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The Rooftop Lounge

1289 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Ranked #20 of 147 restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $16
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, 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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85% Recommend
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Catskill, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A friend of ours recommended coming here for happy hour. We had coconut shrimp and meatballs. The shrimp was exceptionally good. The view is fantastic! It was very busy which was fun. Our waitress was good but when the bill came they reduced the happy hour items but they tipped on the regular price which came out to 30 PERCENT!!... More

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Top Contributor
300 reviews 300 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My partner and I went to The Rooftop Lounge for drinks on the recommendation of our concierge in Newport Beach, and I will say that it has an amazing view, and that really is the only reason to go here. For Friday night, we were kind of surprised that we were able to snag a table right on the end.... More

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Tustin, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Came here with a group of friends to meet up for drinks and to relax. The restaurant is located on the top floor of a Spanish style building that also includes a restaurant called the K'ya Bistro, and is known for it's rooftop bar scene. The only way to describe the place is... AMAZING! We didn't eat any food (something... More

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I read a lot of reviews of this place and was almost going to stay in the hotel, just because it had this rooftop bar. I am so glad I didn't! We ended up staying at the other end of PCH and made the 20 minute walk to check out the "amazing view" we read about in so many reviews.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

great food and drinks uncompara.ble view. Go for lunch and not quite so expensive. Place is always packed so hard to get a seat servers are overwelmed, still, it's so worth it.

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The views are to die for. You gotta try this place out. Any time of year is great to hang out with friends or family. Enjoy a sunset or sunrise for that matter. You won't be disappointed.

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gold coast australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Had hear about this bar as a great place for a drink to watch the sunset. Had earlier in the day emailed to enquiry if it was possible to take our teenage daughters there and if we needed to make a reservation. Still waiting days later and no response. Took a drive down to Laguna in the hope that we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Great spot - can't get a better view. Quick and casual service. Bustling with different ages but not a part place... Which is not what we were looking for.

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Hobe Sound, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Casual and cozy with a great view! We missed sunset but was still a beautiful view of the lights! We walked a bit to get there from our hotel but was worth it!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Stopped here with several coworkers for some dinner. Apparently they only serve appetizers on the patio. Drinks and appetizers all high priced compared to nearby establishments. Beautiful view though. Service was so so.

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