New Laguna Beach restaurant, Skyloft, offers rooftop dining and ocean views.
Looking for a great place to eat in Orange County this week? Check out these Orange County restaurants.
By Laura Okey
K’ya Bistro Bar
Featuring small plates and an emphasis on sharing, K’ya Bistro Bar offers over 50 plates under $10. Enjoy bold flavors from the Mediterranean and a lively atmosphere. Try the lobster meatballs with truffle-bacon mashed potatoes and lobster sauce. The restaurant also offers Monday Locals’ Night—all Orange County residents who show proof they live in any part of Orange County will receive 25% off the final bill. La Casa del Camino hotel, 1289 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 855.990.0281. kyabistro.com
Slice Deli & Cakery
Brunch has officially launched at Slice Deli & Cakery. Themed “Motown & Mimosas,” the menu features a combination of house-cured meats and housemade sweets. Indulge on breakfast classics and mimosas while a DJ spins Motown tunes. Savory items to choose from include the hangover and bacon poutine and—for the sweet side—French toast made with thick-cut cinnamon swirl brioche, housemade granola, sous vide yogurt, hibiscus compote and fresh berries. Sip on Stumptown coffees, mimosas or Soju Sriracha bloody marys (includes a towering garnish with Slice’s house cured and smoked pastrami). Brunch offered every Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 8780 Warner Ave., Suite 15, Fountain Valley, 714.842.1049. slicedeliandcakery.com
Drink in the spectacular mountain views along with the signature cocktails at new restaurant Ironwood. Located in Laguna Hills, Ironwood showcases seasonal wine country cuisine prepared from scratch daily with high quality ingredients. Choose from more than 25 worldwide wine selections by the glass and enjoy from the cozy indoor bar and dining area or the outdoor patio. Menu highlights include entrees like pan-roasted sea bass and whole grain mustard braised berkshire pork. 25250 La Paz Road, Suite 100, Laguna Hills, 949.446.8772. ironwoodlagunahills.com
Laguna Beach’s newest weekend destination features a gorgeous rooftop lounge with panoramic ocean views, nightly live performances and smokehouse BBQ fare. Enjoy craft cocktails and local brews while looking out over Main Beach. New to the live music lineup is Country Sunday—starting at 4 p.m. various local and international acts will perform. See website for lineup ($5 cover). 422 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.1550. skyloftoc.com