Top 10 Rooftop Restaurants In Laguna Beach, California

rooftop restaurants in laguna beach

California boasts some of the world’s most amazing beaches. It only seems natural that its restaurants too, raise the bar. A view by the ocean, overlooking the beautiful horizon is a perfect way to dine and enjoy. These rooftop restaurants in and around Laguna Beach have some of the most fetching views and serve a wide diversity of local and global cuisines which is sure to tickle your tastebuds. Dine-in with friends, or bring a date, these rooftops restaurants is perfect for all and has amazing dining options. Whether you are a local or a tourist, check out the top rooftop restaurants in Laguna Beach, California.

1. Rooftop Lounge

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Experience a Californian dream at Rooftop Lounge. Enjoy a splendid view of the ocean from this rooftop restaurant which is a part of La Casa Del Camino hotel. Enjoy their signature drinks such as fresh fruit mojitos or mocktails, or appetizers like the Tuscan plate which has blue cheese, manchego, brie, salami, prosciutto and crackers, hummus and tapenade or other Californian delights. Rooftop Lounge is sure to keep you spellbound from its beauty. You can also rent the entire space for weddings, events, business meetings or get-togethers.

Rooftop Lounge

Address: 1289 S Coast Hwy 4th floor, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Rooftop Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm

2. Mozambique

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Craving South African cuisines? Think no more. Mozambique, a rooftop restaurant named after an African country, truly lives up to the African seafood culture. A must-try is the seafood ceviche which is a platter of shrimp, scallops and calamari steamed with fresh lime, cilantro, cracked pepper, thyme, and celery, and served chilled with tortilla chips. Views of the ocean on one side, and of homes and hills on the other, it is truly a marvellous experience at Mozambique. Enjoy live music galas both during weekends and weekdays.


Address: 1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Mozambique

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 10 pm

3. Skyloft

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Serving brunch, lunch, snacks and dinner, this restaurant by the ocean offers an amazing view of the hills. It is a must-try rooftop restaurant for you! Be sure to get a corner table to enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine or beer. Diners favourite are smokehouse brisket sandwich which is chopped brisket dipped in barbeque sauce with deep-fried shallots spread over a ciabatta bread or their signature Turkey sandwich. A healthier option includes cajun pasta, kale quinoa salad, and BBQ chicken salad. Available to organise corporate functions as well, Skyloft is worth your visit.


Address: 422 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Skyloft

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm

4. Nirvana Grille

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Serving seasonal Californian cuisines, Nirvana Grille is a sleek, stylishly designed and well-maintained rooftop restaurant in Laguna Beach. The food and drink menu is enticing with wild mushroom ravioli and housemade soups up for grabs. Apart from that, you can choose from a wide range of their selection of bar menu like local and international beer, wine and cocktails. There are also options for gluten-free meals. Priced reasonably, this is a beautiful hangout joint for singles, couples as well as for groups.

Nirvana Grille

Address: 303 Broadway St #101, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States

Website: Nirvana Grille

Opening hours: Tue & Thu: 5pm - 8:45pm; Fri - Sun: 5pm - 9pm (closed on Mon & Wed)

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5. 180blũ

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Located at the premises of Ritz-Carlton, 180blũ is an outdoor restaurant that offers a surreal view of the infinite ocean, overlooking Salt Creek Beach. What else does one need when one can have access to oceanfront view, fireplace, and live music? That’s what this picturesque rooftop restaurant offers. Come here alone or with a date, you are sure to be left spellbound. Live music is held every Friday and Saturday. Along with some really quirky food, this restaurant also serves handmade and handcrafted drinks.


Address: 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States

Website: 180blũ

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm

6. Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge

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Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge is a premier dining space at Huntington Beach. From its 9th storey rooftop, you can have an amazing view of Orange County. Overlooking the magnificent ocean, your time at this rooftop especially during sunset, is sure to be fascinating. Some of its delights include fried zucchini, cauliflower dip, N'Duja flatbread and artisan cheese. Try out their signature drinks like Atlas Peak and Villa Maria to really enjoy the time at this rooftop space.

Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge

Address: 21100 CA-1, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, United States

Website: Offshore 9 Rooftop Lounge

7. Hive & Honey Rooftop

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Hive and Honey Rooftop Bar is a lively millenial hotspot with amazing food and drinks options along with an enticing views. For quick bites, try out their tuna tartare which is basically avocado aioli, pickled mustard seeds, smoked salt with brioche toast. The in-house fries and handcrafted beers and cocktails are equally appetizing. If you’re searching for a place to organise a party or organize an event, Hive and Honey Rooftop have ample space to host it.

Hive & Honey Rooftop

Address: 7905 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618, United States

Website: Hive & Honey Rooftop Bar

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 4pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm – 11pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

8. The Fifth Rooftop Restaurant and Bar

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REMINDER: We are closed today, Saturday 6/26, for a private party. Start planning your next reservation to #thefifthoc by visiting our yelp page today! #linkinbio

Posted by The FIFTH on Saturday, June 26, 2021

Yet another amazing rooftop bar whereby you can catch a glimpse of the Disneyland is The Fifth in Anaheim. It is an amazing millennial rooftop bar which serves handcrafted beer and cocktails while you enjoy live music at their outdoor seating. The quantity is also very fulfilling for two hungry people. This is also a perfect spot to host weddings, events and many other get-togethers.

The Fifth Rooftop Restaurant and Bar

Address: Gand Legacy at the Pak, 1650 South Harbour Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92802

Website: The Fifth

9. Tanner's

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Tanner’s is Southern-Californian-inspired rooftop restaurant which boasts an amazing view from their outdoor elevated patio. Enjoy your date overlooking the beautiful scenic landscape with a glass of Tanner’s handcrafted cocktail like Flowers On The Wall. It is a concoction of Tito’s vodka lime and pineapple with a scoop of crème de Violette. If you prefer a non-alcoholic drink try their pineapple passion. Tanner’s has a very happy and lively vibe, so if you’re coming on a date or with your group of friends, be sure to book in advance.


Address: 21080 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Website: Tanner’s

Opening hours: 9am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm (daily)

10. Sky Ranch Rooftop Bar & Grill

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Couldn’t get tickets for the Fourteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis? Stop by #SkyRanchSJC as we have live performing mariachis in addition to a special Dulce Vida Tequila drink.

Posted by Sky Ranch Rooftop Bar & Grill on Friday, May 11, 2018

An amazing rooftop restaurant which is sure to elevate your experience to an enjoyable foodgasm, Sky Ranch Rooftop Bar & Grill is your answer to delectable dining. When you sit on their outdoor patio you’re bound to get lulled by the refreshing air and a mesmerising view of Mission San Juan Capistrano. The food is great, with few diner favourites such as spicy salmon, nachos and hamburgers. Their service is prompt and they serve the best burgers in the town!

Sky Ranch Rooftop Bar & Grill

Address: 31781 Camino Capistrano Suite #302, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675, United States

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 8am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 8am - 10pm

Are you hungry yet?

Rooftop with a view
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Mighty Travels used under CC BY 2.0

If you love fetching views as you chomp down your favourite dish, then you must settle for one or most of these awesome roof-top restaurants in Laguna Beach, California. There are some great options in and around the region that serve the best dishes. We have narrowed down the search for you in this article.

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