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“Great shakes and food with an ocean view!”

Crystal Cove Shake Shack
Ranked #24 of 168 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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San Clemente, California
Level 6 Contributor
195 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great shakes and food with an ocean view!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Their sandwiches, hamburgers, fries, etc. are good but their shakes are the best ... and oh so many flavors to choose from. Once you get your food sit out on the patio and watch the ocean waves!

Visited January 2014
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English first
So Cal
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great View and Food at Shake Shack”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Before going to the Shake Shake on Mother's Day weekend, we hiked around Crystal Cove Beach State Park. We enjoyed the beach and the historical homes located below the restaurant. The restaurant itself is a drive in with a small parking area infront. On the side there is limited seating at some tables outside. We ordered 2 shakes, one Oreo Mint and one Dreamsicle. Both were very good. Along with a hamburger and cheeseburger, it made for a good but high calorie meal. The spot is very popular and it's probably better to combine your trip with a visit to the park and to walk or hike to the restaurant. One drawback is there is only one unisex bathroom and the wait can be long if you need to go.

  • Visited May 2014
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Costa Mesa, California
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Timeless and tasty”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

After 40 years, still have to say, the shakes are quenching and the view breathtaking. Ruby's burgers are a nice fit for an old favorite haunt.

Visited March 2014
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Huntington Beach, California
Level 5 Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Must do stop when near Crystal Cove!!”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Great shakes, great food and BREATHTAKING views!! You'll never forget enjoying your icy treat while taking in some of the best views in the USA

  • Visited August 2013
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SD, CA
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“great meal with a view”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

The kids loved the shakes. Good Ruby's food. My kids also enjoyed the chicken salad sandwich. Location just up the hill from Crystal Cove Beach Cottages.

  • Visited April 2014
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