With a commitment to being a scratch kitchen and providing exceptional hospitality, Eureka! is now open in Aliso Viejo. Eureka! features an elevated collection of the best local craft beers, small-batch whiskeys, and classic yet modern cocktails at an approachable price point that is perfect for the local community to dine, drink, and socialize.
Eureka! boasts seating for 204 guests in a contemporary farmhouse meets Coastal design nearing 4,900+ square feet in total. The space transitions from light and air to cozy and intimate as the guests move through the restaurant. The modern lounge is centered around an old sycamore tree mural by artist Nichole Blackburn, a center bar highlights Eureka!’s exciting offers, and a weatherized patio with a water/fire feature for guests that enjoy dining al fresco.
Eureka! specializes in American classics with a modern twist with its diverse selection of appetizers, all-natural, carrot-fed Angus beef burgers from Santa Carota, signature plates, innovative salads, and delectable desserts. Menu highlights include the Wings with a choice of two housemade flavors of orange chile glaze, firecracker sauce, beer barbeque sauce, and Eureka! bourbon smoked dry rub; Cowboy Burger featuring shoestring onions, bacon, cheddar, and beer barbeque sauce; Bison Burger topped with a spicy charred Fresno chile, bacon-infused jam, smoked mozzarella, and whiskey caramelized onions; and Hooked on Chocolate cake finished with bourbon whipped cream, Buffalo Trace chocolate sauce, and lava salt.
The beverage program at Eureka! revolves around the restaurant’s commitment to serving premium products that are highly sought after. Eureka! offers 17 craft beers on tap including the best local breweries: Pure Project Rotating IPA, Radiant Rotating IPA, everywhere Rotating IPA, Brewery X Slap & Tickle IPA, Laguna Beach Beer Co. Laguna Lite, Bottle Logic 714 Blonde, and many more. The signature cocktail program includes guests’ favorites: Wild Child with vodka, watermelon, mint, lemon, aloe, rosé and habanero salt and the Tipsy Pig Old Fashioned with bacon-infused WhistlePig, bitters, and barrel aged maple syrup, and The Headhunter King, a tiki cocktail featuring Jamaican rum, macadamia nut, lime, pineapple, orgeat, and falernum. Additionally, there are 40+ small batch whiskeys and a special off-menu selection featuring various hard-to-get and strictly allocated whiskeys like Pappy Van Winkle and offerings from the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection available to the most discerning whiskey drinkers. Whether guests are looking to enjoy a delicious dinner or grab a craft beer during “hoppy” hour, Eureka! is the perfect restaurant for any occasion.
Eureka! is adding craft to Aliso Viejo at 26541 Aliso Creek Road Suite F, Aliso Viejo, CA 92565. The restaurant’s hours are: Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30am with Monday – Friday “hoppy” hours from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Weekly events include half-off wine on Tuesdays, Steal the Glass on Wednesdays, and $7 Bloody Marys and Mimosas on the weekends.