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Maro Wood Grill

1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
+1 949-793-4044
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (29 reviews)
“hamburger” (9 reviews)
“edamame” (5 reviews)
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1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely outdoor dinner here...the veggies are amazing, especially the peppers! Fish was perfectly done too!

Thank barbarabea2016
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We were worried when it took new management, but it’s still a fantastic gem. Not many people know about it, and it’s a shame since their meats and so wonderful and they have great wine. We ALWAYS get empanadas which you wouldn’t expect from a...More

Thank arielmac
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I gave Maro a "Very Good" review simply because both my husband and son said it was the best steak they had ever had. (Cap Steak). It was so flavorful and juicy! If you are a vegetarian, this is not the place to go! Nothing...More

Thank familytraveller141
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Chris and Alex, two waiters from renown Il Barone, opened an Argentine bistro in Laguna Beach. Small, intimate and inviting, Maro serves outstanding Argentine beef, chicken and fish cooked over an authentic Argentine BBQ grill and the food is outstanding. Try their empanadas. Each dish...More

Thank jeffrey v
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in here this afternoon for a quick bite. Loved it! Great food, great staff. Loved the empanadas! Highly recommend and will be back!

Thank WesternTravelr
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We are long time Laguna Beach residents who just never thought of going to Maro Wood until our daughter, visiting from San Francisco, suggested we go. We arrived at 7:00 on a Sunday evening and were the only folks in the restaurant - not a...More

Thank robert2
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A big group of friends and I went to Maro Grill for dinner, and overall, the service is pretty good, but the appetizers definitely outshined the entrées. They have an outdoor patio area in front in which we all sat, and that was very enjoyable....More

Thank jg325
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Everything is delicious - you will want to try everything with the chefs unique twist. But, I can't stop ordering the hamburger. Enjoy.

Thank Clark S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our first time to Laguna Beach, and this was our very first stop! Chris was extremely helpful... answered all of our questions with wonderful recommendations... and was overall pleasant to encounter! We had a chicken empanada and the green beans...mmmmm... thank you!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I really wanted to like this place enough to come back often but It might be just for the hamburger. Maro’s is listed on Brad Johnson’s list of 75 places to eat in Orange County, CA (from the Orange County Register) so we went on...More

Thank caneguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-793-4044
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Maro Wood Grill offers organic produce, wood grilled grass fed meats, seasonal, sustainable, spontaneous eatery in Laguna Beach. What's at the market will actually dictate your meal. Chef Debra Sims will serve organic prepared food sourced from local purveyor, in a menu that's updated daily!!!
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