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K'ya Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115 (Cress Street)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate dinner two night in a row. Ordered filet mignon plate accompanied by order of grilled asparagus...added wonderful belevedere vodka martini....life was good. The second night we had spare ribs with grilled brussel sprouts with gorgonzola sauce...with glass of cabernat sauvignon. Dessert was vanilla bean creme brulee and bourbon sauce bread pudding Tip...order a regular drink during happy hour which... More 

Laguna Hills, California
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit and relax, have a craft beer or a glass of wine and watch the people go by. Grab a little to eat and the appetizers are great.

Thank NH2CA
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we had was perfect and delicious. The atmosphere of the restaurant and hotel was truly amazing. The service was incredible. We also stayed the night at La Casa Del Camino and loved it also.

1 Thank Hairycalgrad
Santa Rosa, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Casa Camino hotel, the restaurant is a popular with locals, hotel guests and tourists alike. Many start with a cocktail at the Rooftop Lounge, a fun and lively bar on the hotel’s roof and move down to the restaurant. The restaurant also has a Happy Hour from 4:30 to 5:30 PM with $5.00 drinks and appetizers a... More 

Thank Eric G
Port Isaac, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place! Watch the sunset on the rooftop bar, then wander downstairs to the Bistro where you will find high class, tapas style dishes at remarkably reasonable prices. The service is professional, friendly, informative yet unintrusive and the food... well... fresh, fabulous and beautifully presented. Coconut shrimp and the mini filet mignon were sublime, as was everything else we... More 

Thank Jon R
London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Josh, our server made some great recommendations & explained how it all worked. Tasting plates & a sharing plate system, so we could cater to everyone's tastes. The lamb chops are amazing! Good drinks options - only issue is CA restaurants close around 10pm which rushed is a little, we are used to late European dining times ...... Great place... More 

Thank Virtualbahia15
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, varied selection of small plates with plenty of vegetarian friendly options. Great way to try different dishes for the indecisive diner! Music was very soothing inside, though we chose to sit inside. Next time we'll come early and grab a drink on the rooftop upstairs (which closed at 9).

Thank DSA1000
Verdi, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popular and economical. Reservations should be made earlier in the day. The menu is very American. This is not a Spanish Tapas or Basque Pintxos food offering. When crowded the noise factor is very high. Food quality was average.

Thank BasqueWanderer
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This is where the beautiful people gather. 6 of us enjoyed plenty of excellent quality and tasty portions. The roof top bar has the view (reserved seating for $) of the ocean and the beautiful people.

Thank reg S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly delicious and great value! Love this tapas style restaurant. Food is delicious, very flavorful. Also great cocktails. Fantastic value and better than many of the expensive restaurants I've eaten in at Laguna beach and Dana point!

Thank Tyla B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Bar, Spanish
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
    (Cress Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 19493769718
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?