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“Fun”

Crystal Cove Shake Shack
Ranked #25 of 168 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast food
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Lehi, Utah, USA
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fun”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Don't miss this as a stop on your way up or down the coast. The views are beautiful and you'll get one of the best milk shakes you've ever had.

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Parker, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Shake shack was enjoyed by boys”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

reasonable prices and great location right on the PCH. Nice views of the beach while eating burgers and fries. I enjoyed the BLT with fresh avocado slices.

Visited October 2013
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Florida
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519 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
“Crystal Cove (Ruby's) Shake Shack ....”
Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

Shakes, burgers, dogs, and fries ... they're all good! The shakes are so thick, you can eat them with a spoon. The hotdogs are supersized, and stick out on both ends (footlongs). The oceanviews are fabulous ... great place to kickback. You can expect a line, and parking is limited, but don't let this deter you ... it's worth it!

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Milk Shake”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We were staying at the cottages. It was so convenient to walk up the stairs to the Ruby's Shake Shack. The milk shake was good after the walk up the stairs. I saw that they had shaved ice too. We didn't get it though.

The view was nice and we were able to see some whales blowing water out of their blow holes. This is also a nice place to see the sunset.

While waiting for your shakes, you can smell the sewer. There was a man hole or something near the Ruby's. It was kinda gross.

Visited September 2013
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San Diego
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203 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“Lighter fare or...”
Reviewed 17 September 2013

...go for broke. The SO had a date shake and a chili Frito bag! That's right, an individual serving size bag of Fritos split open with chili, cheese and sour cream ladled in on top! OMG! I "made do" with an excellent burger - good flavor, tender nicely cooked meat with fresh lettuce and tomato and American (wish they would offer cheddar) cheese - with the very good sweet potato fries. Staying at Crystal Cove, we make this a regular lunch stop or sometimes hike up the 75 steps from the beach for the breakfast specials.

They don't take Ruby's discount cards or coupons, and the prices are higher than McDs, but the food is better, service is friendly and efficient, and you get the beach ambiance. There are not a lot of places right on the water where you can get good food, fast, without breaking the bank. Thanks, Ruby's, for keeping this great relic alive and updated!

Visited September 2013
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