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All 154 Laguna Beach Restaurants

Studio at Montage

30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(866) 271-6953
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Ranked #8 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Eclectic, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway
Description: WITH A PANORAMIC OCEANFRONT LOCATION AND MODERN FRENCH CUISINE WITH CALIFORNIA INFLUENCES, STUDIO IS THE PORTRAIT OF BEACHSIDE INDULGENCE A refined and inventive menu reflects masterful attention to detail accented with an elegant, creative touch. Since its debut in early 2003, Studio at Montage Laguna Beach has become a culinary destination for discerning gourmands and oenophiles alike. Set on an oceanfront bluff in the artistic village of Laguna Beach, Studio is designed to captivate the senses. Ocean breezes, panoramic views and lush landscapes create a refreshing sense of place at the water"s edge and a fitting backdrop for the shared enjoyment of fine food and wine.
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Very interesting menu but not inexpensive. Very tasy dishes to choose from and good wait staff to advise you of selections.

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Laguna Niguel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I dined at Studio for our anniversary. The ambiance, the food, the beverages and the service were excellent. Our server was personable, pleasant, and spot on with his recommendations. We also enjoyed beverages in the lobby area prior to dinner. The experience there was equally great. When it was time for dinner we asked the concierge for... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beautiful ambience. Service as expected. You can mix and match from the tasting menu which was a plus. Favorites were Hamachi appetizer and crab and ricotta Cavalli as well as corn agnoletti and a very pretty presentation of oysters. 3 of us enjoyed the John Dory fish but lamb and beef were equally delicious. Chef came out to check on... More 

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Temecula, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Dining and service are flawless, especially for celebrating birthdays. The entire staff acknowledges your birthday as you are passing through, and are truely friendly and on top of any concerns before you even notice. They are truely ahead of your thoughts. If I could only give them ten stars. The property and ambience is warm and breath taking. Best time... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I went to the Studio to celebrate her birthday. We went early so we could see the sunset. Our table was right by the window with the sunset over Catalina island, Fantastic view, but the best was yet to come. From appetizer to desert, each course was prepared perfectly. The service is impeccable. A must for a... More 

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Corona del Mar, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Studio is my favorite restaurant in OC, really one of my favorites in the world. It is such a special place. It is perfect! The food is creative and wonderful. The wait staff is professional and friendly. The view and property cannot be beat. We celebrated NYE here in 2013 and it was a night to remember! This restaurant is... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Dining at the Studio is a study in perfect culinary experience of taste, flawless execution, and attention to details that overwhelm all your senses. The view and environment are like an orchestra that is playing so subtile that you don't realize it is part of the performance. The Studio is alone in the overwhelming selection of high end restaurants in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This experience was amazing from entry to exit, from the greeting, to the service, and the food.....there is a wonderful wine list and full bar. It is located right on the water. The menu has a good variety of choices. Loved it!

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Atlanta, GA
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Its been a couple of years since we have eaten here, and I don't know why! This place is fabulous. Outstanding menu, wine list, service and view. BE tempted by the chef's tasting menu with the upgraded wine paring. You won't be disappointed. If you don't of that route, try the Lobster risotto as a starter and then any meat,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you are in Laguna you have to make plans to dine at Studio! Not only are the views AMAZING but the food is FANTASTIC!! Order anything off the menu it is all amazing! The staff is so professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Studio offers an extremely unique dining experience and I can't recommend it enough!

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Additional Information about Studio at Montage

Address: 30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: (866) 271-6953
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, French, Eclectic, Californian

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