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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%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (20 reviews)
“lobster” (19 reviews)
“creamed corn” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While my husband and I intended to eat at the popular Rooftop bar at the Casa del Camino Hotel in Laguna Beach, we didn’t want to wait for a table so returned to the hotel's downstairs K’ya bistro. With a well-rounded menu of tapas and...More

Thank HBSnowFlower
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place 1 mile from downtown Laguna Beach. It is worth the walk or the car drive. They have small plate/ tapas. I can promise that the food there will make you wonder how they made it taste so good. The chef Craig...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to be able to order so many different little "tastes". Would be perfect for groups or sharing.

Thank dbts92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

terrific place, terrific service from Austin M. we had the brussel sprounts, the filet mignon and the fried chicken, all excellent. this really is a unique interesting dining experience.

Thank arizona-mark
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ky'a offers many smaller plates that are meant for sharing so you can experience a great variety of dishes. All the dishes we had were very tasty and we were not disappointed with any of the plates. After five shared plates we were stuffed and...More

Thank Mexi-Can8
Reviewed 7 September 2017

No ocean view but the food is very good. Small plates. Short rib penne pasta is very good and is a generous portion. Also, enjoyed the burrata toasts. We brought our own wine ($15 corkage) so I can't talk about the drink menu.

Thank JJTravels22
Reviewed 3 August 2017

They have redecorated since last year and the ambience seems significantly less noisy--a plus! Tapas and small plates are delightful, as usual. Wine is a bit pricey but ordering drops the cost of food to half price. Not a bad idea!

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Four of us enjoyed our meal here. We opted to share "small" plates. It's pretty noisy, so prepare to speak loudly and say "what??" fairly frequently. Everything we had was very good. Service was great.

Thank jperkin1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

K'ya is a fun place whether you eat inside or out on the rooftop. The items for sharing are all delicious and well worth more than one visit. The happy hour menu is so very affordable.

Thank karenmcclu
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have had the opportunity to dine at this lovely tapas serving restaurant whenever we are at Laguna beach. So, we dined there several times in a row, bringing company with us. On the third night, we were told the menu had just changed. not...More

Thank JEFFREY and El... G
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Questions & Answers
Carol H
15 January 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.
12 December 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
USD 5 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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