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K'ya Bistro

1287 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-376-9718
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Ranked #17 of 150 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cress Street
Description: K'ya Bistro Bar is located in the historic, coastal La Casa del Camino hotel in the heart of Laguna Beach. With small plates and an emphasis on sharing, K'ya Bistro Bar offers a diverse menu with flavors from the Mediterranean and a local bistro appeal. This bustling bistro is a stone's throw from the beach and reflects a lively San Francisco-esque atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a private table, or have a drink by the fireplace before or after dinner in the comfortable lobby lounge featuring live entertainment.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Awesome food, everything we had was good. The plates are a little small but thats a good thing because you'll want to try everything you possibly can! Prices were very good for being in any city with Laguna in the name!

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Ladera Ranch, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We took my mother in law to Ky'a for her birthday and had a wonderful experience. Although it's a small plate affair, the quality and flavor was excellent. Must try the bacon wrapped dates! After dinner, walk upstairs for one of the best views in Orange County at the Rooftop Bar.

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Stockton, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Food was excellent. The flat iron steak with chimichurri was perfectly prepared, med rare. Salads were fresh and delicious. All the Flavors were delicious. Excellent waiter; the hostess staff was only so so. But we were able to get a table for 2 within a half hour on a busy Saturday nite. If you're looking for a quiet romantic dinner,... More

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Tustin, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent menu with many great choices. The small plates make it easy to try different things. The prices are excellent and there happt hour is one of the best

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I heard about their happy hour and decided to try. Excellent adult beverages and quite an array of small plates available. Buy a half price drink and small plates along with other plates are half price. We enjoyed the mojitos, along with baked meatballs, brussel sprouts, coconut breaded shrimp, Hawaiian Ahi Poke and a shrimp Mac and... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

K'ya isn't your typical restaurant. You don't sit down to a full plate of food. The menu items are served in small portions meant to be shared. Bacon wrapped scallops, filet mignon tips, lobster mac & cheese are among the items we ordered. This way of dining generates good conversation. Everything was very good although a bit pricey. I would... More

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Make a reservation....you'll walk right past the line of eager folks waiting to get in. Delicious everything - drinks, food, ambiance. My two young-adult daughters & I loved sharing the perfect-for-sharing plates. The two of us who eat gluten-free felt downright spoiled - with so many choices. We ordered in stages, adding as we went along...our waitress was perfectly attentive,... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I had the lobster meatballs, absolutely delicious. The tilapia was a bit too fried for my taste, but not bad. Mojitos were amazing!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I ate at K'ya for the 1st time this past weekend and it was really good. The tapas portion sizes are perfect and there are plenty to choose from. We ordered the bacon wrapped dates (wow), the lobster mashed potatoes (really generous with the lobster) and the braised ribs (really good). It is quite a popular spot... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Fun tapas menu, loud but fun with outdoor seating if dining room is too noisy. Great cocktail menu as well. Fun night out with lots going on for a Tuesday! Great decor.

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