Oak- Laguna Beach

4.7
967 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Oak restaurant, bringing the community a new local flavor of rustic modern, California comfort fare. Bar dedicated to crafty cocktails with exotic flavors, wine by the glass, brewed ales, IPA and lagers. fun friends family ….experience Laguna Beach from the inside out. LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY - SATURDAY!!!
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vipcarolK
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was wonderful— friendly, helpful with the menu, and made our birthday dinner something special! Would highly recommend and we’ll definitely go back next time we visit Laguna Beach!

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PamR
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The linguini with clams was light and flavorful. The service was excellent. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious food, nice atmosphere! Great find. 👍

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Foodcrazy
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were outstanding! Ambiance was wonderful with outdoor seating. The oysters were the best i have had! My daughter ordered a veggie burger. Later they told us that they were out of veggie patties when our food was ready. However, they promptly took a different order from her, comped her meal and brought the food out quickly. EXCELLENT SERVICE! Very kind and friendly staff. The chocolate dessert was AMAZING! Looking forward to returning!

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farouk
Orange County
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My girlfriend and I had lunch at this nice and cozy place.

From the door to your table, everyone was friendly. We had good recommendations. Food was amazing! (short rib tacos were delicious and satisfying). The view is calming and the atmosphere is chill.

For drinks, my gf ordered the Staycation.. so good!

Highly recommend.

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KimberlyC
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience4

We were seated on the patio and two of us were in the sun the whole time

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viperinm
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vibe and had a chance to meet the Owner, Rosemary. She was out bussing tables, delivering drinks from the bar and saying hello to patrons. It's great to see an owner so hands on! The food is next level amazing- taco flight and chicken & waffles I highly recco! The restaurant vibe was also awesome!

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WhitneyL
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I’m not sure where to start. It took 20 Minutes from when we were seated (at a dirty, unset table) for our server to greet us, our waters took nearly 15 minutes more. At one point I wasn’t sure if anyone knew we had been seated. We ordered 2 appetizers immediately. The first arrived somewhat promptly, the second (an order of tacos) was nowhere to be seen after our first appetizer had been long cleared from the table. I had to inquire with the manager where said appetizer was. It eventually showed up with no acknowledgment for the massive delay. We put in for our entree (a burger and side of Brussels). Not surprisingly, the burger took FOREVER. We ordered it cooked medium, it arrived well done. Our server never checked on us after he dropped our food, so I was unable to let him know about the burger and didn’t want to have to wait for a new one. I have dined here multiple times prior, this was unlike any experience I have had. I am so disappointed with the lack of service, and quality of food. As we were leaving, the manager said “how was everything” I said “just alright” and he made no attempt to follow-up with me after that. They comped the tacos (let us know as he was delivering our much-delayed and incorrectly-cooked burger), but honestly I would have rather just had my food cooked correctly and not felt like we had been forgotten at the table. Our dinner took TWO HOURS from start to finish, and this was solely because of the delayed service. It should not take that long to order and receive: 2 appetizers, 1 entree, and a side.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Great wait staff!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Loved it here! And do yourself a favor and order the Broakie for dessert!

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vipjohnm
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oak still has a great menu offering despite COVID-19 impacts. The Calamari was outstanding as well as the shrimp tacos. We set on the veranda (recommended), which had great ocean view at lunch!

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vipLarkspurLass
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Waiter was knowledgeable and friendly. Food was outstanding. Due to COVID the doors were open resulting in chilly dining accompanied by extremely loud street traffic. Guessing the ambiance will be much better after COVID is in the rearview.

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MichaelV
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was wonderful...short handed for some reason, but staff that was there did a great job under those circumstances. Definitely a keeper and we'll be back.

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vipLvpilates
San Francisco
30 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great location, wonderful and friendly service with amazing food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great experience! Javi was a wonderful server, Rosemary was excellent upon arrival! Super clean, fun and laid back. Great food and drinks and wonderful view! This will be our new go to spot in LB!

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vipdaniela
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had Valentine's brunch there.
Everything was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and we appreciate the covid precautions you took. Thanks for a great night!

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AshleeS
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, great food, and overall good vibes! Javier is our fav server! He always makes our time here a great experience :)

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vipJeremyO
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chris runs an amazing restaurant. Glad he’s open.

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RobertG
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had a great time. The Food was amazing and the service excellent. We sat on the patio that overlooked pch and a view of the ocean. We definitely be back soon!! Thank you Chris you have created an awesome dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food are amazing! And the views definitely a plus.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fantastic place. Food is fantastic. Drinks are Devine. Service is impeccable and the view is awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oak is one of my favorite restaurants! When you walk in, it’s open with a super cool modern beach vibe and beautiful ocean views from the patio. The staff is friendly and delivers excellent service. And the food is outstanding! I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass and it was cooked to melt in your mouth perfection. I’ll definitely be back soon!

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vipMarianneM
Hawaii
39 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints!! Cocktails were excellent and we always order something different and they do an outstanding job in everything they make! The whole staff is very friendly, it's one of our regular spots!

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vipDamo
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

way way overpriced for ok food and ok service

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KimberlyH
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New pork chop added to the menu is wonderful. Love their craft cocktails.

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KimberlyC
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

You stood me up! We had three confirmations from you and when we arrived the door was locked!! It made me look bad.

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vipMarianneM
Hawaii
40 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have something different to ear every time we are there and are never disappointed!! Friendly servers, great ocean views. Great drink choices. One of our favorite spots in Laguna!

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Classof67
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Appropriate COVID precautions, excellent food, outstanding service. Try the calamari appetizer and the French dip sandwich.

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vipJenniferC
San Diego
15 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an incredible experience at the Oak. The Chicken sandwich and meatballs are a must --- especially on the patio at Sunset! Highly recommend.

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RonaldT
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

During covid, tables are very close together “definitely not 6 feet apart”, food was great, service was great. It gets really hot after 1pm even with umbrella.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
27 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always on their game!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and it didn’t disappoint. Brunch was delicious, we got there a little earlier and they sat us right away. The staff were all great! I would definitely be coming back.

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AnitaC
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was good, service was great. It was a graf place to go for any occasions.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
27 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome, Chris and the staff are great! Thanks

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious! I would highly recommend dining here!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You guys are always great!!

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Benjamin
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The pork belly tacos are very good. Friday night crowd is too loud for conversation.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for dinner everyone was nice and the service was great my husband had the Taco platter and I had the linguine with clams and both were excellent so much that we went back the next day to watch the Steelers game and have lunch the staff is wonderful will definitely go back.

FAQs

Oak- Laguna Beach offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 940-3010.

Oak- Laguna Beach is rated 4.7 stars by 967 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.