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Mare Culinary Lounge

696 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
715-9581
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carpaccio” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
696 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came here at the recommendation of a long time local. It is off the beaten track adjacent to the Holiday Inn. Best bet is to try and get a table on the charming outside Terrace but it is frequently booked for large groups.. I ordered...More

Thank pasadena4
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We chose Mare for our son's wedding rehearsal dinner AND we are happy we did. The food was excellent, the service ( for 60 guests ) was well organized and efficient. Kevin , the head waiter was great, very personable and communicative. The patio where...More

Thank irishrover40
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Used to love this place, but ate there last night, and something has changed. Should have known as it was practically empty, for a restaurant in Laguna on a busy Pageant night that's unheard of. Service started out extremely slow and somewhere between cocktails and...More

Thank LagunaGypsy
Reviewed 25 July 2016

the food is good not as good as Alessa's even though it's the same owner yet it is still very good.....location is great especially the patio and there is a full bar

Thank Khoshid
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We walked in to the Mare as a group of six and were seated at a nice table by a friendly pleasant hostess. Unfortunately that was the only decent service we had. The waiter, who eventually deigned to take our order, obviously couldn't be bothered...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Mare during our holiday in Laguna beach as we were staying in the hotel above the restaurant. The restaurant was very clean and inviting and we received a friendly welcome. Complimentary warm bread and dip was offered which was very...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Homemade gluten free ravioli with an amazing tomato sauce. Trout with sautéed vegetables that was a portion big enough for three. Crispy skin on the fish. Lightly seasoned. Simply superb and worth the money.

Thank Cynthia O
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Still afavorite, but getting a little frayed at the edges. The burata cheese on the "heirloom tomato carpaccio" was not a good as in the past.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is our favorite restaurant in Laguna. Each item we have ordered has been excellent. I can't even recommend one selection as all are terrific. I'm partial to seafood so that's my go to item, but friends usually order more traditional Italian fare. If you're...More

Thank karenmcclu
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Mare is within easy walking distance (3 blocks) from my home, so I thought that I'd give the restaurant a try last December. The food -- Mediterranean cuisine -- was decent, but not of particular note. The restaurant was crowded with office parties, so the...More

Thank James J
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1000PalmsCarol
Where can I view this restaurant's breakfast menu? I can't find one on their website. Thank you
25 May 2016|
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Richard Y
Hello- we are flying into Osaka and then heading by train to Kyoto. How far are you from that train sation- and where in the city are you located? near what visitors sites?
5 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Cleo St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 715-9581
  • E-mail
Description
Upscale Modern Decor Italian from the Alessa and Cucina Alessa Chef Alesandro