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Starfish Asian Coastal Cusine

30832 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
+1 949-715-9200
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Ranked #27 of 150 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Montage Resort Drive & Pacific Coast Hwy.
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

we were greeted by Neal a very personable Bartender who mixed some delicious drinks. We had a couple of appetizers at the bar -chicken lettuce wraps ,out of this world ,along with a lobster roll which was very good also . We ordered Sea Bass cooked in banana leaves - probably the tastiest fish we have ever had !Came with... More

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Seattle, Washington
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20 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is my second time at the Starfish and I already can't wait to go back. Drinks: my fav is the Enlightenment Food: I loved the Ahi Poke it is fantastic!! If you like Ahi you have to order it. I also really enjoyed the General Star's Spicy Chicken. I also tried the Singapore Bamboo Roll & Saigon Summer Roll... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great small plates restaurant. Cocktails are "state of the art". One is tempted to order everything on the menu. Variety of seafood is great and it is beautifully presented and DELICIOUS! It opens for lunch and happy hour gives a great sampler menu and drinks at a discount. We were ready to come back the next day. Flavors and entrees... More

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119 reviews 119 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was an excellent visit - really good food and nice atmosphere. Would come back here to eat. Good price and choice on the menu, with friendly staff.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Across the street from the Montage and much more reasonably priced. And the food and drink is fantastic. I had the opportunity to each there twice during a recent trip to So Cal. One with a small group and another with our larger group buying out the restaurant. The service, owners, food were all superb. Highly recommend it.

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Laguna Beach, California
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We dined at Starfish last night, a party of 5. It was by no means busy on a Sunday around 6 pm. I can not recall a more miserable evening in a restaurant due to indifferent service. Our server appeared to be high on something. His manner was vague, almost as though he was sleep walking. When I pointed out... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food was absolutely amazing. We shared a Mahi Mahi 'Hot Fish, crab fried rice, Thai red curry, sea bass in banana leaf and the candied dragon prawns. All were wonderful. Faultless. Two things let down Starfish in my opinion: it was so hot, the dining experience was more than a little uncomfortable, and the waiter was a bit too... More

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Los Angeles, California
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99 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We had a most unusual dinner. Lobster sliders, crab fried rice, and normal things from a lovely Chinese menu. It is a great location across from the montage, tons of parking and nice facade. I will go back, but will not order so much food.... I couldn't make a dent!

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Irvine, California
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135 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I took our son and daughter-in-law to dinner on a Monday evening. Had a 6:00 p.m. reservation but got there around 5:30 to take advantage of happy hour. Got a table just off the entrance and a bit removed from the bar that turned out to be perfect for conversation. Ordered some happy hour appetizers: lobster roll... More

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Oakland, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As a gourmet cook, caterer and adventurous diner I'm not easily impressed. I was looking for an interesting place to enjoy Happy Hour before a 7:30 flight. The $5. bites at Starfish sounded intriguing. Starfish isn't easy to find as its in a small mall up from Pacific Coast Highway. The restaurant was lovely and could have been in the... More

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Gretchen A, Owner at Starfish Asian Coastal Cusine, responded to this review

We just wanted to take a minute to thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for Starfish Laguna!! Our happy hour is really one of the best ways to explore our diverse menu, especially for first time guests. We hope to see you back at our restaurant when you return to SoCal! Thank you again... More

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