BISTROS French 75 Bistro and Champagne...

BISTROS

French 75 Bistro

and Champagne Bar

1464 S. 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 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; and from 8:30 to 11

p.m. Friday and Saturday. Open from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday through

Thursday; and from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $$$$

Hennessey's Tavern

213 Ocean Ave. (949) 494-2743. Laguna's only Irish tavern serving

burgers and sandwiches, including full bar service. Open from 7 to 2

a.m. daily. $$

Laguna Beach Brewing Co.

422 S. Coast Highway. (949) 499-BEER or 494-BREW. Award-winning

brews, very fresh food and an ocean view. Open from 11:30 a.m. to

midnight Sunday through Thursday; and from 11:30 to 2 a.m. Friday and

Saturday. $$

Mama's Bakery

& Lebanese Cafe

540 S. Coast Highway. (949) 376-9904. Unique Middle Eastern fare

and fresh baked goods for lunch and dinner. Open from 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 from 5 to 10 p.m.

daily. $$$$

Vertical Wine Bar

and Restaurant

234 Forest Ave. (949) 494-0990. Contemporary American gourmet

served in appetizer-sized portions with an extensive wine selection.

$$

CALIFORNIA

CONTEMPORARY

Cedar Creek Inn

384 Forest Ave. (949) 497-8696. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday

Brunch. Full-bar service. Validated parking. Fireplace & patio

dining. Open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. $$ Mark's

858 S. Coast Highway. (949) 494-6711. Dinner nightly and full-bar

service. Open from 5 to 10:30 p.m. daily; open until 11 p.m. Friday

and Saturday. $$$

Partners Bistro

448 S. Coast Highway. (949) 497-4441. Live music every Sunday from

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $$

The Sundried Tomato

361 Forest Ave. (949) 494-3312. Featuring an upstairs outdoor wine

bar and patio dinner. Open for lunch from 11:30 am to 2:30 p.m.

daily. Open for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; and

from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $$$

The Terrace

at Hotel Laguna

425 S. Coast Highway. (949) 494-1151. Serving lunch, dinner and

brunch on Sunday. Full bar service. Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

daily. $$

230 Forest Avenue

230 Forest Ave. (949) 494-2545. A sidewalk cafe nestled in the

heart of downtown. Offering an innovative menu and full bar. Open for

lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Open for dinner from 5:30 to

10 p.m., daily. $$$

Woody's at the Beach 1305 S. Coast Highway (949)376-8809. Offering

a fresh variety of meat, seafood and wild game dishes. Ocean view,

tableside fireplace and outdoor patio dining along with an inviting

cocktail lounge. Open from 4 p.m. to midnight daily. $$$

Z Pizza

30902 S. Coast Highway. (949) 499-4949. Serving great pizza, beer

and wine. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; and

from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $$

ITALIAN

Gina's Pizza & Pastaria

Two locations. 1100 S. Coast Highway. (949) 494-4342. 610 N. Coast

Highway. (949) 497-4421. A family-run business specializing in pizzas

and pastas. $

Romeo Cucina

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

and Wednesday. Salsa dancing with The Ivan Marcello band starting at

8 p.m. Saturday. Open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday

through Sunday. Open for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

$$$

Villa Romana Trattoria

303 Broadway, Suite 101. (949) 497-6220. Featuring Martini Monday

& Music, when 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 S. Coast Highway. (949) 494-4342. Boat Canyon,

610 N. Coast Highway. (949) 497-4421. Specializing in home-style

Southern Italian cooking for dine-in, takeout or delivery. Open from

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Sunday; and from 11

a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Delivery stops half an hour

before closing. $

MEXICAN

Chubasco's

Michoacan Grill

610 N. 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 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.,

Monday through Saturday; closed at 8 p.m. Sunday. $$

Javier's Cantina & Grill

480 S. Coast Highway. (949) 494-1239. Serving lunch and dinner

with full-bar service. Open at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday;

and at 10 a.m. Sunday. $$

Olamendi's

1100 S. 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 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily during the summer;

and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily during the winter. $$

TRADITIONAL/AMERICAN

Canyon Lodge

American Grille

31106 S. 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. Thursday; and at 7:30

p.m. Friday and Saturday. Open at 11 a.m. daily. Closed Monday.

The Cottage

Family Restaurant

308 N. Coast Highway (949) 494-3023. Free parking in rear. Open

for breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Open for dinner

from 4:30 to 10 p.m. daily. $$

Dizz's As Is

Restaurant & Bar

2794 S. Coast Highway at Nyes Place (949) 494-5250. Full bar. Open

for dinner at 5 p.m. daily. Closed on Monday. $$$

Price Guide

Prices are based on an average dinner (or lunch, when applicable)

for two.

$ - Up to $10

$$ - $10 to $25

$$$ - $26 to $50

$$$$ - more than $50

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