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Watermarc Restaurant

448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-376-6272
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood paella” (29 reviews)
“filet” (44 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Healthy, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Watermarc Restaurant
1. Imaginative 5 Star Food!
"holds it's own against any Scottsdale restaurant or even NYC"
Gary B
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2. Seafood Paella
"The seafood paella was superb"
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3. "Best Lamb Ever"
"fried goat cheese, lump crab cakes and lamb chops were just the best"
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Reviewed yesterday

Usually only go for lunch, when we go. The Blackened Chicken sandwich is delicious as are the stuffed dates. Service is always friendly and good.

Thank chris92651
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

WATERMARC Restaurant, in the ❤️Heart of Downtown Laguna🏖Beach, CA! I absolutely adore the location, you can enter from the PCH or through the cute Alley, named Peppertree Lane! My Husband & I always seem to find a seat at their small BAR area, but we...More

Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed yesterday

I love their food, great menu for brunch, happy hour and dinner! $5 mimosas and bloody mary's on the weekend. Friendly staff and bartenders.

Thank donnag5652
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent!! Enough said. Have eaten here many times and it never disappoints. They always treat you great and at bday dinner twice gave us free creme brûlée.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is more aligned to a high end special occasion, A bit stuffy but great servers and quality. Went for a family meal and enjoyed but with high price tag compared to other local restaurants.

Thank kjspgh123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had their veggie burger and it was very good. They have a Mud House Sauvignon Blanc for $8 glass that is great - many other places are $10+

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for a glass of wine. Maybe not the smartest as I had a bit of a cough and had lost my voice. The bartender surprised me with a couple of drinks for my throat.. warm water, honey, lemon and ginger. Incredibly kind....More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went their with other couples to celebrate my birthday. I ordered the bone in filet mignon. It was really nice and tender. We shared in this Spanish style grilled octopus and it was excellent. Wish I knew were to buy it, so I can try...More

Thank Dakineguy
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The Monarch Beach messed up on our reservation for a party of 9. The general manager Lucy Delgadillo went out of her way to get us a table. When we sat down at our table she sent delicious tasting appetizers to have immediately. All 9...More

Thank ceo987
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Just had a terrible dinner at Watermarc - the place was empty not without a reason. I had a vegetarian paella that was spicy beyond reasonable, dry, with some burnt vegetables on it. Wife had some scallops that were ok, with an insipd risotto. Absurdly...More

Thank Marco L
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March 21, 2017|
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Response from LagunaBch | Reviewed this property |
A Tasty 1 indeed, I know it's Vodka, this is what their cocktail menu shows: FIRE & ICE: CITRUS VODKA • TRIPLE SEC • JALAPEÑO • CUCUMBER
June 8, 2016|
Response from Lizeclairs | Reviewed this property |
You can call the restaurant and find out their schedule 949-376-6272
June 1, 2016|
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Response from italygoodness | Reviewed this property |
I'd just call them, don't know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
    (Laguna Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-6272
  • E-mail
Watermarc is a chef owned & operated local gem in the heart of Laguna Beach offering interesting & inspired daily seafood specials and an array of imaginative grazing plates.
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