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Nirvana Grille - Laguna Beach

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303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816 (Beach & Broadway)
+1 949-497-0027
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice restaurant. European atmosphere, great menu selection and, food, plus excellent service. Hard to do much better.

Thank Roger C
Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is very well run, with welcoming staff and a thoughtful, eco-friendly menu. Lots of good choices on the menu, and attentive, efficient service. An excellent dining atmosphere.

Thank roger962014
los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We decided to hang out in Laguna Beach for the day. Walked around and then looked for something to eat. Stumbled upon the Nirvan Grill.. WOW.... we are still telling friends and family about this meal...This husband and wife team have it all going on...So all I can say so you too can be surprised.. just go and check it... More 

Thank bigbadjohnlosangeles
Long Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We grabbed an early table before walking up for the Pageant of the Masters. We shared the Stuffed Poblano, heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad, and then we each had the grilled filet mignon. The stuffed poblano was so very tasty - filled with flavor! The tomato salad was great. The filet was the best I've ever had - cooked and... More 

Thank cdematt
Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I found this place by searching and researching for a restaurant that was true to the spirit of natural cooking. We needed a place whose cooks were sensitive to our groups' allergies and food requirements...all natural, mostly vegetables with a little fish. This place was recommended as the best in Laguna Beach for those requirements and I agree! The food... More 

Thank ThingsINotice
Laguna Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

great for small bites, grab a drink before going to the Art Fair, Sawdust or a show at the theatre...Location is downtown...jFood is good.

1 Thank Khoshid
Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Restaurants in Laguna Beach are either very very excellent or out of business their first year. Nirvana Grille has been there for years and the chef is a lady that grew up in Laguna Beach. The food and presentation are both superb. Absolutely the best, we eat there every chance we get.

1 Thank Bobalooeee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Had dinner on a weeknight with family. The food is seasonally fresh and very good. The crab cakes were small, but delicious and beautifully presented. The steaks were perfect and the vegetarian plate was fresh, with a lovely array of veggies. Our waiter was an absolute pleasure and more than considerate (part of our party arrived late). Will definitely return!

1 Thank DOT2012
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The drinks were delicious and a great selection! The good was amazing, the file was so tender and tasty! The service was wonderful. This is a must visit spot on your trip to Laguna!

Thank Kelly Q
San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is one of those menus where you can't decide what to choose. My first visit, I chose the rack of lamb, and loved it. This time, the mushroom ravioli. I had worried that the cream sauce would be too rich--often, even when it's a good cream sauce, I just can't get through an entire entree portion. This was perfect!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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