Best Laguna Beach restaurants:
From fine dining and unique cuisine to relaxed local hangouts



A diverse selection of Laguna Beach restaurants is waiting to be found. Whether you enjoy the extravagance of upscale dining, are looking for uniquely prepared mid-range cuisine, or just want to experience where the local’s hang out- we’ve got the restaurant recommendation for you!

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Upscale Laguna Beach Restaurants
and Fine Dining

Claes, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California Claes Restaurant
(at The Hotel Laguna)
Specializing in pairing wine from their extensive wine list with your choice of incredible seafood or steak entrees. Take one look at their incredible menu, and you'll know you've found one of the best restaurants in Orange County! 425 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Splashes Restaurant
(at the Surf and Sand Hotel)
Enjoy elegant dining at one of the few Laguna Beach restaurants that is perched directly above the sand on the beach. 1555 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Splashes Restaurant at the Surf and Sand Hotel, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California

Watermarc, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California Watermarc
With 26 specialty grazing plates and over 230 combinations of wine pairings, Watermarc is a phenomenal choice for traditional and contemporary Laguna Beach dining! Watermarc is also known for creative and spectacular cocktails! 448 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Studio at the Montage
One of the best restaurants in Laguna Beach. Gourmet food, incredible service, and stunning views are waiting for you at this extravagant Laguna Beach restaurant! 30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
The Studio at The Montage, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California

The BeachHouse, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California The BeachHouse
Serving fabulous seafood with fantastic views of the ocean in Laguna Beach 619 Sleepy Hollow Ln
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


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Unique Food and Dining
Laguna Beach Restaurants

This town is also recognized for the unique cuisine that you can find at many Laguna Beach restaurants! You'll find selections from the Caribbean, Belgium, Greek Food, African fare, etc as you sample different restaurants in Laguna!

230 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California 230 Forest Avenue
A casual yet stylish Laguna Beach restaurant that serves California fusion-style dishes, that look fantastic and taste even better! Dine here and you can also enjoy some great people watching in the heart of downtown Laguna!
230 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Brussels Bistro
Head downstairs into this European pub-styled restaurant and enjoy some amazing Belgian cuisine and beer!
222 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949)376-7955
Brussels Bistro Belgian Food, Laguna Beach Restaurants

Evas Caribbean Kitchen Restaurant, Laguna Beach Restaurants Eva's Caribbean Kitchen
Relax to the island rhythm of the steel drums as you enjoy Caribbean style dining and the widest selection of tropical rums from around the world! If you're looking for something different, come try the Conch Fritters and Mango Mojitos, but save some room for Eva's special Banana Passion Flambe! 31732 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California
K'ya Bistro
(at La Casa del Camino Hotel)
An amazing selection of brilliantly prepared seafood, steak, poultry and the rooftop bar is one of the most popular spots for nightlife in Laguna! 1287 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California

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K'ya Bistro Food and Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurant
The Lumberyard Restaurant, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California The Lumberyard
Excellent American style dining in front of the fireplace or out on the patio of this historic building! 384 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Mozambique Restaurant
Merging African-California styles to create a unique Laguna Beach restaurant and bar experience. Make sure you go for the good stuff and order some peri-peri style prawns or steak! This place is popular, so make sure that you make reservations on the weekend! 1740 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Mozambique Restaurant, Laguna Beach Restaurants
Nick's Laguna Beach Restaurants and Dining - Laguna Beach Information, California Nick's Laguna Beach
440 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, Ca 92651

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Nirvana Grille
Fantastic dining within walking distance of the art festivals and theater. With rooftop deck, communal tables, and intimate booths, Nirvana is excellent for any size gathering! 303 Broadway, St.101
Laguna Beach, California

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Royal Hawaiian, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California Royal Hawaiian
Tropical Hawaiian cuisine in the heart of Laguna Beach! The food is excellent and make sure that you try a Lapu cocktail!
331 N Pacific Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Sapphire Laguna
Featuring a globally inspired menu and Spice Plates Sapphire provides a unique Laguna Beach dining experience! 1200 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Sapphire Laguna Beach Restaurants

Sorrento Grille Restaurant, Laguna Beach Restaurants

Sorrento Grille
Enjoy wood-fired cuisine and and a fantastic wine and martini bar at this Laguna Beach restaurant! 370 Glenneyre
Laguna Beach, California

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Sundried Tomato Cafe
361 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, California

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Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar and Grill, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California Tommy Bahama
Enjoy the island-style creations of Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar and Grill! 400 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Tabu Grill
These entrees are sinfully delicious and visually extraordinary. Take a look at the menu, and you'll be making plans to dine at Tabu Grill. 2892 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Chinese and Asian Laguna Beach Restaurants

There are several Chinese and Asian-style restaurants in Laguna Beach.

