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K'ya Bistro

1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
+1 949-376-9718
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Came to K'ya as we really liked the idea of trying mulitple small plates and being out near the ocean. The food was great. We had the flat iron steak, lobster mac, burrata cheese and a salad. It was nice sitting outside on the laguna...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jrobba
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Came in initially to go to the rooftop bar...ran across the restaurant on the way in. We tried their happy hour. I highly recommend making a reservation. You most likely will get turned away if you try to walk in. We ordered the red sangria,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed September 24, 2018

After dining at Dizz's the night before, we didn't think we could find anywhere as enjoyable, but K'ya Bistro came up trumps. Service was friendly and very helpful. Marvellous choice and variety, small plates of deliciousness perfect for sharing. It was noisy and atmospheric (i.e....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My salmon on toast and brie appetizer tasted great. My 20 yo son enjoyed his fried chicken sandwich but was unimpressed by the crab cakes. Service was friendly but a little slow even for a busy Saturday night. Good enough that I would return, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sagehen2021
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This place has good tapas you can share and enjoy. We ordered tapenade, salmon toasts, garlic mushrooms, coconut shrimp, lobster mac&cheese, fried calamari, flat iron steak along with a sangria. We enjoyed the different varieties of food which came as quickly as we finished the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank emlazo
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We love this place and come here all the time. The menu selection is outstanding and they have something for everyone. The small portions are perfect. We really appreciate local specials they offer on off-nights. We usually sit outside, because the indoor restaurant has horrible...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff accommodated us without a booking. The relaxed style undersells the fantastic standard of food, wine and service. We were advised to start with 4 tapas dishes between us. The petit fillet mignon was cooked to perfection and the entire meal was a delight....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Great food and atmosphere. We thought this was a great value for the area and would highly recommend visiting.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank egraning
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We go for Happy Hour and indulge in a drink plus a small plate. This is the 3rd year and every time it is very pleasing. Michael the bar tender is great and makes you feel welcome.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed June 23, 2018

While driving by on PCH, I noticed people on a rooftop that looked like it would have a great ocean view. The sign by the door says K'ya, so I made a reservation. But the rooftop restaurant/bar is not K'ya, although they share a kitchen....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank vacation_mom_7
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Questions & Answers
Carol H
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Katie G | Property representative |
Happy Hour is daily from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, excluding holidays. And Late Night Happy Hour is Tue - Thur from 8pm to close with $5 drink and $6 food specials.
December 11, 2016|
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Response from Jordan O | Property representative |
Yes we do, we are family friendly, we have highchairs and a kids menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
    (Cress Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-9718
  • E-mail
K'ya Bistro Bar is located in the historic, coastal La Casa del Camino hotel in the heart of Laguna Beach. With small plates and an emphasis on sharing, K'ya Bistro Bar offers a diverse menu with flavors from the Mediterranean and a local bistro appeal. This bustling bistro is a stone's throw from the beach and reflects a lively San Francisco-esque atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a private table, or have a drink by the fireplace before or after dinner in the comfortable lobby lounge featuring live entertainment.
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