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Coyote Grill

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31621 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 499-4033
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great View!

I love Coyote Grill! Great view, fireplace, chips and salsa and . . . bloody Mary's! I will be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheryl B
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Ladera Ranch, California
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Laguna Beach, California
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137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Coyote Grill has long been the go-to place for Mexican in South Laguna. The exterior is cute, while the interior is pretty much what you would expect for a Mexican eatery. The food is good, but nothing to write home about. In Pasadena, we had Mijare's -- a place that we HAD to go to at least once a week... More 

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Thank James J
Ladera Ranch, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Coyote Grill! Great view, fireplace, chips and salsa and . . . bloody Mary's! I will be back!

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Thank Cheryl B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neighbour Mexican. Amazing food, great view, great locals, great menu, fireplace They make these wicked cadillacs - signature margaritas

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Thank Vanessa P
Huntington Beach, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for breakfast. Also great Bloody Mary's. Parking can be a challenge during peak times. We come here often, prices are good, food is fresh. Loved the fish tacos

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Thank Lynn R
Laguna Beach, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We are locals and I have visited this restaurant about 4 times and it is always consistently busy, but with a fun atmosphere, so you don't mind waiting a bit at the bar or walking down to the beach (there are worse places to wait!). Good drinks. Good coconut shrimp! The restaurant can be a bit crowded as it is... More 

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Thank U4620TOtraveler
Laguna Beach, California
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Look hard to find this gem. Crowded on dinners and weekends especially at happy hour and sunsets. Fun bar. Great lobster when in season. Fantastic variety of fish. Window tables worth wait. Service a bit sketchy at times.

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Thank John D
Dana Point, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bartender - Great Hostess - Cute, friendly and efficient Bus personal - Good Waiter and service - Marginal - seemed like he didn't want to be there. Longer than usual wait for food and food was cold.

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Thank surf E
Laguna Beach, California
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

very popular with locals ... good food, great view --- has valet parking which makes it convenient in an otherwise tough town to find parking -- good service ---

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Thank Neil K
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Delicious fresh mexican food . There are several types of ceviche which were very fresh and flavorful. Great with margaritas! We ate here 2 out of 4 days of our stay in Laguna. They offer a combo of chicken and steak fajitas which came sizzling to the table. My favorite dish.

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Thank DebB818
Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

So, first time to Laguna, wanted to do casual the first night. Picked coyote due to reviews and proximity. Had reservations, and were seated inside rather than outside with view. Ok, we dealt with it. Young gal who first took our order really let us down. No follow up on drinks, no intro to menu or personality to help the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31621 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 499-4033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?