DESTINATION DISTILLERY: Sip, dine, shop, tour

Launched in 2016, The Blinking Owl is the very first craft distillery in Orange County. We are locavores, grain nerds, and control freaks so we decided to actually make our booze the long way: from scratch in-house! All of our spirits are produced in-house from 100% organic California grain.

Renowned for our spirit flights and craft cocktails, the essence of Blinking Owl Spirits continues to shine through our thoughtful food. From the hand ground organic California rye grain (used in our whiskey) in the artisanal pizzas to the ingredients sourced from weekly trips to the farmers market, every item embodies our commitment to quality. CHECK OUT THE MENU

RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY ADVISED. Seating is primarily on our large, lovely patio. Our intimate bar is our only indoor space and is open on a first come, first served basis. And yes, you can now have more than one drink as we are now a restaurant! RESERVATIONS

Dining with more than 6 friends? Email [email protected] to inquire about reservation availability.


FRIDAY: 5-10pm
SATURDAY: 3-10pm
SUNDAY LUNCH: 11am-3pm

Other Helpful Information:

As a producer of alcoholic spirits, Blinking Owl will continue to be an adult-focused refuge from our crazy lives, but we do allow kids. With the liability and dangers of a distillery, everyone under 21 must stay with an adult at all times (so this is NOT the place for your kids birthday party). Children are not allowed to dine in the bar or attend tours. 

We are not able to accommodate animals-- sorry, not even on the patio (not even fake service animals).

PARKING: STREET PARKING ONLY (please try to park on Santiago Street to help respect our residential Logan neighbors). We highly encourage you to UBER/ LYFT/ Take the train (we are a short walk to the Santa Ana Train Depot).


Blinking Owl Distillery EVENTS

Our company highly values becoming a part of your most wonderful life memories, and strives to provide the ultimate fun and unique experiences. Blinking Owl offers a stylish + hip venue for large parties or full facility events.

LARGE GROUPS (semi-private events): Large parties can enjoy a semi-private section with room to mix and mingle around a private buffet of our most popular dishes. 

FULL FACILITY BUYOUTS The full facility will be closed to the public for the full day. Guests of the event will have full access to the indoor bar and full use of the patio.

INQUIRE HERE for pricing and booking information.

People on distillery tour


Behind the Scenes Tour + Tasting GUIDED TOUR + TASTING: $30


GUIDED TOUR + TASTING: A truly educational experience, your guide will take you on a “BEHIND THE SCENES” tour of the distillery. You will learn how our vodka, gin, whiskey and other spirits are made in house from sourcing our grain, milling, mashing, fermenting, distilling, barreling and bottling. Following your tour, you will be able to enjoy a tasting flight of our products. This intimate and unique tour is a gem!

Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour.
The tour is 30-40 minutes with plenty of time for questions. Please be prepared to stand for the duration of the tour.
If you'd like to stay for dinner/drinks after your tour you may make a reservation on our website 1 hour after your tour time or feel free to email: [email protected]
OR reservations can be made above.
Please Note: TOURS are STRICTLY ADULTS ONLY. No animals of any kind are permitted in the manufacturing area as we are under the FDA guidelines as a food and drug manufacturer (alcohol + hand sanitizer).

PRIVATE TOURS (for up to 10 guests): $300 +$25 for each additional guest

Want a private tour for your group? Let's set a date! Inquire here: [email protected]