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“Not What It Was”

Splashes Restaurant
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Sun, 21/07
20:00
Ranked #1 of 156 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: ₹2,596 - ₹5,024
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy
Description: Starting January 29th and continuing through late Spring 2024, Splashes Restaurant will temporarily close its doors to allow for a renovation that will enhance your future dining experiences. Splashes Bar remain open during this time. Due to our transformation, getting to our Splashes Bar has changed. Upon arrival to our resort, please follow the signs to the Splashes host stand, which will take you down a set of stairs and through our pool area. One of our hosts will check in you and get you seated. Please note that our guest elevator is unavailable. We are truly sorry for any inconvenience this causes. If prefer to reschedule or cancel your reservation, please contact us at (888) 281-3502 and we will be happy to assist you. We look forward to hosting you soon at Splashes
Reviewed 22 January 2024

We celebrated a milestone birthday last night at Splashes. Our group of four was staying in three rooms in the hotel, which we have been staying in regularly since 1992. We had requested a specific table near the water inside the restaurant. Upon arrival we were told that particular table was taken, as were all tables adjacent to the windows looking over the water. The greeter informed us we could move to our requested table when the current occupants left. When the occupants did leave, we were not offered the table, which instead went to a couple who had been sitting next at two-top next to the four-top. Feeble effort.

Dinner service was unfortunately also wanting. We were greeted and helped initially by an attentive woman who was apparently not a server, which we only learned when our server appeared after wine had been poured and we had been sitting for twenty or so minutes, and proceeded to introduce himself. Bewildering.

The food that followed -- salmon, striped bass, etc., was entirely mediocre.

The restaurant has a sublime location, and we are sentimental about it. It is regrettable the restaurant doesn't seem to share these sentiments with longtime clients. C/C+

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

Incredible food and exceptional service from all the staff. Highly recommend coming here for breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner and/or a stay at the hotel. You won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thank Hughieross
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

This is our second time here and we have had an absolutely amazing experience each time. We had Dulce as our server both times. If you can ask for her to serve you she is amazing at what she does. She is knowledge yet personable and I couldn’t recommend her more. The food is consistently incredible and well priced considering - the drinks are also amazing and unique. 12/10 experience and I cannot wait to come back soon!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 January 2024

Service and food were impeccable. View breathtaking. The actual location is very tuck away so gotta follow the sign to get to the restaurant!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thank Pancy T
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D Downing, General Manager at Splashes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2024

Hi pancy2024,

Thank you for the review!

Derek J Downing
Splashes General Manager

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Reviewed 1 December 2023

Great food and great service. Dulce was a fantastic waitress. I will for sure come back. Music was great as well

Date of visit: November 2023
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Thank Cade M
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D Downing, General Manager at Splashes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2023

Hi 174cadem,

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Splashes. I will share your feedback with the Chef as well as acknowledge and reward Dulce for her great service. I am glad you enjoyed the music, we are continuing to curate the perfect playlist to pair with the amazing views.

Derek J Downing
Splashes General Manager

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