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Splashes Restaurant

1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226
+1 866-348-8940
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“scallops” (42 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I dined here two months ago and again this week. The last time I ordered the whole branzino. It was tiny, over cooked and served alone on a plate, not even a slice of lemon with it - for almost$50. I decided to try the...More

Thank karendU3998WG
Reviewed 5 days ago

Limited menu but well prepared. Service is not overly attentive and paced for you to enjoy a slow dining experience. The view is unmatched with the crashing sound of waves complimenting the evening

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Expected so much more from this place. Was eager to find an assortment of seafood options being right on the water. This chef is obviously more concerned about presentation that variety of food , quantity or quality. Dinner was swordfish and literally a tablespoon of...More

Thank davidwC7995XJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say but I love thi place. Great ambiance right on the water where you hear the waves crashing. I love the scallops! Bring a wrap for your lady but if you forget they have heaters nearby

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere to enjoy brunch. Waves crashing in, hence the name of the restaurant. An enjoyable meal.

Thank TAP647
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Surf and Sand October 22-28, and had dinner at Splashes 3 times. We wanted to try some other Laguna Beach restaurants, but the food and service was so good here, that we kept coming back. We also benefited from the menu changeover...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located within the Surf&Sand Hotel at the bottom lvl. It serves the most amazingly fresh seafood as well as meats for non fish eaters. Lots of healthy choices. The views of the ocean from here are unparalleled!! I’d recommend going just before...More

1  Thank LVGambler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just celebrated our anniversary with Sunday brunch here. Everything was perfect and our server Jaime was fabulous! Very beautiful and dramatic dining. Everyone was also so welcoming. Our food was gorgeous as well as delicious. Could not have picked a better...More

Thank Mobile296789
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Had dinner here tonight and enjoyed watching the sunset. Service is terrific and friendly. Food was good. I ordered the short rib with whipped potatoes on the side and a great heirloom tomato salad with burrata and other goodies. Dinner for 2 with a cocktail...More

Thank Aloha-Traveler-Guy
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I need to preface this review by stating that Splashes is one of my all time favorite restaurants in the world for over 30 years, so perhaps, I have it a bit on a pedestal...but for good reason. That being said, having had the first...More

Thank Rhisa G
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7 August 2018|
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Response from skylane72 | Reviewed this property |
lots of kids having a great time when I was there
10 June 2017|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
It is family friendly...
paula s
3 May 2017|
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Response from Ante D | Property representative |
We believe in value, and if you were disappointed in your meal, we are certainly receptive to discussing reversing your charges. Our Chef and team strive to make any amends during your meal as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3226
    (Blue Bird Canyon and Coast Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 866-348-8940
Terraced above the beach, with waves breaking just 25 feet below, the casually elegant Splashes Restaurant boasts some of California's best views and finest cuisine. Whether seated in the dining room or alfresco on the palm-shaded patio, you'll enjoy American Coastal Cuisine set against a dramatic backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.
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