French 75 Bistro and Champagne Bar
1464 South Coast Highway (949) 494-8444 A Parisian-style bistro and
champagne bar featuring traditional and contemporary French bistro
cuisine. Private rooms and full-service catering available. Piano jazz
from 7-10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 8:30-11 p.m., Friday and
Saturday. Open 5:30-10 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m., Friday and
213 Ocean Ave. (949) 494-2743. Laguna’s only Irish tavern serving
burgers and sandwiches including full bar service. Open 7-2 a.m., daily.
Laguna Beach Brewing Co.
422 South Coast Highway. (949) 499-BEER or 494-BREW. Award-winning
brews, very fresh food and an ocean view. Open 11:30-12 a.m.,
Sunday-Thursday; and 11:30-2 a.m., Friday-Saturday. $$
Mama’s Bakery & Lebanese Cafe
540 South Coast Highway. (949) 376-9904. Unique Middle Eastern fare
and fresh baked goods for lunch and dinner. Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.
Sorrento Grille and Martini Bar
370 Glenneyre St. (949) 494 8686. An American bistro featuring
wine-country style cooking and classic American Martinis. Private parties
and full-service catering available. Open 5-10 p.m., Monday-Sunday. $$$$
Vertical Wine Bar and Restaurant
234 Forest Ave. (949) 494-0990. Contemporary American gourmet served
in appetizer-sized portions with an extensive wine selection. $$
Cedar Creek Inn
384 Forest Ave. (949) 497-8696. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday
Brunch. Full-bar service. Validated parking. Fireplace & patio dining.
Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., daily. $$
858 South Coast Highway. (949) 494-6711. Dinner nightly and full-bar
service. Open 5-10:30 p.m., daily; open until 11 p.m., Friday and
The Sundried Tomato
361 Forest Ave. (949) 494-3312. Featuring an upstairs outdoor wine bar
and patio dinner. Open for lunch 11:30 am to 2:30 p.m., daily. Open for
dinner 5-9 p.m., Monday-Friday; and 5-10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday. $$$
The Terrace at Hotel Laguna
425 South Coast Highway. (949) 494-1151. Serving lunch, dinner and
brunch on Sunday. Full-bar service. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily. $$
230 Forest Avenue230 Forest Ave. (949) 494-2545. A sidewalk cafe
nestled in the heart of downtown. Offering an innovative menu and full
bar. Open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Open for
dinner 5:30-10 p.m., daily. Serving Sunday brunch starting at 10 a.m. $$$
30902 South Coast Highway. (949) 499-4949. Serving great pizza, beer
and wine. Open 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday. $$
448 South Coast Highway. (949) 497-4441. Live Music Every Sunday,
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $$
249 Broadway. (949) 497-6627. Serving lunch and dinner with full-bar
service. Featuring contemporary Italian music performed by with Italian
singer-songwriter, Nino Cuomo starting at 6 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday.
Salsa dancing with The Ivan Marcello band starting at 8 p.m., Saturday.
Open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday-Sunday. Open for dinner
5:30 p.m., Thursday-Sunday. $$$
Villa Romana Trattoria
303 Broadway, Suite 101. (949) 497-6220. Featuring Martini Monday &
Music where any martini of your choice is $4.50. Entertainment begins at
7 p.m. No cover charge and free parking. Open at 5 p.m., daily. $$
Gina’s Pizza & Pastaria Since 1975.
Two locations: 1100 South Coast Highway. (949) 494-4342. Boat Canyon,
610 North Coast Highway. (949) 497-4421. Specializing in home-style
Southern Italian cooking for dine-in, takeout or delivery. Open 11 a.m.
to 9 p.m., Monday-Thursday and Sunday; 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and
Saturday. Delivery stops half an hour before closing. $
Chubasco’s Michoacan Grill
610 North Coast Highway in Boat Canyon/Pavillions Center. (949)
376-7436. Enjoy authentic, family-owned recipes from Southern Mexico.
Takeout, dine-in and catering available. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
Monday-Saturday; close at 8 p.m. on Sunday. $$
Javier’s Cantina & Grill
480 South Coast Highway. (949) 494-1239. Serving lunch and dinner with
full-bar service. Open at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday.
1100 South Coast Highway on the second floor of the Village Faire
Building. (949) 497-4148. Serving authentic Mexican food with full-bar
service and a champagne Sunday brunch. Free parking. Catering for special
events. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily during the summer; 11 a.m. to 9
p.m., daily during the winter. $$
Canyon Lodge American Grille
31106 South Coast Highway (949) 499-2663. Serving lunch, dinner and
Sunday Brunch with full-bar service. Ample free parking available.
Entertainment and dancing begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday; 7:30 p.m. on
Friday and Saturday. Open 11 a.m., daily. Closed Monday.
The Cottage Family Restaurant
308 North Coast Highway (949) 494-3023. Free parking in rear. Open
for breakfast and lunch, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. Open for dinner 4:30-10
p.m., daily. $$
Dizz’s As Is Restaurant & Bar
2794 South Coast Highway at Nyes Place (949) 494-5250. Full bar. Open
for dinner at 5 p.m., daily. Closed on Monday. $$$
Prices are based on an average dinner (or lunch, when applicable) for
$ - Up to $10
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$$$ - $26 to $50
$$$$ - more than $50