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K'ya Bistro

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K'ya Bistro
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1287 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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1287 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Cress Street)
949-376-9718
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Description: K'ya Bistro Bar is located in the historic, coastal La Casa del Camino...
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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Little plates - great taste
4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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karen b
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Toronto, Canada

Lots of little plates are great for sharing. Order different dishes and share them all. Casual and loud but worth a visit.

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
  • Private Dining
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Lots of little plates are great for sharing. Order different dishes and share them all. Casual and loud but worth a visit.

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SC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was my first visit to K,ya Bistro and in spite of eating mediocre food, experiencing poor to almost belligerent service at the rooftop bar, I can't wait to go back. The location and atmosphere is fabulous. Sitting in the restaurant, I almost felt like I was in the Mediterranean somewhere, there was a comfort level that I haven't experienced... More

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This one of the best happy hours that I've been to in a long time. The prices were very reasonable for tapas and drinks. We got a bottle of wine for $32! And it was really good! The items on the menu were very appealing for people of different tastes. It wasn't all deep fried foods or all heavy with... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is one of my fave spots in Laguna! BEST happy hour if you can get there early! $5 happy hour 4:30-5:30 every day! We caught this and had several items on and off the happy hour menu Order & share! coconut breaded shrimp - what you expect but still a good choice (hh menu) fried chicken tenders- don't waste... More

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Newport Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Tapas and cocktails? YES, this is your spot. I love the small plates they offer, it's perfect to share with friends and gives you the opportunity to try many different dishes. Everything is delicious, seriously everything is good. AND the Rooftop Bar at sunset is AMAZING and provides for an awesome view of the coastline.

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Wabash, IN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

While visiting Laguna Beach, CA recently we happened upon this fantastic restaurant located at the Hotel Casa del Camino on S coast Hwy. An extensive array of snacks, salads ,pasta, seafood, meats and desserts are served in small appetizer-sized portions meant to be shared. The wine list included many of our favorite reds and whites at reasonable prices (for the... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Additional Information about K'ya Bistro

Address: 1287 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949-376-9718
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 40
Cuisine: Californian

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