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Big Fish Tavern

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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
540 S Coast Hwy Ste 200, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2473
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11 - 20 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The place is a decent bar that also serves food. If you go to drink then it's fine. If you go to eat, then expect bar food, bland and greasy.

Thank robmcd
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The food was fine, and the service was good, however, the food was not good enough to go back with so many awesome restaurants in laguna beach

Thank kileywe
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and service...highly recommend Filet Mignon and garlic mash potatoes..,Calamari as appetizer...beautiful overlooking the ocean.

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We shared a very nice bowl of spicy fish chowder that had at least 5 different types of seafood. It had spice to it, but not too spicy. We also shared a swordfish entree that was very good. The rice accompanying was nothing special, but...More

Thank marsjeanne
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After tennis doubles we like to go there, they have big TVs and it's a good sports related type of place. They have manny kinds of beers, and great appitizers, and some round tables where at least 4 people can sit and watch sports on...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Brussels sprouts which were ok; the lobster fondu which tasted pretty close to nacho cheese from a can with some small lobster pieces in it; a hamburger that after I sent it back came out as requested; the clam chowder which was delicious;...More

Thank Wendya01
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Location is nice. Parking is really convenient in the parking structure behind the restaurant. (I paid but I learned after 7 it's free) Food was just so so. The prices were quite reasonable so it wasn't like I didn't a bunch of money on mediocre...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We saw the menu while walking Saturday afternoon and thought we would try it out. The staff was friendly and made sure we were happy with our meal. Our meal was delicious. I had the Maine Lobster Tail and my husband had the Patty Melt....More

Thank Teahen
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Couples night dinner - I had the fish and chips. On the scale of 1 -10 fish was a 5. The fries a 0 because I could taste that they were fried in the same oil as my fish. Big no no in my opion....More

Thank JessieFriesen
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped in for a quick bite and were pleasantly surprised at the creative and vast menu. They offer a seared edamame with a soy reduction glaze that was outstanding. The portion was huge! We also had the New Orleans grilled cheese and the turkey...More

Thank JulesnSC
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Melody B
What time is their happy hour on Friday?
8 September 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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happy hour Friday night?
13 August 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
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
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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