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Haven Gastropub

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Haven GastropubHaven Gastropub

Type: Bar, Eatery

190 S Glassell St
Orange, California, 92866-1478
United States

(714) 221-0680 | map

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Added by kbm on 09-11-2009

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Reviews by coreyfmcdonald:
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4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I stopped by here while in town for work last week. Not far from the center of Orange, the interior is a fairly typical, but quite nice gastropub.

I sat at the bar, and the bartender was friendly and attentive. The workers were not overly knowledgeable, but could certainly speak to the beers they had on their menu.

The selection was quite good, both tap and bottle list, but the bottles were a bit expensive. Overall, I was impressed, but certainly not overwhelmed. A craft beer enthusiast should be able to find at least a couple interesting taps and a few interesting bottles to try.

I had the shepherd's pie, which was quite good. I certainly recommend eating here.

I recommend this place, especially if you are in the area for Bruery Provisions. I highly recommend coming here instead of Hollingshead's if in the area.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.46/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Came for lunch. Amazing beer selection! They were doing a great flight from Drie Fonteinen including Framboos. Great tap selection and the bottle list was incredible. I did NOT think the prices were bad at all. The food was also incredible - we had the pork tacos, mac and cheese, and poutine. All were fantastic. Highly recommended.

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3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

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3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

Photo of FosterJM
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I've been here quite a few times and am not sure how I didnt review this yet. Anyway, this review is from 8/14/12 with StarRaptor and Markintihar

Atm- Its built in the veign of an open restaurant style with open black ceilings, big windows along the side a fireplace and a big bar along the side. At night with the wood its a bit dark and nice with the low lighting.

Quality- Overall the quality of this place is great. The food is well crafted and super tasty. The beer is on point most of the time, Wish they had a bit more on tap at times. Most of the time its things that are pretty available in So.Cal. No real WOW beers. Bottles are pretty good as well.

Service- Always prompt and helpul, lots of yes sir and can I get you anything else. The chef and staff really make people feel at home.

Selection- Its a one page menu and thats okay. I just need more sometimes. Not a flaw per se just needs a bit of variety.

Food- Amazing everytime. Last night I got the lamb burger. WOW. Super flavorful and perfectly cooked to the chefs selection.

Value- I'm torn here. Its kinda in between reasonable and pricey. For 1 beer, chips and the burger was over $30.

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Photo of skiofpinsk
3.83/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I stopped by here for dinner on a short work related trip out to Anaheim. It was a Tuesday night, and the bar was pretty open. Most of the tables were filled.
I took a seat at the bar and waited a bit for the bartender to return. When he did, he offered me a tap list and food menu. Pretty decent selection on tap. About a dozen or so taps, and all quality stuff. Bottle list was quality as well, with what seemed like slightly higher than normal bar prices. I settled on a Golden Road Hefeweizen and a lamb burger. While I waited for my food, I noticed that even though the place was pretty full, it wasn't very loud. Not a big fan of bars that are so loud due to music and people shouting over it in order to be heard, so it was a big plus for me.
The food arrived, and both the burger and pomme frites were delicious. I finished up both food and beer and ordered a Ballast Point Sea Monster to finish up the evening.
Overall, I enjoyed this place. If I was a local, I probably wouldn't make it in regularly due to what seemed like slightly higher prices. However, both food and beer seem to be much appreciated here so you can rest assured you'll get a good meal in a pleasant atmosphere.

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Photo of Murrhey
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I've been to Haven a few times. The beer is always nice, the food is better. But be ready to spend quite a bit of money.

A- It is laid back with some hipsters slingin' the brews. I like it quite a bit, but when it gets busy it can be excruciating. The crowd that seems to gather here is a bit yuppie, a bit hipster. I don't know what that says about me, but whatever.

Q- Food is wonderful, if expensive. Beers are better.

S- As much as I ribbed them a little earlier, the waitstaff is friendly and fairly knowledgeable.

Selection- Great rotating beers, bottles leave me less than impressed though. Either way, you get a good choice from cheap to ball-bustingly expensive.

F- Like I said, great food. Not cheap though, and smallish portions.

Value- I've been on it all review. If you go in for two of the cheaper beers and a small dish, be prepared to shell out 25 before tip.

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Haven Gastropub in Orange, CA
3.91 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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