Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille

4.2
63 reviews
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Mexican
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Get ready for a taste of Latin adventure from one of California’s most beautiful legacies – Laguna Beach. Here at the Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille we seek to build upon the great, Mexican regional recipes one ingredient and one method at a time by blending old world traditions with new world flavors. We strive to source our ingredients from local farms and producers and without exception create our culinary offerings from scratch every day. From our “homemade tortillas” to our leading-edge daily specials that marry classic Mexican Cuisine with contemporary Mexican trends, our focus is always to provide you with an experience that is both memorable and exciting.
So relax and enjoy a little vacation with us let us take you to a wonderful tour around all the Regions of Mexico that we love hoping that you will too

Specials

Taco Tuesday all day at LBBG

Enjoy the best Taco & Tamale Tuesday in Laguna Beach and it's all day
All the orders come with 2 Tacos or 2 Tamales
Fresh made Chicken mole Tamales for only$ 9 or Carnitas Tamales with green tomatillo sauce for only $ 10. Steak Taco and Sea Bass Tacos only $8 per order, Chicken and Carnitas only $7 per order
$7 LBBG Margarita plus $2 off for all the Specialty Margaritas
$6 House made Sangria
$4 Selected house Brews

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 19, 2019

Ends: February 20, 2118

Availability: Tue 11:30AM-8:30PM

Social Hours at LBBG

Enjoy Laguna Beach only Brewery Happy Hour Week days 3 PM to 6 PM.
All the Food specials are $8 each, Plus $4 House Brews, $6 House Margarita $6 House made Sangria,$6 for our famous Beerlicious ipa Cocktail for only $6, $8 Selected Martinis

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 19, 2019

Ends: February 20, 2118

Availability: Wed-Thu 3:00PM-6:00PM

Social Hours at LBBG

Enjoy Laguna Beach only Brewery Happy Hour Week days 3 PM to 5 PM .
All the Food specials are $8 each, Plus $4 House Brews, $6 House Margarita $6 House made Sangria,$6 for our famous Beerlicious ipa Cocktail for only $6, $8 Selected Martinis

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 19, 2019

Ends: February 20, 2118

Availability: Sun 3:00PM-5:00PM
Fri-Sat 3:00PM-5:00PM

What 63 People Are Saying
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Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

On short notice we booked a party of 14 for an 18th birthday party and were not disappointed. Serving 14 people is not easy but the restaurant carried it off. The food was served on time and tasty. If the restaurant was noisy it was because they were nine teenage boys in our crowd. Overall a good time. We’ll definitely be going back.

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Phoenix
36 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Menu not large, food just average. Service a bit slow, considering hardly anyone else in the restaurant.

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San Diego
25 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

It was a quiet night as it was a rainy night. Food was surprisingly very good not your typical Brewery fare

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Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Was not what we expected but the food was good and the service was even better. Not recommended for families with young children if you plan to go on a Saturday evening. The place was extremely dark and loud when we arrived Our reservations were for 7PM we had a party of 6 and 2 of them kids. Around 8:30 - 9:00 party lights were turned on and the music started to blare. It was entirely too loud for dinner conversation- maybe they turn it into a club after 9 🤷🏼‍♀️ probably could have been fun but that’s not why we went

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DR
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I Had the Sea Bass hands down the best I Ever Had !! Two inches thick ! She had the famous fish tacos she loves them ! Get The coconut 🌴 margarita wow ..... can’t wait to go back .

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DR
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow My New Favorite in Laguna Beach 🏝Amazing chief Best Mexican Food any where service was Excellent Best Margarita 👍👍👍👌

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San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

Pretty poor experience at the front door. We were waiting for a table and a couple who didn’t have a reservation took our spot in front of our eyes. Beer and food were pretty good! Excellent spot for locals and people visiting.

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JC
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

We liked the relaxed atmosphere & our server was good but my meal was bland & not hot. It felt like it had been made a while ago & heated up in a hurry.
2 other members of our group of 5 were also disappointed with the quality of their meal. You have a lot of competition in Laguna.

