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White House Restaurant

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340 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2112
+1 949-494-8088
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07:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 02:00
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Concord, California
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187 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The White House is a venerable tavern/restaurant that has been on the PCH in Laguna Beach forever. It definitely has an old feeling to it, and I wouldn't call it atmosphere, except in a negative sense. I'm sure that the only reason that it is able to survive is that it must own the building or have a grandfathered lease... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped by here after spending time at Corona Del Mar. Had the New York strip and it was delicious. My wife had the salmon which was also delicious. Also shared a large helping of squid (calamari) with my wife. Been coming here for years and the place has never disappoints.

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Dana Point, California
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188 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been to the White House many times though always for breakfast or brunch. I always seem to order the Eggs Benedict because they are simply that good. I compare the same dish prepared elsewhere against those prepared here. The hollandaise is outstanding, whipped and light, with just the right about of yolk, butter and lemon. They make excellent Bloody... More 

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Thank Tom M
Laguna Beach, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place has it all going on -- great outdoor seating -- excellent Breakfast -- delicious lunch and dinners -- superb Happy Hour and cap it off with entertainment and dancing.

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Thank HWB
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The people here are so nice. The food is even better. Large portions and yummy bread my first choice when in Laguna...

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Thank Anne B
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

White House burger was great and filling, the price is what youd expect for a restuarant at the beach. Service was great.

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Thank Ward N
Ontario
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

John our server was good and knowledgeable about the menu. I had a salmon cake sandwich that was delicious. My husband had a breakfast scramble which he enjoyed also. The reviews I read about this place say it's dark inside but the food is good. Those are accurate statements. The decor could use some sprucing up. But overall a nice... More 

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Thank Danielle C
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244 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and delicious food. I had the half waffle and egg. Waffle was delicious as was the syrup they provided. Egg was cooked just right as well. Looked like a place where the locals come for breakfast which is a good thing for me

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Thank JVLD
White Rock, Canada
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243 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

agreed to meet our friends here, stopped in for a drink. relaxing setting, very friendly staff, good knowledge on local craft beer. Took their suggestion on a few of them, enjoyed them all! Next time we will stop by for dinner

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florida
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181 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went since it is listed as oldest/longest running restaurant in Laguna - and while it showed it's age, it was decent. Pretty homey place, good for a burger or some comfort food. Service was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-8088

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