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Las Brisas

361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623
+1 949-497-5434
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (122 reviews)
“guacamole” (150 reviews)
“seafood” (107 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

I made a reservation through Open Table to celebrate Mother's Day at Las Brisas. We were seated 45+ minutes after our reservation time, after visiting the hostess 3-4 times to check on our table. This proved quite frustrating since there were only about 25 minutes...More

Thank borgiedoll
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We were seated at a window with beautiful beach views beyond well kept vegetation. The bread basket had both bread and cornbread. We enjoyed the fried calamari appetizer and seafood enchaladas.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Six of us had lunch this week and everything was perfect. The stuffed snapper was perfectly seasoned, cooked and presented. Or waitress was friendly, knowledgable and efficient. A beautiful view with five star food and service. We hadn't been to Laguna Beach in several years,...More

Thank Duane B B
Reviewed 5 May 2016

In 1939 my mother celebrated her 22nd birthday at the Victor Hugo Inn...now Las Brisas. Ever since, this has been my family's favorite place to celebrate birthdays, which is no easy feat given we now live in Marin, Dallas and Boston! So, for my 63rd...More

Thank Jon from Dallas
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A beautiful place to dine outdoors. The view is fantastic and we sat at a table that circles a fire. The food was average, though. Service was friendly and genuwine.

Thank TheBeachUnicorn
Reviewed 4 May 2016

You just can't beat the food or the view here at Las Brisas. It's a great place for a large family group or friends to get together and linger over the buffet, great service and just about the best ocean view in Laguna Beach.

Thank Denee E
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We ate on the outside patio and really enjoyed the weather and the great views. There is a nice walk that takes you to the beach behind the restaurant. The food was very good as was the service.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Las Brisas was recommended by friends. Since I was in the area, I decided to have lunch there. Outside seating is open seating. The patio is crowded and tables are close together. Most tables have a nice view of the coast. In my opinion, this...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The only thing I would order to eat here would be the guacamole and I'm a local . Cocktails and chips and guacamole are the only thing I would recommend here.

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Usual CA food but view is great and staff was terrific. Pretty pricey for lunch--one drink and lunch for 2 was $75 before tip.

Thank Janet G
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Yes. Brought my mom I. A wzlmer and little kids in strollers
16 May 2017|
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Response from ChefB-CWP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, like many casual dining spots, Las Brisas' patio has one menu, that encompasses lunch & dinner. The more formal, indoor restaurant has a separate lunch and dinner menu. During Orange County Restaurant Week, they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$70
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1623
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-5434
Legendary Las Brisas has been southern California's definitive place to enjoy fantastic and resplendent coastal views. The menu at Las Brisas brims with the authentic cuisine of the Mexican Riviera and is filled with recipes discovered along the 3000 miles of Mexico's coast. The stunning setting makes Las Brisas the perfect venue for a host of events and their renowned Sunday Brunch is the premier way to unwind and take in a gorgeous day.

Come and enjoy our newly renovated Seaside Cantina. It features a refrigerated wine room, tequila wall, 65-foot Koa wood bar and a completely re-imagined cocktail menu. Join us for live music every Wednesday - Saturday from 6:30 PM-10:00 PM.
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