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GG's Bistro

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Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Bistro
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540 S Coast Highway # 108, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Laguna Avenue- Legion Street)
9494949306
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious, reasonable and good portions

We had a dinner for four, outside, and each enjoyed a different entree. I had the gyro dinner, which had large portions, with yummy rice. My children each different pasta dishes, all large and very good. Good, attentive service too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Jan M
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a dinner for four, outside, and each enjoyed a different entree. I had the gyro dinner, which had large portions, with yummy rice. My children each different pasta dishes, all large and very good. Good, attentive service too.

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Camarillo, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Fun atmosphere and a nice location, but the food was just not very good. Even the hummus was bland. I could handle the food if the price matched, but this restaurant is very over-priced. I would not recommend this place for lunch or supper. You can find something better for your money.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The restaurant has wonderful outside seating with heaters for colder nights. The food was not great, and quite expensive.

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Spokane, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at GG's Bistro, even though the shish-ke-bobs were tougher than a tire. The Al Fresco dining and great Laguna Beach scenery was festive. The server was cheerful and informative. Alas, the falafel appetizer was also overdone, More like little hockey pucks. But we stillliked this place... maybe if we had ordered soething else. I would give... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We love to come down for Happy Hours to GG's, the owner make the best dirty martini's and on Wednesdays after 7pm they have a small group of musicians playing and Victoria ( singer from New York ) sings. Very nice place to get together with friends or for couples. I love the appetizers and salads.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

When we walked by this lovely restaurant in Laguna Beach, we were drawn in by its menu. Although the name implies Italian food, the offerings are more Mediterranean-Greek and Turkish. The food was absolutely delicious. Service was excellent too Moreover, I never expected to eat at such a sophisticated venue at a beach resort. The best restaurant in Laguna Beach!

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California, USA
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568 reviews 568 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great little restaurant with heated patio. Turkish and German owners for 10 years in Laguna. a great variety of specialty foods. must try. Order the sampler appetizer - yummy. Our group came last Wednesday (45 people) and they had life music (jazz) too. recommended MeuterMedia

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My adult son has food allergies to gluten, soy, nuts, raw veg & fruits so it's often a challenge to find a restaurant with choices for him. We came across Gigi's this past summer and we've eaten here twice now, and the food has been excellent both times. They offer a gluten free menu of variety of foods to choose... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food was great and reasonably priced. Really liked the atmosphere with tables and music inside. Very relaxing and enjoyable meal.

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Glendora, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This outside restaurant was very pleasant and quiet. The Mediterranean/Italian food was delicious and the service was great. We've been there most of the years we've visited Laguna.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 540 S Coast Highway # 108, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Laguna Avenue- Legion Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 9494949306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?