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The Loft

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30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
949-715-6420
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food but wayyyyyy too expensive!

We went there for dinner after checking in. The service was terrific and the food wonderful, but the prices were ridiculously high. Dinners started at $40; starters were $20 minimum. A glass of wine was $20+. If the place was super fancy I wouldn't complain. But it was a casual family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
neib12
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San Gabriel, CA
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San Gabriel, CA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went there for dinner after checking in. The service was terrific and the food wonderful, but the prices were ridiculously high. Dinners started at $40; starters were $20 minimum. A glass of wine was $20+. If the place was super fancy I wouldn't complain. But it was a casual family vibe with kids running around. Wow.

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Rick_Riess, Manager at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent visit to The Loft. We are so pleased that the service and your meal were on point yet we regret that the atmosphere did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and hope you will join us again in the future. Respectfully, Rick Riess Managing Director More 

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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We dined there with my son and his family. The menu is limited and the place is expensive. Four of us was nearly 400.00 with tip. The service was kind of slow. The restaurant is located in the Montage Hotel...a very nice place. I was alittle surprised that they allowed a guest to bring her dog into the restaurant. it... More 

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Rick_Riess, Manager at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent visit to The Loft. We regret your experience did not meet your expectations and acknowledge that the service fell below our standards. We appreciate your visit and we hope you will join us again in the future. Respectfully, Rick Riess Managing Director More 

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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The menu is standard, nothing really unusual or exciting. Casual dining, guests in T shirts and flip flops eating $50 steak. The Studio is really fine dining with a view. This restaurants views are limited. Check tthe menu online before you go. If you want a realkly good meal go elsewhere in Laguna Beach!

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Rick_Riess, Manager at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for providing a review of your recent visit to The Loft. We regret your experience did not meet your expectations. We strive to create an atmosphere of comfortable luxury for our guests to relax and enjoy sweeping views of the Pacific. We apologize your visit did not seem to meet our standards. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director More 

McKinney, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Expensive but good. Loved dining out side. There were a few mistakes with our orders but all were resolved in a satisfactory way.

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Rick_Riess, Manager at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at The Loft. We are delighted the patio provided a pleasant dining atmosphere for you and happy to hear that any issues were rectified immediately. We strive to create memorable experiences for our guests and hope you will join us again in the future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director More 

Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had breakfast and a late dinner there. Really good food and very nice staff. We wanted breakfast after they stopped serving breakfast and the went ahead and cooked up a delicious breakfast regardless. Lively bar at night. Good drinks, well trained staff.

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Rick_Riess, Manager at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad to hear our Loft team accommodated your requests and are delighted that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you for back very soon. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Expensive but a great culinary experience. Friendly staff and really nice seating accommodations. Can ask for special thinks and they will try to them to your food and drinks.

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Bellingham, Washington
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Expect great food, also expect to pay for it. I had a sandwich and my wife had a salad. The lunch meals were $30 each. The waiter was very friendly and the view of the water and the hotel grounds was amazing.

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MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Loft - we are glad you enjoyed your lunch, our service, and the beautiful views we are very fortunate to have! Best, Mauricio Souza Director of Rooms More 

Bellevue, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Customer service was great, the waiter even looked up a star constellation when I asked about it. Food is very good.

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Mill Valley, CA
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had an amazing dinner at the Loft. Every taste from the starter course of yummy cheeses and pates through salads, main courses and through desert was wonderful, innovative and so worth the visit. Our server David Bustos was amazing and so attentive - helping to introduce us to fabulous and delicious wines. We are definitely coming back for many... More 

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MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Loft and for sharing the positive review of your dinner. It is gratifying to know that David made your evening special, and we've sent him your praise. We hope to have an opportunity of creating another memory for you in the near future! Appreciatively, Mauricio Souza Director of Rooms More 

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Even though the weather was turning windy, between the umbrellas, heaters and blankets, we were very comfortable out on the balcony. Definitely recommend the balcony to view the water as well as quieter than inside. The risotto was excellent and the steak tender and juicy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-715-6420

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?