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Maro Wood Grill

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1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
949.793.4044
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Maro Wood Grill offers organic produce, wood grilled grass fed meats...
Maro Wood Grill offers organic produce, wood grilled grass fed meats, seasonal, sustainable, spontaneous eatery in Laguna Beach. What's at the market will actually dictate your meal. Chef Debra Sims will serve organic prepared food sourced from local purveyor, in a menu that's updated daily!!!
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and atmosphere

This is our second visit to Maro Wood Grill -- we do not know why we waited so long to return. The food was excellent, the service was superb. We did not have reservations and yet they accommodated us seated at the bar overlooking the grill. We enjoyed the show as well as the food. My husband had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
LagunaBeach_CALocal
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Laguna Beach, CA
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Laguna Beach, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is our second visit to Maro Wood Grill -- we do not know why we waited so long to return. The food was excellent, the service was superb. We did not have reservations and yet they accommodated us seated at the bar overlooking the grill. We enjoyed the show as well as the food. My husband had a burger... More 

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Orange
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I enjoyed the lovely, European approach at Maro Wood Grill. The menu is small (5-7 entrees) but we shared two and both were very good. The airline chicken was well cooked, presented well, and very tasty. The burger was perfect and very flavorful. I highly recommend the potato salad - it's wonderful! We shared a pitcher of sangria and it... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

A waitress at an earlier restaurant raved about Maro and how she had eaten lunch there that day. Very promising endorsement. My colleague from work also recommended the empanadas. We got there with no reservation on a busy Friday night - this place appears to be a fixture with locals - but got a table in under 5 minutes. Maro... More 

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Irvine, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a tiny restaurant with a tiny bar area, so nowhere to wait if you happen to be early for your reservation, or just want to wait for a table. The service was pretty good and the vegetable dishes we had were nice - the brussels sprouts, green beans and the roasted cauliflower that came with my steak. Unfortunately... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I literally had more delicious and appitizing hamburgers from McDonald's. My husband and I rarely eat unhealthy food and were excited to have grass fed beef burger but were very disappointed at this over seasoned fatty piece of meat. On the plus side the atmosphere and the service was outstanding.

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Laguna Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants to eat in Laguna Beach. Absolutely great food cooked on a wood fired grill. Love to sit at the bar and watch them cook. One of the best bread butter puddings I've ever enjoyed. Scottish salmon grilled is heavenly and a nice addition to a salad.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Food Done right, charred veggies clean and simple yet so delicious, small but well thought out wine list, will come back Sitting at the bar of the firepit/grill is great, but it does get warm but so worth it

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

we go there every 6 months to a year. excellent meat, empanadas and grilled veggies. unfortunately due to the small size of the resturaunt, everyone pays a large chunk of rent. it took us a visit to a popular great Argentinian Resturaunt to compare and really see the diff.

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California
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100 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We ate here last week for the first time. We had the baseball steak and skirt steak. Everything was delicious. Try the banana pudding and hot cocoa if you leave room for dessert. We enjoyed the outdoor seating and will be back. Friendly staff and unique kitchen!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I highly recommend this restaurant I particularly enjoyed the chimichuri sauce. The Best! And the lamb was great also.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 949.793.4044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Description

Maro Wood Grill offers organic produce, wood grilled grass fed meats, seasonal, sustainable, spontaneous eatery in Laguna Beach. What's at the market will actually dictate your meal. Chef Debra Sims will serve organic prepared food sourced from local purveyor, in a menu that's updated daily!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?