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30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221 (Montage Resort Drive & South Pacific Coast Highway)
+1 866-271-6953
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Dana Point, California
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247 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Anniversary dinner at this fabulous restaurant. Southern California coastline is full of fancy restaurants that fail to impress and merely try to attract customers based on location / view. This was our first time at this place and we were unsure given the tall expectations of anniversary dinner but much to our delight the Studio delivered a strong performance. Service... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

We came here for our 10 year anniversary. They gave us a pretty crappy table, even though there were a few tables with great views available (which, by the way, never became occupied during our dinner). The food was good, but not outstanding, which it probably should be for the price. The service was good, but a bit over-the-top for... More 

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this review

Please respond to the private message I sent you. I would like to offer my formal apologies for the less-than-perfect experience provided to you. We appreciate your frank review and hope for an opportunity to redefine your impression of Studio at Montage Laguna Beach. Respectfully, Todd Orlich General Manager More 

Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

What a wonderfull view, we ate on the terrace. Food was excellent and the service above expectation.

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Irvine, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

The restaurant is located at the Montage Resort. It has spectacular views of Laguna Beach. I love the lounge area with a fireplace right outside the restaurant where you can lounge, sip champagne, watch the sun set, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean. The service is hands down first class...impeccable! We got the 9-course tasting menu. Everything was... More 

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newport beach
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Perfect location especially if you are outside. Some truly incredible dishes and some so so and that should not be the point given the price point. Plates were not warm enough for outdoor eating as well. Wine is just too over priced. superior service

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this review

I’m glad you enjoyed yourselves but only wish your Studio dining experience had been flawless. Please respond to the private message I sent you. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards, Todd Orlich General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

We ate here during our recent stay at the Montage and the Studio lived up to its reputation as one of California's best restaurants. The food and service were simply awesome. As soon as we sat down, delicious bread and three types of butter were brought to the table, one of them made from goat milk. Never had butter made... More 

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this review

I’m glad that your outstanding evening at Studio was complete with exquisite cuisine. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back soon for another incredible evening. Warm regards, Todd Orlich General Manager More 

Anaheim, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

What an experience of over the top service, food, and hospitality!! My wife and I just celebrated our 25th anniversary at The Studio and we were overwhelmed by the quality of service and food. We felt pampered and appreciated that we would choose to celebrate our 25th at their location. It was our very first time and most definitely not... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

We had dinner at The Studio while staying at the Montage. The service was excellent as was the food. I had heard a lot about the restaurant, and it lived up to it's reputation for fine dinning. The location out on the edge of the water is very nice, but at this time of the year when you arrive for... More 

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ToddOrlichGM, General Manager at Studio, responded to this review

We are eager to welcome you back for another spectacular experience at Studio. Many thanks for your praise. Warm regards, Todd Orlich General Manager More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

You are warmly welcomed into this lovely wooden building on a cliff over the ocean. Reasonably priced for what hey deliver Vegetarian tasting menu varies with the season. Great bread basket, served with 3 different butters that sound better than they taste We go on every trip

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Toledo, Ohio
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Just did the chef's tasting menu...not sure why anyone would do anything differently...fabulous! Insist on Miguel Amador's server team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
French, American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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 South Coast Highway, 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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?