Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill
Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill

Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tommybahama.com/TBG/Stores_Restaurants/Restaurants/Laguna_Beach.jsp
  • Phone: (949) 376-6886
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open for lunch at 11:30am, Dinner served 5:00pm-Close
    Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3:00-6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Californian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Marcus Lage
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Laguna Avenue
  • Public Transit: Public bus and Laguna Beach shuttle stops on Pacific Coast Highway.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample metered parking is available in the public lot on the corner of Laguna Avenue and Glennerye just behind Tommy Bahama. Street and lot meters accept credit cards. Meters are not enforced after 7pm.
A word from Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill
When lifestyle meets location, the result is Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill, a new restaurant/retail concept that seamlessly integrates the dining and shopping experience into one intimate space, and captures the charm and heritage of the beachside community.
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Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
53 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (25)vibrant bar scene (20)great for lunch (20)fit for foodies (20)hot spot (19)kid-friendly (13)scenic view (11)good for groups (9)late-night find (7)special occasion (6)great for brunch (3)notable wine list (3)romantic (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Lovely eatry
    Stephen
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Really good happy hour with 1/2 price cocktails, wine & bottles. The margaritas are the best. The special on the menu, the salmon was fantastic. Our favorites on the menu are the steak salad, the lobster mac & cheese & the burgers are amazing. The service is always exceptional & its always an enjoyable night out at Tommy Bahama in Laguna Beach
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just wonderful
    Claudia112
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    This is defintly my favorite restuarant in Laguna Beach!!!Love the Ambiance ,Love the drinks &food.customer Service is the best...I would highly recommend it to everyone!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tommy Bahama, Laguna Beach
    missionviejoVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Perfect for lunch or dinner. We will go again many times. In my opinion, not very romantic or elegant, but amazing compared to other Tommy Bahamas. Like the name says, it's a "Bar & Grill". For dinner, I think it's better than some nearby, more elegant restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ozzie likes it
    theozman1
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Fun place. Can have a view of people outside, even the beach itself to a certain extent. Live mellow music. Attached retail store to browse tb clothing. Tv 's on also. Fun in a good spot at a great city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid Music & Food
    PeterP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Great vibe and the 17 YR Guitarist is solid. Appetizer list is great. Ahi Tacos and Sliders
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local
    Terry
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Good atmosphere and good food. Loud music and chatter makes it too noisy for conversation.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sharon
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This location is not as fancy as the Corona del Mar location and the menu is smaller.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice place to go...
    StillBill
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    and it WAS nice but not in a negative way. Good specialty drinks, good, tasty food, GREAT service for us. I would choose to go again..!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was awesome. Service was great
    Elvisisalive
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our server, Marie was phenomenal! Make sure that this young lady gets a kit of hours. She is very good at her job!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great get together place!
    MARIA6167VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I came here this past weekend for appetizers and drinks. It was such a fun place to at for a Sunday afternoon. There was live music and the food was very good! This place is located in the heart of Laguna Beach so you can easily take a nice stroll to the beach. Lovely place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lively restaraunt in Laguna Beach
    Frqntdiner
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Nice place to people watch while relaxing and enjoying lunch or dinner. Food is fairly standard yet good. Friendly service and accoustical guitar player is quite good as well.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A local favorite
    jpcurtis
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We enjoy going to TB in Laguna. We like the week nights as it is quieter and easy to converse. The food is always good and the service great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mediocre
    AKfoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I had higher expectations of this place based on what the menu read like. I was disappointed to find that it's more of a beach bar than a dining establishment. Live entertainment that was very loud was a bit of a shock. The food was more like bar food than finer dining (which I was expecting since they took reservations and the menu reads more like fine dining). The fries left a greasy film aftertaste. The burger my daughter ordered was so messy she could barely hold it together. My ahi tuna salad was very good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Laguna Beach
    Dmtss
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Perfect beach atmosphere for a beach town. Open and airy, great for people watching. Server was great, went out of her way to make our dining experience a pleasure.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Aloha Time
    Paki
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    As always, Tommy Bahamas dining wants me to hurry back to the islands! Usually dine at the Corona Del Mar location, but friends from out of town were anxious to see Laguna beach. Menu has some old favorites and also new items not found at CDM. Great cockail called Cucumber Mash, but Rachel made it for me with vodka instead of rum. It was super refreshing! Short rib sliders are excellent! Wedge salad was just okay. Saturday night in the summer, the noise level is over the top, but we still enjoyed. Live entertainment was great!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great food and service
    4mgoblueVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Took my family of 6 and enjoyed excellent food and service. We had to wait for table and they gave us two free apps without having to ask. Then seated us at comfortable table for 6. Food was great and live music relaxing. Left an item and dame back next day and they had it ready for pick up. Great attitudes and smiles by all servers and GM. Well run spot!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • luv2dine
    Love2eat
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food is always delicious and the service is top notch!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    PaulaP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    First time at this location. Everything was excellent ... the service was quick and attentive, the food was absolutely outstanding. Incredible drink menu ... we all tried something different and enjoyed each one. Everything from appetizers, to entrees to dessert was just great ... every bite was savored and we'll definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for good time & food
    Hema1808
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Upon entering the restaurant I noticed how energetic and vibrant the place was. Live music in the evenings welcomes the crowd and service was amicable. Food taste, presentation was wonderful. Menu was simple and also had varieties like seafood, meat and vegetarian option. Great for all kinds of eaters. Highly recommend dining here
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Mai Tais!
