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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 - 10:00 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, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 213
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  • 81
    Very good
  • 12
    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
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This was the 2nd time to the Watermarc. The food ,drink, and service was awesome! I had the salmon which was prepared so tasty. We had a few of the small plates. The Bacon wrapped dates were great. On top of it all we sat outside and hot to enjoy the smells from the little chocolate store and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
leslie b
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Irvine, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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Irvine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was the 2nd time to the Watermarc. The food ,drink, and service was awesome! I had the salmon which was prepared so tasty. We had a few of the small plates. The Bacon wrapped dates were great. On top of it all we sat outside and hot to enjoy the smells from the little chocolate store and Gelato shop.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to Watermarc, we have eaten at sister restaurant, 230 Forest, and wanted to try Watermarc too. Wow! One of the best appetizer choices I have seen at a restaurant and were able to eat without it being too foo foo. We were a group of 4 and ordered crab cakes, kobe skewers, ahi tuna, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

No view here but great food and beverage selection. Filet mignon pot pie, crab cakes, excellent wine selection.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My wife and I had the crab cakes benedict, which were very good. We split the order as we're not real big eaters. We each had a Bloody Mary which was average, though only $5 on weekends. Service was outstanding and we sat near the window--great for people watching with a little bit of an ocean view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Love the open seating at the bar. Fabulous wine list also great system allows for some top notch expensive wines by the glass. Great small plates to share or to choose as a small meal. Friendly servers round out the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere was fun and the food was delicious! We had a very helpful waiter! We will definitely return on our next vacation!

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Make a meal out of trying their small plate menu. Start with the filet mignon pot pie and add roasted cauliflower, bacon wrapped dates and a salad. During Happy Hour small plates are a few dollars off. Order lots of small plates with friends and try everything. I have been there several times and still have not ordered an entree,... More 

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wow! This place was awesome! We tried to get lunch waterfront at another restaurant, but the wait was 45 minutes. You get a tiny view here if you peak across the street and raise yourself up in your seat :) The Filet Mignon sliders were great - 3 little ons and very flavorful. The salmon sandwich was also delicious. If... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food was outstanding and the staff and service couldn't be any better. The Watermarc restaurant added to an already perfect long weekend. I highly recommend it! I've eaten all over the world and this is a great beach holiday restaurant. I'm looking forward to the seafood paella, the best I've ever had!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place has some really upscale stuff. The thing is they have really affordable, easy eating fare as well. The atmosphere mixes people in suits down to your laid back gramps in his Hawaiian shirt and board shorts. It's a strange mix of class and comfort, but I love it!!

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Additional Information about Watermarc Restaurant

Address: 448 S Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 9493766272
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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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, Local cuisine, Bar scene, 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?