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Las Brisas

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361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623 (Pacific Coast Highway)
(949) 497-5434
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sat outside just before sunset. It was beautiful, and they do not rely on their view to fill tables. The food was excellent. We enjoyed the shrimp cocktail and filet mignon. Superb. Not to be missed if you find yourself in Laguna Beach.....it's an icon of the area. Great service too!

Thank Desertsnow77
Apple Valley, California
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made a reservation for 5:15 on a Saturday. We arrived at 5:00. Their website states you can ask for a window view when you arrive. I would definitely recommend the window view. The food was good. The Ceviche was excellent. I had the Filet Mignon. It was very tender and large but lacked flavor. Overall a good experience.

Thank bobwoolley
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible outside seating overlooking the ocean. Excellent service, wonderful atmosphere. Try the seafood enchiladas.

Thank StevefromVegas
Pasadena, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views of the coast and ocean! It has a welcoming atmosphere. They don't take reservations except for large parties so be prepared to wait. Food is no consistent and overpriced...so are cocktails. Staff is very friendly and efficient.

Thank Jersey M
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has been our "go to" place for lunch on the patio, but this time we went for dinner sitting inside. This is a seriously good dinner venue. My wife had the halibut, which she proclaimed "best halibut I've had" and I had Snapper Veracruziana, an old favorite and as good as ever. Prices are a bit higher at dinner,... More 

Thank Frank M
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location, location, location is all i can say about this place. Food is a disappointment, definitely time for a facelift (hasn't changed in 30+ years) and drinks are ok. We ate here for a birthday party and the views were amazing but NO A/C (if there is ac you definitely can't feel it) and the windows don't open so beware... More 

Thank michele77024
Grapevine, Texas
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second trip to Las Brisas in the Hesler Park area of Laguna Beach did not disappoint. The Seafood appetizer was a work of art. Pictured here is the HALF order. Amazing! We loved our orders of fish tacos and filet mignon tacos, both with wonderful tater tots that tasted more like potato cakes in a tot shape. Yummy! Gorgeous... More 

Thank Debbie B
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Full disclosure. I am a local. They call us 'Lagunatics' so be forewarned. This restaurant has the unique distinction of having the supreme, best, most photographed view of our beautiful Laguna Beach. 5 Star +++. Their food is good. Their Sunday Brunch is excellent. Their Margarita's which are the most logical drink are...in my opinion...mixed for the tourist. Think expensive...and... More 

Thank CaliforniaCurious1
Laguna Beach, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are lots of great restaurants in Laguna Beach, but with out a doubt, the best for both food,service and view is Las Brisas! Ask for a "view" table and get the most spectacular view of Laguna Beach possible.

Thank Paull88
Laguna Beach, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great view but skip the meal. Very unremarkable Mexican food. No locals eat here.You can thank me later!

Thank bradbarr00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 497-5434

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?