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Motif Restaurant at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach

One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629
9492343272
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Ranked #19 of 113 restaurants in Dana Point
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Niguel Road
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English first
Cali
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3 reviews 3 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Brunch was the best I ever had.A little pricey but once you go there you will see why. Well worth the money.SIt out on the patio and enjoy the ocean view

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Tyler at the restaurant is very pleasant and gives good advice about the Menu, food was great and the view for diner is perfect !

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Mission Viejo, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Excellent food, service, view and atmosphere. I highly recommend Motif. Our breakfast was delicious. Next time I stay at the St Regis I will eat here again.

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WashingtonDC
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340 reviews 340 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A few friends and I ate at Motif for dinner one night during our stay at the St. Regis Monarch Beach, and overall, I felt it was a good restaurant with good service. Originally, when I arrived on Sunday morning, we attempted to eat here for brunch, but they were fully committed with a line out of the door. Apparently... More

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Huntington Beach,CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The bread and batter had zero flavor. It was missing vanilla or sugar or cinnamon or all of the above. The sauces were outstanding! But it was like trying to hide the taste of cardboard. Disappointing when you pay $80 for breakfast for 2. I will say the view of the property from the restaurant is GORGEOUS!!! and I really... More

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Los Angeles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This review is for lunchtime at the Motif Restaurant (not brunch), I took my mother to celebrate her birthday here in December.It was a nice SoCal December day. It is a beautiful resort. The entrance makes it feel very grand. The food was very tasty, although not very large portions. Like most fancy places...you get a big nicely decorated plate... More

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Anaheim Hills, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

With most of our family far away we decided to go out for Christmas dinner. Of course one expects fewer choices and a pricey experience. Using one of our credit card services we made a mid-afternoon selection at one of our favorite past special places, the Stonehill Tavern at the St. Regis Monarch Beach. Armed with our reservation we valet... More

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The setting was wonderful and the staff very good to work with for our family dinner. We all tried various food options and loved each one. On the beach, great sunset, just a fabulous place.

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This is my first review on trip advisor. I went for my 12th anniversary to enjoy the brunch with my family and I have to say that I think it is the best brunch I have ever had. For starters the property is very lovely and the views are breathtaking! But over all The food was amazing! So many choices... More

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Phila
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

While staying at the St. Regis, I took my family here for breakfast several times. The food was very good and the service as well. Beautiful view while eating. One waitress did seem to disappear briefly but long enough to frustrate me. I've been here for Sunday brunch which is great too.

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