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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%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
440 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2404
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the French dip and the prime rib was done perfectly. It was medium and very tender. The only thing it could have been a little more evenly distributed. The end were just bread. The fries were crispy. The soup was a vegetable with...More

Thank Peg B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I really looked forward to going to Nick's. We had heard a lot about the restaurant during past visits to Laguna Beach, it was always crowded when we walked by and it looked like a fun place. I'm not sure if it...More

1  Thank Rowlett9105
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a very nice chicken dinner at Nick's. Normally we would not do this type of dinner out. Since everyone raved about it, we tried it and we were very glad we did. Perfect comfort dinner after walking on the beach and visiting lots of...More

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved Nick's. It's very popular and I can see why. Food and drinks were great. Service was wonderful. We both had salads and a side of bread and loved them. Some of the best food I've eaten here 😍

Thank clkcrna
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nicks was a complete experience. The mixed drinks were good, asparagus fries amazing. My sea bas was perfectly prepare and the cioppino good....the shrimp were a little over cooked. The place is small and may need reservations on a busy night, but we went on...More

Thank SneakyHorseNinja
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had breakfast it this restaurant . I made order egg Benedict and oatmeal . You must add more sauce hollandaise and more scallion . Oatmeal wasn't hot

Thank Nikolay S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to nicks several times over the years. Food always good and service excellent. The location is so convenient and beach right across street. Overall great place!

Thank Ree1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicks was a great choice for dining while in Laguna. Great food and service. Very busy restaurant so reservations are recommended. I would definitely return if ever in the area

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first found Nicks 7 years ago when staying briefly in Laguna beach but have now returned for the past 4 years. As requested we got sat on the patio which is wonderful for people watching . The blue and black mojito is still one...More

Thank ruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been in Southern California for approx 1 week and this is the best meal we've had during our stay. The wait was long for 6 people (but we did not have reservations) and we were all a little grouchy until we started...More

Thank cyndm3032017
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Questions & Answers
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
US$10 - US$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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
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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