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The Cliff Restaurant

577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
+1 949-494-1956
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab dip” (20 reviews)
“calamari steak” (15 reviews)
“salad” (46 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the food and always had good service. Valet parking and unique shops make this a must stop every time I'm in Laguna.

Thank theoaks1954
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for lunch and got a table at the rail with a gorgeous view. Our waiter was Eric and he was terrific. Friendly but not overly so. Did a great job. My husband had the clam chowder and a calamari steak which he enjoyed....More

Thank skm4444
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been before and would come again because the views from this restaurant are unmatched. The food is really just mediocre. The portions are small and it's a bit expensive for what you get. The drinks are very nice!! Come for drinks and the views....More

Thank sweetbabiet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cliff restaurant is located in a great location over looking the Pacific Ocean. The service from Hannah was great. Very nice young lady. They allowed us to enjoy lunch even though we had our two dogs with us. They have a dog menu and...More

Thank davidwladue
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's called the Cliff and that's no joke. It's basically a patio on a cliff, no inside restaurant. The views are stunning and the food is very good! I've been here for lunch and diner. Both were wonderful, but come in the off-season if you...More

Thank Travel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I extremely rarely gave a 1 for rating (maybe my 1st), but this is deserved: We called to ask about reservations and were told to call back an hour before coming. We called back an hour before and didn't rush as we thought we had...More

1  Thank Philippe_DC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous breakfast at The Cliff Restaurant in Laguna Beach. The restaurant is located on the beach, with beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. The menu was varied, and we all chose different selections. The service was very good, and the food was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant for lunch. Great selections for all and the view can't be beat Service was a bit slow but it was exceptionally busy.

Thank carolyn l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic breakfast with close up ocean view. Amazing. Really nice server. Priced okay. Defently a five Star experience.

Thank SusanLorentzen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good. Service and view is wonderful. We love it here especially at sunset. Definitely recommend at least for appetizers and drinks.

Thank Cabochica11
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Gretchen M
3 March 2017|
Response from The Cliff R | Property representative |
Three dollars per hour. Open from 9 AM to 9 PM every day
Gretchen M
3 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
$3 plus tip. Lot is open during restaurant hours.
29 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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