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KE
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Tasty tacos and decent beer on tap, we had the lobster and sea bass, plus a couple of IPAs. The chips, salsa and been dip are a nice touch too.

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1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best Mexican food - the shrimp enchiladas are delish and the carnitas are the real deal !!?

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K
Cincinnati
68 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

It was fine, some things were better then others

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience and excellent food. The coconut margarita was awesome!

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1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Quick service, house beers weren’t bad, cocktails were great. Appetizer mussels were amazing (could use more bread), entrees were a bit underwhelming but still pretty good.

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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

Service was slow, beer was just okay. Room was loud.

Food was excellent!

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Orange County
81 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great restaurant about a block away from Main Street Beach in Laguna. Definitely try the tacos. They are amazing!

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Orange County
298 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed the locals Monday menu. We had the roasted Brussels sprouts and the bbq pork ribs - both terrific.

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BH
Columbus
6 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Our friends were in town for our wedding and we decided to go to LB Brewery & Grill the day after the wedding to get some food & drinks. The staff seemed irritated that we had a large group (although we had a reservation), and it took about 10 minutes for someone to come take our drink order. Throughout the night, it took 15+ minutes to get our drinks, and we had to go inside to check on them a couple times. At the end of the night, we requested to split our checks, and it took 45 minutes for the server to do so (took about an hour from asking for the check until we received it). I had to go inside to help decipher who ordered what. There were items on the bill that we did not order. It wasn't even busy this night, so we don't understand what the holdup was. I would not go back here.

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Orange County
298 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

We came for the first time on Monday night local's nite with its special menu. It was excellent! The Brussels sprouts with various fruits and vegetables was outstanding and so was the bbq ribs with mango, jicama, etc. The rib meat falls off the bone and we just took it off the bone with a fork. Both dishes were ample and although we would like to try something else next time, these two dishes were too good not to order again. The only disappointing aspect of the evening was the service, as others have said. Very slow. Sitting on the patio, I had to go inside to find the waiter if I needed something. He was very apologetic and nice but still slow and inattentive throughout the meal. I guess they must need more help as he was extremely pleasant but overwhelmed. Despite that, we will definitely be back - the food was just that good!

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GP
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Unfortunately, not a great experience. We were there for dinner before the Pageant of the Masters. Slow service and the waiter was hard to understand. (Thick accent) took drink order but didn’t take appetizer order. Took dinner order but didn’t write anything down. I ordered the wedge salad with Ranch dressing, it came with Blue Cheese. The waiter came back after 20 mins to realize I hadn’t touched the salad due to the wrong dressing. We probably would not go back due to so many other choices in the area.

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AQ
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great! We stopped there, a part of 8, before going to the pageant. They had everything from a simple kids menu, which worked out nice for my picky 11 year old to wonderful shrimp enchiladas and so many more dishes I'd like to try. Our friends and family all love their dinnee too. The bean dip was was a hit with the two teens I brought and they finally let me try
some on the third bowl. It was early in the evening and we eat inside, it wasn't loud, so we could easily carry on a conversation. Great place!

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AS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I came here on a date and the staff was attentive and the food was delicious! They also had live music the Thursday we went which was a great touch. I would highly recommend for great Mexican food, beer and entertainment.

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WM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Mexican we have had in the area!

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OC
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We went to this restaurant because a band we like, Soular System, was playing at 9:30. The ambiance is sort of odd--elegant and dark in the restaurant area but there were two huge TVs blaring different games. They finally turned them off about 9. The food was OK. My husband liked the chicken enchilada, but I had the carnitas. I don't like overly salty food but this was bordering on bland. Very fatty and tasteless. But it was so dark I couldn't see if I was eating unrendered fat or not. I wish I could have enjoyed my dinner more. I don't think we will be back.

