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“One of the best dining experiences we've ever had”
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Studio
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Ranked #27 of 175 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway
Description: 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.
Reviewed 15 March 2012

The Studio takes the time and attention to get it right: service is impeccable; the food amazing. We were celebrating a very special birthday and the chef came out and discussed the tasting menu with us. He ended up creating a special menu for us which included all of the entree options. Each course was better than the previous. The meal was such a wonderful experience. Expensive? Yes. Worth it? Absolutely.

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Reviewed 7 March 2012

This restaurant is really quite special. The menu is creative and the food is perfectly executed. We visit probably once a year or less, because it's an hour and a half away and the staff remembers us. The room is gorgeous, especially if you arrive to see the sun go down and face the Southern coastline. It is expensive but the experience feels quite special. The flavors and presentation are amazing. I had 2 appetizers, my husband had an entree and appetizer, we shared a desert and ordered a half bottle of wine. Dinner was about $325 including tip. We were given some special treats after desert as well as some to eat at home and even into the next morning. I love this place and would return anytime for a romantic or other special occasion.

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2012

I am very proud of the Studio culinary team. I know that they go great lengths to truly inspire our guests by making fresh and decadent dishes. I am glad you were able to continue to enjoy Studio’s treats well into the next day. We look forward to welcoming you back to Montage Laguna Beach soon.

Sincerely,
Todd Orlich

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Reviewed 3 March 2012

Food is great but get ready to open up your wallet.

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Reviewed 24 February 2012

Make sure to make a reservation here while visiting Montage! The restaurant sits in a cute building on the Montage property, but away from the hotel itself. The feel is cozy yet sexy and the views are to die for. The service is top notch and the food is spectacular. We had the lamb and the lobster and both were equally amazing. The staff gave us a tour of the kitchen and sent us back to our room with a goodie bag of homemade treats. They made our evening exceptional!

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2012

I am delighted that your experience at Studio was so favorable. Thank you for joining us. I am pleased that you took a chance to take in the setting, and enjoy a tour of the kitchen. We hope to host many more wonderful and memorable evenings for you.

Sincerely,

Todd Orlich
General Manager

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Reviewed 22 February 2012

lovely dinner excellent service..be prepared to pay ...

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