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Splashes

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1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226 (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
18775098701
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Enjoyed breakfast lunch and dinner! Always perfect and a great location whether we are staying at the Surf and Sand Hotel or meeting friends.

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Thank MarkLV2
Anaheim, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have lived in Orange County for 38 years and I went to dinner at splashes last night with 6 other people. The dinner was fabulous and it was the best dinner I have had at any restaurant in Orange County since I have lived here. The chef came out to our table, he is new since July and has... More 

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San Diego, CA
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

On the ocean and cocktails, what more do you want? Alberto was great and made a good drink. We will be back.

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Thank dlombardi
Ante D, Assc. Food & Beverage Director at Splashes, responded to this review

Dear dlombardi, Thank you for the kind words about Alberto, who is our wonderful Splashes bartender. It is great to hear you enjoyed the view and drink as well. We strive to provide a memorable experience and given your rating, something was missing in your experience. I would love an opportunity to discuss this in more detail with you. Would... More 

Pleasant Hill, California
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486 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Every time I am in town no visit would be complete without a sunset visit to Splashes bar area downstairs right on the beach. Great wine list & fantastic food. However to me the best is the beach & the views of the sunsets. I love it here. In the past I also stayed at the Surf & Sand Hotel

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Thank travelwithpam
Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

They've been here for years because they know how to do it right, all of it. The food is wonderful, the view, the view and the view are perfection ! Never disappointed! Neighborhood gem!

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Thank Opinionated2016
Aurora, Colorado
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

No bad views from any table. And the food and drinks were excellent. Surprisingly , not very noisy. for a popular place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

First of all, you can't get closer to the ocean than this. At first I thought this is pretty good, but after trying all the other restaurants in the other, it turned out to be one of the best! I got the pork chop and my husband had the short rib and although they were both good, the short rib... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Wonderful place to eat, their clam chowder is the BEST! We've eaten at Slashes on numerous occasions, never had a questionable meal. Always super service and fabulous ocean views.

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Thank Susanperkins
Malvern, PA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

We decided to have a special dinner during our recent stay over the Thanksgiving holiday. We knew they had a new chef at Splashes and were excited to see what new things were on the menu. It was fantastic! We were seated next to the fireplace which was cozy and romantic. Based on our order, the sommelier recommended a wonderful... More 

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Hemet, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is a perfect place to watch the sunset, but by the time we got there all the tables near the water were filled and it was too dark to see the ocean. Food is better quality than most comparably located restaurants. Very attentive service on a busy evening.

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Thank Anita H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226
    (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 18775098701
Description
Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?