We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Loft

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
+ Add cuisine
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
949-715-6420
Today
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 141 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Good option for dining without leaving the resort

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Marlys M
,
Bellevue, Washington
Add Photo Write a Review

141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Bellevue, Washington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mill Valley, CA
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
sf
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Our dinner started badly but got better with the tasty food. We wanted a restaurant with a view of the sunset for our last night in Southern California. Although there was nothing but windows, the sunset was blocked by a private dining room. In addition, the cocktails came very slowly so they did not arrive before the sun had probably... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Goiania, GO
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

With a reservation to get the sunset I had a nice dinner here . Don't miss walking at the beach area before or after the meal . You can get nice views fron the lobby also . Prices a little bit more than expected for the wine list but sommelier gave me a good tip not so expensive . Maybe... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glendale, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We ate dinner here while in the area. This has all the ambience of a glorified coffee shop and 20 x the price. The food was average to good, service was very friendly but took forever to get our wine. I would not recommend nor return.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at The Loft. We regret that your dining experience was subpar, and I would like to formally apologize to you for it. Would you please contact me via information I've sent you in a private message? I look forward to hearing from you. Appreciatively, Mauricio Souza Director of Rooms More 

San Diego, California
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

we had a wonderful time yesterday at the loft of le montage resort at laguna beach, we went to total wine of laguna hills to buy some wines for the wine tasting of march and we decided to stop there, the place is really amazing, the restaurant has a nice view from the patio terrace, we appreciate the nice sunset... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your rewarding impressions of our restaurant, we truly appreciate them! It will be our pleasure to welcome you back to The Loft or our other dining venues in the future and we look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Mauricio Souza Director of Rooms More 

Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed for the weekend and waited 45 minutes for our breakfasts to be served. Service was courteous and excellent but there must have been a problem in the kitchen on Saturday morning for food to take so long to be served. The location of the Loft is excellent, staffing levels are well in excess of the average, but that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at Montage Laguna Beach. I regret that you experienced an extended wait time during your breakfast at The Loft and would like to bring you our formal apologies. As your settings prevent private messages, would you please contact me through TripAdvisor if I may have your contact information to further discuss your feedback? Appreciatively,... More 

Cave Creek, AZ
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When the waiter saw that I was struggling with ordering an appetizer - which I was interested in only because they sounded so interesting - he suggested a half order which was just perfect. Excellent meal - pricey but worth it. We brought our own special bottle of wine for a special occasion - $25 corkage fee was reasonable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Laguna Beach
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The dishes served were just ok- and for the price much better can be had elsewhere. Appetizers seem to be the best bet here. Main courses are lackluster.

Was this review helpful? Yes
MauricioSouzaDoR, Director of Rooms at The Loft, responded to this review

Thank you and your colleagues for visiting The Loft past December. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the appetizers yet regret that your entire dining experience was not as delectable as it was designed to be. We hope that you will nevertheless return to our restaurant as we look forward to reinventing your impressions. Gratefully, Mauricio Souza Director of Rooms More 

Travelers who viewed The Loft also viewed

Laguna Beach, Orange County
Laguna Beach, Orange County
 
Laguna Beach, Orange County
Laguna Beach, Orange County
 

Been to The Loft? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Loft staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?