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The Cliff Restaurant

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577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
+1 949-494-1956
Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food, good service and amazing view. And it is not super expensive. Perfect place to have lunch

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Thank Duygu A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

while I visit this restaurant often, its never disappoints. no matter what I order its perfect! I sat there yesterday having a Bloody Mary cocktail, and saw a mother whale and her calf swim by!! I'll never forget that. The view of the ocean and Catalina Island is spectacular

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Lac La Hache, Canada
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you use the valet parking. It is worth every penny as the street parking is brutal . Food was good. Drinks were good. Very busy place but pretty good service. They are pet friendly.... so if you don't like dogs in your restaurant... don't go. It was ok, probably wouldn't bother going back. View of the ocean was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner during the sunset. Great view! Temperature felt great and the breeze was amazing. Staff was nice but food was average. More of a place to sit down and enjoy view than to go purely for the food.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather was perfect for this outdoor restaurant. Had the turkey avocado bacon wrap and it was delicious. Chose the pasta salad as the side too. Hubby had the soup/sandwich combo with the tuna sandwich and clam chowder. Service was quick and friendly. All has smiles on their faces so you get the feeling it is a good place to... More 

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Thank JVLD
Ferndale, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched 100' feet above the beach in Laguna Beach, open air restaurant. Great selections of Seafood and restaurant specialties. Fresh Guacamole was out of this world. Food, drinks, service and view above excellent.

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Thank Jay G
Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to have breakfast or lunch while you enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. During peak times, the wait can be long but worth the wait. The food is very good and priced fairly. The service is just average but tolerable because of the view. We have been here dozens of times and will... More 

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Billings
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a nice spot to stop and have lunch. The weather was a bit cool and they had portable heaters that they would bring to your table. The food and service were excellent.

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Thank Jeff L
Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Sunday my wife and I along with another couple went to the Cliff House in Laguna Ca. and sat right by the glass windbreak with a great ocean view. This time of year (Feb) you should at least BRING a jacked, because under an umbrella with shade it can get a little cool. I had the cobb salad loaded... More 

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Thank Roger B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is great value and beautiful location. Bathrooms need upgrades and they smell horrible. The food was great and we really enjoyed our dinner.

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Thank Peter M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-1956
Description
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing lunch, a fine dining experience or a venue for that special occasion, we have it all with a panoramic 180 degree view of the ocean. Oceanfront, open-air dining and cocktails are available daily at the spectacularly-situated Cliff Restaurant in the quaint Laguna Village artist community at 577 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.

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