Brussels Bistro brings a bit of Belgium to Laguna Beach. Sample traditional dishes like Belgian fries, stuffed crepes, cheese croquettes, North Sea Shrimp and more. And what would a Belgian restaurant be without beer? A wide variety of bottled and draught brews are offered, including favorites such as Hoegaarden and Chimay.
Perched on the beautiful hilltop inside the uber cool Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill offers you panoramic views of the golf greens and the wide blue Pacific ocean. A delicious farm to table menu highlighting the wood fire stove with specialties like wood-roasted chicken, New York steak and fries, salmon served with shiitake-ginger vinaigrette, and the scallop and shrimp duo. Or try the gourmet pizzas and the signature spicy tortilla soup with shredded chicken, cotija cheese and avocado puree. All these wonderful creations you can see being made in their open kitchen or just head to their chic lounge and catch the game on two huge screens. Pelican also offers an outstanding alfresco dining on their heated terrace with an ocean-view. Unwind with a glass of wine from their extensive wine list and groove to the live band music every Thursday through Saturday.
Continue your dreamy vacation at Downtown Disney with a visit to Catal. Fine Mediterranean cuisine served here has hints from France, Italy, Spain and Greece. Get into the groove with paella a la Valencia, duck leg confit and spinach tortellini. The bar serves innovative, themed drinks, tapas, sandwiches and salads. And if you feel like it, you can request a table outdoors. The management announces events seasonally.
Serving farm to table, organic food is the motto of this cool California bistro called Nirvana Grille. Nestled in the heart of Laguna Beach, the restaurant offers various dining options from their lovely patio, beautiful rooftop or cozy dining room. The menu changes with the season and some of their signatures are the Pistachio Crusted Chilean Sea Bass and Coffee Crusted Filet Mignon. They have carefully thought vegan, gluten-free and kids menu as well. Enjoy a cocktail or wine from their fully stocked bar. At Nirvana, you will surely get food that so sublime, that you will attain culinary Nirvana!
The Capital Grille is a nation wide acclaimed steakhouse and equally known for their award-winning wine list. The chain in Costa Mesa is located at South Coast Plaza, a few steps away from the Segerstrom Center For The Arts. The restaurant offers lovely dining rooms and a cozy outdoor terrace to enjoy their famous dry-aged steaks, innovative seafood dishes, and delicious wines of more than 5000 wines will garner your appreciation for this upscale steakhouse. The Capital Grille is available for private and corporate events.
Harbor Grill is an award winning seafood restaurant located in the center of the magnificent Dana Point Harbor serving wide array of fresh seafood. The cuisine is a fusion of Southwestern, Pacific Rim, Caribbean, Cajun and Mediterranean style cooking, culminating in flavorful, wonderful dishes. The reasonably priced restaurant serves lunch, dinner and Sunday Champagne Breakfast and is also known for their warm hospitality. A local hotspot, you can enjoy dining in their intimate dining room or their herb garden terrace with beautiful views of the harbor sails, you will feel as if you have all the leisure time in the world while listening to the pianist work his magical hands on the piano. Ah blissful, to polish off delightful seafood fare paired with fine drinks and listening to soothing music while relishing the lovely vista!
Located in a rather charmless shack, the bustling scene and aroma are enough to draw people into La Sirena Grill. As you walk through the outdoor dining area, you'll notice this is a neighborhood hangout place; patrons talk across tables and converse with the staff as if they were neighbors. Organic is the theme, and vegetarians are also in for a treat. Though you cannot go wrong with any order, seafood is not to be missed, and the guacamole is second to none. This is an eco-friendly restaurant that uses biodegradable utensils and eco-containers. They also tirelessly support many environmental organizations and events. - Hoiyin Ip