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Sapphire Laguna

1200 S Coast Hwy, The Old Pottery Place, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3182
+1 949-715-9888
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“barramundi” (15 reviews)
“kobe burger” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1200 S Coast Hwy, The Old Pottery Place, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3182
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121 - 130 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2015

Driving down the PCH planned to stop for lunch in Laguna Beach but didn't know where. The patio caught our eye and the underground garage with one spot to spare, sealed the deal! We sat at the very front of the patio with plenty of...More

Thank Doreen G
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Sapphire is located in the historical Pottery Shack. In the past I've reviewed lunch. Tonight was dinner. The restaurant has wonderful seating both inside and out. In the outdoor seating there is a central fire fixture, ocean views and colorful orange umbrellas for shade. Only...More

Thank Byron R
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Went to sapphire for dinner. The ambience was wonderful. We sat outside on the front patio and enjoy the wonderful sunset and a great view of the Pacific ocean. Everything from the appetizers to the salad to the entrées were fabulous. We asked our waitress...More

Thank MuyFun
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed an amazing anniversary dinner at Sapphire Laguna earlier this month. We've been there one other time. The unique menu offers something healthy & delectable to satisfy everyone's tastebuds. It's located right on PCH but the lovely front patio offsets the...More

Thank Runner62_11
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I have been eating here since it opened and it is my favorite restaurant hands down. The menu keeps the customer favorites and always has new additions and tapas menu's etc that there is always something going on here. Chef Azmin has become an icon...More

Thank ocFoodSafe
Reviewed 16 June 2015

My 2nd visit to sapphire in 2 yrs and love it ! Excellent service! Amazing food! Beautiful patio for outdoor dining with ocean view! Chef came to our group and greeted us and of course I raved over the food! We had a group of...More

Thank LLawler
Reviewed 3 June 2015

First our bartender was so fun and informative about Laguna Beach. His name is Adam. Such a great guy we could not eat at a table. The bar was just perfect. He recommended a special beef on skewers appetizer and the sweet corn egg drop...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Four of set out to have a good dinner in Laguna Beach. Well the dinner was great right from the start. Service was excellent, Wine list was OK, but the food was off the chart. We had Salmon, Rib-eye, and Tenderloin with Lobster ravioli. Wow,...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stopped here for Sunday brunch on a very gloomy day. We were seated inside and it was overall very dark. The service was very good and it was nice to try a chef run restaurant for a change. I thought it was a bit pricey...More

Thank mohc962
Reviewed 26 May 2015

easily one of the best restaurant surprises I have EVER had. Sapphire was recommended by the concierge at the Ritz and it did not disappoint. Truly one of the best meals I have had the pleasure of consuming. My husband and I took corporate customers/friends...More

Thank mrsgros
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Ronald Anthony F
31 July 2016|
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Response from libi81 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't know but since there is outdoor seating, I don't see why not. just call in advance to find out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 S Coast Hwy, The Old Pottery Place, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3182
    (Brooks)
  • Public Transportation: Mass transit and Laguna shuttle on the same block.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-9888
  • E-mail
Description
The cuisine at Sapphire Laguna is characterized by Chef/Owner Azmin Ghahreman's distinctive international style, its cornerstone is the freshest possible local ingredients. The evolving menu changes seasonally - based on what is freshly caught and available from small farms, nearby markets and artisan suppliers. Chef Azmin's says: "When you dine at my restaurant you are traveling through the world's markets with your palate, and you don't even need a passport." Sapphire Laguna also features reach-in wine vaults which house an eclectic wine collection - more than 900 bottles, emphasizing varietals from around the world. All vintages are stored in temperature-controlled units behind a rustic wall made from actual wine staves. In addition, approximately 25 wines by the glass are available. Menu samples and wine offerings can be found on Sapphire Laguna's Website.
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