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GG's Bistro

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540 S Coast Highway # 108, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Laguna Avenue- Legion Street)
+1 949-494-9306
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like eating and feel like you are part of a big international family, GG’s family run restaurant is your destination. You meet locals and many that emigrated from Turkey, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, UK. I must admit, I am Austrian and because of this reason I became a fan and eat at GG's once a week. It is... More 

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Thank Michaell M
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hope to see you back and back again at GG's . We are glad to hear that you feel like family at GG's:) Have a great day, GG's Family More 

Collonges-sous-Saleve, France
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch here while exploring and it was so good! Highly recommend it! The Caesar salad was super tasty and the fresh sweetened Iced tea was also a surprisingly nice treat!

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Thank Regan A
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review🙏 We appreciate your business and hope to see you back in Laguna & GG's Bistro More 

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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel clerk at the Holiday Inn Laguna Beach (wonderful quaint property, btw) recommended this bistro and I am so glad she did. It was a quiet evening at the restaurant and we sat inside at a quiet table to the left, facing the front door. The lights were low and we were admiring the soft details in the decor.... More 

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Thank Dancinkwn
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad that you had a nice experience at GG's. Hope to see you back again. Have a great day. GG's Family More 

UK
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our Christmas evening meal at this place. Unfortunately we should have realised it wasn't meant to be when they tried to cram 6 of us on a table suitable for 4 when we'd clearly made a reservation for 6 people at 7pm. This implies they let anyone in without a thought for making space... More 

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Fullerton, California
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Great food and service, Our family went with us and enjoyed it. An extensive meal with something for every taste.

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Thank DOGMOM3051
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for the great review. Hope to see you back soon:) More 

Laguna Beach, California
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

We have come here for years and their huge menus and good service are the key for us. There is indoor and outdoor seating and again we choose to visit mostly not during tourist season. Great to sit outside especially at sunset and just enjoy. We have had to find our dishes that we like but always interesting to bring... More 

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Thank Mrpilgrim2u
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review. Hope to see you back again and again. We do have $5happy hour, Sunday breakfast and live Music on Wednesdays & Sundays. We appreciate your business. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great staff. Very warm and friendly. Attentive. Relaxing environment and decor. Margaritas were perfect. Meze appetizer was outstanding and delicious. Thank you.

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Thank Rjkono
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hoping to see you back soon:) Best Regards, GG's Family More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

The setting is nice but the food is just average. I am from Eastern Europe so know how Mediterranean food should taste. It's not the worst I've had but always like to hold these establishments to a higher standard to elevate public's taste and expectations.

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Thank yorgana
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi! So sorry that we didn't meet at your expectations. We are a Turkish Family who owns and operates. Our recipes are Authentic how we do them at home in Turkey. We are here all the time to make sure that the food and the service are authentic. Let's make it a better experience it for you next time you... More 

Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

My husband, four children, and I were very excited to try out GG's since it got so many positive reviews. The atmosphere (we were outside) was beautiful with all the twinkling lights. As we were looking at the menu, I noticed in small letters at the bottom -- they were going to charge an extra 20% tax for parties of... More 

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Thank Mark M
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi! So sorry what you have experienced. I believe that you appreciate good service and leave tips. I hear you. I remember you were about to leave the restaurant when i was just walking towards you- and i didn't know the subject - i couldn't help you. And you were unfortunately talking to a bussboy. I wish we could have... More 

London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Wonderful location on the PCH. Excellent Greek/Turkish/Italian menu, but you should stick to the Greek/Turkish side of the menu. This is authentic. Hummus and falafel was excellent. The squid was a single, large steak - simple and tasty. Avocado/shrimp starter was solid. Shish kabab chicken was soft. Portions were very large, do not over order! Overall, great meal.

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Thank Ludgatecircus15
handelaguna, Owner at GG's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi! We appreciate your business and great review. Hoping to see you back soon. Best Regards, GG's Family More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Coast Highway # 108, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Laguna Avenue- Legion Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-9306
Description
We have a charming indoor and an outdoor patio perfect for people watching on PCH, we are known for Mediterranean flavors. Open for lunch and dinner every day as well as for breakfast on Sundays, GG's diners to enjoy salads, sandwiches, kebabs and entrees representative of the owners Mediterranean roots. We offer a Gluten free menu and happy hour runs weekdays from 4-6p.M.

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