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1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
+1 949-793-4044
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12:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Laguna Beach, California
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377 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had a friend in from out of town who is a meat eater for sure. Took a look at what might be just right for her and it was a hit. The restaurant is very small with most of the seating in a protected outside deck. We had reservations but had to wait a bit, not too long (It is... More 

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Thank Byron R
Laguna Beach, California, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

A friend and I had a luxurious and peaceful lunch today at Maro Wood Grill in Laguna Beach. We were warmly greeted by Stephano and seated in the shady and open garden of the restaurant. Lemon water was served to us right away and then a crisp Argentinian Sauvignon Blanc. We ordered mushroom and spinach empanadas and Okra and Edamame... More 

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Thank Sheryldelamer
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stopped here for drinks and apps and really enjoyed it. Most tables were outside and it was pretty warm. It would be nice to have some fans outside. The drink prices were pricey which I'm used to in SoCal but were quite a bit higher than similar establishments nearby (i.e. same exact wine was $4 more). However the empanadas... More 

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Thank Angie D
Laguna Beach
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Maro has the best food...Meat is awesome...the wine list is different and the atmosphere is very pleasing...It can be a bit pricey yet it si a good experience

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Thank Khoshid
Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. We enjoyed a bottle of wine, okra, steak, salmon, and dessert of course. Wonderful food friendly staff. Lovely place!

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Thank Danielle B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped here for first time last night, amazing food and friendly wait staff. I'll definitely be back.

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Thank Jonathan H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We had a great time. The meat was done perfectly and was so delicious! The place is so cosy inside, a fun intimate restaurant. The service was on point too. We will definatele be back

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Thank le_libron
Laguna Beach
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152 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Headed to Maro's for a spur of the moment dinner with fiends. Enjoyed the wood-grilled edamame, organic green salad, and wood grilled salmon. Small place, intimate, not elegant surrounds, but elegant fare.

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Thank 4SIGHT
Tustin, California
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Maro Wood Grill – I rated this restaurant a two (poor) for its mediocre food and horrible value; the food at the price charged (value) are my key evaluative criteria in these reviews. Give the existing TA ratings, I had much higher expectations and was extremely disappointed with our lunch. Three in our party ordered the Argentinean Steak Sandwich on... More 

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Thank CADaniel
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent across the board. Service, quality of ingredients, organic ... all fantastic. We had the salmon and ribeye. I recommend sitting at the bar to observe how a great kitchen works.

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Thank Bill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-793-4044
Description
Maro Wood Grill offers organic produce, wood grilled grass fed meats, seasonal, sustainable, spontaneous eatery in Laguna Beach. What's at the market will actually dictate your meal. Chef Debra Sims will serve organic prepared food sourced from local purveyor, in a menu that's updated daily!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?