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Nick's Laguna Beach

440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
+1 949-376-8595
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“asparagus fries” (66 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (49 reviews)
“butter cake” (46 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband found this place on TA on the day we wanted to eat and managed to get us a booking for dinner that night - it was busy so I recommend booking. We had a different servers for drinks and food both were great,...More

Thank eveie_b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ribs are great! The bistro salad that comes with it is a chopped salad and tastes great. I have eaten here before and have never been disappointed.

Thank pmt1234
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were attending a medical convention in Anaheim and took a brief trip to see Laguna Beach. Went to Nick’s based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. The food including Chilean sea bass and blackened fish sandwich were excellent. The service and attention to...More

Thank Chris Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Saturday night, I waited about 45 minutes for a seat at the bar. Had a really tasty local IPA while waiting. I was pretty famished after a day of hiking and was tempted into ordering the prime rib melt after reading some positive...More

Thank bbright1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Laguna Beach to hang out on the beach and people watch, got hungry and went into Nick's Laguna Beach. This restaurant was an excellent choice, the service the food the price the ambience was totally amazing. For lunch we had the asparagus...More

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard of Nick's and thought I'd give it a try. I'm so glad I did! They told us the wait was about 40 minutes, which isn't bad, bud we were seated in about 25. The food was so good, and I had the ceviche...More

Thank Lillian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch on recommendation from the concierge at the Montage Laguna Beach. Good food and great atmosphere. I had the grilled Mahi sandwich that was fabulous. A lot of food, unique cocktails at a great price.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a excellent breakfast at Nick's. Recommended by a valet parking attendant when I asked where would you go right now for breakfast. Food was superb. Staff was excellent and the attention to detail in everything was impeccable. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nick's is right on the PCH just down the road across from Main Beach. The patio is wonderful and we recommend that if the weather is right. I had the Prime Rib dip sandwich with the house chopped salad. The meat was perfectly cooked and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nick’s is one of the most popular spots in Laguna Beach. It’s right on Pacific Coast Highway. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The food is fantastic. For sure try the fried deviled eggs and the fried chicken. It’s a little pricey but worth it....More

Thank Rudypup
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21 August 2017|
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Response from vam518 | Reviewed this property |
Many parking lots and street parking with meters. Beautiful walk and everything is in walking distance.
15 August 2016|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
No ocean view. I believe Las Brisas, on the north side of the main beach, has ocean view. We didn't eat there so I can't comment on the restaurant.
19 October 2015|
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Response from Cara Y | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. This place gets packed any night of the week!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
    (Laguna Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-8595
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Nick's indoor/outdoor Laguna Beach venue features Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, plus unique cocktails & an extensive wine list. Located in the heart of Laguna Beach, our intimate 80-seat restaurant features a chic bar and beautiful outdoor patio. Our décor highlights several artistic touches, from inlaid abalone and oyster-shell accents to artistic mosaic tile floors. The Exotic wood-trimmed booths and hand-blown glass lamps along with warm tones of brown, blue and sand complement the exposed brick walls. Our exhibition kitchen showcases the talents of our passionate culinary team. Nick’s Laguna Beach has become a favorite in Orange County to dine, drink and escape.
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