    MVLisa
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The restaurant has great food and service and excellent mai tais. It is very loud but it's got a good energy so the noise level felt festive.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 33 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 212 reviews are from the Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach Bar & Grill reviews archive.
  • Great Casual dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Had dinner before attending the Pagent of the Masters. Good meal. Food was timely and yummy. The staff was extremely friendly and more then happy to help. It was our anniversary and they brought us a dessert with a candle, very sweet! I enjoyed the casual nature of the place and fun family friendly atomsphere. I had to be in Newport Beach the following week for a casual business lunch and ended up choosing Tommy Bahama Grill in Newport.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Average
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food was good, but too loud to have a conversation. Menu was limited compared to other Tommy Bahama restaurants.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Food & Service
    Sauerhead
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The quality of the food was outstanding, and it was perfectly prepared. The menu is not extensive, but maybe that's why they get it right - better to do a few things well than to try to do everything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Choice for dining in Laguna
    Tommy3
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    It was our first visit to Tommy Bahama's restaurant. We had heard good things and decided to give it a try. The service was excellent and the food was delicious! For starters we had the artichoke and then the wedge salad. For dinner we both had the chicken breast. I highly recommend all of these as they were well prepared, decent portions and delicious! The ambiance is casual and open. So the only draw back would be that I wouldn't suggest it for a romantic evening. The night we were there 7/18, there was entertainment. It was a lone guy with a guitar who provided a lot of music for one person. His performance was really enjoyable at a level that still allowed us to have easy conversation at our table. We will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friends told me about this place...
    MaryK
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    And they were right. Ate light. Excellent tomato bisque--could taste the roasted tomatoes and not overly creamy. Salad was solid yet not staid. Cosmopolitan flavors were smooth yet punchy. Server friendly, prompt but gave us space too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovefood
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Always love a visit to Tommy Bahama. The food is always good and has a little "island" twist.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gwen
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The lobster Mac and cheese is the best I've had anywhere! Also, the blue cheese dressing on the wedge salad wasn't the ordinary tart dressing but had a hint of sweetness. I loved it
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good music and food, great prices
    Oski65VIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Four of us for a Friday evening dinner. Brought our own bottle of wine, no corkage fee for the first bottle. Very nice solo guitar/singer doing music from the 70's. A few appetizers, the Hawaiian butterfish entree, and a couple of desserts. Service was fast, attentive, friendly. All in all a great place for a casual dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Usually a fan.....
    DiningduoVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We are at this location for the first time and I was a little disappointed. They have a good spot-right across from the beach-in the middle of all the action. The restaurant and attached store are smaller than other locations I have visited but the beach feel is nice. Service was fine on this busy Sunday evening and the live music was good but was drowned out by the very loud bar area. The problem was that the food we ate was not that good. I tried the lobster grilled cheese and soup. My husband had the prime rib dip. Both had little taste. Missed the famous crab bisque that was not available at this location. Wedge salad that our friend had looked great and she said it was delicious. She and her husband enjoyed the fish tacos.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A good value all around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We had a great dinner at Tommy Bahamas, the music was perfect for the ambiance and the food and service were terrific. Would highly recommend for a date night
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Coconut Shrimp Is Amazing!
    wanderllust
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Cozy, vibrant eatery off the the coast highway in Laguna Beach! Menu was extensive and reasonably priced, and the service was excellent! Enjoyed the tropical themed restaurant with the pineapple mango candle scents and lively bar scene. There was a guitarist in the bar area which made for fun background music. Highly recommend as a memorable, casual dining experience!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Everything Is Delicious
    ConnieH
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I have been here a few times and the food is always tasty. The service is top-notch and attentive. I really enjoy the live music too. It is at level that it can be enjoyed and still be able to have a conversation at the table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TB Laguna Beach
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    If you are thinking that this site will be great for ocean views since it's on PCH, you'll be disappointed. It's across from the hotel on the first floor, so the front seating area is good for people watching. There is no outdoor dining and it's a small place by TB standards. Same menu, friendly staff and good live music.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We really like this place
    John
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We have been there many times for lunch and dinner. It is never disappointing. The food is very good, the service is excellent. It is not a fancy place and the prices are set accordingly. Its a great location on PCH in downtown Laguna
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food excellent
    Patty
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    We really enjoyed our meal at Tommy Bahama's. The food was excellent but very loud.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • "Can you hear me now?"
    DELI
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The food was good, the wait staff were fine, my friend got the wrong meal, but was given the correct one as a "to go". The restaurant is way too noisy and, though the live music was excellent, I would not have gone to have a nice conversational lunch with an old friend had I realized they had live music.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun Atmosphere
    DiscerningDinerVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Everytime I come here it feels like a party, fun place to hang out or meet up with friends. Great live music, just all around good time.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 949OC949
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The butter fish is the best item on the menu. Very good! Artichoke appetizer was also very good. Service could have been much better. As a party of 2 we felt like we were ignorged over larger groups...maybe better tips with larger table?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Service
    Tarheel
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Our server Bri was fantastic. She made great recommendations that were spot on. It made for a dinner both my wife and I enjoyed tremendously.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find
    LuluVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We had walked past this place a hundred times. Finally stopped and ate and we were all thrilled. Food was great, service was attentive, price good. A real find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic