Tommy Bahama's maxim is, "Life is one long weekend." Only a fictional character could adopt this as a motto these days, but the folks behind this brand would like to make it a reality … at least when you spend a little time with them, shopping and dining. Their latest endeavor, in Laguna, is offering a more "beachy" approach to the "Bahama" experience. Rather than the faux tropical paradise vibe, they are trying to capture historic Laguna in a casual café/bistro rather than a fine dining establishment. Flip-flops and beachwear will be welcome at this beautifully renovated space located in the historic Heisler building in downtown Laguna.
Hand troweled concrete floors, hand-crafted furnishings, natural wood shutters, expansive doors and windows framed in dark mahogany, recessed lighting and abundant natural light all blend to create an open, breezy, casual ambiance. The fresh white walls are adorned with old black and white photographs of historic Laguna Beach. A large bar area dominates the front of the house where you can be served inventive special cocktails like the Cant-e-lope Tonight, as well as the full dining menu.