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The Cliff Restaurant

577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
+1 949-494-1956
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab dip” (21 reviews)
“calamari steak” (17 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drinks here are great. The food is good as well. They have live music some nights from local entertainers. Great place to relax and have a drink and watch the beach and sunset.

Thank slayers911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very sunny day when we ate there for lunch, very satisfied. Wife and I both enjoyed the lunch. We had fish of course. We would return here for a meal again

Thank Wartfang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to The Cliff for breakfast and had a wonderful family breakfast on the patio overlooking the beach. Everyone in our party had a great breakfast, eggs, omelets, Eggs Benedict & chicken & waffles were on our menu. They brought out a fruit plate...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drinks are delicious, muddled with fresh ingredients, and the sunset was spectacular. Definitely on my go to list when in Laguna Beach.

Thank CruiseElisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch in October. Having not made a reservation, needed to wait a while, perfectly understandable. Despite the restaurant being so busy, we experienced efficient, friendly enough, and above all, professional service. Management must take credit for not simply relying on the view to...More

Thank JoeCBansteadUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at The Cliff is a must every time I visit laguna. The view is unbeatable and the food is spot on!!

Thank kbursott
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cliff was highly recommended, and e came in for a late lunch. Not too busy and our server, Eric, was excellent. Our 2 mains took more than 30 minutes to come from the kitchen, much to the consternation of our server. The Mahi Tacos...More

2  Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a favorite spot of ours for bringing guests to our beloved Laguna Beach. Seating is outside overlooking the most famous Laguna Beach. Whales can be seen when they are traveling through the area. Dolphins often are jumping and the paddleboards are out all...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view from the cliff restaurant . Food is good , but the view is exceptional ! Would definitely go back for the view .

Thank Hala M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

we come here few times a year, service and food are good and they maintain they quality and standards consistently. one of few places in Languna N. with seating at the waterfront. parking is limited and may be better to park off the lot and...More

1  Thank vahehg
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10 November 2017|
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Response from skm4444 | Reviewed this property |
You can send an email to them. Look on their website. You're not allowed to post links on here.
Gretchen M
4 March 2017|
Response from The Cliff R | Property representative |
Three dollars per hour. Open from 9 AM to 9 PM every day
Gretchen M
4 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
$3 plus tip. Lot is open during restaurant hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-1956
  • E-mail
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing lunch, a fine dining experience or a venue for that special occasion, we have it all with a panoramic 180 degree view of the ocean. Oceanfront, open-air dining and cocktails are available daily at the spectacularly-situated Cliff Restaurant in the quaint Laguna Village artist community at 577 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.
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