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Picayo - CLOSED

610 N Coast Hwy Ste 102, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-5051
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CLOSED
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating

8 reviews from our community

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English first
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2010

after reading reviews, I went here with high expectations . I realize that restaurant quality is relative, but Picayo is definitely over-rated. If I were to grade the food, it would recevie a C grade. Service was fine, atmosphere was pleasant and food was just okay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2009

Good but expensive French cuisine.

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Rancho Santa Mararita, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

My husband and I celebrated his birthday this evening at Picayo, he had the Coq de Vin and I the Sea Bass both were out of this world in flavor. Our server Francois was an expert in wines and we enjoyed a fabulous 1/2 bottle of Champagne to start with our app and salads and Big French Blend to go... More 

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Newport Beach, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

On a quiet Tuesday evening, sommelier Francois and the team at Picayo made our first visit memorable. Excellent service, very reasonable prices, and simply succulent food. The Picayo Purse is truly delectable (grilled prawns, artichoke hearts, mushrooms in a pastry shell with a tarragon-merlot sauce), and so was the coq au vin, mouth-melting with plentiful and flavorful sauce. Wow!! This... More 

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Laguna Beach
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

A Gem. Great Ambiance, Great French Mediteranean Food, Bar Lounge, Bistro and Fine Dinning

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2007

Good food if a little over priced

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Laguna Beach
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2006

We have loved Picayo for years and the new lounge is a great new addition. It has low candlelight and sleek leather lounge chairs -- perfect for a martini with friends. The fine dining environment inside is very intimate as well and the food is out of this world. Superb French flavors with a twist of Mediterranean. We highly recommend... More 

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California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2006

Their food is out of this world! The owner is sooo friendly and nice! He came over to every table each time we were there and just talks! He is so nice. GO HERE! It rocks.

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Additional Information about Picayo

Address: 610 N Coast Hwy Ste 102, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: (949) 497-5051
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French

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