Come to The Retreat in Laguna for the view, and stay for the food. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner by candlelight, a table with a view, or a creative new cuisine, Laguna Beach restaurants have it all. Here are the best of the best restaurants…
K’ya Bistro Bar – This tapas style bistro is both romantic and happening with ocean views and some of the best new fare around.
The Beach House — Love seafood? This is the place for you in Laguna Beach. From the classic Oysters Rockefeller to Steamed Carlsbad Clams, everything on the menu will blow you away.
Alessa – If you love Italian food, then you will die for the fare at Alessa. Enjoy some lovely pasta or just some tiramisu and wine on the patio.
French 75 — For classic french cuisine, including to die for Souffle’s, this is the best place in Laguna Beach.
The Beachcomber – For a romantic setting with incredible views and great seafood this is a MUST during any trip to Laguna Beach. Plan ahead and make reservations, because this place is popular!
Las Brisas – For the best brunch and margaritas in town with beautiful beach views, check out Las Brisas.
Watermarc – This classy joint has some of the best American cuisine in town. Although bacon is used liberally, the menu has unique vegetarian dishes as well.
Sorrento Grille and Wine Bar – This hot spot is an off main street gem. Great for any romantic or family occasion and the food is exciting. Look out for special menu nights with brew or wine tasting.
SideDoor – If you enjoy hip gastropub fare, this is the place for you. Try a beer flight and share your dishes with a friend or loved one. The menu always changes so be sure to revisit the next time you stay at The Retreat Laguna.
Ti Amo – This community cornerstone is a romantic hot spot in Laguna. Inside this unassuming little villa is a wonderful private dinning Italian experience.
Café Zoolu – This is a very intimate high-end seafood joint. The swordfish, prepared in soup, sandwich, steak or omelet, is a must try!
House of Big Fish and Ice Cold Beer – This seafood joint is another gem of Laguna. With its relaxed atmosphere, it’s hip and happening so be sure to make reservations. And check out their happy hour for great deals.