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31732 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6974
+1 949-499-6311
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia
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118 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Having travelled to the Caribbean dozens of times, and based upon the hIgh ratings for this restaurant, I must say that my expectations were high. Quaint look from the outside led to a rather basic, yet colorful interior seating area. But we came here for the food. Conch fritters were average, at best, as an appetizer. The curry chicken main... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

What an amazing find! We've eaten at Eva's a few times now and each time is better than the last. The quaint little hide away in PCH is with the drive. Belva's boutique feel allows for personal interaction with the wait staff,cook and Eva herself. Don't miss the grilled pineapple martinis, the brown suga martini, the conch fritters .. Haven't... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Came to Eva's while staying at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Love the colorful atmosphere and island menu. Service was very nice and friendly - Eva is usually there cooking! Mainly a local's restaurant which is what I look for when I'm in town. This is a fun, relaxed atmosphere - not a white table-cloth stuffy place. So come for... More 

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Thank mummycentric
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2013

The other night my family and I went to Eva's. We had a lovely waiter and very nice food. I had the Island Caesar Salad. It was very good. It had a nice tang to it. For desert I had the key lime pie, which was SUPER tart. The overall experience was phenomenal. I would go back.

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1 Thank little_details
Redondo Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Wow! Eva is simply amazing. My husband and I had our rehearsal dinner here on December 27, 2012, and the entire event was just perfect in every way. The decor and phenomenal cuisine whisk you off to the Caribbean which was exactly what we were looking for. My mother's side of the family is from Puerto Rico, so because of... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2013

This place gets great reviews but I didn't like it. So I would just say that perhaps, it just doesn't suit my taste. The place is definitely not classified as highend by any means and decoration not for romantic dinners.

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Thank Jack L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2012

You feel welcomed immediately! Recommend Eva's knockout rum punch, spicy prawn appetizer and conch fritters. The jerk pork and curry snapper were excellent. Definely a local favorite with a neighborhood feel.

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Thank CA2SQM
Boise, Idaho
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103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

If you want great food in Laguna, I highly recommend going to Eva's. It is one of the favorite places in town for locals. Eva (the owner) works almost every night, and she takes it upon herself to ensure that everyone has a wonderful dining experience.

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Mission Viejo, California
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1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2012

we went there for my sister birthday and boy oh boy... we had the best drinks and food ever... loved the place and the little patio, very cozy and warm :)))

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Orlando, FL
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This place is a must if you visit Laguna Beach. We were given the recommendation from a valet at our hotel and so glad we took his advice. We did not have a reservation (for 2) but I highly recommend it since it is quite small. First of all, the food is fabulous as was the rum punch. But what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31732 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6974
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-499-6311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?