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Las Brisas

361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623
(949) 497-5434
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Ranked #23 of 147 restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pacific Coast Highway
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77% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Ate here twice on the patios. Excellent and friendly service both times, you HAVE to order the chops and guacamole. Nice walking distance to Inn at Laguna Beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Great buffet but lots of healthy choices as well. Wonderful omelette, fruit plate, waffle, etc. About $20 each but well worth it.

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Riverside, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I concur with the other reviewers and give Las Brisas 4 stars. However, folks should know, this is a seafood repeat seafood restaurant and is more upscale than your typical beach eatery. Expect to pay $40 per person for entree only with a glass of wine or a margarita. You can get cheese, or chicken or beef enchilada combination plates... More

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San Jose
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Unlike most mexican-inspired restaurants, this one have only a few dishes that aren't seafood. However, they do their seafood extremely well, keeping everything moist and tender and full of flavor. Even the grilled seafood was great!

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Redondo Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

not Mexican food...foods of Mexico! Very thoughtful dining, interesting menu with quality choices beyond standard Mexican fare. Not cheap, the good usually isn't. Eat early, Taco Loco for nightcaps of shrimp and carnitas tacos!

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Evergreen, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Nice setting with a lovely view of the ocean from a hilltop above Laguna Beach. There wasn't a sunset that evening, but I suspect they are beautiful when they do appear! The service was exceptional. And I highly recommend the swordfish! Private parking lot, which is helpful in Laguna Beach where parking can sometimes be a challenge.

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wonderful place to watch the sunset. Great open patio. Food was vey tasty and fresh. Our server was friendly, even though she seemed to be dealing with a section a little to large for one person. The food and drinks were a little expensive, but I guess that goes with the area. The only complaint I do have has nothing... More

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Illinois, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Go for the guacamole and cevichi and stay for the beautiful view. Sunset here is amazing but the outside tables are first come first serve so be patient and learn how to stalk...but nicely. Then I highly recommend the Sunday Brunch for a special occasion. Last May 2013 we celebrated a special event there and were blown away by the... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We decided to give their Sunday Brunch a try. We love brunch but could not find one that was the buffet style we prefer so this was the closest we could get. The location is absolutely spectacular!! The ocean view is panoramic and we even saw dolphins during our meal. Brunch includes unlimited champaign and a choice of soup or... More

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middleton, wisconsin
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104 reviews 104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had a late lunch out on the patio at Las Brisas on a Sunday afternoon. Gorgeous weather and spectacular views overlooking the ocean. The service was attentive and our server was very friendly. The food was also good, however it took a very long time (over 30 minutes) for it to be served which is why I gave the... More

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