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Watermarc Restaurant

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448 S Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Laguna Avenue)
9493766272
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 192
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  • 75
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely dinner...

Took a day trip with the fam to Laguna Beach and ended our evening with dinner at Watermarc. It was my first time in Laguna so I was a little nervous I would be under dressed but when I walked in I noticed this is the type of place you can dress up for or dress casually cool. The food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Michelle F
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Took a day trip with the fam to Laguna Beach and ended our evening with dinner at Watermarc. It was my first time in Laguna so I was a little nervous I would be under dressed but when I walked in I noticed this is the type of place you can dress up for or dress casually cool. The food... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Regularly goes for dinner or for drinks. Their drinks menu is good. The fried goat cheese are delicious as appetizers! Good atmosphere, sometimes a bit loud, but one of my favorite places in Laguna.

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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Went here with co-workers at the suggestion of business colleague. - Ahi Watermelon Skewers were good, but I felt the parts tasted better individually compared to eating them together. - Sizzling Garlic Shrimp were good, but nothing particarly unique or special. - Lobster Rolls (a daily feature) - I thought the bread had more flavor than the lobster (which is... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is the second visit to Watermarc, and each time I like it better. Fantastic, yummy, unusual cocktails. When I was just so-so about one cocktail I had ordered, the server suggested a replacement, and didn't charge for the first. The decor is warm, trendy, and comfortable. My friend and I dined at a 2-person, cozy table next to the... More 

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Dana Point, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Greta location right on PCH across from the beach. Parking in Laguna is always such a pleasure, but this place makes it worth while. Our table of four ordered different meals, the fish was outstanding.

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San Diego, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We enjoyed dinner here on a short getaway to Laguna Beach. We really enjoyed that they offered a variety of

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Dana Point,
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

We encourage you to try the crab cakes, and zucchini blossoms stuffed with ricotta cheese. Each bite we shared was savory. Skip desert, the best Gelato is right next door.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Our first choice that evening was the highly rated Nick's restaurant. They declined phone reservations so we decided to take a chance and go without one. There was a line of 10 people waiting and we were told the wait is between one to one and a half hour. We decided that no restaurant is worth waiting that long. We... More 

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Glendale, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Watermarc Restaurant had been on our "must try" list for quite a while. We decided to spend the afternoon in Laguna and made a reservation for lunch. We hadn't planned on ordering small plates, but they were so tempting, we decided to sample and share. We had the shrimp tacos, the crab cakes and the dates wrapped in bacon. The... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had the best meal. We ate upstairs and the ambiance was perfect. Comfortable chairs, great view of the atrium. I had the house old fashioned as a cocktail. Then we proceeded to have the perfect meal. Salad. Lamb chops. Chile peppers. 3 filets. Corn risotto great class of wine and great dessert. The wait staff was professional and friendly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 448 S Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Laguna Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 9493766272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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