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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 #32 of 153 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A wonderful way to spend New Year's Eve. Starfish is a favorite of ours so we thought we would try it for New Year's Eve and we're glad we did. We had a 9pm reservation and a Wonderful corner booth for two was waiting for us. The menu was at regular pricing and our waitress was attentive and the drinks... More 

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

Hi Gary, Wow! Thank you so much for this glowing review of your New Year's Eve experience at Starfish! Each day we strive to offer the utmost standard of service, paired with an enticing atmosphere and fantastic food and drink selections. We are so happy to hear all of these things helped you and your guests to ring in a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Even though the food seemed tasty and interesting, both my kids suffered mild stomach upset the next morning. We had no raw fish or anything that appeared undercooked. Won't be returning.

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Berkeley, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

starfish is a beautiful well designed atmosphere with a large bar area surrounded by more intimate booths and outdoor seating as well! i felt like i was in a much more expensive resturaunt than i was paying for! we participated in the happy hour menu and it did not disapoint any of us! We ordered one treasure after another- not... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just because it's a shopping center parking lot, doesn't mean it won't be a terrific culinary experience. It is a classic California interruption of an eastern menu.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your recent dining experience at Starfish! We are so proud of our many Asian fusion offerings, and strive to provide an excellent array of selections to please every palate. We hope to see you again soon! Gretchen and Archie More 

East Orlando, FL
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The first time I dined here was in late October 2014. My server was the stunning Alex. My friend and I were on business travel, staying at a nearby hotel. Starfish seemed like a convenient and eclectic place to dine and I'm glad we randomly chose it. We were seated right away with a view of the bar and outer... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Starfish! We take great pride in our operation, and constantly strive to provide the utmost standard of service, food, and atmosphere. By using the highest quality ingredients to create fresh and exciting dishes, supported by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff we hope to mirror this experience each... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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

Dear David, We are so happy you had such a great experience at Starfish! We take great pride in our gorgeous bar and cocktails, knowledgeable staff, and delicious seafood offerings. Thank you for sharing all of your favorites! It is such a pleasure to hear you enjoyed our hand-crafted drinks and all of your dish selections. Please say hello next... More 

Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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Gretchen A, Owner at Starfish Asian Coastal Cusine, responded to this review

Dear Kristi, Thank you for your continued patronage here at Starfish Laguna! We take great pride in our raw bar, food, and drink selections and are glad you have found several items to love. Please say hello next time you join us, and we would be happy to recommend some of our other favorite drinks and dishes for you to... More 

marin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Gretchen A, Owner at Starfish Asian Coastal Cusine, responded to this review

Dear honu74, Thank you for taking the time to review Starfish! We strive to offer a variety of fresh seafood, delicious Asian fusion dishes, and hand-crafted cocktails to suit every palate, and are so happy to hear we succeeded in providing a wonderful experience. Our daily Opium Hour is truly one of the best deals in Laguna, with all of... More 

Lincoln
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125 reviews 125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Additional Information about Starfish Asian Coastal Cusine

Address: 30832 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: +1 949-715-9200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Asian

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