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Nick's Laguna Beach

440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
+1 949-376-8595
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“asparagus fries” (78 reviews)
“butter cake” (60 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (50 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wnet there on recommendation for their bloodymary but it was just so so. Shared the thai salad which was huge.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JLHumcke
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nick’s Laguna Beach is in a small building right on the PCH in the middle of Laguna Beach. It’s popularity far exceeds the size of the building and they more than make up for this inconvenience with great food, fantastic service, and a good vibe...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CaptainNalga
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate at the excellent restaurant next door (the Watermarc) many years ago and thought to go there but changed my mind after having a tasty bistro steak at the Nick's in San Clemente. So I ordered that again. Unfortunately, it wasn't a good as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank perryhs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there early for dinner (without booking) and it was already packed! We had to wait 45’ for our table. Ordered the famous asparagus fries as starter and they are just delicious! Mains were the filet (good but not to die for) and the ribs...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anaslbatista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant but is our favourite. The food is great and the staff are very friendly. The barrel margaritas are amazing (and I don’t usually like margaritas). We prefer the deck but have also eaten at the bar. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant right on the main highway along the Pacific Ocean beach in the delightful town of Laguna Beach. Service was prompt,friendly and the food was extremely tasty and of ample proportions.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank drrsfrank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Narrow but long structure. Crowded. Food was excellent. Large portions, reasonable prices. Excellent fish and chips. Service was okay

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank emizco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! Whether you want lunch or dinner, it has it all. They have delicious salads and apps and hearty entrees too. We love the fried asparagus and they have the best fried chicken and mashed potatoes and a juicy giant burger. But...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank terrihK9755MZ
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Right on PCH in downtown Laguna with a small outdoor patio, Nick's food and service are both excellent as well as relatively affordable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Nicks is one of my favorite restaurants in Laguna Beach. The food is consistently delicious. The food is served beautifully with very good service. I would call the food upscale American food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MichelleS9225
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2 December 2018|
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Response from jillr474 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t have children but did see families in the with children especially during the breakfast hours.
Brandy W
26 March 2018|
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Response from Albert C | Reviewed this property |
The place is always very busy with a lot of energy but not so loud that you can not carry on a conversation.
21 August 2017|
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Response from vam518 | Reviewed this property |
Many parking lots and street parking with meters. Beautiful walk and everything is in walking distance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
    (Laguna Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-8595
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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.
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