From quaint cafes and bistros to fine dining establishments, ocean view dining or family-friendly spots, Laguna Beach has an array of options to indulge in the pleasure of eating.
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Don't feel like cooking this holiday season? With over 100 restaurants, you're sure to find something that makes your Thanksgiving a meal to remember.
Let someone else do the cooking as you and yours enjoy Thanksgiving in Laguna Beach. With special meals, fall-inspired dishes, and warm sunny skies, you can't go wrong in choosing Laguna Beach as the backdrop for your beach-inspired feast.
After you've stuffed yourself full of turkey, sides and pie, you'll probably be ready for relaxation, or a nice, scenic stroll through Heisler Park (or one of our other parks or beaches!), where you can take in endless views of the Pacific Ocean.
Anchor Line Bar, The: Open 5:00pm-12:00am.
BLK Dot Coffee: Open from 6:30am-1:00pm.
Broadway By Amar Santana: To-go Thanksgiving meals ready for pre-order, serving 4-6 people. Place your order by 2:00pm on 11/18, for pick-up on 11/24, between 3:00pm-5:00pm.
Brussels Bistro: Offering a Thanksgiving take-out meal. Order by 11/22 for pick-up on 11/24 from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Thanksgiving dinners feed 4 people and are priced at $69. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Candy Baron: Open from 10:00am-7:00pm.
C'est La Vie: 4-course meal for $69 for adults; $16 for children 12 and under. Does not include tax or gratuity.
The Deck: Special buffet from 1:00pm-7:00pm.
Dolce Gelato: Open 11:00am-5:00pm.
Domino's Pizza: Open from 11:00am-8:30pm.
The Drake: Offering a 3-course prix fixe menu (plus extras!) for $75 per person from 1:00pm-7:30pm.
Driftwood Kitchen: Offering a Thanksgiving Buffet from 1:00pm-7:00pm. $115 per adult; $19 for children 12 & under. Reservations can be made by calling Driftwood Kitchen at (949) 715-7700 or online at www.driftwoodkitchen.com.
GG's Cafe Bistro: Open from 11:30am-5:30pm.
Greeter's Corner: Regular hours; open from 8:00am-8:00pm.
Harley Laguna Beach: Offering take-out of side dishes & desserts, available for pickup on 11/24 from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Wine and Cocktails are available too! Order here: www.harleylagunabeach.com/orders/your-turkey-our-sides. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Harvest: Restaurant fully booked, with no reservations remaining for Thanksgiving.
Hennessey's Tavern: Serving their regular menu, plus a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for $20.
Husky Boy Burgers: Open from 8:00am-4:00pm.
La Rue du Chocolat: Open 11:00am - 6:00pm.
Laguna Coffee Company: Open from 5:30am-1:00pm, with special seasonal drinks available.
Las Brisas: Offering a special 3-course, $80 prix fixe holiday menu featuring a traditional turkey dinner and many of their other classics. There will also be a kids turkey dinner available.
The Loft: Offering a four course tasting menu 12noon-9:00pm. $160 per adult; with an a la carte children’s seasonal menu offered.
Lost Pier Cafe: Open from 11:00am-6:00pm.
Lumberyard: Serving a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $75 per person plus tax & gratuity from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Call 949-715-3900 to make reservations.
Marine Room Tavern: Open regular hours.
Moulin Bistro: Open from 8:00am-3:00pm.
Nirvana Grille: Thanksgiving Mix & Match Fully Cooked To-Go Feast - Order online, here. Pick up Thursday, 11/25 from 1:00-3:00pm. Customize your order to feed 2 or more people. Please allow a 30 minute window for your arrival and to wait for staff to pack your order. Note your desired time slot for pick-up in the NOTES section of your order. Orders must be placed by Monday 11/22/21 by 9:00pm. No dinner service.
Orange Inn: Open from 6:00am-1:00pm.
Pizza Bar: Open from 11:00am-9:00pm.
The Rooftop Lounge: Open from 11:00am-9:00pm.
Sapphire: Open regular hours, with regular menu.
Selanne Steak Tavern: A 3-course Thanksgiving menu will be served from 12noon - 8:00pm. $135 per adult; $40 per child (ages four to 12), exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are available by calling (949) 715-9881.
Sergio's Empanadas: Open from 11:00am-3:00pm.
Slice Pizza: Open from 11:00am-5:30pm
South Swell Donuts: Open from 6:00am-2:00pm (or earlier, if they sell out).
Splashes Restaurant and Bar: Restaurant fully booked, with no reservations remaining for Thanksgiving.
Starbucks (North Coast Highway): Open from 4:30am-6:00pm.
Whole Foods: Open 7:00am-5:00pm
Zinc Cafe & Market: Open from 7:00am-12noon.
230 Forest Avenue
242 Cafe Fusion Sushi
Adolfo's Mexican Food
Alessa Laguna Beach
Another Kind Cafe
Asada Tacos + Beer
Avila's El Ranchito
Bianchi Winery & Tasting Room
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Broadway by Amar Santana
Dizz's As Is
FIN SUSHI & SAKE at Hotel Laguna
Gina's Pizza and Pastaria
Gu Ramen Taps & Tapas
Hapi Sushi of Laguna
Jan's Health Bar
Kitchen in the Canyon
La Sirena Grill (Downtown)
La Sirena Grill (South)
Laguna Beach Beer Company
Laguna Canyon Winery
Maro Wood Grill (11/24-11/26)
Mosaic Bar & Grille at Montage
Natraj Cuisine of India
NEApolitan Pizzeria & Birreria
Nick's Laguna Beach
Number Three Restaurant
O Fine Japanese Cuisine
Oak Laguna Beach
Reunion Kitchen + Drink
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Roux in Laguna Beach
Royal Hawaiian Fire Grill
Ruby's Auto Diner
Salerno by Chef Pirozzi
San Shi Go Japanese Cuisine
Seven 7 Seven
Sueños Laguna Beach
Terra Laguna Beach
The Stand Natural Food Restaurant
Vic Beach Grill
Wahoo's Fish Taco
Wine Gallery Laguna
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