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Polina's Salerno

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220 Beach St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2105
+1 949-497-2600
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Orange County, California
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Delicious food and healthy salads,decor was simple and beautiful.Service was good and seating was comfortable.New resturant by Alexander Pirrozi as he has two other resturants.He and his wife are great owners and take good care of employees and clients.Please enjoy if you get chance.

Osage Beach, Missouri
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161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Always a great local place and under the new management it is even better - outstanding food in an attractive surrounding - More Italian than some restaurants in Italy - if you have not tried it you must!

Thank LarryHN
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Now known as just Solerno. Another restaurant by Alessandro Pirozzi. Opened end of November. Much more upscale than the prior spot. High quality. Excellent food and service. Pasta dishes were outstanding, as was the coppino. Extensive wine selection. Not cheap, but good value for the quality and portion sizes.

Thank James P
Laguna Beach
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a forever restaurant in Laguna Beach. It's a small, family owned italian restaurant...the food is sos, like a basic italian restaurant, not gourmet....

Thank Khoshid
San Diego, California
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155 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

It's always a pleasure to find a great run family restaurant, I heard they sold the restaurant to a new couple but are keeping the staff. The food was outstanding, and the service was quick and caring. The décor was right out of the '70s; nic-nac's, old travel photo's, best of all, plastic grapes coming out of ferns! I wouldn't... More 

Thank john g
Ridgewood, NJ
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607 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

After a brilliant sunset at Laguna Beach, a dinner at Sorrento adds a nice family touch to the end of the day. We ordered a fried calamari starter and it arrived quickly and was freshly cooked calamari. It arrived hot and crisp and not oily but the calamari was a bit rubbery. The marinara sauce was bold and full flavored... More 

Thank NJTravellingfool
Carlsbad, ca
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We visited this Resturant for the first time and it was great! Small place with great food. Their veal dishes were outstanding. Bring the family.

Thank lubigolf
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Small yet pleasant atmosphere, family style. Good size portions and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and prompt

1 Thank Haim B
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here expecting another half inspired gluten free pasta - you know, the norm for most Italian restaurants. It was great. The space is small, intimate and welcoming; a nice small family restaurant. Sautéed mushrooms were a great warmup. Cappuccino and vanilla ice cream was a perfect finale.

Thank Erikjoot
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We ordered out and had an assortment of incredible dishes .Fettuccine Alfredo with delicious chicken, spaghetti with mea sauce And with meatballs, Alfredo with veggies , And my favorite was rigatoni with a meat sauce and ricotta!!Rigatoni Giovani! I'm am craving this as I write. The bread was soft and fresh and was perfect ! We will be returning to... More 

Thank RnsTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Beach St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-2600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?