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Crystal Cove Shake Shack

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7408 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92657
(949) 497-9666
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Burgers, fries, shakes, and a gorgeous view

If your driving on Pacific Coast near Crystal Cove State Beach/Park then you should stop here. Food is good. I usually get the turkey burger but had the grilled cheese with bacon this past Sunday and it was so good. Can't beat the view because it's overlooking the ocean. Parking is tight. There is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Elena O
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Santa Ana, California
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Santa Ana, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If your driving on Pacific Coast near Crystal Cove State Beach/Park then you should stop here. Food is good. I usually get the turkey burger but had the grilled cheese with bacon this past Sunday and it was so good. Can't beat the view because it's overlooking the ocean. Parking is tight. There is usually a line of cars waiting... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

WOW! Over 20 shake flavors to meet most every taste. The kids loved it. So casual with a great view. Plenty of food options if you're so inclined. Definitely the burgers, fries, & the club sandwiches. And definitely large enough portions. Reminded me of going to the old Dairy Queens and Foster Freezes when I was a kid. When you... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our group found this place while visiting the historic district of Crystal Cove State Park. It's up the hill on the cliff, above the historic homes. We only had shakes, but they were EXCELLENT, and not all that expensive. And the views are amazing. Highly recommended.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We visited this place on Valentines Day. Reservations are encouraged but if you arrive early, they can seat you in 30-40minutes. we arrived at 8am and without reservation, the line was already long. Still we only waited for 20 minutes. The view is amazing, the restaurant is just located in front the water. The food is excellent. We order the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great shakes! Great view to go with it too. We took the stairs up from the beach and had lunch. We had hot dogs & grilled cheese for the kids, the adults had vegwichs. The food was ok - next time we will just go for the shakes!

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Sachse, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

There is an incredibly long line and wait.... but its worth it. It is a little pricey- but the burgers and shakes are worth it. The kids loved the shakes- there are a ton of flavors... something so everyone. Burgers are so good. Be prepared to wait awhile... but just enjoy the ocean breeze and spectacular view. We will come... More 

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dubai
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Incredible view of the sea with the best (healthiest) burger I've had to date ~ Try the tuna burger, it consists of huge chunks of seared ahi tuna in wasabi mayo and greens worth $10

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Olympia, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Shake Shack is just up the steps from the beach with seating overlooking the surf serving as a destination for us during our early morning walks from Newport Coast . My favorite menu item is a beef burger. Not possible when with my daughters who insist I go for a veggie burger . Do have a shake and if someone... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Great views, good service, good food , decent value, with a very clean kitchen on general view. This is an iconic stop on the Pacific highway and as such it's great fun and worth stopping off for. As is a short walk into the historic quarter near by. This place can get busy with cars queuing to get into the... More 

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California
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1,703 reviews 1,703 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
777 helpful votes 777 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I think that this place is more about nostalgia than food or value. Prices are very high and the food, frankly, is just average. I will not return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7408 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92657
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 497-9666
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?