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Nirvana Grille - Laguna Beach

303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
+1 949-497-0027
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was closed for our dinner function. The staff was very attentive and prompt with drinks and the food. The food was very well prepared but the meals had been preselected. I would like to come back and try it when it was open...More

Thank Chandra P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to a lot of restaurants around the world and I don't remember giving any one an excellent before this... and I am quite critical. It was my wife's birthday and we had reservations. Arrived a little early but were seated immediately. Our...More

Thank PaPaDave42
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went to Nirvana for dinner while visiting Laguna Beach for Vacation. I am a vegetarian, and it is difficult to find entrees that actually feel like a full meal. The Veggie Plate was wonderful! Exceeded my expectations! My husband had the steak, and my...More

Thank familytraveller141
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I have always loved this restaurant because they have the best menu choices and I think its one of the best places to eat in Laguna Beach. The owners personally work the restaurant hands-on and they are nicest people Luis and his wife Lindsay is...More

Thank BradyBunte77
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My vegan wife loves this place. The atmosphere matches the care given to each plate of food. They have a great wine selection and fresh, hand-crafted dishes of seafood and steaks. The service is also friendly.

Thank GlobalAdventurist
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A few blocks from the Laguna Playhouse (which is next door to the Pageant of the Masters.) The upstairs deck is delightful for dining. Dinner was very good. Fresh ingredients, excellent produce, meats and fish. I had filet mignon cooked to perfection and my husband...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

During Festival season in Laguna, parking is at best atrocious, to the worst of being non existent or very expensive by California standards. NIrvana has parking, a valet that is reasonable, and proximity to the Festivals and Pageant where you can have dinner and leave...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Nirvana grill is a fantastic find in Laguna Beach. Super friendly owners, great food, healthy and high-quality fare. Locals know that there's an all night happy hour at the bar with excellent, more affordable food and great drinks. In the summer they have nice outdoor...More

Thank bostonlagunacommuter
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We've been here several time before but not in a year or so. However, this is still a very good dining experience. Great ownership and attentive personnel. Wonderful food. We had the filet and the rack of lamb--both were excellent. Will certainly return.

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great menu with all of the items I've tried prepared extremely well. Nice salads, great main dishes and very nice desserts. Reservations recommended. One of the more expensive restaurants in Laguna but if you can deal with that, it's well worth it. They DO have...More

Thank studiofun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
    (Beach & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transport drop off at the main Laguna Beach depot 100 Yards East of the building.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-0027
  • E-mail
Our Laguna Beach location is ideally situated blocks from both the beach and the historic art festivals. Close to all major access points it is poised to provide a fantastic dining experience with quality and conscious food. The rhythm of our Laguna restaurant is lively, upbeat and with the addition of a full service bar, a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. Our communal bar tables provide the opportunity to meet your neighbors, while our intimate booths offer more privacy for small gatherings and our ‘Chef’s Table’ allows groups of 12 and under to enjoy Semi- private dining. Our “Bliss Bar” Rooftop Patio with a peek-a-boo ocean and city views, offers the perfect experience with al-fresco evening dining or cocktails & appetizers in our lounge. This location is available for any & all private events for lunches, dinners, or cocktail receptions. Available for Showers, Weddings, Corporate Events, Special Occasions, Large Parties, or just dinner for 2. Our philosophy begins at the local level working closely with area growers and the highest quality purveyors to ensure that our predominately organic produce, meat, wild fish & free-range chicken are provided. Nightly specials include: Tuesday: Local’s Night (20% off), Wednesday: Wine Night (Complimentary Corkage-2 bottle maximum), Thursday: 3 course $30/40 Prix Fixe Menu, Sunday: $15 Chef's Special. We also offer Happy Hour all night, at our communal bar area, including 50% off salads, soups and appetizers (not including protein add-ons).
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