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“Nice place. Nice food. Nice drinks. Good service.”

Nick's Laguna Beach
Ranked #1 of 173 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Laguna Ave
Description: Nick's indoor/outdoor Laguna Beach venue features Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, plus unique cocktails & an extensive wine list. Located in the heart of Laguna Beach, our intimate 80-seat restaurant features a chic bar and beautiful outdoor patio. Our décor highlights several artistic touches, from inlaid abalone and oyster-shell accents to artistic mosaic tile floors. The Exotic wood-trimmed booths and hand-blown glass lamps along with warm tones of brown, blue and sand complement the exposed brick walls. Our exhibition kitchen showcases the talents of our passionate culinary team. Nick’s Laguna Beach has become a favorite in Orange County to dine, drink and escape.
Reviewed October 22, 2013

The rest of this review is just padding now.

Nick's seem to book half the restaurant and then have walk up for the other half. However it's done it gets busy. If you don't have a reservation and they are full it's not a problem because they get your cell no and give you a call wherever you are having a drink. Shweet.

A meal for two with a bottle of wine was $90.

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Thank MatLondon
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Great local place on PCH with interesting comfort food (fried chicken, short ribs, burgers, etc). Nice atmosphere. Loud place. Great service. Reasonably priced for what you get. Very casual place.

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Reviewed October 17, 2013

Food was good but heavy. Requested patio table two weeks in advance. Was assured day of dinner with witness of patio table, then table given to someone without reservation. Disappointing.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

A quick afternoon getaway from a business trip in Anaheim, CA led my co-workers and I to Nick's. We were not let down at all. Wonderful service and such friendly people (even the other guests). Left us all with a great vibe from Laguna Beach!! Should not miss the opportunity to try the Fried Deviled Eggs. The Chilean Sea Bass was melt in your mouth delicious and the side of spinach was a burst of flavor. I cannot say enough good things.

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Thank MillerFamily03
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Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Nick's has good food at reasonable prices, very well trained servers and no corkage fee. As a result, reservations are a must as it is always busy.

It's almost impossible to get a last minute reservation in the summer. There is a noise level factor but all newer restaurants seem to have that.

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