Starfish Restaurant

4.8
1122 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary Asian
Thank you for thinking of Starfish Laguna! Indoor & Patio Dining are available! Reservations are strongly encouraged, and available via phone at 949.715.9200.
Lunch: Daily from 11a - 3p
Opium Hour: Everyday 3p - 6p (dine-in only)
Dinner: Daily from 3p - 9p

We continue to offer our full menu for takeout and delivery, with delivery offered in partnership with Doordash, UberEats, and Postmates. To place a pickup order, please call 949.715.8205. Stay well-FED! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1122 people are saying
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vipGenghis
Orange County
33 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here 5 times in 5 months and introduced 4 new sets of customers last 4 visits. Great hidden gem.

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vipLinda
Los Angeles
64 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is always fantastic! And it is such a great menu you could return every night!!!!

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vipOCFood4u
Central Coast
27 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We had lunch here and really enjoyed it and sitting outside! Great cocktails! Large portions, easy to share! Heard they have a great Happy Hour every day 3-6PM too! We will go back for sure! We had the steam bun appetizer, a beef dish a wok mahi mahi dish? We could have easily had one app and shared a dish! It would have gotten a 5 Star but it was a little saucey and I felt there was probably a bit of sugar in the dish! Sweetest food server, excellent service! Such a large menu many options so maybe we could order cleaner in the future!

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GaryH
Orange County
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was great. Good & quality excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. A little tricky to get in sometimes but I understand why.

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DoesMikeyLikeIt
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service was on spot, reservation/table was available as requested

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Marky
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing variety of dishes that were all delicious.

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vipAlisonT
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughters 1 year anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service

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Ernizfriend
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were guests during opium hours and shared a selection of small plate items. Very nice presentation and everything was delicious. The wait staff was wonderful and we received some good drink suggestions. We were on the patio and it had good ambiance and was very comfortable.

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CSNS
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Delicious but a little loud. There are not that many options if anyone in the party has a seafood allergy but the server was very helpful and informative. Overall great quality food and yummy!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Danielle was incredible,. Thank you!

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DeniseB
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

The table are too close and it was too loud. My husband's Halibut dinner was terrible. My beef dinner was good and my adult son's liked their rib dinners. The appetizers were okay. Our serve, Matt, was attentive and very pleasant the entire evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
116 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an enjoyable lunch at Starfish to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday with friends. Sat in their patio with heaters which was perfect since it was chilly today. All our appetizers and entrees were delicious and our server, Celeste was attentive and friendly. The only thing that ruined it for us was a lady at a table next to us was coughing quite a bit. She wore a mask but really she should have stayed home! This was the first time to a restaurant for some in our party since the pandemic started. Now we all will be worried until 10 days from now and hoping no one gets sick.

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CharlieM
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited for my husbands 50th birthday for the first time. The service was attentive and with humor and the food was delicious. The ambience felt like we could have been downtown LA, London or New York. We had the best night.

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AmyB
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Starfish is my favorite restaurant in Laguna. The food is always delicious and the service is always top notch.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shauna was great server. Lobster roll and tempura shrimp rolls delicious. Cocktails and ambiance always top notch. Repeat customer for a good reason!

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RobinL
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Margarita the server was EXCELLENT and very sweet. The food is always top notch, anything ordered is terrific. Always a classy choice in a town with few great choices.
Keep up the good work!

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cynthiah
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding menu ! The food &wine were 5 star. The waitress, Celestine was excellent-knowledgeable & very pleasant . Def 5 stars!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We had excellent service!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite restaurant!! Best customer service and “Amazing” food⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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AshleyH
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome food and service! So glad we gave this a try while visiting Laguna beach. Definitely recommend. Music was a little noisy.

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Elaina
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience1

Way too loud (music loud, therefore customers are yelling at each other to be able to hear), way too dark (why???). The lights dimmed at maybe 5:30 and it was hard to see the menu and the food we were eating. Took a bite of avocado. It was wasabi. Wasn’t looking for a clubby vibe, just looking for a great sushi restaurant. The description did not show that. Also sushi was hard to find on the menu. Most sushi and sashimi was covered in sesame oil and or jalapeño. That’s not sushi.

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vipDianeW
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and food exceptional

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DomenicS
Sacramento
15 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great flavors and food. The chicken satay flavors were outstanding. But, the green curry sea bass was one of the best fish dishes I’ve ever had. Will definitely go back again and again.

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viproys
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time here. The menu looked amazing and we decided to spend our anniversary here for dinner. We were able to catch the tail end of happy hour which wasn't incredible deal. Everything we ate was amazing. Our server Danielle was fantastic! Definitely can't wait to go back!

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ThomasW
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience1

The room was very noisy...hard to carry in a conversation. Also the room is very dark. Several people had to use cell phone flashlight to read menu.

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vipDrewA
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific menu

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good food and nice staff

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vipjenb
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first vacation in 20months. I reserved a table outside on the patio. We got a seat at the bar and actually sat there for dinner. The bar staff was amazing and so knowledgeable of the menu.
Amazing food, amazing service and amazing atmosphere.
Can not wait up go back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The menu is huge, which makes me wonder if that’s the reason why all four in our party thought the food was good, not great.
Maybe too many different types of food?
Our fish dishes were so covered in sauces that it was hard to get the flavor of the fish.

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SaraD
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Happy hour. Great food and drinks. A tad Loud and dark inside but I still love Starfish!

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AngelaA
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Service was slow food was just okay. Fish was expensive and just tasted like the hot sauces it was in.

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Lele
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Starfish has fantastic food. We have been there many times and it never fails to impress us. Great service, wonderful atmosphere and just a super place for a nice dinner.

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melaniec
Central Coast
11 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food. Good service. Nice servers. Wonderful experience

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Eatright
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drinks

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vipGilbert
Los Angeles
57 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

An excellent restaurant, enjoyed fusion Asian, lighting needs to be improved and reduced deafening noise.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My wife and I have been here before and we really enjoy the restaurant. The service is always on point and the food is delicious

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous family reunion dinner!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Too many hostesses crowding the entry talking among themselves. Too busy chatting to say goodbye to their guests. The servers and bartenders were great and the food was good.

FAQs

Starfish Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Starfish Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 715-9200.

Starfish Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 1122 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.

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