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1289 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Ranked #27 of 153 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $16
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Leave your worries at the door of La Casa del Camino hotel and head up to the roof! A local favorite and a must-see for visitors, The Rooftop Lounge offers a front row seat for a spectacular sunset. Indulge in one of the best happy hours in town, with signature fresh fruit Mojitos and one truly amazing panoramic ocean view while sampling small bites and California casual cuisine.
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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I went here a few weeks ago with a friend. It was busy, but I thought the food was average bar food, and the view was not very impressive. The second time I have been here, and my friend really likes it, but I was not impressed... 1st time was in summer, so it wasn't the weather.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stopped at The Rooftop Lounge on our way through Laguna Beach on a very cold December day, but we figured the view would be worth braving the 40-degree weather. The food and menu is nothing to get excited over... I had a cup of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich for $11, and while the tomato soup was... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Best place in Laguna to catch a sunset. The bacon wrapped dates are absolutely delicious. Expensive drinks but so strong! Very busy place, so go early to find a table.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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111 reviews 111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Views could not be better - but poor service, overcrowding and marginal food if you can get it overcome the view for me - we have tried several times and sometimes could not even get served - when you do the food is very limited and not great - nice for sunset drinks I guess but not acceptable as a... More 

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Alhambra, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

So we decided to go to The Rooftop Lounge for breakfast since it was close to our hotel. It's actually IN a hotel called, "The Hotel." lol Anyway, it's a nice hotel. We had to climb up three flights of stairs to get to the restaurant so I was a little out of breath. They had an elevator but I'm... More 

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Joshua Tree, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You cannot beat the view from this restaurant. The food is good -- not great, and also not cheap. But if you're having a good time in town otherwise, you should enjoy it here.

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Don't be in a hurry as its busy! Staff is friendly and even brought us a bowl of water for our dog. A nice treat to be able to bring him into a restaurant. Spectacular view of the ocean,the surfers and paddle boarders. We had appetizers o salsa and chios, a littlle pricy for plain chips. We also had the... More 

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Newport Beach, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The mojitos at the Rooftop lounge are delish, and the view is unbeatable. Perfect for an afternoon stop over. The appetizers are ok, but you go for the view not the food so much with so many other places in Laguna Beach near by.

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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The staff were all super nice & chill, the food was good(kettle chips were my fave!) but the real treat is the amazing view you get while eating here!!!! so very worth it, you must check it our when you're in Laguna! They only serve lunch until 2:30 after that it's just apps, so if you want a full meal... More 

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Spectacular ocean view from the Rooftop make this experience memorable. The food is very good. The service is good considering that ALL the food has to be carted up multiple flights of stairs. The servers certainly get a workout. There is a full bar on the roof top but the food is prepared downstairs, so prepare to wait a bit.... More 

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Additional Information about The Rooftop Lounge

Address: 1289 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949-497-2446
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 16
Cuisine: Californian

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