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1287 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Ranked #15 of 153 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $40
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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English first
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

K’Ya Bistro is a great place to enjoy good time and good food with family and friends. The small plates make it easy to sample and share different delicious dishes. The service is great, the price is right and the ambience is enchanting.

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Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

K'ya was our walk to/neighborhood restaurant when we lived on Cress Street. It is one of the things I miss most. The atmosphere, although a bit too loud sometimes, is very cozy and warm. The lobby is fabulous as well. The food, especially for the price point, is pretty spectacular. Great service, delicious food, enjoyable ambience.

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Laguna Beach
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The small plates offered during happy hour are the perfect size and the quality is great. You can't beat their deal.

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Joshua Tree, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

One of my favorite places -- EVER~! Suggest Happy Hour so you can try more dishes. Don't worry about what to order -- just go with your instincts. You won't be disappointed as each dish will be more wonderful than the last. This is a place for Foodies -- truly! Take note that the locals favorite this place, so be... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

The Happy Hour is very good. The small plates and drinks were delicious. My favorite was the lobster mac & cheese and the pomegranate martini. The burger sliders were juicy and flavorful. You can't go wrong. We were seated in the bar area where you first come in. This area is small, so you may want to get there early.... More 

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washington, DC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great service excellent beer and food. Warm vibe in the place. Price was reasonable. Would be happy to make it a regular night if I lived in Laguna.

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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

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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146 reviews 146 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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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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