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K'ya Bistro

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1287 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3115 (Cress Street)
+1 949-376-9718
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16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Orange County, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful restaurant in a beautiful location, K'ya Bistro was recommended and it is absolutely the best place to dine in Laguna Beach. If you can get there for happy hour from 4:30 to 5:30 you will have the best opportunity to sample their menu for a fraction of the price. We had the Lobster Mac-n-cheese, Fried Calamari, Swordfish Tacos... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The three of us went in for dinner, one had previously been at K'ya. We shared three main dishes: KAZAAM! Excellent, superb, food and service. Couldn't resist, back we went the following week this time feasting on 4 dishes. You can't go wrong with any choice, make it a point to go, you will not regret it.

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Los Angeles, California
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213 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried 5 dishes here and loved them all. Service was fast, happy hour deals were fantastic...all in all, one of my new favorite restaurants!

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Thank EmBentley
Needham, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome dinner here. The food and service were excellent. Seated in a window seat, the quality of the good was fantastic. Tuna poké which would be 20 dollars anywhere else was $10 and it was fantastic. This is a must do in Laguna. Completely reasonable prices for very large "small plate" portions.

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Thank dick02176
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

K'ya Bistro is located on the ground floor of La Casa Del Camino Hotel. Kyle the General Manager of K'ya Bistro runs a tight ship and Chef Connole is renowned for this colorful and flavorful creations. We were guests at the hotel and the reason for our visit was so that my husband could try their Short Ribs. To quote... More 

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Thank OMGYoga
irvine, ca
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Come for early bird special and be amazed what you can get for $5. Intimate space on ground floor of hotel Camino Real. Go for a drink on the roof before or after dinner for magnificent view.

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Thank easy22
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

K'ya Bistro never disappoints, it's the best happy hour in Laguna Beach . The sangria is fantastic and the service always top notch . Aurora is my favorite server, she is so attentive and friendly. I leave always looking forward to my next visit

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here 3 out of 4 nights in Laguna Beach. Everything we tried was delicious. The small plate portions are just right for sharing, and for sampling multiple tastes at one sitting. Great mojitos!

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Thank EBandGJ
Seattle
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Mixture of interesting plates but most delicious Tomato Basil soup with side of grilled cheese. Yum! The Calamari was also excellent.

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Thank RosalynA
San Antonio, Texas
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had $25 a day to spend on food/drink during our week at the hotel where this wonderful restaurant resides. This, and the word around town that this is a local fave, led to us having some of the best meals of our vacation. I had a combo of pork rib meat with bacon wrapped shrimp served over potatoes and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?