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Splashes Restaurant

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1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226 (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
+1 866-348-8940
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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954 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had dinner reservations here but ended up getting a table in the bar beforehand, so we stayed there for dinner. The bar is overlooking the beach and has wonderful sunset views. The full menu can be served in the bar as well as a different bar menu too. I had the sausage flatbread off the bar menu and it... More 

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Thank dshendri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times, if you are looking to impress, make a reservation for a waterfront table, and pick a good bottle of wine, it will be waiting for you when you get there, the food is Great, the Caesar salad is unreal. This is a restaurant that you want to take your toddlers to, it is a... More 

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Thank Matt B
Laguna Beach
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

You would think watching the waves crash would make this place really expensive but it's not it is so reasonable and the food is always perfect no mater what you get. The servers are really the best. Paula is our favorite. We try to eat here every weekend.

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Thank neverleavelaguna
Raleigh, North Carolina
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93 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Busy. Service and food was good. Great views Indoor and out door seating. Make sure you have a reservation the place gets packed including the bar

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Thank Kent H
Eugene, Oregon
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit Laguna Beach as family lives here. No visit is complete without a meal (or at least drinks!) at Splashes. The view is unparalleled! Request a table on the bottom patio, right on the sand, it's perfect if the kids want to play in the sand while grown ups enjoy lunch. We order "take-out" and send it down... More 

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Thank eahcoleman
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Splashes Bar at the Surf and Sand resort is favorite spot. The bar has incredible lighter bar food, but also the full menu from the restaurant upstairs. We started with a couple of ice cold Tito martinis with 3 blue cheese olives. We watched a beautiful sunset as we ate fresh oysters and shrimp cocktail. We followed it up with... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The food was great, except fried octopus is not like calamari. Get the calamari. Anyway, they had some wonderfully unique entrees. I had a frizee crab salad and fried octopus. My husband had a burger that he said was good around a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10. It's right on the water and the view is beautiful.... More 

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Grant, Michigan, United States
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We met a family member here for a late & long lunch. We were both here from cold weather climates. No disappointments here! I had Watermelon salad with grilled chicken. Wonderful flavors. The others had Ahi Tuna sandwich & a Veal sandwich. Both were delicious. Service was excellent. Setting is amazing seeing the waves lap the shore. Eager for another... More 

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Thank Cheryl R
Newport Beach, California
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The cheese board was tasty with 4 types of cheese, fruit, honeycomb and toasted baguette. The oysters were very good, but I prefer them larger. My favorite was the whole branzino with a buttery sauce. Service was slow at times. Great place to bring out of towners.

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Thank Karen J
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Surf and Sand and visited splashes for breakfast and lunch each time. Highly recommend seafood options. I hear Chef does a coursed tasting menu if you give notice which is a must.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226
    (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 866-348-8940
Description
Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?