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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
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant provided our best meal while in Laguna! The poke was better than any I had in Hawaii, the Avocado-truffle pecorino tomato toast was amazing and the filet mignon tips were cooked perfectly, tender and delicious! The waiter recommended the Farm salad and it was really good. The risotta was not the best and we wanted to try a... More 

Thank Sunshine N
Naples, FL
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short stay at La Casa del Camino and after spending a few hours with friends upstairs at The Rooftop Bar, decided we needed some real sustenance. We took a peak at K'ya's menu and chose to stay. A great surprise! The menu consists of shareables or small plates, primarily. Well, portions are not so small and incredibly... More 

Thank SukelNaples
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We came here for my birthday dinner because we liked the idea of tapas style dining and trying/sharing all the interesting dishes. I will say the food was good in general and the portions were quite large (enough for 3-4 adults to each have some of each dish) and reasonably priced. What made our experience poor was there is NO... More 

Thank RandRCalifornia
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ate dinner two night in a row. Ordered filet mignon plate accompanied by order of grilled asparagus...added wonderful belevedere vodka martini....life was good. The second night we had spare ribs with grilled brussel sprouts with gorgonzola sauce...with glass of cabernat sauvignon. Dessert was vanilla bean creme brulee and bourbon sauce bread pudding Tip...order a regular drink during happy hour which... More 

Laguna Hills, California
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Sit and relax, have a craft beer or a glass of wine and watch the people go by. Grab a little to eat and the appetizers are great.

Thank NH2CA
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Everything we had was perfect and delicious. The atmosphere of the restaurant and hotel was truly amazing. The service was incredible. We also stayed the night at La Casa Del Camino and loved it also.

1 Thank Hairycalgrad
Santa Rosa, California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Located in the Casa Camino hotel, the restaurant is a popular with locals, hotel guests and tourists alike. Many start with a cocktail at the Rooftop Lounge, a fun and lively bar on the hotel’s roof and move down to the restaurant. The restaurant also has a Happy Hour from 4:30 to 5:30 PM with $5.00 drinks and appetizers a... More 

Thank Eric G
Port Isaac, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a place! Watch the sunset on the rooftop bar, then wander downstairs to the Bistro where you will find high class, tapas style dishes at remarkably reasonable prices. The service is professional, friendly, informative yet unintrusive and the food... well... fresh, fabulous and beautifully presented. Coconut shrimp and the mini filet mignon were sublime, as was everything else we... More 

Thank Jon R
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Josh, our server made some great recommendations & explained how it all worked. Tasting plates & a sharing plate system, so we could cater to everyone's tastes. The lamb chops are amazing! Good drinks options - only issue is CA restaurants close around 10pm which rushed is a little, we are used to late European dining times ...... Great place... More 

Thank Virtualbahia15
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent, varied selection of small plates with plenty of vegetarian friendly options. Great way to try different dishes for the indecisive diner! Music was very soothing inside, though we chose to sit inside. Next time we'll come early and grab a drink on the rooftop upstairs (which closed at 9).

Thank DSA1000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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
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?