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5 Reasons We’re Dining at Las Brisas in Laguna Beach Before Summer Ends

Dine With Waterfront Views at this Historic OC Hotspot 

Immerse yourself in contemporary elegance on stunning coastal cliffs at Las Brisas. With the salty breeze, panoramic Pacific views and sea-to-table cuisine, you’ll feel like you’re dining while on vacation. This iconic Laguna Beach gem has provided top-tier hospitality since 1979. Originally the Victor Hugo Inn, Las Brisas maintains Laguna Beach’s timeless charm in the Mexican Riviera-inspired space standing today. The vibrant menu harmonizes coastal specialties with Mexican traditions, including fresh tortillas! Las Brisas continues to create memorable experiences, and these are the top-five reasons why we’re headed there ASAP. Las Brisas Summer Menu


Will You Accept This Rose?

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As if sparkling blue waters aren’t enough, Las Brisas romanticizes their oceanfront patio with a fragrant rose garden, so ocean air and floral notes fill the air around you. Recently renovated, the natural wood patio is ideal for dining out under the SoCal sun. With an effervescent cocktail in hand, watch sunlight bounce off beautiful rose petals as you unwind by the sea. The light and airy decor create an effortlessly classy atmosphere for enjoying brunch, lunch or dinner on the coast.

Las Brisas Summer Menu

Compliments to the Chef

Exquisite foods call for an equally exquisite chef! Executive Chef Christopher Lin brings over 20 years of culinary expertise to Las Brisas. He adds new value by prioritizing sustainable produce in order to “maintain the menu’s appeal and seasonality.” Inspired by both his grandmother’s authentic Japanese cooking and the Food Network channel in the 1990s, Lin followed his passion of pursuing a culinary career. After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena, Lin mastered culinary arts at acclaimed restaurants in his hometown of Ventura. 


Seasonal Sensations

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In line with its commitment to source sustainably, Las Brisas’ menu rotation brings the freshest flavors of the season to your plate. This summer may be the most mouthwatering menu to date! Tangy mango con chile comes to life with crunchy cucumber and aromatic mint for a refreshing lunchtime treat. With main dishes like seared salmon alongside squash succotash and the Mediterranean branzino atop a scratch masa biscuit, we’re hoping summer never ends at Las Brisas


Las Brisas Summer Menu

Picture Perfect Overlooks

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Resting in the heart of Laguna, take in the crystal clear coastline from Las Brisas’ ocean view dining rooms. Friday night celebrations are enhanced as the setting sun lights up the Pacific with a symphony of marigold and mauve! Slow Sunday mornings are equally as beautiful by the radiant blue water. Perched on a cliff, Las Brisas provides the benefits of the city without the hustle and bustle of summer crowds. Take a seat and enjoy the beauty of Laguna Beach.


Easy Breezy Events 

Las Brisas is great for intimate evenings, but why not bring the whole crew to enjoy? Seven classy dining spaces allow Las Brisas to cater events of all sizes. Upscale any occasion in the sophisticated Bay Room or create care-free entertainment on the patio. Breathtaking views and curated menus ensure your event is unforgettable. Not looking to host? Come attend! Las Brisas’ Summer Dinner Series, featuring exclusive five-course menus with decadent wine pairings, are sold out, but grander experiences are to come in fall 2022.

Las Brisas Summer Menu

Las Brisas
361 Cliff Dr
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Lover of the beach, food and fitness, Emily enjoys exploring all sunny Southern California has to offer! She has a passion for sharing about her favorite local gems and began writing for Locale in 2022. On the weekends, find her creating recipes for her food blog or out in Laguna!
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