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2 hour wait for the re-opening ...
2 hour wait for the re-opening of the cliff..

The staff was attentive and nice. I got the tomato penne and added chicken.

Brought my friends from the east coast here. The view was nothing but great. The tropical margarita was refreshing and worth the entire wait.
Karalynn N. via yelp.com - Jun 1, 2020
5 Stars for the views 4 Stars for the food (nothing special) 3 Stars for lack luster wait staff and often hour wait But the views are 100% worth it ... read more
Timothy Steinmetz via google.com - May 31, 2020
It was my first dine in after quarantine and OMG they have such perfect system, the manager was standing outside to as you questions and make sure you’re wearing mask until you get seated, table were not close at all they were cleaning surfaces maybe every 10 minutes... I felt SO comfortable... they did great to make everybody feel ... read more
Sara Khalil via google.com - May 30, 2020
Great food! Phone orders and limited parking!
Ali Garner via google.com - May 28, 2020
Loved this place , the wait is ...
Loved this place , the wait is a bit long so I recommend you put your name down and go for a little walk at the near by shops! We got a table with a view it was really great ! The food was delicious and made well. Perfect for a birthday brunch or even an early date.
Silma G. via yelp.com - May 25, 2020
Mmmmm!
Dan Roy via google.com - May 19, 2020
When in Laguna, visit The Cliff! ...
When in Laguna, visit The Cliff! We decided to take a drive and order lunch yesterday. Based on the COVID19 Pandemic, we were only able to order online or call in an order. Our order was perfectly packaged and delicious! Peter who one of the servers was so kind and pleasant as usual! The people are wonderful and we only hope more cus ... read more
Susan Z. via yelp.com - Apr 25, 2020
Here most nights. Amazing live music. Great people ... read more
John Manzoni via google.com - Apr 19, 2020
Good food, Wonderful view of sunset
Came for dinner at sunset. Got a perfect ocean view table. Food was good, had the crab cake appetizer and the fish tacos - huge portions, tons of fish in the tacos, I was stuffed just from the appetizer alone! Had some sort of strawberry...More ... read more
Apryl D via tripadvisor.com - Apr 6, 2020
This was the most perfect breakfast ...
This was the most perfect breakfast spot for a 30th birthday. The View was breathtaking. The drinks were phenomenal. The food was outstanding. Service was a little bit slow but the overall experience was amazing. The pricing for that view was very reasonable. They had a good happy hour list would have loved to have come back for that ... read more
Stephanie H. via yelp.com - Mar 28, 2020
When not in quarantine, I go here ...
When not in quarantine, I go here at least once a week, and it's always awesome! Live music, epic views, great service, and craft cocktails!
Cody B. via yelp.com - Mar 24, 2020
Great outdoor live music with fire pits and a beautiful view ... read more
MARCELLA SEIDENSTICKER via google.com - Mar 16, 2020
Wow simply the best. Everything is amazing 😍👌❤️ ... read more
Lore Cadenas via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
Beautiful view chill place ... read more
George Nesis via google.com - Mar 13, 2020
Good atmosphere great staff good food and the view wonderful I could get use to this. Took my grand daughter for her birthday.
Darlene Dominguez via google.com - Mar 11, 2020
Good food and service!
Good food and service! The view is the main reason to go here. The sunset we saw was also amazing. I had the filet with shrimp. Good!!
Meceebee via tripadvisor.com - Mar 11, 2020
Loved this place food so so but ...
Loved this place food so so but the view of ocean next to you is breathtaking I took my mom  before she passed away she loved the ocean view ... read more
Sylvia C. via yelp.com - Mar 10, 2020
Come for the View, Stay for the Food
You absolutely can't get a better dining view than the Cliff in Laguna Beach. It is completely open air and if a bit chilly, they have heaters. There are no reservations which we were thrilled about, you can call an hour ahead and put your...More ... read more
VictoriaTraveller15 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 10, 2020
This time I got three sides, which was perfect for me. Veggies, mashed potatoes, and a skewer of shrimp. 👍🏼😊💕 ... read more
Maria Pope via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
The views and food are great. A perfect spot to enjoy lunch, dinner or just drinks. I stop here almost every time I'm in Laguna ... read more
Brian Webber via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
Great food with a view!
Nathalie McKay via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
Beats The Pants Off Las Brisas !
Great service, great food and perfect scenery. Beats the pants off Las Brisas ! Drinks, oysters, fish tacos and view are awesome. Will go back again ... read more
lawyercef via tripadvisor.com - Mar 7, 2020
The atmosphere and view is beautiful ...
The atmosphere and view is beautiful. Good Bloody Mary's, and good service. The food is just okay, but I really come here to enjoy the view and have a nice time with whomever my company is.
Anne H. via yelp.com - Mar 6, 2020
View point~☆ ... read more
In Ha Kim via google.com - Mar 6, 2020
Fantastic view, food and service!
