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30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
+1 866-271-6953
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here during a long weekend stay at the montage. The setting is on the cliff edge overlooking the pacific. Massive water views from the window tables. Highly recommend one request a window table if dining here. There is also...More

Thank Lukesurface
Anne-Marie_Houston, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! I am pleased to hear you had an enjoyable experience at Studio during your stay with us. I will be sure to share your feedback with the Studio team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Montage Laguna Beach....More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you are looking for that one place that is going to create a memory that will last forever, definitely pick this place. But plan on paying for it as it will not be inexpensive. It will be worth it though!! Food is spectacular, service...More

Thank CaChadley
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Studio Went here for our 30th anniversary and it is all that it is hyped to be. Great view if clouds aren't out, plentiful high class staff, elegant food and a high price tag to match. This is an old fashion high class restaurant. If...More

Thank gmgOc
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Many restaurants say they are fine dining but they are trurky not. Studio however is the ultimate definition of fine dining as it used to be. Elegant atmosphere, ocean view, and service that moves seamlessly, impeccably and quiet like a fine gold watch, not missing...More

Thank Dizzytoo
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Gorgeous setting, excellent wine list and the food is always uniquely and perfectly prepared. Among the very best dining experiences you'll find on the west coast. Wild seafood is so fresh you'll be looking for the boat's dock. Service is six star. Perfection.

Thank Calibre57
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We celebrated our joint anniversaries with our best friends - it was a fabulous experience! The service was among the best I have ever received - the sommeliers were so knowledgeable, as was our lead server. The food was outstanding across all of the courses...More

Thank sallen512
Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Studio restaurant. We are honored that you chose to spend your anniversary with us and enjoyed the food and service. Wishing you a happy anniversary and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards, Rick Riess...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I love this restaurant and tried the sparkling drinks, the sauteed sea bass is amazing, the alaskan halibut is so good so as the chilled oysters and charred octopus, the house recommended dessert, Guanaja Chocolate Sphere was very good also the Dulcey Ganache Carrot Cake....More

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Rick_Riess, Managing Director, Montage Laguna Beach at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review regarding your experience at Studio restaurant. We will make sure to share your mentions with Chef Strong and the culinary team and hope to welcome you back very soon. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is our third time dining here, and Studio has still got it. The food is excellent, and an outside table is the only way to go for a summer evening dinner. As with any restaurant, the overall experience is only as good as the...More

Thank cja2k1
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share a review about Studio restaurant. We have noted your feedback, share them with the Studio team and hope to implement improvements on each topic during your next visit. We hope to welcome you back to Montage Laguna...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

My wife and I went to the "Studio" recently to enjoy a quite night out for dinner. Although the food was exceptional, a waiter and a waitress were extremely rude. I have been eating at the "Studio" since they opened and they have excellent waiters...More

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Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to express your concerns and leave a review about your recent dining experience at Studio. We would like the opportunity to speak with you further; please view the private message I have sent. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 1 August 2017

3rd visit and hard to improve on perfection. The setting, service and uniquely created choices on the menu make this by far one of my favorite restaurants. This visit was with my immediate family for my daughter's birthday and everything was perfect. We sat outside...More

Thank jmc007
Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to celebrate with Studio restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the near future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

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10 June 2015|
Response from Anne-Marie_Houston | Property representative |
Thank you for considering Studio for your business gathering. Our Catering team arranges reservations for larger parties and they would be more than happy to reach out to you to further discuss the event details. Will you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
    (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 866-271-6953
With a panoramic oceanfront location and modern french cuisine with California influences, Studio is the portrait of beachside indulgence a refined and inventive menu reflects masterful attention to detail accented with an elegant, creative touch. Set on an oceanfront bluff in the artistic village of Laguna Beach, Studio is designed to captivate the senses. Ocean breezes, panoramic views and lush landscapes create a refreshing sense of place at the water's edge and a fitting backdrop for the shared enjoyment of fine food and wine.
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