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The Stand

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238 Thalia St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-8101
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
just wonderful

wonderful (vegan) food. pita sandwiches, salads and soups very yummy. great to do take out and take to the beach. great staff, fast service, wide selection

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

wonderful (vegan) food. pita sandwiches, salads and soups very yummy. great to do take out and take to the beach. great staff, fast service, wide selection

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Keep in mind this is a lunch spot and that they offer vegetarian dishes and you'll be thrilled. I personally like their avocado sandwich with sprouts. My wife who is vegetarian loves it all.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Charming and friendly little eatery serving vegetarian and vegan dishes, juices shakes and smoothies. Well worth the wait , as everything is made to order, but there are neat old school board games and eclectic books to peruse. Then grab your grub and walk across to one of the most beautiful sunsets imaginable. I ordered the veggie miso soup and... More 

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We wanted a simple healthy dinner and a romantic walk on the beach. First, we ordered the Taco Bowl, Bean/Rice Tostada and drinks to go, and then walked across PCH to watch the sunset on the beach. A great evening with very little fuss. All items on the menu are healthy for you. If you have any diet restrictions they... More 

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Stand is an unassuming small eatery located on a side street in the southern part of Laguna Beach town center. The basic food genre at the Stand is of the healthy living and natural foods variety with almost every kind of vegetarian and fruit combination available in some interesting form or another. Seating is limited outside and there is... More 

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EAST HAMPTON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were in town for a bike trip and were finding our way around by urban spoon & Tripadvisor. We found The Stand while searching for green juice and vegan food. Great spot - juice was spot on. Great hummus burrito. Loved that this was next to the bike shop. Really cool spot with good food.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you are vegan or even vegetarian you'll love this place! Everything on the menu is vegan and the menu is large, so there are many choices. They even offer many gluten free dishes. The potato and guacamole burrito was very good and despite the name it isn't filled with just potatoes, but is stuffed with their vegetable mix that... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Ordered the Bean Pate' & Guacamole Pita. It was to include cold bean pate', guacamole, tomato, green leaf lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, cucumber, mild green chiles, shredded jicama, mild salsa & lemon herb dressing. I received a sopping wet pita filled with two huge chunks of unripe tomato, a few ribs of lettuce and a gigantic gob of alfalfa sprouts still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited The Stand on three occasions during our long weekend in Laguna Beach and will be back. The food is freshly prepared, nutritious and all organic. We had juices, breakfast bowls, burrito bowls and sandwiches and with two vegans in our group there was unusually plenty of choice for them. The service was first class and the staff there... More 

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Bishop, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This place is a landmark - and for good reason. It is very small and can be hard to find, but well worth your trouble. Lots to choose from and all healthy, delicious and reasonably priced.

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  • Address: 238 Thalia St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 494-8101

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