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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
Closed now
All hours
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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Orange County, CA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on PCH, casual upscale. The food is unique and delicious. You've got to try the roasted cauliflower. The petite trio aid a good entree.

Thank TravelTigger727
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was great, the drinks were awesome and the wait staff excellent It was welcoming and accommodating to our last minute request everyone enjoyed their meals

Thank Getupandgoagain
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the loveliest experience last night celebrating two decades at the Watermarc. We are foodies who love heightened cuisine in elegant-but-casual environments and hoped that Watermarc would fit the bill. We had a gorgeous table on the upstairs balcony where we sipped on delicious hand-crafted cocktails and nibbled on a couple of delicious small plates. Brandon provided a knowledgeable... More 

Thank KimberlyWarrior
Huntington, New York
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291 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watermarc has great food and very good service! It's more of a pub-like atmosphere, lots of TV sports going on, yet not too noisy...their signature dish seems to be the "filet three ways" which was really delicious, as were the mussels! Soup and salads also very tasty! Can choose between small plates as well as large entrees...we really enjoyed eating... More 

Thank drjeff77
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90 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oysters were not good. The pork chop rocked. The chips are incredible. The server was very indifferent. It really takes away the fun when the server is not a fun server. The hostess was very nice. Price was decent. But not a good value at the end of the day.

Thank Minklehole
Port Isaac, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for the second time, ( a week after the first,) and Devin not only recognised us, but remembered what we had eaten and drunk on our previous visit. Once again... fabulous, professional and informative service, outstanding food and that uber relaxed, Laguna ambiance. A must visit for anyone spending time time in this wonderfully sophisticated venue.

Thank Jon R
Long Beach, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here while in Laguna Beach last week. While the waffles with marscapone, lemon crime and blueberries looked delicious, I settled on scrambled eggs which came with a basil scone and tator tots. It was the perfect choice. Would definitely recommend the Watermarc!

Thank katestarb
Sacramento, California
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We have a very nice meal at the Watermarc. The menu offers "grazing plates" in addition to traditional entrees. Grazing plate are unique - not quite appetizers - almost mini entrees. Two would make a meal, or you can mix and match entrees. We had Burrata Mozzarella, Filet Mignon Pot Pie, Seafood Paella and the special Swordfish. All was delicious... More 

Thank suntravel2000
Salt Lake City, Utah
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77 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Food - Our food was great. I had the best pork chops I have ever eaten and the portion sizes were generous. Price - This is somewhat of an expensive restaurant. We walked out for about $50 per person and didn't buy any alcohol. Location - Their location is unmatched. It is right in the heart of Laguna's shopping and... More 

Thank mlenio11
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Warm raw oysters, ...not served on ice, lamb chops completely raw, poor service. So excited to try this place, extremely disappointing.

Thank msmithStacy

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Restaurant Details

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