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For 2
Date
Sun, 1/21
Time
7:00 PM
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Watermarc

4.5
1865 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Watermarc Restaurant
Wa-ter-marc  (noun): A mark showing the greatest height
Watermarc Restaurant brings together the vision of pairing great food with great beverage.  Lunch and Dinner menus begin with a segment of 26 Grazing Plates, then move forward with more contemporary and traditional menu components. Watermarc blends elements of older, classic foods and beverages,  with contemporary cutting edge cuisines and drinks. Our wine program offers 239 different ways to enjoy remarkable wine with extraordinary food.  Selections represent varietals from around the world, each suited to enjoy with different types of food while grazing.  Our featured Cocktails selections offer ‘Up’, ‘Rocks’, ‘Muddled’ and ‘Sparkling’ Cocktails.   From classics such as ‘Brandy Alexander’ made with traditional French cognac made by the Hardy family, to ‘Fire and Ice’ blending Grey Goose Citrus vodka with jalapenos, cucumber and lime.  Watermarc is located in beautiful Laguna Beach, California.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, International
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Saturday - Sunday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch Saturday- Sunday 8:00am-2:00pm
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Phone number
(949) 376-6272
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Marc Cohen
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Laguna Avenue
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Parking details
A Metered 2 level parking structure right behind our restaurant. After 7 PM is free
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.5
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4.6
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Had a gift certificate for 4 years before going here. Everything we ordered was fantastic. Can’t stop recommending it to all my friends. Wish we went sooner, can’t wait to go back and explore the menu further.

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kodie (Orange County)
1.0
Dined 3 days ago

In the past, we had a great past Watermarc dinner experiences.
This occasion was a total disappointment, the worst.
The bartender was a server for all of the hall tables as well.
Their burger meat tasted old/smelly we spit out after a bite.
Their Fish and chips were good, but the coleslaw was very bitter.
The worst of all was their coffee. Watermarc's regular coffee tasted it's been sitting there longtime, we had a few sips and asked for decaf coffee instead. Decaf coffee tasted fresh!
They charged both Regular and Decaf coffees for each of us.
The bartender/server told us " IT'S LIKE YOU DRINK COKE NOW AND CHANGE TO SPRITE LATER, SO I HAVE TO CHARGE REGULAR COFFEE AND DECAF COFFEE."
Does it make sense to you ??

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

We had heard great things about his restaurant. The manager (?) was very snooty and openly rude to the hostess in front of us...kind of set a bad tone for our date. The food was delicious and very well presented. The hostess was polite and our waiter was great...they need to reconsider management and how they speak to both employees and customers. It was very off putting and uncomfortable. I would return for the food. Expensive and there really isn’t much of a “view”, but it’s in a quaint part of Laguna and delicious.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

We've been here several times for anniversary and a few times with friends. A bit on the pricey side but always a good meal and ambience...if you get a seat upstairs. If I couldn't sit upstairs I would rather pay to eat somewhere else. Always enjoyable and service has always been good. And of course you have to get the best gelato in town next door after dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

All our grazing dishes and main courses were delicious and well prepared. Paella was a particular favorite for some of our party. But the item people two days later are still mentioning is the ahi watermelon skewer. Great combination. Good wine list and they brought us tastes of several wines to help us decide.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

The food was terrible, especially considering the prices.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

One of my favorites for years - consistently great food and top notch service

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Nice choice for brunch in Laguna.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

One of the best meals we’ve had lately. Our server was lovely (on New Years).

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ApplianceGuy (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

We've gone to Watermarc many times. Mostly on Sunday for brunch. They have great bloody mary's at a great price. I especially like their duck confit.

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