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1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
+1 949-376-2779
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the...
Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 14
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Just OK

We live locally and dine at Splashes for special occasions. We celebrated are 41 st anniversary at table 41. Staff very courteous but our waitress slow and inattentive. Tuna tartare was excellent; salmon swam in coconut sauce and served in a bowl. We wouldn't rush back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
cltraveler61
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Laguna Hills, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Laguna Hills, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW via mobile

We live locally and dine at Splashes for special occasions. We celebrated are 41 st anniversary at table 41. Staff very courteous but our waitress slow and inattentive. Tuna tartare was excellent; salmon swam in coconut sauce and served in a bowl. We wouldn't rush back.

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Laguna Beach, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My husband and I recently went to Splashes in the Surf and Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach for July 4th. This is now a place for special occasion and for out of town guests for us - we will be back! We booked through Open Table and had no problem getting a table at the desired time (8:15 p.m.). Upon... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My friends and I had lunch after a Spa day on the lower patio, it is located in the Surf and Sand Resort property. This is my favorite place to take in the view of Laguna. Our meals were great, we had the grass fed burgers, the deserts are even better! The restaurant manager came over to our table to... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is one of my fav Laguna spots to take visitors to! Love the breakfast! The view is breathtaking!

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great view of Laguna Beach. Good appetizers, great drinks. More on the expensive side but the view is worth it

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newport coast
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had lunch today on the lower patio at Splashes (Surf and Sand Hotel) in Laguna Beach. I had the brussel sprouts/jindori chicken dish and my husband had the scallops. The portion size was more than adequate and each dish was over the top in flavor and addition of subtle ingredients that kept you going back for ore. Our server... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

View is great but food was averaged and overpriced. Service was mediocre. Go there for a drink and appetizers - but skip the full meal.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fabulous, delicious seafood lunch! The lobster bisque was exquisite, lemon drop martini, scallops, and 'Harbor' seafood salad was amazing. The view is gorgeous - wonderful watching the waves crash on to the shore. Cam, our waiter was efficient, friendly, and professional! Thanks for the birthday creme brûlée ! Very memorable and thoughtful!

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New Mexico
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I ate here with friends a week ago. The view is stunning and the service was good but slow. The lobster bisque was delicious! The wine was great! But the entrees were really bad. We all ordered a fish dish. Our server claimed that it was the most popular item on the menu. The fish came out and was quite... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Splashes is a wonderfully, romantic restaurant and bar set right on the ocean at the Surf and Sand Resort. You don't want to miss visiting this spot for a superior dining experience. It will be a night to remember! The food and drinks are amazing!

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Additional Information about Splashes

Address: 1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: +1 949-376-2779
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: French, Californian, Mediterranean, Continental

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-2779

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Californian, Mediterranean, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?