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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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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 249
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    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
I love this place for lunch

We live in town and I like to go down to Watermarc for lunch. My favorite thing is the chicken sandwich. This service is excellent in the location is beautiful

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sandy K
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We live in town and I like to go down to Watermarc for lunch. My favorite thing is the chicken sandwich. This service is excellent in the location is beautiful

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Thank Sandy K
New York City, New York
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117 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our large group enjoyed excellent drinks and food. We had a prearranged menu and the restaurant and chef ensured that all of our special requests were met. We had a wonderful meal.

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Thank Andrea T
Dallas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easily one of my new favorite restaurants. Our waiter Bronson was very knowledgable. Our group of 4 enjoyed small plates, salads and sandwiches. Each was better than the last. Don't miss the burrata and the homemade ricotta. I was in cheese heaven.

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Thank Ann D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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214 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have written a lot of great reviews of Laguna restaurants this week, but when you go to 5 of the top 7 on TA, you're starting with top notch establishments. Watermarc is fantastic. Had lunch here and the food is every bit as good as Nick's next door. The crab cake small plate with succotash is phenomenal. The fish... More 

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1 Thank WildcatGuy
Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recomended to this restaurant and overall it was very good. We had no reservations on a rain weekday night. We were seated upstairs which was a little dissapointing since the downstairs was almost full and there was only one table seated upstairs.... but understandable with no reservation. wine list was very agressivly priced in the favor of the consumer,... More 

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1 Thank rclayton5615
Laguna Beach, California
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love, love, love the Oysters and all the starters. Great juicy burger and cozy ambiance, especially in the upstairs room.

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Thank Nancy K
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place for people watching and good drinks. They have some really good appetizers and entrees as well

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Thank Daniel T
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a terrific dinner here; it rivals next-door neighbor Nick's in both food quality and cocktail prowess. Brandon, our waiter, was warm and welcoming (although he forgot to tell us about the specials!). The food was solid: I enjoyed the shishito peppers and the Scottish salmon. My boyfriend had the burrata followed by the flatbread (as an entree). All... More 

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Thank RicLouRiv
Riverside, California
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was typically european. However, it improved by the end of the meal. European atmosphere, with a great street view. The staff provided attentive and appropriate subservient services. Meal was a bit pricey and not recommended for low to middle class patrons. However, if prices are not a concern, this is the place to go. Less expensive... More 

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Thank russianmaniac
Los Angeles, California
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

The Watermarc is one of the best places to dine and Imbibe in LB. some times it is hard to get a table so I recommend getting reservations. If you have just two, go sit at the bar for the full menu. The salads and sandwiches are great, and the burgers are delicious. Bartenders are so accmodating and the IPA's... 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: American, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?