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Live entertainment is performed nightly on the main stage in our Dining Room. Tables are by reservation only, for dinner. Hours of Music; Su/M/Tu, 5:30-9:30pm Wed/Thu 6-10pm Fr/Sa 6:30-10:30pm.
All Tables in Main Room or Patio, Th/Fr/Sa, are subject to a $10 per person Live music charge, on top of dinner tab. Our dynamic musical line-up of Jazz, R&B, Soul & Contemporary artists, provides an interactive yet intimate experience, in an elegant yet relaxed setting.
The Drake features New American cuisine prepared by Award Winning Chef team Paul & Nick Gstrein. Seasonal offerings encompass an ever-evolving menu of unique small plates, steaks, chops, fresh seafood & desserts. Our curated Wine & Spirits selections serve to enhance the dining experience.
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With a casual yet cozy ambiance, Wine Gallery will make you feel right at home with our inviting and friendly restaurant staff. Craft Cocktails coming soon.
We put all our heart and soul into a creative and unique experience. Our Omakase is a pre-fixed menu based on raw fish and shellfish. All our fish, rice, and ingredients come from Japan, prepared with Japanese techniques and elements. Our Omakase is a fine dining, intimate experience, prepared in front of our guests to highlight the integrity of our dishes.
DIARY RESTRICTIONS have to be informed in advance. Please note that some requests we can not accommodate.
NOT ALLOW outside bottles or food.
SEATING AT THE BAR is the same courses as AT THE TABLE. Our professional servers will explain the intricacy of every dish.
BE ON TIME Service starts in unison at the time of reservation. If you are late, you will miss the first courses.
CHILDREN age 5+ are welcome, must order the full menu, no children's menu or price.
CANCELLATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS are allowed 72 hours in advance. Less than 72 hours will be charged for the full price of Omakase per guest plus tax
Lunch: Daily from 11a - 3p
Opium Hour: Everyday 3p - 6p (dine-in only)
Dinner: Daily from 3p - 9p
We offer our full menu for takeout and delivery, with delivery offered in partnership with Doordash or through our website. To place a pickup order, please call 949.715.8205. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Nick’s is dedicated to perfecting the dining experience through continuous innovation, offering the highest quality food and beverage, and executing impeccable standards of hospitality. The deeply instilled Nick’s culture is personified by its Ladies and Gentlemen – professionals who share a single focus and are inspired and committed to offering great service and creating positive memorable experiences.
Kyle St. John is the Executive Chef bringing his passion of farm-to-table cooking and fresh, locally-sourced cuisine.
The menu changes with each season, integrating fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables grown and gathered from our own half-acre Harvest Garden. The new bar is a haven of sociability, featuring an innovative handcrafted cocktail menu, enticing wine list and 18 craft beers on tap—all for sipping along with earnest conversation.
The Harvest team shares their masterfully creative and intensely local take on Californian comfort food designed with food-lovers in mind.
Salerno by Chef Pirozzi serves a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages to complement each meal. This includes a wide selection of beers, wines, and now proudly offering a full bar! It is open during the dinner hour daily except Monday.
South of Nick's Mexican Kitchen Bar features Classic Mexican favorites, prime steaks and seafood with a So Cal twist. Fine Tequilas & Margaritas
Our food and drink meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and seasonality and combines both modern-creative and traditional styles of cooking.
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- KLKrisLOrange County •3 reviews5.0Dined todayGreat place for date night. Food was excellent with many choices. Highly recommend.More infoLumberyard$$$$• American• Laguna Beach•4.6
- OTOpenTable DinerChicago / Illinois •2 reviews5.0Dined 5 days agoDon’t let the hotel facade fool you, the restaurant was wonderful! Great service and fantastic food. PS: order the cheeseburger, while it’s not listed in the menu, it’s not to be missed. Did someone say crispy shallots??More infoLarsen at Hotel Laguna$$$$• Californian• Laguna Beach•4.5
- RRRonROrange County •3 reviews5.0Dined 7 days agoInteresting and tasty food with a Caribbean flare.More infoRum Social$$$$• Contemporary American• Laguna Beach•4.4
- IRIrishRosevipOrange County •6 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Always an amazing experience!More info230 Forest Avenue$$$$• Californian• Laguna Beach•4.8
- OTOpenTable DinervipNew York / Tri-State Area •7 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Always fabulous food & service!More infoSouth of Nick's - Laguna Beach$$$$• Mexican• Laguna Beach•4.7
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Top Hispanic Owned and Operated Restaurants in the U.S.
September 15th to October 15th brings the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a time that honors the cultures of people whose ancestors came from Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Spain. A big part of the cultural heritage that many Latinx people share in this country is food. To honor National Hispanic Heritage Month, below find Hispanic-owned and -operated across the U.S.
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Laguna Beach in Orange County is teeming with delectable dining experiences. No matter what you crave, you will find it here. True to the Southern California vibe, you’ll find a wide array of Mexican cuisine, from luxurious accommodations to that traditional taco truck taste. If you’re in the mood for some down-home American comfort food, Laguna Beach offers everything from casual 1950s diners to elegant four-course establishments. If pizza is what you crave, Laguna Beach offers several small bistros as well as larger chains to choose from. The ability to enjoy your cuisine with an ocean view is truly the culinary trademark of Laguna Beach. Beachfront dining comes in all flavors and prices; just be sure to make your reservation first.
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