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TH
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Food was ok but the service was so bad I would never go back. Very disappointing. On a side note, the owner or manager lady should not be present. Very rude and interrupted while a gentleman that was trying to take our drink order. Actual server was friendly. There is no kids menu and I would not consider it kid friendly. They should be ashamed on how the bathrooms are maintained. They were absolutely disgusting. Makes me wonder about what's going on in the kitchen.

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JM
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

The service was horrible and the food wasn't that good. What ordered said you get 4 tortillas and only got 2 they didn't refill the drinks just not a good place to eat! Like where its located in Laguna Beach but not sure how they stay open.

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MW
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great place to have a meal and drinks! Went for lunch, but will come back soon for dinner. Great area close to the beach.

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Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came for our first time on Mother’s Day for brunch. We were very impressed! They had prompt service and had multiple people checking with us throughout our meal to make sure we had what we needed. They had highchairs for the high top tables which was a plus for us and our one year old son! The food was sooo tasty. We ordered the shrimp and scallop ceviche for an appetizer. I ordered the carnitas platter which was really good and my boyfriend was impressed with his chicken chilaquiles plate. They gave me a free mimosa and rose for mother’s day! So sweet. We will definitely be back to try more of their menu items soon!

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k
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was above and beyond our expectations! And I ge drinks were very artsy and creative too!

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JS
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 2service 5ambience 4

The band "Revolving Door" was great and would like to hear them again soon.

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VS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

EXCELLENT mexican food. Like, they should emphasize how good their food is rather than saying they are a brewery actually. Very impressed with the happy hour menu too!

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Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Had really good food and the entertainment was awesome! Recommend!

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T
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Watched Final Four playoffs here. Surprised by how good the food was.

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M
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

They promote brunch both on their website,Yelp! and in Open Table yet no longer serve brunch. We drove 30 mins to Laguna just to get brunch for a friend’s birthday only to get there and the hostess says sorry we don’t do brunch anymore. I let her know it’s advertised everywhere... the Staff was very nice, we ended up staying for one drink and complimentary chips/salsa. But overall it was a bummer of an experience because brunch was “false advertised”. Their dinner menu did look great though, we just wanted breakfast/brunch food.

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MN
Orange County
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food - Great service. New Style Mexican food. Higher end then your typical Brewery.

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San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was very surprised by this place. I have driven by LBBG countless times but never really said, I want to see what this is all about. So I couldn’t decide on dinner and said, why not. We arrived and were pleasantly surprised that they had live music! It was a tad loud for my taste but I’ve never been a concert type. The ambiance was amazing, people were dancing and taking pictures of the band. (If you have bad eyes, you will definitely need the light on your phone)

We were immediately brought chips, salsa and water. Who doesn’t love that? Being A chips and salsa addict. I know good chips, but these were just mediocre. I ordered the house cab to drink and was very happy with it. Even the wine connoisseur in the group approved. Food wise I had the Chile relleno, and it was fantastic. I tried my partners shrimp enchiladas and they were pretty yummy.

The waiter was great. He kept checking in on us.

Overall a great experience.

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G
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Noisy small comfy bar scene with the best food I've had in months. Definitely going back soon. Sorry it took us so long to find this gem.

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New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Not a bad dining experience. A little loud. More like a sports bar. Great waiter, just lacking ambience. There was a digital table top screen, advertising local businesses. Felt kind of cheesy.

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food, good and friendly service, could easily converse with our group. Nice patio. Recommend

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Orange County
50 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

If you are looking for a brewery, this isn't the place. In fact it isn't a grill either. All of the brewery equipment had been removed and their beer list is limited. Surprisingly it's a Mexican restaurant. It was ok but after you find a place to park in Laguna in the summer, you are not likely to look for another choice. I was very disappointed. They really need to change the name of the restaurant.

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Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great meal. Service was quick, friendly and accommodating. We had a small dog and were allowed to sit to where we could minimize distractions for him. Our server was attentive and helpful with drink suggestions.

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