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Motif Restaurant at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach

One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Ranked #27 of 111 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Newark, CA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Breakfast was delicious...get the waffles! Light, crispy outside and moist inside. Oatmeal can come with fresh fruits...just ask. They will put your unfinished coffee in a cup to go. My only complaint is that on Sunday, they close at 9am to set up for Sunday brunch that starts at 11am. Bummer, wanted breakfast before checking out. If they had any... More

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Tampa, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Some quick tips about Motif Be sure to dine outside if the weather is nice so you can enjoy a view of the ocean. The staff is very friendly and courteous Food is good and portions are generous. I especially liked the soft shell crabs, the caeser shrimp salad, and the burgers. The prices are high so don't be surprised... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Loved the lunch (kale salad awesome) but hated the brunch (disgusting, food was cold and picked through, and the waiters clueless and unwilling to help). It was like Disneyland because of the all the kids picking through the brunch (not in a good way).

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Outstanding options for Sunday Brunch, with or without champagne. A bit pricey, but not much to ask for considering this is a 5 star resort, great food with an excellent view / atmosphere!!!

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Boston, MA
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252 reviews 252 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a few different meals here during our recent stay. Our server, Esteban was great, so we asked for him each time...friendly, unpretentious, knowledgable, and attended to our every need. Their breakfast menu is outstanding. Lots of different creative choices and plenty for us gluten free folks to choose from, including pancakes. The egg tambale was fabulous & I... More

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Sunnyvale, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Breakfast amazing so was the service! Dinner was so so. Had some hits and misses when we ordered and service at dinner was quiet slow. They messed up on one entree and had to ask for bread twice. Once bread came it was stale. Not good for a St Regis

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We selected a table and when we found that other guests were were looking a the view, but kept walking too close to our table, the staff responded in a very sympathetic way and re-seated us and made sure that we were happy. The menu had a very good mix of imaginative and classic dishes and we were very pleased... More

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Montreal, Canada
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141 reviews 141 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I really don't like to rate a restaurant average but if I do it's because I judge the restaurant on the price for the quality of food it serves. I stayed at the St. Regis and decided to eat at this restaurant because I expected it to be amazing, unfortunately it wasn't. We order 2 filet mignon for 36$ each... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This restaurant has it all: Location is on the beach, nice for pre- and post-dinner walks; great food; and good service. We went twice in a two-night stay!

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Cali
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3 reviews 3 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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