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Studio

30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
+1 866-271-6953
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (30 reviews)
“venison” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant and tried the sparkling drinks, the sauteed sea bass is amazing, the alaskan halibut is so good so as the chilled oysters and charred octopus, the house recommended dessert, Guanaja Chocolate Sphere was very good also the Dulcey Ganache Carrot Cake....More

Thank 693mariaelisac
Rick_Riess, Managing Director, Montage Laguna Beach at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review regarding your experience at Studio restaurant. We will make sure to share your mentions with Chef Strong and the culinary team and hope to welcome you back very soon. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our third time dining here, and Studio has still got it. The food is excellent, and an outside table is the only way to go for a summer evening dinner. As with any restaurant, the overall experience is only as good as the...More

Thank cja2k1
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share a review about Studio restaurant. We have noted your feedback, share them with the Studio team and hope to implement improvements on each topic during your next visit. We hope to welcome you back to Montage Laguna...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

My wife and I went to the "Studio" recently to enjoy a quite night out for dinner. Although the food was exceptional, a waiter and a waitress were extremely rude. I have been eating at the "Studio" since they opened and they have excellent waiters...More

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Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to express your concerns and leave a review about your recent dining experience at Studio. We would like the opportunity to speak with you further; please view the private message I have sent. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 1 August 2017

3rd visit and hard to improve on perfection. The setting, service and uniquely created choices on the menu make this by far one of my favorite restaurants. This visit was with my immediate family for my daughter's birthday and everything was perfect. We sat outside...More

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Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to celebrate with Studio restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the near future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I brought my mother back to Studio for dinner for her first time in 5 years (see my preview review). My husband and I had returned only last spring, after having thought the menu was overpriced--and enjoyed a more reasonably priced menu...More

2  Thank Bill R
Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to express your concerns and leave a review about your recent dining experience at Studio. We would like the opportunity to speak with you further; please view the private message I have sent. Thank you. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant with a perfect view of the ocean. Our meal was good but nothing exceptional, we are used to great food being from New Orleans. We had one glass of wine and two cocktails with our meal and felt like $400.00 for two...More

2  Thank Bellapriss
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review regarding your recent meal at Studio restaurant. We will share your concerns based on your experience with the Studio team, and hope to welcome you back to Montage Laguna Beach in the future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Magnificent! The vista from your table is breathtaking, especially sunset over the Pacific. The service at the restaurant is impeccable... attentive, courteous, helpful. For instance, I'd inquired about a single malt scotch I happen to like quite a bit that didn't appear on the beverage...More

Thank NatsFan21
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review regarding your recent experience at Studio restaurant. We are so pleased you enjoyed Chef Craig's culinary offerings and hope to welcome you back for another meal in the near future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My wife and I were fortunate enough to spend our 15th anniversary dinner at Studio a few weeks back. We are not wealthy people so this was a very big splurge for us, and it was worth the high cost. We started our evening at...More

Thank biggsy1969
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share a review about your recent dining experience at Studio and for choosing to celebrate your 15th anniversary with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed Chef Strong's culinary offerings and felt well accommodated by our staff. We...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Two high school classmates and myself were celebrating our 70th Birthdays at the Montage Resort. We had relaxed at the pool, pampered ourselves with massages, but the BEST was yet to come! We dined that evening at The Studio restaurant right on the Pacific Ocean....More

Thank Corie C
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for sharing a detailed and kind review of your dining experience at Studio restaurant. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and felt well accommodated by the Studio team. Thank you for choosing to celebrate with us; we hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The studio is a unique food experience. The level of detail to excellence is impressive. Bar, food and service are a wonderful and worth the cost. The panoramic view only enhances the entire experience

Thank MJ M
Rick_Riess, Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to share a review about your dining experience at Studio. We will share your mentions with the team and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely, Rick Riess Managing Director

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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
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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.

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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