Royal Hawaiian

Laguna Beach, CA
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331 N Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
Opened in 2016
Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11:30am-midnight
(949) 715-1470

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Royal Hawaiian

5.7

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Everyone You
Decor 5.6
Drink Quality 7.6
Drink Selection 8.9
Food Quality 7
Food Selection 5
Mood 3.8
Music 2
Service 6.8
Tikiness 6
Tilt 7
Vibe 2.9

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Humuhumu’s description

This modern tiki bar and restaurant opened in 2016, but it's carrying on a strong tiki tradition in Laguna Beach. It occupies the same site as local tiki landmark Royal Hawaiian
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Royal Hawaiian
Laguna Beach, CA
Bar & Restaurant
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, which was entirely gutted in 2006. The new owners, Mo Honarkar and daughters Hasty and Nikisa, are working to bring back a fully-decorated Royal Hawaiian with the help of Bamboo Ben
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Royal Hawaiian is on the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in Laguna Beach, between Jasmine St and Aster St.

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  • Ambassador Jim
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  • MrBaliHai
  • Disarmed
  • CosmoReverb
  • Tiki Slinger
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Ambassador Jim
Ambassador Jim is a semi-regular at Royal Hawaiian.
March 12, 2017, 2:41 PM
I live in the area and went to the Royal Hawaiian for dinner and a few drinks. The ambiance is more Hawaiian but for South Orange County its "tiki" enough to surly get your tiki fix. The staff was great and the manager Chris was truly a professional in restaurant management. The food menu has a little something for everyone and the drink menu has a few standard tiki drinks but mostly they have their own concotions. I am kind of a Mai Tai snob so let me just say you should ask for their "Classic Mai Tai" that is not on the menu as opposed to their Royal Mai Tai. Overall a good time for sure!!
Disarmed
Disarmed has visited Royal Hawaiian.
November 22, 2016, 3:52 PM
I really like the cocktails. VERY GOOD classic mai tai. I wish there wasn't sports on the televisions. (I wish there weren't any televisions). Pupus were fine, maybe a little small. Friendly staff but they're not familiar with the tiki scene. I'm not into reggae music but it fits with the surfer vibe in the surrounding area. I would come back for another mai tai. :)
November 18, 2016, 4:38 PM
This place reopened 6 weeks ago! The food is awesome and the décor is much improved!
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