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Driftwood Kitchen

619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
+1 949-715-7700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“quinoa salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A slow lunch in the deck with beautiful views of the sea. Great company and great food. What else can a man ask for. Food, sea and great friends. The place to be. Your bucket list of things to do in Laguna beach will not...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 3 weeks in advance for a weekday dinner for our family of three. Arrived 5 minutes ahead of the reservation and stood by the entrance for more than 5 minutes until one male waiting staff acknowledged our present even they only have 4 tables...More

Thank Mazda626
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were originally going to the Deck, but they were booked so we went next door the Driftwood Kitchen. We were pleasantly surprised. The bar atmosphere was comfortable and laid back which made it easy to wait for our table. The fish was cooked perfectly...More

Thank Brint W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Driftwood Kitchen is a great place to get the "Beach experience" the fresh air through the open windows, the sunset if you can get there at the right time, it's all a great place to dine with friends. I got the whole deep fried...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Food was meh, but the service was abysmal. Way to expensive for the embarrassing service. My waiter put it best...he was holding me hostage. Finished my very dry ribeye, napkins were on the plate and 15 minutes goes by and my waiter is still ignoring...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This restaurant was right on the water and had beautiful views from both outside and inside the restaurant. While the food was nice, it was fine dining and expensive than your average restaurant. Unfortunately the service did not reflect the quality of food or the...More

Thank Travelling_WNS
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Just of PCH on the ocean side, try for street parking as the restaurant has no parking lot but does offer valet parking. A very popular restaurant, make reservations. We arrived just a bit early and they have comfortable bar area and even a waiting...More

Thank sheri1946
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Was looking for a special place for a friend's 65th birthday. Driftwood delivered on all accounts. We were able to make a reservation at 5pm on a Sunday. We were actually waited on by FOUR staff members, but "Marine" was a special energetic delight. The...More

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a table outside on the patio for dinner and enjoyed a beautiful beach view. Even though it may be sunny, definitely bring a shawl and be prepared for some wind. The food was good with the exception of the tuna tartare. Coming from...More

Thank yaletowngirl
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Went there for lunch with family. Totally enjoyed the food and had a great view of the beach! A lovely find.

Thank Lglmt
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Gary M
25 July 2018|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
There are some steps to go down, then to leave, up, and a little walk from the valet area to get there.
4 December 2016|
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Response from Rhonda C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, why not call them?
14 December 2015|
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Response from travelernottourist | Reviewed this property |
At Driftwood Kitchen there aren't that many tables outdoors. Just a small surround lined with small tables so most tables are inside. In case of rain I'm sure they would seat you inside. There is a good view from wherever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Sleepy Hollow Ln, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-7700
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