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Maro Wood Grill

1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
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Ranked #59 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Argentinean
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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!!!
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English first
Laguna Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Ridiculously overpriced! We order an artichoke, a burger, 2 empanadas and 2 glasses of wine. All this for over $100.00. House wine was extremely pricey, food was average. Ambience ~ nothing special. We love Argentinian food... This is not worth it.

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Richland, Washington
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171 reviews 171 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was really, really good, BUT I would not order a drink here. It is way too much to pay. Like, the least expensive chardonnay was 13 bucks, if I recall! They have a sangria for eight, but I'm sure it's sweet and full of fruit. Anyway, the food was really good and reasonably priced. I had a grass... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We walked from our hotel to Maro Wood Grill which was recommended to us from the hotel. It's very cozy with outside seating under a tent, with heaters which made it very comfortable. We had their burger which was out of sight as far as the flavor. Came with coleslaw, which was the best - all their food is made... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I first learned about Maro from the appetizers they served at the Green Feast fundraiser for The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano. Giving back to the community pays because that motivated me to have lunch at their restaurant in Laguna Beach recently. It was a rainy day and the umbrellas on the patio need to be adjusted to make... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Chose this place based on Yelp stars - mistake #1. Entrees are so unimaginative so we opted for salads with protein. Basically field greens plus fennel (big whoop) in such a lousy vinegarette we has to ask for extra balsamic. The empanadas people rave about were nice but got progressively smaller (why? See photo - not an optical illusion). Wait... More 

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Additional Information about Maro Wood Grill

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

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