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Broadway by Amar Santana

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328 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Forest Avenue)
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sarasota, Florida
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have you ever been to a place and you were kind of amazed with the experience that you received? Expect this at the Broadway! From the knowledgeable staff to the perfectly sized ice cubes (to perfection) and the advice that made our bar experience totally worth going out of our way for...trust me you won't be disappointed! When we walked... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant serves great food in a modern setting. For appetizers, we shared (1) 1 large Ravioli (called Raviolo...go figure) which had multiple and delicious flavors; pasta was made to perfection with a slight al dente bite to the pasta....ummmm! (2) We also dined on Hamachi (yellow tail) that was surrounded by a sauce (ponzu I think) and an avocado... More 

Thank RobinRick
Mission Viejo, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was packed. Noisy! This was a birthday celebration, we had a reservation, and had to wait for our table. Our party of 4 was squeezed In the middle of the room. Mainly a yuppie bar crowd. The waitress was very rude until it was time for us to pay our bill, she finally smiled. The food and drinks... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I have visited Broadway since the days of Top Chef. Amar was the chef at Charlie Palmers. Everything is GREAT! Love the roasted bone Marrow. They always Try and accommodate us when we come. Bar is always crowded but lively. I have also visited VACA as well, but the original is still the best.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I booked reservations at Broadway as Amar Santana's restaurant, Vaca, in Costa Mesa, was booked solid for the weekend. My husband and I went with a friend from out of town, and while it took a while for us to be seated for our reservation, it was worth the wait. As a group we decided to stick to the small... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We are big fans of Amar and were really excited to eat here. We made reservations a month in advance. Unfortunately we had to wait 30-45 min for our table. We were starving by the time we got seated. They had our party of 5 at a large table with a couple of empty chairs so a couple thought they... More 

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92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a really nice restaurant / bar to take a date or even go with co-workers. We had a large group reservation to relax and unwind after a full-day business meeting. I don't drink, but the cocktails the rest of the group ordered looked tasty with properly shaped spherical ice cubes to go with the cocktails. The service was... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I had heard about Broadway following Amar's success with Vaca in Costa Mesa so I was keen to try his original restaurant in Laguna Beach. I tried a few times to get a day and time that suited but it was well worth the wait. I had looked at the menu on line earlier that day and they told me... More 

Thank Dexter15
La Jolla, California
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We sat at the Chef's Bar and throughly enjoyed the experience. It was amazing to watch the speed of the two chefs and how beautiful every dish looked. I had a delicious halibut on a risotto with grilled fennel. Probably one of the best pieces of halibut I have ever had! My husband had a Mediterranean fish. Again a beautiful... More 

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Carmel, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Needed a Get-Away 'Mother's Day' cocktail & wound up at the Broadway last night ~ WOW!!! We sat at the Bar, had Excellent custom cocktails made by The BEST ever bar-tenders, Mark & Jose, who kept us happy & entertained all night, but left us alone when we needed a few quiet toasts to our Mom's. We enjoyed delicious sides... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Vegetarian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Forest Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 9497158234
Open Daily at 5pm. Ongoing specials: Monday ~ $39 Prix Fixe, Tuesdays ~ Small plates, Wednesday ~ No corkage

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