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Nirvana Grille - Laguna Beach

) #39 of 124 Restaurants in Laguna Beach ₹₹₹₹, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
+1 949-497-0027
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here several time before but not in a year or so. However, this is still a very good dining experience. Great ownership and attentive personnel. Wonderful food. We had the filet and the rack of lamb--both were excellent. Will certainly return.

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu with all of the items I've tried prepared extremely well. Nice salads, great main dishes and very nice desserts. Reservations recommended. One of the more expensive restaurants in Laguna but if you can deal with that, it's well worth it. They DO have...More

Thank studiofun
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nirvana has good food, good service and good atmosphere. Nothing beyond a good rating is appropriate.

Thank gauchoviejo
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My wife and I had tickets to a performance at the Laguna Playhouse and decided to find a place near the theater for a pre-show dinner. As we walked down Broadway towards the beach we bumped into a couple we knew who were on their...More

Thank 88Grant
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Excellent, imaginative dishes, we were impressed. BUT, fortify up before you leave the house because the drinks are skimpy. They do not give a good pour.

Thank Chas B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

First of all Laguna Beach is trendy artsy upscale so going in we prepared ourselfs for exactly that. Got our menus and started our adventure of fine dining (by the way the menu is a bit confusing, a la carte this and add this =...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

On the first view the restaurant looks a little formal, but the atmosphere is very nice. The food is great, very nice fish. The meat dishes are marvelous, they prepare a very tasty gravy

Thank Christofer v
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing experience at Nirvana. The service was great and food was amazing. I had the chicken wontons which were fabulous! We got one of the veggie plates which is a great option for vegetarians but you can also add any protein (fish,...More

Thank Dancer93
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We often come to this restaurant when we have theater tickets in Laguna Beach. We have never been disappointed with the food or service. They change their menu with the season, so it is delightful to try something different. They also offer small plates, which...More

Thank whereforartthou
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Happy hour lasts all night in the bar area. The roasted poblano chilis stuffed with spinach, artichoke, cream cheese and parmesan are out of this world. I also recommend the blue lip mussels and the sweet potato fries. Love the friendly service. They always make...More

Thank kawie2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Broadway St Ste 101, Suite 101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1816
    (Beach & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transport drop off at the main Laguna Beach depot 100 Yards East of the building.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-0027
Our Laguna Beach location is ideally situated blocks from both the beach and the historic art festivals. Close to all major access points it is poised to provide a fantastic dining experience with quality and conscious food. The rhythm of our Laguna restaurant is lively, upbeat and with the addition of a full service bar, a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. Our communal bar tables provide the opportunity to meet your neighbors, while our intimate booths offer more privacy for small gatherings and our ‘Chef’s Table’ allows groups of 12 and under to enjoy Semi- private dining. Our “Bliss Bar” Rooftop Patio with a peek-a-boo ocean and city views, offers the perfect experience with al-fresco evening dining or cocktails & appetizers in our lounge. This location is available for any & all private events for lunches, dinners, or cocktail receptions. Available for Showers, Weddings, Corporate Events, Special Occasions, Large Parties, or just dinner for 2.

Our philosophy begins at the local level working closely with area growers and the highest quality purveyors to ensure that our predominately organic produce, meat, wild fish & free-range chicken are provided.

Nightly specials include: Tuesday: Local’s Night (20% off), Wednesday: Wine Night (Complimentary Corkage-2 bottle maximum), Thursday: 3 course $30/40 Prix Fixe Menu, Sunday: $15 Chef's Special.

We also offer Happy Hour all night, at our communal bar area, including 50% off salads, soups and appetizers (not including protein add-ons).