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Broadway by Amar Santana

328 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Ranked #22 of 151 restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Forest Avenue
Description: Open Daily at 5pm. Ongoing specials: Monday ~ $39 Prix Fixe, Tuesdays ~ Small plates, Wednesday ~ No corkage
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84% Recommend
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los angeles
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We ate here for the second time. I remembered it being great, this time even better. Brussel sprouts, Hamachi ( though small serving), octopus, skirt steak, kale caesar, heirloom tomatoes - all great. Creative, delicious sauces and preparation. Fantastic cocktails. Good looking crowd in a chic room. Lively so a little loud. All our food came out quickly, very quickly... More

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Laguna Hills, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Celebrated our Wedding Anniversary at Broadway and it was an amazing dinner and overall experience. We arrived early and sat at the bar where we had a proper handcrafted cocktail and enjoyed the lively ambiance. The Somm noticed that we had brought our own wine and decanted it immediately so it would be ready to drink when we took our... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great eats at the former site of 5 Feet, an eclectic menu that is every bit as good as others in the area with the highest Zagat ratings. Nice bar and a happening atmosphere.

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Menu and quality of food delicious will return. Sunday evening was packed lots of energy however service was slow we had to request numerous times for drinks, etc. when they brought out coffee men served first and mine was served at least 10 minutes later, what's up with that? While not happy about the service last night, likely will return.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

From the moment we arrived we guessed that this was not going to be a night to remember for the right reasons. We were ignored by the maitre d' in favour of someone she knew. The cocktail menu was poor and the waiter and his team didn't even know what a white cosmo was. The bone marrow was simply poor.... More

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Redondo Beach, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Took a close friend to Broadway for a special birthday treat. We shared a charcutterie plate, branzino entree and brussell sprout side (and half-bottle of Pinot). Everything was delicious and perfectly prepared. But what impressed me most was the service. Despite being a higher-end establishment, every staff member (host, wait staff...) was friendly, warm and truly service-oriented.Looking forward to returning... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My reviews are honest and right to the point - so here it goes... The food was amazing. Service was great. Pricing a bit high - but well worth it. I'll go back again and would absolutely recommend it to a friend...a sure sign we loved it.

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Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Very cool vibe both sophisticated and trendy...... The way Chef Amar Santana plates food is unique and fun. My wife and I shared Spanish octopus A LA Plancha appetizer that was incredible. For entree's I had dry aged Sonoma duck Breast (best duck I ever had) and my wife had Mediterranean Branzino (melted in her mouth). Sides- Japanese eggplant and... More

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newport beach
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a must for anyone in Laguna. Well trained friendly staff. Fantastic small plates coupled with perfectly trained bar tenders. This is the best restaurant in downtown laguna for certain

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I have eaten there five times, always superb food. Great vibe and friendly staff. Quite complete wine list and the sommelier knows his job pretty well. Chef not only is a great cook, but also cares a lot about his costumers. I give them A+.

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