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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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Hangout and Food

Favorite amongst locals, great mexican food, some of the best fish tacos I ve ever had. The staff is super friendly and the service is fast, Dress is casual even right off the beach, they have valet if you want since it's in North Laguna right off PCH so if you cant get street parking it's always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Oc949dave
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Orange County, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Laguna Beach, California
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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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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 16, 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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Fishers, Indiana
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went here for breakfast on the recommendation of a staff member at our nearby resort and he was correct! I had huevos and chorizo- it was delicious! My daughter had huevos and steak and it was also amazing. The restaurant looks out at the ocean and it's nicely decorated inside. We loved the restaurant and will visit again if... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Dined recently with a local and this was his first choice. So I ordered what he ordered - fresh fish plate served at lunchtime with corn tortillas, rice and beans. Nice portions, but bland on flavor. Quick service. Outdoor, patio dining. Valet parking. Entrance is a busy bar area.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I took my friend here from NZ, for her 30th birthday dinner. We were seated next to the window, looking out over Laguna Beach and next to the fireplace, perfect. It was a busy Saturday night (quite rowdy inside), but we only waited 5 minutes for our table. The waiters were really friendly and attentive. We ordered different dishes, but... More 

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Redlands, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

On a tip from a local we wandered upon this gem & at first glance of their menu I wanted to order one of everything! The place is small but the wait for ocean view was definitely worth it as the fireplace adds much to the overall feel of the place. The coconut shrimp is a legend & the red... More 

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Orange County, California
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Favorite amongst locals, great mexican food, some of the best fish tacos I ve ever had. The staff is super friendly and the service is fast, Dress is casual even right off the beach, they have valet if you want since it's in North Laguna right off PCH so if you cant get street parking it's always an opition. Prices... More 

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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Second time I have eaten here...7 years apart and it's still a great little place - nothing fancy but good sized portions and it's cheap for the area...they also have a great tequila menu if you're into that. Best thing is the sea view which on a sunny day is a nice spot.

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OC, California
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for many years - even before I was living in Laguna Beach. I has such a relaxed vibe that it will quickly become one of your favorites. Their Cadillac Margarita is excellent and you can tell them which tequila you prefer. The food is very fresh. The service is always attentive. I prefer to... 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: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?