Starfish
Feature a stylish fusion of tastes from Thailand, Vietnam, China, Korea and India- you'll find this newest addition to the Laguna Beach restaurant scene directly across the street from the Montage 30832 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA

Starfish Amer-Asian Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California

Five Feet Chinese Asian Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California Five Feet Restaurant
Chef Michael Kang served the final meals at this Laguna Beach restaurant in August 2010, but his unique and creative blend of traditional Chinese tastes with contemporary French culinary style is still available for your catering needs. 328 Glenneyre St
Laguna Beach, CA
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French Restaurants in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach has several fabulous French restaurants in town! Enjoy a romantic meal with champagne and souffle for dessert or an elegant culinary experience with French Riviera ambiance without leaving Laguna Beach!

French 75
This historic cottage restaurant serves incredible French cuisine at reasonable prices- and if you enjoy champagne you'll love their champagne bar! If you're looking for a place to enjoy a romantic French dinner- make your reservations now! 1464 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Laguna Beach French Restaurants!



Laguna Beach Greek Restaurants
and Mediterranean Dining

Aegean Cafe
If you want great Greek dining and entertainment- Aegean Cafe is your place! The traditional Greek food is amazing- the spanakopita is perfectly flaky, and flaming saganaki delights and entertains. Traditional Greek music played by live musicians, belly-dancers entertain, and after enough ouzo- even the waiters get into the act! This is truly one of the BEST Laguna Beach dining experiences!! 540 S Coast Hwy #200
Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2473
Aegean Cafe Greek Food, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California

GG's Bistro Mediterranean Cafe Food, Laguna Beach Restaurants

GG's Bistro
Casual Mediterranean Food with an outdoor patio right on Coast Hwy 540 South Coast Hwy St.108
Laguna Beach, California 92651
(949)494-9306


Italian Laguna Beach Restaurants

If you're looking for Italian food, you're in luck! There are several fantastic Italian restaurants in Laguna Beach!

Ristorante Rumari Restaurant, Italian Dining and Food, Laguna Beach Restaurant

Ristorante Rumari
Come enjoy fantastic Italian dining, wines, and desserts at this family-owned Laguna Beach Italian restaurant! 1826 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California

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Romeo Cucina
This casual Italian restaurant serves quality Italian meals at a reasonable price. If you're looking for an Italian restaurant that's within walking distance of the Pageant of the Masters and not too expensive, this is a good choice! 249 Broadway Street
Laguna Beach, California
(949)497-6627
Romeo Cucina Italian Dining and Food, Laguna Beach Restaurant

But there are several other Italian restaurants in town and they vary in quality, price, and ambiance! Whether you're looking to impress- with an upscale Italian meal at an elegant restaurant, or simply looking for a casual and reasonably priced meal, you'll find what you're looking for in our directory of Italian Laguna Beach restaurants!




Mexican Dining
and Laguna Beach Restaurants

Las Brisas
The view overlooking the ocean from Las Brisas is fantastic! You might be able to find better mexican food and lower prices than Las Brisas Laguna Beach, but its unlikely that you're going to find a better view than at this Laguna Beach Restaurant, unless your eating dinner from a helicopter flying along the coastline!!361 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Las Brisas Mexican Dining and Food, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California
La Sirena Grill, mexican food, Laguna Beach Restaurant La Sirena Grill
If you’re more focused on the freshest, best tasting Mexican food, then my favorite place in Laguna is definitely La Sirena Grill! As casual as it gets- the tiny seating area is completely outside! 347 Mermaid Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Taco Loco
This is where the locals hang out for ultra-casual Mexican food. Plan on sitting by the sidewalk and doing some people watching while you enjoy your fish tacos, chicken nachos, or tofu mushroom burger! 640 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Taco Loco, casual mexican food, laguna beach restaurants
Coyote Grill, Baja Style Mexican Laguna Beach Restaurants Coyote Grill
Bringing Baja-style mexican food to Laguna Beach!! 31621 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California
(949)499-4033




Laguna Beach Sushi Restaurants

Laguna Beach has several sushi restaurants which vary drastically in atmosphere. You'll find trendy and hip sushi bars where you can see and be seen, as well as tiny sushi and sashimi restaurants which specialize in using sushi to create vibrantly colored edible artforms!

Mosun Sushi Saki Bar and Club M Nightclub, Japanese Dining Laguna Beach Restaurants Mosun Sushi Saki Bar & Nightclub
Trendy restaurant with a sushi bar, full restaurant, full bar with an excellent selection of martini's. You'll get great sushi, sashimi, and a creative menu of baked and cooked entrees as well! And for the afterparty- head upstairs to Mosun Nightclub. 680 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California 92651
(949)497-5646

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Casual Laguna Beach Restaurants
and Local Hang-Outs

Some of my most wonderful dining discoveries occur where the locals congregate. These Laguna Beach restaurants and hang-outs are usually not expensive or luxurious, but this is where you can connect with the people who live and play year round in this town and find out their secret favorite places to hike, surf, scuba, snorkel, and play are!

