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Motif Restaurant at the St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach

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One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Niguel Road)
9492343272
This restaurant is at St. Regis, Monarch Beach
Today
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Very Nice Veranda

Whether it was a stop for a quick breakfast. A pleasant lunch or even a late night dessert, the service was top shelf and the food exactly as ordered. At first glance, I thought it would be lost with all the other great restaurants in the hotel and area. I was happy to be surprised.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Jeff K
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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 11am which is obviously a poor time to show up at the restaurant. There was a lot of confusion on who our server was, what menu we could order from. Our experience was poor until the charming restaurant manager came to our table. He immediately caught what was going on and comped our meal. The rest of... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We came as a large group- 8 total for a birthday brunch. When the reservation was made we were told to push back to 2 pm instead of the earlier time we wanted- so that we could be outside and enjoy the ocean view. So we listened- sadly... We arrived at 2 and the table was not ready- (which I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I spent our Memorial Day weekend at Motif for their Sunday brunch, not only were the options amazing but the staff exceeded all expectations. From the friendly hostess at the door to our server Esteban and even the manager Kyle took the time to stop over and make sure our visit was exceptional. We have been to... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Superb would be an understatement. The food, service and atmosphere is the best in the area of Dana Point and Laguna Beach!

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Motif has a new menu , farm to table and offer small plates and family style platters. Organic chicken with potatos and roasted veggies/small rib eye steaks with veggies and please start with the spicy shrimp on a bed of quinoa with almonds you will want a double order!!! I All of the light sauces are served on the side!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wow! For those of you who visit Dana Point or the surrounding area, this is one dining experience you do not want to overlook. A brand new menu and is more of a sharing style including great Saloman, Steak, Chicken, grilled veggies and a phenomenal desert menu! Derek P

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Monarch Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Do NOT overlook this restaurant which is in the center of the hotel - anyone who has been there agrees it's the best brunch in the area - but do not miss dinner at Motif which will always exceed your expectations. Of special note (in addition to the scrumptious bread basket) is the spicy shrimp with quinoa - spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I went to the motif for dinner and it was amazing. Our table was perfect and our server Shanna exceeded the high expectations we both had. From appetizers to dessert, the whole experience was spot on. Shanna was attentive and fun. I had no idea what to order since every menu item sounded fantastic but I decided to order the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Whether it was a stop for a quick breakfast. A pleasant lunch or even a late night dessert, the service was top shelf and the food exactly as ordered. At first glance, I thought it would be lost with all the other great restaurants in the hotel and area. I was happy to be surprised.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My friends and I had such a great time eating dinner at the Motif restaurant, we will definitely be back! Ally, our server, always had a big smile on her face and was very knowledgeable about the menu. Anka, the Food and Beverage Manager treated my friends and I so well and was very professional! We loved trying all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Niguel Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 9492343272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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