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Watermarc Restaurant

448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-376-6272
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood paella” (30 reviews)
“filet” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Healthy, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Watermarc Restaurant
1. Imaginative 5 Star Food!
"holds it's own against any Scottsdale restaurant or even NYC"
Gary B
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2. Seafood Paella
"The seafood paella was superb"
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3. "Best Lamb Ever"
"fried goat cheese, lump crab cakes and lamb chops were just the best"
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1 - 10 of 599 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome! The food was really good. Our waiter was really attentive. It was my partner's bday, so we received a little dessert. Definitely a nice touch! Above & beyond, and much appreciated. Thank you!! Not only would I recommend, but we will...More

Thank b3linville
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

WATERMARC Restaurant, in the ❤️Heart of Downtown Laguna🏖Beach, CA! I absolutely adore the location, you can enter from the PCH or through the cute Alley, named Peppertree Lane! My Husband & I always seem to find a seat at their small BAR area, but we...More

Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service. Met some friends there, and Watermarc surprised us at each turn. Altogether, I think we had the kale salad, duck wings, bacon wrapped dates, burrata salad, charred Spanish octopus, salmon nicoise salad, plank salmon, and rack of lamb, among others. The drinks were...More

Thank ThaiGirl_atty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner and had a terrific meal. I had the seafood paella with half crayfish, mussel, octopus, shrimp n saffron rice. Taste n looks good. Would go back again if I had the chance

Thank Homantin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool spot. We had reservations for about an hour later but they got us in right away. Had the specials of the night which were awesome steak and sea bass. So good. The cocktails are also super good. We will defiantly be back.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is wonderful here with brilliant small plates. Intelligently chosen wine list with low prices on the by the glass selections. The homemade ricotta cheese plate is remarkable, served with comb honey, jumbo raisins and marcona almonds. The garlic- fennel shrimp ar3 sizzling and...More

Thank rttravel1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually only go for lunch, when we go. The Blackened Chicken sandwich is delicious as are the stuffed dates. Service is always friendly and good.

Thank chris92651
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love their food, great menu for brunch, happy hour and dinner! $5 mimosas and bloody mary's on the weekend. Friendly staff and bartenders.

Thank donnag5652
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent!! Enough said. Have eaten here many times and it never disappoints. They always treat you great and at bday dinner twice gave us free creme brûlée.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is more aligned to a high end special occasion, A bit stuffy but great servers and quality. Went for a family meal and enjoyed but with high price tag compared to other local restaurants.

Thank kjspgh123
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21 March 2017|
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Response from LagunaBch | Reviewed this property |
A Tasty 1 indeed, I know it's Vodka, this is what their cocktail menu shows: FIRE & ICE: CITRUS VODKA • TRIPLE SEC • JALAPEÑO • CUCUMBER
9 June 2016|
Response from Lizeclairs | Reviewed this property |
You can call the restaurant and find out their schedule 949-376-6272
2 June 2016|
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Response from italygoodness | Reviewed this property |
I'd just call them, don't know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
    (Laguna Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-6272
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Watermarc is a chef owned & operated local gem in the heart of Laguna Beach offering interesting & inspired daily seafood specials and an array of imaginative grazing plates.
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