Hotel Irvine is the place to be this winter to take off the outside chill and chill inside instead. Locals and hotel guests will stay cozy and comfy as they enjoy all the featured seasonal drinking and eating events taking place at Red Bar and Lounge and EATS Kitchen & Bar – offering contemporary twists on comfort food with a patio and cozy fire for lounging on crisp SoCal winter nights. Fun and delicious ongoing activities happen every day and night, and the ever-popular hotel Marketplace for its easy and affordable “grab-and-go” food is a big draw.
Seasonal Events Happening At Hotel Irvine
Top of the Barrel
January through March
Three innovative and warming brown spirit cocktails will be crafted at Red Bar and Lounge this winter – Old Fashioned with Rebel Yell Bourbon Whiskey, sugar, bitters and orange; Smoked Maple Old Fashioned created with Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey, smoked maple, bitters and orange; and Apple Pie Old Fashioned made with Sazerac Rye Whiskey, apple liqueur, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, bitters and orange.
UFC Fight Night
January to March
The best place to watch UFC fights in OC is at Red Bar and Lounge. All the action will be on the big screens while viewers enjoy food and drink specials all night long.
Cover charge may apply on certain dates.
Super Bowl 52
Sunday, February 4
At Red Bar and Lounge, there will be an All-you-can-eat Tailgate Party featuring $4 beer and chicken wings, guacamole and chips, bratwurst sliders and ahi poke.
Cover charge is $20.
Mixology Date Night at Red Bar and Lounge
Saturday February 10, and Saturday, February 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
For that special Valentine weekend activity, couples will love mixing it up at Mixology Date Night, where they’ll learn to create delicious cocktails together while enjoying shareable plates.
$35 per person, excluding tax and gratuities. For reservations, call 949-225-6757 or email email@example.com.
Valentine’s Day at EATS Kitchen & Bar
Wednesday, February 14
Dinner at EATS Kitchen & Bar is the perfect meal for loving couples. At this special Valentine’s Day event, the delectable Four-Course Prix Fixe Dinner will offer a Starter selection of either Pacific Oysters with cucumber-mint granite or Dungeness Crab Salad with blood orange vinaigrette. Entrée choices are NY Steak & Short Rib Ravioli with heirloom carrots, foraged mushrooms and truffle demi-glace or Pan Seared Sea Bass with coconut curry and jasmine rice. Dessert is Chocolate Crémeux with kumquat marmalade and lavender meringue. The holiday dinner comes with a complimentary glass of sparkling Rosé for each, while a live Spanish guitarist sets the romantic mood.
$49 per person or $59 per person with wine pairings. Pricing excludes tax and gratuity. For reservations, book online or call 949-225-6780.
North Coast Brewing Co. Beer Dinner at EATS
Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m.
This North Coast Brewing Co. Beer Dinner will be highlighted by a Four-Course Dinner paired with the finest craft-produced beers from this Fort Bragg, Calif., brewery. Food highlights include Lobster and Taleggio Mac & Cheese and Roasted Suckling Pig.
Four courses with beer pairing for $49. Pricing excludes taxes and gratuity. For reservations, call 949-225-6780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCAA March Madness
Tuesday, March 13, to Monday, April 2
Fans will experience every buzzer beater and Cinderella story from the first tip to the Final Four at Red Bar and Lounge, at their home away from home for NCAA March Madness. They can catch up to six games at once on the 10-foot TV and enjoy $4 bottled beers during every game.
Always Happening At Hotel Irvine
Happy Hour at Red Bar and Lounge
Weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m.
What do coworkers, friends and dates have in common? They all love happy hour at Red Bar and Lounge. Everyone can select food and drinks at half off to keep the good times going with good company.
Leave the Night On at Red Bar and Lounge
Saturdays from 10 p.m. to midnight
Why should good things have to come to an end? At Red Bar and Lounge, they keep the party going every Saturday night with half off select menu items at its extended happy hour.
NFL & NCAA Sports Viewing
Football and basketball devotees won’t miss a play when it comes to this season’s NCAA Bowl Games and NFL playoffs watching football and basketball on the 10-foot, 9-panel TV at Red Bar and Lounge. They can watch multiple games at once thanks to split-screen technology and settle in for the day with $4 bottled beers during every game.
Pint Night at Red Bar
Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to close
Every Wednesday at Red Bar and Lounge mid-weekers can order up a craft beer for just $5.
Taco Tuesdays at EATS and Red Bar
$2 tacos at two different restaurants. Double tacos every Tuesday at both EATS Kitchen & Bar and Red Bar and Lounge. There’s a different featured taco each week to be paired with $5 margaritas.
Happy Hour at EATS Kitchen & Bar
Weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m.
Happy Hour guests get $2 bites, $3 draft beers, $4 craft cocktails, $5 wines and a whole lot of fun. Bar seating only. No reservations.
Good Eats Brunch
Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
EATS Kitchen & Bar serves brunch on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, complete with classic breakfast favorites and contemporary twists. Brunchers can add even more flavor to their weekend with $8 bottomless mimosas or $14 build-your-own bloody marys.
$1 Buck Shuck
Every Wednesday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to closing
Every Wednesday and Saturday at EATS Kitchen & Bar, they’re serving up shucks for only $1 each. There’s a choice of premium-quality varieties like Skookums, Fanny Bay, Chef’s Creek and Phantom Creek, all served with a bloody mary granite, shallot mignonette, cocktail sauce, Tabasco and lemon wedges. Minimum six per order.
Marketplace Farmers Market
Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Every Wednesday, Hotel Irvine brings seasonal fruits and vegetables – plus a selection of artisan products – to their Farmers’ Market at Marketplace. This is a great way to support local vendors, stock up on fresh produce and purchase a variety of treats like homemade jams, chocolate indulgences, gifts and more.
A Taste of Marketplace
Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Every Friday at Marketplace, favorite local vendors are invited to showcase their goods – offering SoCal grown and produced tastes.
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614
For hotel: 888-230-4452
For Eats Kitchen & Bar: 949-225-6780
For Red Bar and Lounge: 949-225-6757