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Nick's Laguna Beach

440 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
(949) 376-8595
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Ranked #3 of 150 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Laguna Ave
Description: Nick's indoor/outdoor Laguna Beach venue features Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, plus unique cocktails & an extensive wine list. Located in the heart of Laguna Beach, our intimate 80-seat restaurant features a chic bar and beautiful outdoor patio. Our décor highlights several artistic touches, from inlaid abalone and oyster-shell accents to artistic mosaic tile floors. The Exotic wood-trimmed booths and hand-blown glass lamps along with warm tones of brown, blue and sand complement the exposed brick walls. Our exhibition kitchen showcases the talents of our passionate culinary team. Nick’s Laguna Beach has become a favorite in Orange County to dine, drink and escape.
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Estero, Florida
Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

we loved it. BYO no corkage, exceptional service , garlic bread was nuts. Rib eye sandwich was outstanding , slaw just ok, wife's salmon was super. Reservations honored on time. Thank you ! They know what they are doing

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Riverside, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

One of the BEST restaurants we have been to. Truly a dining pleasure. My wife had the BEST salmon(from Scotland) with a great caper mustard beurre blanc sauce she has had. My center cut filet mignon was perfectly done to my taste and included a fully loaded Idaho baked potato(now and then it is good to splurge). For desert we... More

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Arlington, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Tried Nick's for the first time recently and I will say that it will be on my 'regular' list going forward. My colleague and I went on a Thursday night and it was quite busy however the bar is full service so we had dinner there. I had the herb roasted chicken and it was crazy good. My colleague had... More

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Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great food, especially the parmesean crusted asparagus. I'd come here just for those! Good food and try to get a table on the front patio.

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went down to Laguna Beach just because of the good recommendation of the restaurant and decided to wait for 1,5 hours. We ordered salmon, burger and salad which took a while- fair enough. Unfortunately the burgers weren´t well-done as ordered. So two of us ate as the rest had to wait again. As I finished my dinner before the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Where do I start...wonderful food, service, drinks, recommendations and price!! On our road trip we stopped in Laguna beach for one night and this place made it worth it! We arrived with no reservation and we were told approx 1hr for a table, we reserved a table and went to have some drinks elsewhere, we came back after an hour... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

excellent asparagus fries, and tasty baby back ribs. Good service, and right across the street from the Hotel Laguna.

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marin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Don't miss the rib-eye sandwich dipped in a batter and fried. Order the Asian peanut cole slaw. Both were out of this world. Everyone else enjoyed their orders as well, but mine was the best.

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This place was packed at lunchtime on a Friday, but we were lucky enough to get a table. This was our first time in Laguna Beach and we randomly picked Nick's for lunch. My husband had the grilled fish sandwich and I had the summer salad. We were both very happy with our choices and said this was probably our... More

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Fallbrook, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Nicole was our server and she was great. Her recommendations were spot on. Started with the Artichoke and the Fried Deviled Egg appetizer. The Chilean Sea Bass was the best I've ever had, by far, and then the Warm Butter Cake was off the charts. I called it "Sin on a plate". The place is very small so we got... More

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Additional Information about Nick's Laguna Beach

Address: 440 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
Phone Number: (949) 376-8595
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

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