I was part of a lunch business meeting here in January. I was the only one from out of town. All others were from local areas. This is one of the best places I've ever eaten lunch! The prices were good and the food was...More ... read more
Roy F via tripadvisor.com - Mar 5, 2020
Great views. Nice spot to relax and have great food. Love the pear salad.
Deonne Geib via google.com - Mar 4, 2020
What can I say. Good service and great food with a stunning view. A must return spot for me and recommend for anyone else to come visit.
leon perefoy via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Good~!!!
Juhee Kim via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Service was great staff is very ...
Service was great staff is very friendly! Beautiful view and delicious food and drinks. Price was good for what you get here!
Juliana G. via yelp.com - Mar 2, 2020
Great atmosphere.  Little cold ...
Great atmosphere.  Little cold so bring a jacket.  Seems like many of the people where locals drinking wine like this is the place to come.  Check in on Yelp to get in line for the dinner reservations.  
Food was mediocre.  Not the best but had a nice selection.
John-Paul T. via yelp.com - Mar 1, 2020
Awesome server. Food was ok, drinks were great. Beach view was priceless.
T. Michelle Bailey via google.com - Mar 1, 2020
Best food and sunsets!
Always the best place we eat when on vacation in Southern California. This visit, we started early for Happy Hour deals. Half off of appetizers! The bruschetta, coconut shrimp and crab cakes were great! The scallops were done perfectly as was the lobster fettuccine. Such...More ... read more
wtmtnfox via tripadvisor.com - Feb 29, 2020
Great food and service from Hannah ...
Great food and service from Hannah from start to finish.
Beautiful place to relax and enjoy the breathtaking views.
Drinks along with food was outstanding.
Highly recommend
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Brian C. via yelp.com - Feb 29, 2020
We didn't start off great a snippy ...
We didn't start off great a snippy hostess, after we set up a wait time it estimated 20+ min. It said when we listed we were number 9 in line, when we arrived she said we were number 4 ok. They would let us know when 15-20 min. What?? And snippy.  Then she gave us the worst table in the restaurant next to the clean up bins with staff ... read more
Daniel H. via yelp.com - Feb 28, 2020
One of the better eateries in Laguna. Reasonable prices, great open dining with awesome view of surfline. Full bar and live ebtertainment on weekends. Valet parking only: i wont bring my manual gearbox again last time the valet grinded the gears something awful!
Doug Polentz via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
The view is spectacular. The coffee ...
The view is spectacular. The coffee was so deliciously hot and the food was enjoyable. Can't be a better morning that the Cliff.
Raquel M. via yelp.com - Feb 26, 2020
Went here late for Valentine's ...
Went here late for Valentine's Day and it was not crowded at all thankfully. We were sat on the patio next to a cozy heater. I am bummed I visited during the night because I assume the view is spectacular! We ordered the bruschetta as an appetizer and it was by far the best I've had. My only reason for the 3 stars is because my husba ... read more
Emily E. via yelp.com - Feb 26, 2020
Love this place, the views are ...
Love this place, the views are incredible! We went for lunch and every meal ordered at our table was absolutely delicious! We all also got drinks and they were so great too. Only reason I gave four stars was because of the wait, but what else can be expected at a restaurant directly on the beach ... read more
Katie L. via yelp.com - Feb 24, 2020
The best thing about this place is the gorgeous view! The food and service are of average quality! Just grab a drink and watch the sunset 🌞 ... read more
Lusi Gh via google.com - Feb 24, 2020
Perfect view Delicious food ... read more
Jonathan Weaver via google.com - Feb 24, 2020
Great food 😁 ... read more
James Sandoval via google.com - Feb 24, 2020
Lovely View
My SIL and I visited for lunch on a dreary Saturday afternoon. We both ordered clam chowder and a green salad. Salad was very plain, nothing out of the ordinary. Clam chowder was yummy and perfect for a cool afternoon! When the rain started the...More ... read more
Jomomma8 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 24, 2020
Nice place. Excellent location ...
Nice place. Excellent location.  Food excellent as well. They offer sea food fare that I would expect from SoCal. Tuna sandwiches, ceviche, fish tacos. Staff very nice. The place draw me for its sunset views. We did have an outstanding seats so that made our night.
Tomaszek C. via yelp.com - Feb 23, 2020
Our experience at the cliff with ...
Our experience at the cliff with the view and service was phenomenal. However, the food was average. The restaurant is right on the water so you can't get a better view. Our waitress was amazing! She was so kind and accommodating.

I got the enchiladas and my boyfriend got the burrito. Both were decent but definitely lacked fl
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Jillian M. via yelp.com - Feb 23, 2020
The view was the only good thing ...
