the heart of historic downtown Fullerton, Matador Cantina features Mexican-inspired cuisine and an array of premium tequilas and signature cocktails served in a warm and inviting décor. If you're looking for a bright and vibrant downtown dining spot, Matador is the place.

 

300 Anaheim Bowling and Entertainment Center

With 41 state-of-the-art lanes, a trendy club, a hot new bistro and an upscale sports bar, 300 is not your father's bowling alley.  The menu truly has something special for everyone, from tasty appetizers to sophisticated entrees and delicious desserts. Best of all, it's just a short stroll from the hotel.

 

Dave & Buster's - The Block of Orange

Dave & Busters is the most fun you can have under one roof - no matter how old you are. Hundreds of games, including billiards, shuffleboard, and video and simulator games, to keep the kids occupied, with plenty of sports on the big screens and fabulous food and drink for the grownups.

 

300 Anaheim Bowling and Entertainment Center

With 41 state-of-the-art lanes, a trendy club, a hot new bistro and an upscale sports bar, 300 is not your father's bowling alley.  The menu truly has something special for everyone, from tasty appetizers to sophisticated entrees and delicious desserts. Best of all, it's just a short stroll from the hotel.

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