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Watermarc Restaurant

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448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484 (Laguna Avenue)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

After a walk around for Laguna Beach, we had a dinner here. We ate filet and paella (with seafood). Both really delicious...staff professional and fast service. But...I found this place very expensive.

Thank Valerio P
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We revisited the Watermarc for my birthday. We sat at a table by the open air window. It was a beautiful day and the weather was perfect. We ordered bacon wrapped dates. They were deliciously made with almond stuffed dates wrapped in bacon finished with a balsamic reduction. I ordered the lamb salad. It was grilled romaine with julienned zucchini,... More 

Thank Honolulugirl18
Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love Sunday Mornings....Bloody Marys and Mimosa and don't skip the breakfast burger. You can thank me later! Dinner is never a miss. The every changing seasonal menu has something for everyone. One of my favorites is the salmon salad and the homemade potato chips, served warm!

Thank Dori B
Malibu, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been enjoying a lovely holiday at Pelican Hill and the concierge recommended this restaurant. Why I will never know. To start - we were a few minutes late (in which our hotel called to confirm) and we were scolded by the teenage hostess. We were sat at a table that was filthy - to the point that someone's old... More 

1 Thank goodfoodloverz
Green Valley, Arizona
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and another couple visited Watermarc for dinner in late July. All four of us enjoyed our meals greatly. I had four tenderloin medallions, each with of different sauce/preparation. Fantastic. We ate in the upstairs dining area and found it very pleasant. Our server was great and I intended to mention her name in the review but... More 

Thank GVTraveler49
Princeton, NJ
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134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried some fun things on the menu like the pickle samples and the Spanish octopus, both of which were delicious. The portions were a good size and everything was well prepared. If you like lamb, the lamb chop salad was a great meal. The restaurant is small but has a very cozy decor, and the service was good

Thank susannTheGo
Los Angeles, CA
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I go to a beach town I never expect to get good food. However, Laguna Beach offers several really good restaurants and the Watermarc is one of the best. This is an upscale yet casual restaurant that serves great food and service to match.

Thank Howard T
London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a party of five and therefore saw/tasted a number of dishes. Scallops were particularly good. Fun dessert of milk and brownies in a lunch box. Unique. Wine is far, far too expensive, but at least they have many single-glass options. The corn risotto side dish is very bad. A comically bad, wallpaper pasty, flavorless mess. On the other hand,... More 

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Irvine, California
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126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not know how to categorize the cuisine and that is probably a great reflection on the chef. This was for an anniversary meal and the Seafood Paella and Rack of Lamb meals and a shared specialty margarita were excellent as was our service with our waiter John (possibly 'Jon'). This was NOT an inexpensive meal but it is... More 

Thank jeri f
Aliso Viejo, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Watermarc was practically perfect. From the moment we arrived outside, Terry was very welcoming and within seconds we were off to the front main floor to be seated. Keith, our waiter, could not have been more attentive - arrived quickly, professional attitude, served drinks first, perceptive recommendations with the menu, and on the ball throughout our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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: 9493766272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?