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Studio

30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
+1 866-271-6953
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
“cavatelli” (5 reviews)
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French, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful plating, amazing view, and the food is unforgettable on the taste buds! We got a 3-course meal split in half, and went home super full. Don't forget to try the oxtail risotto, you won't regret it! Get that chocolate sphere, too, for dessert! I...More

Thank RachBonifacio
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing a review of your recent dining experience at Studio. We are so pleased you enjoyed Chef Strong's culinary offerings including the risotto and chocolate sphere. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impeccable service, excellent food and drinks combined with spectacular service. Great dining experience especially for such a large party which can be challenging. The food all came out together properly prepared and still hot. We were seated outside by the ocean with heaters to keep...More

Thank Bill M
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review about your recent meal at Studio restaurant. We sincerely hope to welcome you back in the near future. Respectfully, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our family of eight enjoyed a wonderful meal here. We enjoyed crab risotto, cod, halibut, steak, and lamb. Service was spot on.

1  Thank Jerard77
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing a review of your dining experience at Studio. We are pleased you enjoyed the culinary offerings and felt well taken care of by our associates. We hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 31 March 2017

The menu is well thought out and the product shows that a lot of preparation and skill go into making every item on it. The ambiance is perfect for a long meal, the view is one that movies are made about, and the service is...More

1  Thank Donovan S
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review about your dining experience at Studio restaurant. We will make sure to share your mentions with the team and hope to welcome you back and hopefully recover you as our guest in the future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Exquisite decor and food and I would have given them a five star but for the fact that when we complained several times to our server and the manager that the open patio door was letting in cold air and that we were cold at...More

Thank Aluor
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your dining experience at Studio. We are so pleased you enjoyed the ambiance and Chef Strong's culinary offerings. We are disheartened however, to hear about your inconvenience during the meal and will share your...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was my first time in this restaurant. The location is wonderful with panoramic view on the ocean. I tried the tasting menu with wine pairing and it was an astonishing experience: extraordinary cuisine! The service is perfect too. It really deserve a visit.More

Thank daniele58Milano
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing a review about your recent meal at Studio restaurant. We are pleased that you were able to take in the sweeping ocean views over dinner and felt well taken care of by our staff. We hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

We ate as a group from a work function and were thoroughly impressed.The menu is broad and we were able to take any dish from the tasting menu despite us wanting to eat a la carte. Venison was delicious, Crab risotto and home made lobster...More

Thank JohnVLaw
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share a review of your recent dining experience at Studio restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Chef Strong's culinary offerings including the restaurant's extensive wine list. We hope to welcome you back to Studio and Montage...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Absolutely elegant and perfectly prepared meal. My husband and I had a very special holiday meal here--a three hour, multi-course affair. The risotto with fresh truffle flown in from Perigord was UNBELIEVABLE--and our waiter treated us to a "heavy shave" :-) Beautiful setting. Just amazing...More

Thank Marnie33
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate with Studio restaurant and Montage Laguna Beach. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Chef Strong's culinary offerings and hope to welcome you and your husband back for future celebrations. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Exceptional food, service, wine and overall experience. We had the tasting menu and it was divine. The service never missed an opportunity to cater to our every need and desire. I had special requests and all were met gratiously. Their candied almonds are so good...More

Thank Suzannette2015
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind regards about your recent experience at Studio restaurant. We are pleased that you felt well accommodated by our staff and hope to welcome you back very soon. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Had my birthday dinner here and it was PERFECTION!!! From the minute we walked in, we experienced the absolute best customer service anyone could ask for. We were seated at a table with an amazing view of the water. Every person who came to the...More

1  Thank Hitta M
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share a review of your dining experience at Studio restaurant and choosing to celebrate your birthday with us. We are so pleased that you felt well taken care of by the Studio staff and will share your kind...More

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DolphinTam
Do you have an area for large groups? I am looking for a dinner venue for a business dinner of about 22 people.
11 June 2015|
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Response from Rick_Riess | Property representative |
Thank you for considering Studio for your business gathering. Our Catering team arranges reservations for larger parties and they would be more than happy to reach out to you to further discuss the event details. Will you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
    (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 866-271-6953
  • E-mail
Description
WITH A PANORAMIC OCEANFRONT LOCATION AND MODERN FRENCH CUISINE WITH CALIFORNIA INFLUENCES, STUDIO IS THE PORTRAIT OF BEACHSIDE INDULGENCE A refined and inventive menu reflects masterful attention to detail accented with an elegant, creative touch. Since its debut in early 2003, Studio at Montage Laguna Beach has become a culinary destination for discerning gourmands and oenophiles alike. Set on an oceanfront bluff in the artistic village of Laguna Beach, Studio is designed to captivate the senses. Ocean breezes, panoramic views and lush landscapes create a refreshing sense of place at the water"s edge and a fitting backdrop for the shared enjoyment of fine food and wine.