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Big Fish Tavern

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540 S Coast Hwy Ste 200, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2473
+1 949-715-4500
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“fondue” (7 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
540 S Coast Hwy Ste 200, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2473
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is on the second floor with a nice view of the ocean and Laguna. We were a bit pressed for time when we came for dinner. Service was a bit slow (there was a large party seated so perhaps that was why it...More

Thank jerjon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife made reservations for our first meal in Southern California here. They have their own parking garage (from the front) I parked behind in the public parking garage. Food is predominantly fish. So of course 2 kids ordered steaks, wife vegetables, and my son and...More

Thank Guinny_Ire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many restaurants in the Laguna area - when we wanted some seafood (and other options), this place jumped out on Trip Advisor - plenty of menu variety, but lots of fresh fish offerings, as well...my husband and I could enjoy fresh catches,...More

Thank jackmom1112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big Fish Tavern is located right across the street from The Laguna Surf where we stayed. Very nice location. My wife and I enjoyed Happy Hour there which starts at 4pm. Ordered Lobster Fondue. Plenrty for 2 people. Oysters on the Half Shell with all...More

Thank Rondo
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the food it tasted great my little group started with the fried green beans and poke let's just say they were amazing. Then we moved on to the main meal three out of the six of us ordered the fish and chips....More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I've been going to Big Fish since it opened and was a fan of the "Hobo" plate , but now only available on Happy Hour menu. I recently had the seafood Jambalaya on recommendation from Becky. It was awesome, full of fish, shrimp, mussels and...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Great bar/restaurant with superb views. Food is great and the staff even better. I asked to watch a soccer match at lunch time and the chap working behind the bar couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. Highly recommended. Really made my stay in Laguna.

Thank Jaf J
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Big Fish has a nice view from just about anywhere in the tavern. Lots of drink options. Food is just average, but what one might expect for a place like this. Certainly nothing to write home about. Fun place to have a drink, then find...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great service! I didn't have very high expectations but it surprised me. There is food for everyone's taste from the youngest one to the oldest. Pretty good prizes for the food quality AND quantity!!

Thank Claudia V
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Got there before the Friday Night crowd hit. Had an OK cup of New England style clam chowder and a great sea food cobb salad. Would have had a bowl of the clam chowder but my waiter warned me that the salad would be huge,...More

Thank retireejim2016
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Melody B
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Adrienne E | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but don't know. My first time at this restaurant.
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j o
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have happy hour every night - including weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Coast Hwy Ste 200, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2473
    (Legion)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-4500
  • E-mail
Description
House of BIG FISH and Ice Cold Beer – the name says it all. This seafood savvy neighborhood hotspot boasts an upbeat atmosphere and a straightforward menu of fresh fish perfectly paired with one of the best ice cold beer selections in town. From the clean, vibrant interior to the relaxing ocean views of the wraparound dining patio, BIG FISH is uniquely Laguna Beach.
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