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Nirvana Grille - Laguna Beach

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303 Broadway, Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Beach & Broadway)
There is a public transport drop off at the main Laguna Beach depot 100 Yards East of the building.
9494970027
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Our Laguna Beach location is ideally situated blocks from both the beach...
Our Laguna Beach location is ideally situated blocks from both the beach and the historic art festivals. Close to all major access points it is poised to provide a fantastic dining experience with quality and conscious food. The rhythm of our Laguna restaurant is lively, upbeat and with the addition of a full service bar, a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. Our communal bar tables provide the opportunity to meet your neighbors, while our intimate booths offer more privacy for small gatherings and our ‘Chef’s Table’ allows groups of 12 and under to enjoy Semi- private dining. Our “Bliss Bar” Rooftop Patio with a peek-a-boo ocean and city views, offers the perfect experience with al-fresco evening dining or cocktails & appetizers in our lounge. This location is available for any & all private events for lunches, dinners, or cocktail receptions. Available for Showers, Weddings, Corporate Events, Special Occasions, Large Parties, or just dinner for 2. Our philosophy begins at the local level working closely with area growers and the highest quality purveyors to ensure that our predominately organic produce, meat, wild fish & free-range chicken are provided. Nightly specials include: Tuesday: Local’s Night (20% off), Wednesday: Wine Night (Complimentary Corkage-2 bottle maximum), Thursday: 3 course $30/40 Prix Fixe Menu, Sunday: $15 Chef's Special. We also offer Happy Hour all night, at our communal bar area, including 50% off salads, soups and appetizers (not including protein add-ons).
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and attentive service

Visiting Laguna Beach on vacation and our hotel recommended we try the Nirvana Grille. We had a party of ten and were seated a private little area which was great since there were several seniors in the group and they always have a hard time hearing if the restaurant is loud. I highly recommend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Boise, ID
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Visiting Laguna Beach on vacation and our hotel recommended we try the Nirvana Grille. We had a party of ten and were seated a private little area which was great since there were several seniors in the group and they always have a hard time hearing if the restaurant is loud. I highly recommend the filet mignon. It was cooked... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a lovely meal here on a weeknight. we made reservations for 5:30 pm so we were the first to arrive and had our pick of seating. we chose to sit upstairs on the rooftop, so glad we did! We had nice breezes, excellent and friendly service and the food was excellent. I had the fillet mignon special, cooked... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fresh fish prepared to perfection. Never had a bad meal and they make their own ice cream. Varied menu will please the most picky culinary.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Having eaten here only once before, I checked their menu before making a reservation for myself, my husband and our 13 month old son. I incorrectly deduced that their kids menu was a good indicator that they would be family friendly. When we arrived, one hostess was very kind - but the other hostess made a snide comment about us... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

With so many good eating establishments to choose from in Laguna Beach, it's easy to find a favorite and just stick with that one. However, if you did, you would miss out on finding a place like Nirvana. We first tried Nirvana with a Groupon, and that's all it took. We have been back several times since. Great service, friendly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have eaten at Nirvana Grille twice in the past few weeks, after moving to Laguna Niguel in February. It is by far one of the best restaurants in the area- with a grown up atmosphere, excellent staff and superb food. the idea of being able to order a salad and small plate of the main course as a combination... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are looking for healthy dishes in a great atmosphere this is the place. Everything is made from scratch with well known chefs and great service.

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Westminster, California
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I liked the fact that this restaurant has a vegan menu as well as a regular menu. I enjoyed my beet salad and my lentil and vegetable main dish. But the tables are very close together so when the restaurant got busy it was so noisy my husband and I couldn't hear each other across our small table.

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Dana Point
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The menu is small but has a wonderful variety for any taste. Service is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. Sitting at the bar, rather than the table is fun as well.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Almost gave this place a five, but that would be a little stretch. Farm to table, excellent food with great presentations. The heirloom tomato salad with burrata is exquisite, and my wife loved their salmon. Their beef is grass fed, and the lamb sounds wonderful. Many great veggie and gluten free options. An excellent bar and a good wine list.... More 

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Additional Information about Nirvana Grille - Laguna Beach

Address: 303 Broadway, Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 9494970027
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, Organic, Seafood, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 303 Broadway, Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Beach & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transport drop off at the main Laguna Beach depot 100 Yards East of the building.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 9494970027

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Organic, Seafood, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Our Laguna Beach location is ideally situated blocks from both the beach and the historic art festivals. Close to all major access points it is poised to provide a fantastic dining experience with quality and conscious food. The rhythm of our Laguna restaurant is lively, upbeat and with the addition of a full service bar, a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. Our communal bar tables provide the opportunity to meet your neighbors, while our intimate booths offer more privacy for small gatherings and our ‘Chef’s Table’ allows groups of 12 and under to enjoy Semi- private dining. Our “Bliss Bar” Rooftop Patio with a peek-a-boo ocean and city views, offers the perfect experience with al-fresco evening dining or cocktails & appetizers in our lounge. This location is available for any & all private events for lunches, dinners, or cocktail receptions. Available for Showers, Weddings, Corporate Events, Special Occasions, Large Parties, or just dinner for 2. Our philosophy begins at the local level working closely with area growers and the highest quality purveyors to ensure that our predominately organic produce, meat, wild fish & free-range chicken are provided. Nightly specials include: Tuesday: Local’s Night (20% off), Wednesday: Wine Night (Complimentary Corkage-2 bottle maximum), Thursday: 3 course $30/40 Prix Fixe Menu, Sunday: $15 Chef's Special. We also offer Happy Hour all night, at our communal bar area, including 50% off salads, soups and appetizers (not including protein add-ons).
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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