Blue Laguna
Enjoy California-cuisine tapas! Order combinations of small plates to create your own unique full meal or order full plates of any specific entree

696 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, Ca 92651

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Blue Laguna, Laguna Beach Restaurants - Laguna Beach Information, California
Coffee Pub Laguna Beach Coffee, Laguna Beach Restaurant Coffee Pub
Coffee Pub is the local alternative to the corporate coffee experience. This is a great little independent cafe with free wireless! Ample inside seating or sit outside and enjoy the cool ocean breezes! 384 Forest Ave #4
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Jean Paul's Goodies
Delectable French baked pastries right here in Laguna! But, read this BEFORE you go there! 656 N Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Jean Pauls Goodies Laguna Beach Bakery
Koffee Klatch Laguna Beach Restaurant Koffee Klatch
It's how Laguna Beach does coffee! 1440 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden is one of my favorite restaurants in Laguna. This dog-friendly establishment serves amazing meals. Incredible food, unique decor, beautiful gardens create an amazing local dining experience! 320 N Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Madison Square Garden & Cafe Laguna Beach Restaurant
Marine Room Laguna Beach Restaurant Marine Room
The locals bar in North Laguna. If you're looking for Harley's or great music, you'll find both here! 214 Ocean Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Rock'n Fish
Enjoy hibachi-style oak grilled seafood at this Laguna Beach Restaurant

422 S Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Scandia Bakery and Deli, Laguna Beach Restaurants, Pastries, and Coffee Shops Scandia Bakery
Enjoy handmade pastries, sandwiches, and coffee at this local's favorite in North Laguna Beach 248 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949)497-1495
The Stand
This classic outdoor restaurant serves the freshest vegan meals in Laguna Beach! 238 Thalia Street
Laguna Beach, Ca 92651
The Stand Laguna Beach Restaurant
Zinc Cafe and Market, Laguna Beach Dog Friendly Restaurants Zinc Cafe
This is where casual outdoor dining meets gourmet delicious food. Make sure that you try this restaurant! 350 Ocean Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


More Laguna Beach Restaurants
That You Don't Want To Miss!

Just in case you haven't found the Laguna Beach restaurant that you're looking for yet... here is an extensive list of more dining establishments in town!

BJ's Pizza
280 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949)494-3802
BJ's Pizza and Brewery Italian Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants
Cafe Zoolu Unique Mesquite Seafood Cuisine Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants Cafe Zoolu
Enjoy unique Mesquite-grilled seafood at this local's secret spot! This Laguna Beach restaurant is famous for it's 3-inch thick swordfish! 860 Glenneyre St
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949)494-6825
The Cliff Restaurant
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner as you watch the waves roll in at this open-air oceanview Laguna Beach restaurant! 577 S.Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
The Cliff Restaurant Outdoor Cuisine Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants
The Cottage Historic Cuisine Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants The Cottage Restaurant Enjoy your meal in the dining room or out on the grass patio at this historic residence complete with old photograph collection! 308 North Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
(949)494-3023
The Greeters Corner
Sit on the patio in the back of this Laguna Beach restaurant and you'll be facing beautiful street level views of Main Beach! 329 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
(949)494-0361
The Greeters Corner Casual Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants
Hennessey's Tavern Bar, Food, Karaoke, Casual Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants Hennessey's Tavern 213 Ocean Ave
Laguna Beach, California
(949) 494-2743
Orange Inn Restaurant
If you're looking for a fantastic fruit smoothie or a date shake, come try this landmark Laguna Beach restaurant! 703 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
(949) 494-6085
Orange Inn Casual Healthy Dining, Laguna Beach Restaurants
Dizz's As Is, Laguna Beach Restaurants, California Dizz’s As Is
2794 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949) 494-5250
Medici's Bistro
Pizza, Pasta, Salads & Focaccia Sandwiches right near Main Beach
397 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California
(949)497-2277
Medici's Bistro Casual Dining, Pizza Pasta Salads & Focaccia Sandwiches, Laguna Beach Restaurants

Mosaic Bar and Grille
at the Montage

30801 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, Ca

The Terrace Cafe
Casual dining over the sand of Main Beach at the Hotel Laguna
425 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949)494-1151
Terrace Cafe Casual Dining over the sand at Main Beach at Hotel Laguna, Laguna Beach Restaurants

Tivoli Terrace Laguna Beach Weddings, Restaurants, Events and Parties, Laguna Beach, California Tivoli Terrace
A great location for Laguna Beach weddings and events, this restaurant is located on the festival grounds!
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949)494-9650

Tivoli Too
Wedding Receptions, meetings, and events on the Art-A-Fair grounds in Laguna Canyon
777 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, Ca
(949)494-6044
Tivoli Too wedding receptions, Laguna Beach Restaurants

White House Restaurant
Dining and Live Bands later in the evening. Sit outside and enjoy the people-watching on PCH at this Laguna Beach restaurant!

340 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949)494-8088


Laguna Beach Diners
If you're looking for a casual Laguna Beach restaurant

Johnny Rockets Old Fashioned Casual Diner, Laguna Beach Restaurants Johnny Rockets
188 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California
(949)497-7252
Ruby's Diner
30622 Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, California
(949)497-RUBY

Ruby's Old Fashioned Casual Diner, Laguna Beach Restaurants

Ruby's Shake Shack
Take the kids for a drive up Coast Highway and enjoy a malt with a view! 7703 N Coast Highway
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(949)464-0100


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