The Cliff Restaurant in Laguna Beach Night Life - Lunch Menu
Lunch at The Cliff Restaurant

Lunch Menu

Our signature crab dip, crusted with fresh parmesan cheese and served with toasted baguette slices is a must-have while enjoying your favorite beverage at sunset. The menu features California Cuisine with a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and seafood specialties. Our menu changes seasonally.

During winter months, warm attire is recommended. Open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas days.
Check out our calendar to more information.

Happy hour from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Appetizers

Scallops Wasabi

Raw scallops on the 1/2 shell topped with seaweed salad, pickled ginger and wasabi cream sauce
$3 ea. / $25 doz.

Have-A-Chips

With Salsa and Avocado
$9

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Shredded white meat chicken and herbs tossed in wing sauce, breaded and fried. Comes with Buffalo and Blue Cheese dipping sauce
$12

Short Rib Sliders

Slow roasted beef short ribs slathered in a sweet BBQ sauce. Topped with cabbage and served on mini potato buns
$14

Oysters on the Half

Raw oysters on the ½ shell served with horseradish, lemon and Tabasco
$3 ea. / $25 doz.

Fried Calamari Steak

Breaded, seasoned and seared to perfection. Served with house made tartar and cocktail sauce
$12

Blackened Yellowfin

Blackened and seared yellowfin served with wasabi soy
$14

Brushetta

Baguette slices topped with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and mozzarella, drizzled with balsamic reduction.
$12

Global Cheese Plate

Assorted global cheeses with fruit, crackers and marinated vegetables
$18

Crab Cakes

Three hand made crab cakes served over baby spinach with spicy rémoulade
$13

Coconut Shrimp

Served with tropical mango and papaya dipping sauce
$15

The Cliff Crab Dip

Hot crab, cheese and artichoke dip served with toasted baguette rounds
$18

Petite Crab Dip
$12

Nachos

Have-A-Chips with fresh salsa and white cheddar
$9

With Chicken $13; With Crab $18

Sandwiches

Served on squaw bread unless otherwise indicated
Sandwiches are served with choice of french fries, fresh fruit, or pasta salad.
Choice od cheese: American, Swiss, pepper jack, white cheddar, havarti, gorgonzola

Albacore Tuna

White albacore tuna mixed with mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish and red onions, served cold or grilled
$10

Turkey Sandwich

Roasted turkey breast served with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise
$12

Classic Club

Turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato on sourdough toast with mayonnaise
$13

Grilled White Cheddar Cheese

Aged white cheddar cheese on sourdough
$9

Roast Beef

Thinly sliced USDA Choice roast beef served with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise
$12

Veggie Sandwich

Cream cheese spread, avocado, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion
$10

French Dip

Thinly sliced USDA Choice roast beef served on French roll with au jus and creamed horseradish sauce
$13

Turkey Wrap

Wheat tortilla filled with roasted turkey, lettuce, tomato, bacon, avocado and sun-dried tomato mayonnaise
$12

Southwest Chicken Wrap

Wheat filled tortilla filled with grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, tomato, avocado, salsa and sour cream
$12

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Wheat tortilla filled with grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, tomato, avocado, and Caesar dressing
$12

Burgers and Hot Dogs

Choice of ground beef, veggie patty, turkey patty or grilled chicken breast

Hamburger

$12

All Beef Hot Dog

$6

With chili, cheese and diced onion $8

Cheeseburger

$13

Add Bacon $2; Add Avocado $2

Calamari Burger

Fried calamari steak with lettuce, onion, tomato and house made rémoulade
$13

Seafood Specialties

Halibut Laguna

Fresh grilled halibut filet topped with mango and papaya tropical salsa served with rice and fresh mixed greens
$25

Fish Tacos

Two two corn tortillas filled with mahi-mahi, shrimp or calamari, shredded cabbage, red onion, cilantro and roasted salsa. Served with rice and mixed greens
$14

Shrimp and Chips

Tempura battered jumbo shrimp with house made tartar and cocktail sauce
$20

Fish and Chips

Battered cod served with fries and house made tartar sauce
$16

Fish and Shrimp Combo

$18

 

*Substitute Alaskan Halibut
Market price

South of the Boarder

Carnitas

Chef's special carnitas with mexican rice, refried beans, guacamole, roasted salsa, pico de gallo and corn or flour tortillas
$14

Quesadilla Especial

Flour tortillas stuffed with chicken, grilled onion, corn, bacon and white cheddar cheese. Topped with red sauce and served with sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo
$11

Fiesta Steak Salad

Crispy wheat tortilla bowl filled with romaine lettuce, black bean relish, white cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo. Topped with grilled sliced filet mignon
$19

Chicken Enchiladas

Corn tortillas stuffed with marinated shredded chicken and white cheddar cheese. Topped with red sauce and served with sour cream, guacamole, mexican rice and refried beans
$12

Chiles Rellenos

Anaheim peppers filled with cheddar, jack and parmesan cheese. Served with mexican rice, refried beans, sour cream and tomatillo sauce
$13

 

Salads

Pear Salad*

Butter Lettuce, sliced fresh pear, candied pecans, dried cranberries and crumpled gorgonzola cheese tossed in balsamic dressing
$14

Louie Salad*

Egg, tomatoes, black olives and avocado on a bed of fresh romaine, served with Thousand Island dressing on the side
$12

Grilled Shrimp Salad

Mixed field greens topped with grilled shrimp, corn, grilled onions and avocado, served with choice of dressing
$16

Classics Caesar Salad*

Romaine lettuce with parmesan cheese, fresh croutons, and house made Caesar dressing
$12

Chinese Chicken Salad

Mixed field greens with shredded chicken, mandarin oranges, scallions, fried wonton strips and sliced almonds, tossed in our tangy asian dressing with toasted sesame seeds
$16

Grilled Salmon Salad

Mixed field greens topped with grilled Atlantic salmon, baby potatoes, cucumber slices and avocado, served with choice of dressing
$17

Spinach Salad*

Baby spinach with candied pecans, crumbled feta and sliced strawberries tossed with a raspberry vinaigrette
$14

Cobb Salad

Romaine lettuce with grilled chicken, avocado, bacon, egg, tomatoes and crumbled blue cheese
$16

Southwest Chicken Salad

Romaine lettuce with shredded chicken, black olives, tomatoes, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, avocado and spicy tortilla chips tossed with creamy green pepita dressing
$16

* Grilled chicken, shrimp, ahi, crab or salmon may be added to the Pear, Spinach and Caesar salads for an additional charge

Combos and Soups

Soup and Salad Combo

Choice of clam chowder or soup of the day and house salad with choice of dressing
$11

Soup and Sandwich Combo

Choice of clam chowder or soup of the day and half sandwich served with fresh fruit or pasta salad
$12

Soups

Clam Chowder served seven days a week

Lobster Bisque every Sunday

Ask your server about our Soup of the Day

Sides

French Fries
$4.5

House Salad
$5.50

Sweet Potato Fries with Jalapeno Aioli
$6

Coup of Soup or Chowder
$3.5

Mixed Fruit
$6

Bowl of Soup or Chowder
$6

A gratuity of 18% will be added to a party of eight or more. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Prices subject to change without notice.

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