The view was the only good thing about this place. Our waitress wasn't as attentive as we liked. My boyfriend ordered a strawberry lemonade and he drank it all in less then a minute so a bus boy refilled it and with both mine and his water empty and both our plates still very full (I ordered a cheeseburger meal) I had to flag the wai ... read more
Annie I. via yelp.com - Feb 22, 2020
First and foremost the view of ...
First and foremost the view of the ocean
Is exquisite.  The outdoor dining is lovely and the food delicious  Service is personal and very accommodating.  Great for brunch and lunch- have yet to eat dinner there
Some evenings they have live music and you can sit outside, enjoy a drink and enjoy!
Love this place
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Catherine K. via yelp.com - Feb 19, 2020
Amazing views. Portion of breakfast is small but delicious. Good services.
S. Djalilvand via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
Good food with a good view. Came ...
Good food with a good view. Came to check out this place after a long hike and was not disappointed. We were expecting it to be a lot more expensive because of the view but were pleasantly surprised to see more or less average prices for the area. Not only were the prices good for a great view but the food was a great size as well. O ... read more
Lisset M. via yelp.com - Feb 18, 2020
Good food and views!
I always have to stop by for lunch or dinner here when I'm in town, with friendly staff, great food and views to die for you can't go wrong!!!
T4897XVrogerm via tripadvisor.com - Feb 18, 2020
underwhelmed
I ordered the tempura cod and king prawn. It was nice but nothing spectacular. The setting was awesome and would be amazing at sunset. It was dark when I was there. But I really didn’t get the feel or atmosphere of a top class restaurant....More ... read more
rossa754 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 17, 2020
Very nice restaurant with great food and service! Take note though... it is completely outdoors, so be aware it can be very chilly and your hot food can get cold fast, especially at night!
Tricia Ebert via google.com - Feb 16, 2020
Spectacular view and great food ... read more
Dana Reinert via google.com - Feb 16, 2020
We LOVE The Cliff! We highly recommend ...
We LOVE The Cliff! We highly recommend everything on the menu. The specialty cocktails can be a little on the sweet side, but with proper adjustments they are good. Food is amazing and we love their micheladas. This place is all about the view though! Easily the best view in OC! Totally loving the call ahead feature on yelp! It makes ... read more
Sarah G. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
The food is amazing the vibe is ...
The food is amazing the vibe is great and the waiters always check up on you to see if you need anything ... read more
Mishal K. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
Bryan is awesome great service ...
Bryan is awesome great service, excellent food and the shortest wait time i have ever had for a drink..wow Highly recommend ask for Bryan.
M. A. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
The view is gorgeous and the food ...
The view is gorgeous and the food didn't disappoint. My bf and I came for Valentine's Day dinner last night and the wait was about 3 hours. We waited by the bar and had great convos with locals .

We missed our on the sun setting due to the wait - which of course was our main reason to come, lol. But I'm happy we waited cause t
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Daisy D. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
Sat inside bar area today for my ...
Sat inside bar area today for my husbands Birthday. Love this place. Food is great. Brian  our waiter was awesome. Ordered our drinks, and refills and before we could blink an eye he was on it. Drinks in hand. Great experience for my husbands Birthday. Thank you ... read more
Linda A. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2020
Great place to eat. Great view ... read more
Charles Holsey via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
Beautiful views and great happy ...
Beautiful views and great happy hour menu that begins at 3p. We enjoyed their amazing calamari steak. It's a must do. We also had delicious crab cakes and shrimp cocktail. We ended the meal with an awesome lemon cheesecake with fresh raspberries. The service was outstanding on the bar patio!
Gabrielle S. via yelp.com - Feb 13, 2020
The wave sounds and sunsets are epic.
Ray Cowden via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
I shall return!
Roy Lagpacan via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
always love it here amazing food ...
always love it here amazing food, service, and view! not to mention valet parking is only 2$? nothing better ... read more
Taylor J. via yelp.com - Feb 12, 2020
Amazing Outdoor Dining
The Cliff was recommended to me for the food but also the amazing atmosphere and view. Even though it was already dark when we arrived, you could tell this is the place to watch the sunset. Food was awesome - had the tuna and it...More ... read more
Keashasmiles via tripadvisor.com - Feb 10, 2020
Very good food. Good place for lunch. Excellent view ... read more
Rick Nunez via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
We've been here before the food ...
We've been here before the food was ok. My best friend and I took our moms there because use the place has such a great Vvn es but they're very picky with mexica food which is why I was a little nervous for them to try the food but strangely both our moms said the food had great seasoning. My little sister loved her food. My coffee w ... read more
Kimberly B. via yelp.com - Feb 9, 2020
Delicious
Food and view were amazing! Highly recommend the calamari! So so so good! It was a perfect day. Really nice and friendly service. The manager came out and went table to table and said hello and introduced himself. Very nice touch ... read more
Lalalion3 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 9, 2020
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