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30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
+1 866-271-6953
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
30801 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than being seated in the back dining area with mainly views of the hotel lawn, our dinner experience was excellent and overall very deserving of a top rating. From the Friday evening business overcome by excellent valet staff, to our greeting, the venue an...More

Thank Matthew C
Anne-Marie_Houston, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matthew, Thank you for joining us at Studio. I am delighted to hear you had a memorable experience in all aspects and I look forward to sharing your comments with our team. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back as our...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had wanted to have brunch at Loft inside the Montage, but that was closed for renovations. So they took us to Studio instead, which had a very limited brunch menu. The food itself was good, and it was on the healthier side. I believe...More

Thank yaletowngirl
Anne-Marie_Houston, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your review and for visiting us. I apologize for these issues with your dining experience. The Loft was closed briefly for two days for light renovations, during which time The Loft served from Studio dining/kitchen. Studio is normally only open for dinner...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

We enjoyed our romantic dinner at The Studio on my birthday a few weeks ago. Our lovely table was outdoors and had spectacular ocean views. When it got chilly, they turned on heaters and offered me a blanket, which was nice. My vegetarian tasting menu...More

Thank grlgrdgate
Anne-Marie_Houston, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for sharing a review of your experience at Studio and for dining with us on your birthday - we love celebrating special occasions with our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Anne-Marie Houston Resort Manager Montage Laguna Beach

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here during a long weekend stay at the montage. The setting is on the cliff edge overlooking the pacific. Massive water views from the window tables. Highly recommend one request a window table if dining here. There is also...More

Thank Lukesurface
Anne-Marie_Houston, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your review! I am pleased to hear you had an enjoyable experience at Studio during your stay with us. I will be sure to share your feedback with the Studio team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Montage Laguna Beach....More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you are looking for that one place that is going to create a memory that will last forever, definitely pick this place. But plan on paying for it as it will not be inexpensive. It will be worth it though!! Food is spectacular, service...More

1  Thank CaChadley
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Studio Went here for our 30th anniversary and it is all that it is hyped to be. Great view if clouds aren't out, plentiful high class staff, elegant food and a high price tag to match. This is an old fashion high class restaurant. If...More

Thank gmgOc
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Many restaurants say they are fine dining but they are trurky not. Studio however is the ultimate definition of fine dining as it used to be. Elegant atmosphere, ocean view, and service that moves seamlessly, impeccably and quiet like a fine gold watch, not missing...More

Thank Dizzytoo
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Gorgeous setting, excellent wine list and the food is always uniquely and perfectly prepared. Among the very best dining experiences you'll find on the west coast. Wild seafood is so fresh you'll be looking for the boat's dock. Service is six star. Perfection.

Thank Calibre57
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We celebrated our joint anniversaries with our best friends - it was a fabulous experience! The service was among the best I have ever received - the sommeliers were so knowledgeable, as was our lead server. The food was outstanding across all of the courses...More

Thank sallen512
Rick_Riess, General Manager at Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Studio restaurant. We are honored that you chose to spend your anniversary with us and enjoyed the food and service. Wishing you a happy anniversary and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards, Rick Riess...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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

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11 June 2015|
Response from Anne-Marie_Houston | Property representative |
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
  • Value
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
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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