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Broadway by Amar Santana

328 Glenneyre St. (Forest Ave.) Send to Phone
949-715-8234 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Innovative New American cuisine from owner-executive chef Amar Santana.
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Dinner nightly
Open late
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Broadway by Amar Santana Restaurant Review

: Tucked in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach, this cozy restaurant festooned with sleek images of New York hung on earthy brick walls elicits a strong neighborhood vibe. Its urban atmosphere is a welcome juxtaposition to the surrounding surf culture. Owner and executive chef Amar Santana presides in the enormous open kitchen with his skilled staff. Santana creates forward-thinking New American dishes throughout every course. The menu’s array of small plates bears the first witness to this, with simple fare like smoky hummus with lemon oil and tangy bay scallop ceviche, and more complex items such as the nicely balanced roasted bone marrow topped with marinated anchovies. Mains continue the theme with crisp Kurobuta pork belly and curried squash purée; and herb-roasted branzino coupled with cauliflower purée, pickled clam shell mushrooms and truffle au jus. For dessert, we recommend the bourbon vanilla bean panna cotta and the chocolate ganache tart. Additionally, the long, chic bar and solid list of wines and handcrafted cocktails makes it a good option to grab a pre-meal libation or a nightcap.

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