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1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate breakfast to time at this restaurant and we ate dinner one time. The service was always good. The dinner meal was exceptional.

Thank JakeBBailey
st paul minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an amazing experience. The dining room is literally 20 feet from the Ocean. Every single staff member, from the Sommelier who unbidden provided great hiking information, to the waiter to the maitre d who graciously moved us to a table with the best view was unflinchingly polite and friendly. The food was fabulous, including spectacularly fresh oysters, wonderful... More 

Thank abaud2
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful breakfast included in the room rate when booked directly through the hotel web site. Great service, food and a chew with a view.

Thank bkinsd_858
Laguna Beach
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83 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This si the best bar in Laguna...a great place to sit, enjoy a drink and the view...it's the bar at Surf and Sand Hotel...it's very small so sometimes there is a wait...Well worth it though.....

Thank Khoshid
Scottsdale, Arizona
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A three star masquerading as a five star. What can I say? The location and view were simply phenomenal. But, you can get the same view in any number of restaurants. The service was among the poorest I've ever received. The food was ok but not what one would expect. Too many other places to eat. Give this a pass.

Thank Brian F
Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a small baby shower (16 ppl) at Splashes and Heather Cable and Teresa did an excellent job making it a beautiful and happy experience for all of our guests. Heather was available and happy to meet with us several times to pick out a fixed menu, taste signature drinks and help us plan decorations. The day of... More 

Thank Jax_Kay_86
San Clemente, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing restaurant! Great food & drinks with the most incredible view. I only live 10 miles away so I come here as often as possible. Sometimes, I just eat in the bar & watch the kids run on the beach while my husband & I finish our dinner. Truly Magical. You must try it!

Thank hatfieldtina401
Grass Valley, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you know what a Michelin Star rated chef can do with raw ingredients then it will make you scratch your head as to why this chef has none. This was some of the finest scallops I've ever put on my palette not to mention a great lobster bisque and a dessert that made me want for more. Do yourself... More 

Thank James E
Laguna Beach, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is ok but the view is great. Last time we sat at the Bar downstairs and the views were even better than the Resturant itself. The hotel is the best in Laguna. Great service and location.

Thank ocsky
Asheville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You are right on the ocean at this delicious restaurant. We all had seafood and it was very good. The service was excellent as well. It was breezy and cool in May, however there was a heater that kept us warm.

Thank CHAndry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $60
Seafood, American, Gluten Free, French, Pacific Rim
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 18775098701
Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

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