SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

CENTRAL IS NOW OPEN!

CENTRAL WILL HAVE NO CORKAGE FEE ON THE FIRST BOTTLE YOU BRING, THE ONLY REQUIREMENT IS THAT IT CANNOT BE ON OUR LIST.

YOU MAY MAKE RESERVATIONS ON OPENTABLE, OR BY CALLING (949) 715.0801

WHAT IS CENTRAL?

  Located in beautiful Laguna Beach, in the heart of downtown, Central is a gem waiting to be discovered.

Food is so much more than just a meal, it is a sensory experience like no other.  It combines all your senses culminating toward the ultimate experience: Delight. Wondermint, bliss, tears, laughter, love passion, and of course, satisfaction.

We aim to create an experience unlike any other.  Join us today and discovery what true flavors, unparalleled service, and the best staff in Laguna Beach have to offer. Our partners, Anna, Ingrid, Ana Montoya, and Taylor McKinney are thrilled to welcome you and your family to ours!

ARE YOU READY TO EXPERIENCE CENTRAL?  

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Main Menu

STARTERS

WILD MUSHROOM & BRIE BISQUE

three mushroom/ brie cheese/ sherry cream broth

 
CRAB CAKES
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CRAB CAKES

lump crab/cherry tomatoes/mixed greens

 
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GUACAMOLE & CHIPS

house made guacamole with freshly fried tortilla chips

 

CHARCUTIERE BOARD

artisan cheeses and cured meats

 

HERB BURRATA & SALSA CRUDA

fresh burrata with heirloom jewel tomato salsa cruda

 

SERRANO HAMACHI

thinly sliced yellowtail with ponzu sauce

 

GRILLED AVOCADO TOAST

half a grilled avocado with bruschetta

 

CRISPY SHRIMP TEMPURA

golden fried shrimp with house dipping sauces

 

SALADS

QUINOA CRUSTED SALMON SPINACH SALAD

avocado/ mango/ tomato/ basil/ onion/ spinach/ mango dressing

 
LOCAL SALAD
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LOCAL SALAD

mixed green's/ dates/ avocado/ chevre cheese/ corn bread crutons

 

CHOPPED CHICKEN KALE SALAD

chicken/ kale/ tomato/ olive/ provolone/cucumber/ onion/ creamy ranch dressing

 

CENTRAL WEDGE

iceberg/ heirloom jewel tomatoes/ bacon/ smoked blue cheese/ scallion/ creamy italian

 

SANDWICHES

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CENTRAL BURGER

wagyu beef/avocado/ bacon/ tomato/ lettuce/ provolone/ brioche bun

 

VEGGIE VEGGIE BURGER

veggie patty/onion/tomato/smashed avocado/baby lettuce/mushroom mayo/brioche bun

 

WILD MUSHROOM SHOULDER TENDER STEAK SANDWICH

shoulder tender/roasted mushrooms/smoked blue cheese/red onion jam/focaccia

 
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SEARED SALMON SANDWICH

salmon/tomato/red onion/baby lettuce/lemon dill caper sauce/brioche bun

 

FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH

rosemary fried chicken/ tomato/ lettuce/ cheddar/ mayo/ focaccia

 

MAINS

ROTISSERIE CHICKEN

roasted free range half chicken/mashed potatoes/ house salad

 
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PAELLA

bomba rice/sofrito/free range chicken/linguica sausage/fish/shrimp/clams/scallops

 
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LOMO SALTADO

petite tender/cherry tomatoes/ red onion/fries/bomba rice/au jus

 
PAN SEARED FISH
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PAN SEARED FISH

white fish/parmesan pako crust/cherry tomato/garlic bomba rice

 

ROASTED VEGETABLE PAPPARDELLE

zucchini/yellow squash/heirloom baby carrots/broccoli/fresh herbs/evoo

 

KUROBUTA PORK SHORT RIB

braised shortrib/natural au jus/mashed potatoes

 

DOUBLE R RANCH RIB EYE WITH CHIMICHURRI

truffled mac and cheese/sautéed garlic kale

 

SCALLOPS

brussel sprouts/ potato puree

 

SIDES

CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH BACON & BALSAMIC

 

SAUTÉED GARLIC STUDDED KALE

 

BUTTER ROASTED WILD MUSHROOMS

 

FRENCH FRIES

 

SWEET POTATO FRIES

 

MASHED POTATOES

 

TRUFFLE MAC & CHEESE

 

BOMBA RICE

 

DESSERTS

SEA SALT CARAMEL BREAD PUDDING BITES

 

MUD PIE MASON JAR

 

KEY LIME PIE

 

Reservations

CONTACT INFO

361 Forest Avenue, Suite 103
Laguna Beach, CA, 92651

(949) 715.0801


HOURS

Monday: 4p-9p
Tues-Wed: 11a–9p
Thursday: 11a–10p
Fri-Sat: 11a–11p
Sunday: 11a–9p