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“Good food and great view!”

Crystal Cove Shake Shack
Ranked #12 of 178 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Crustal Cove Shack Shack is actually a mini Ruby's (leased by the chain). The food is good and the prices reasonable but the view is why you go there. There's nothing like eating a sandwich (or breakfast or burger) on the outdoor patio (the only seating available) overlooking the beach/ocean.

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

You could pay hundreds of dollars for a meal with this view. The Shake Shack has the best burgers and shakes. I love their sweet potato fries! My daughter loves their turkey hot dogs. The service is great. On our recent trip we ate here 3 times during the week just to watch the sun set. Next summer I want to try breakfast. We look forward to eating here every time we are at Crystal Cove Beach.

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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Food is standard Ruby's food but the view is great. The turkey sandwiches are real carved turkey, not lunch meat. Shakes are delicious too.

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Coming from the Midwest, we don't have the Ruby's chain, but we ate at one at Houston airport, and then at this Shake Shack, but the milkshakes, fries and burgers were very good. My advice for this busy place, is to wait for it....wait for it....and chill. IF you are making this a destination as we did, then just chill on the side of the entrance way, and wait for someone to leave, in about five minutes, we had a parking spot. Since it is basically fast food, people moved through the parking lot and tables with a view fairly quickly. I am glad we went.

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a little place next to Crystal Cove State Park in Newport Beach on the PCH. Great burger and great shakes with fast, friendly service. The view of the ocean from the restaurant (the outdoor porch) is amazing. Parking is limited and prices are a bit high for a burger and shake but well worth it. I would definitely recommend this place if in the area.

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