Taco Surf, 10542 Los Alamitos Blvd, PH: +1 562 598-3088, hours: 11-9. Come see why Southern Californians crave Taco Surf at one of it's five locations. Tasty Mexican dishes and schooners of ice cold Dos Equis with great happy hour rates will leave you satisfied. 
Gourmet Pie & Cafe, 5350 Katella Ave, PH: +1 714 995-8930. This big place can draw a crowd, and it's easy to figure out why when you taste their great dishes with hearty portions. I hear great things about their pie but am usually too full at the end of the meal to try any. Their breakfast items are particularly superb.
Mr. B's Restaurant & Sports Lounge, 11272 Los Alamitos Blvd, PH: +1 562 430-0213. Mr. B's is a great place for sports, food, and drinks. the waitresses are speedy and adorable.
Starting Gate, 5052 Katella Ave, PH: +1 562 598-8957. Named for it's location across the street from the race track, Starting Gate is a fun and sometimes raucous place to party. It features nightly entertainment and usually has a fair share of Harley-Davidsons parked out front.