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Driftwood Kitchen

619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
+1 949-715-7700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“quinoa salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Truly beachside dining. Off PCH, past the main beach lies this little gem. Stilt housed Resturant w nice bar, falls into a beach side Resturant that reminds u of Florida’s Panhandle. Contemporary dining. Nice wines and delicious foods served in a relaxed So Cal way....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is “wow”. The view is one of the most stunning of beach views I’ve experienced at a restaurant. You can’t get any closer to the beach while dining, it’s literally on it! I had the Laguna Beach omelette which comes with...More

Thank Kari_Lutcavich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So rude all of the staff. Not attentive at all. Food is average. The views are great. That’s about it

Thank Iliya M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal. Service was very nice. Inside seating was loud, if you can sit outside it is probably preferred.

Thank TAP647
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, this place was within stumbling distance of our hotel and since everyone in town recommended that we give it a try, we decided to do so...after all, nobody wants to eat in an empty restaurant, right? When I lived in Laguna during my high...More

Thank GrandPooBa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here our second night of a vacation stay in Laguna Beach. The Driftwood Kitchen is a tremendous combination of location view and food. Great place to see sunsets. I had the chicken dish and my wife had the sea diver scallops and both...More

Thank Coder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted a place to eat by the ocean, and this was recommended by a local while I was here on business from Pennsylvania. Although they said they did not take reservations while the same service was going on (meaning I could have made dinner...More

Thank Mouseturtle
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Stopped for lunch on a weekday while driving through Laguna Beach. The restaurant was nearly full and we didn't have reservations but we got a table for six within a reasonable 15 minutes. The table was in the last row from the beach facing patio...More

Thank Shantanu55
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Nice location in front of the beach . Good sea food for a reasonable price . Efficient service . Nearby, you have a trendy lounge bar as well .

Thank joel b
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great food and service with a view that cannot be beat! We sat right by the window and had a wonderful meal. We will be back!

Thank Sarah H
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Gary M
25 July 2018|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
There are some steps to go down, then to leave, up, and a little walk from the valet area to get there.
4 December 2016|
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Response from Rhonda C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, why not call them?
14 December 2015|
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Response from travelernottourist | Reviewed this property |
At Driftwood Kitchen there aren't that many tables outdoors. Just a small surround lined with small tables so most tables are inside. In case of rain I'm sure they would seat you inside. There is a good view from wherever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
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09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-7700
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