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jsl Sep 28, 2008 10:45 AM

Does anyone know where the best Octoberfest celebration is in Orange County? We are mainly interested in the food.

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    nogidrew Sep 28, 2008 08:13 PM

    i know there is one right by the honda center i went last year...i dont remember the food so much but the beer selection was good!

    1. OCKevin Sep 28, 2008 09:27 PM

      There's the tried and true Old World Village, in Huntington Beach. Here's the link: www.oldworld.ws. Old World during Octoberfest becomes a split-personality. The restaurant section evokes memories of a Bavrian beer hall and is more dining oriented, although festive. In comparison, the expansive outdoor bar area becomes awash in beersoaked revelers, mostly in their twenties, who are there for the foamy, keg-drawn beer and to drunkenly hobble their way through the "Chicken Dance."

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      Old World German Restaurant
      7561 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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        justagthing Sep 28, 2008 11:37 PM

        And which days do you plan to attend? LOL

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          jsl Sep 29, 2008 08:50 AM

          On a Saturday. Jagerhaus has one on Oct. 18th. One night only. Just wondering if there where any others around that might be better. We are looking for good food primarily, some fun and something not too rowdy or cheesy.

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        HB_Jeff Sep 29, 2008 10:30 AM

        The other large Octoberfest in OC is held at the Phoenix Club in Anahaeim. I believe this is what nogidrew is referring to in the post below. The Phoenix Club is literally right down the road from Jagerhaus.

        Good luck and have fun....

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          MaxCaviar Sep 29, 2008 10:43 AM

          I would have said Phoenix Club too.

          Ladera Ranch has a pretty large outdoor Octoberfest - - here's a link http://www.oktoberfestladeraranch.com/

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          justagthing Sep 29, 2008 07:15 PM

          No OC, but Lake Arrowhead has an Octoberfest that has already begun this month in the Village.

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