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Crystal Cove Shake Shack

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

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  • Food
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As good as it's reputation.

After a morning of playing hard on the beach this was the perfect place for us. Great burgers, good shakes. We were fed well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

After a morning of playing hard on the beach this was the perfect place for us. Great burgers, good shakes. We were fed well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Pull up a chair and eat some good burgers, sip and scrape a great shake and enjoy the sunset! We did not want to leave. Pull up and wait for a spot to park, dont pass by!

Palmdale, California
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Superb lunch spot, be prepared to wait awhile for a parking spot but it is worth the wait! Large menu with something for everyone's taste and amazing shakes. The seared ahi sandwich was so good, one of the best I have ever had. Do not drive by and miss this gem on the Pacific Coast. Highly recommended.

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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

What a fun stop on the coastal highway. We had to wait patiently for a parking spot but the sandwich was excellent and huge and my friends peanut butter shake delicious. Sitting in our wooded bench overlooking the ocean waves. What more can you expect.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My husband and I so enjoyed the experience of this little roadside restaurant. You don't see from the road that once you pull into the parking lot and then sit down, that you can see the ocean while you eat. And the shakes were the best Ive ever had!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Wonderful Carmel shake. Excellent view. We will go back the next time we visit. Loved the cabins on the beach. Hope to try the Burger next time.

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Been coming here for 20 years, before it was Ruby's. It never disappoints. i have to give Ruby's credit for always hiring such great people at this location. There are lines of people backing to PCH waiting for their delicious food. Surprisingly, the cheerful, professional service and fresh quality of food combined with the incredible view make it all worth... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went here with my girl and yummy! I love it and the staff is friendly. I will come again soon! I come to this beach often since my father has a house here in Laguna! So I will be back soon shake shack! 😍

Mission Viejo, California
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place has pretty much Ruby's full menu. The food is good, and the view is perfect. Parking is limited, many people line up to park, but if you go 1900' north on PCH and turn right on Los Trancos, you can park at the state park. It's a bit pricey, but this is Newport Beach. Then walk under the... More 

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We spend a little over a week around Laguna Beach and stopped a couple times at the Shake Shack. We only had shakes during our visit but 'just; having a shake from here is an amazing treat! The chocolate, banana and peanut butter was my personal favorite. We were fortunate to stop in when the place wasn't very busy so... More 

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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
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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