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384 Forest Ave Ste 10, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2127
+1 949-715-3900
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
384 Forest Ave Ste 10, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2127
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Always a very good meal at reasonable cost considering the upscale feel and location. Being at the very tip of Forest Drive, this restaurant has a local feel to it as many of the Laguna Beach tourists don't venture this far up the street. Solid...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Good food and reasonable price. We had soup and a sandwich for lunch as we really did not want much. It hit the spot.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Best filet mignon’ ever. Also got the porterhouse steak which was awesome and both cooked to perfection. Scalloped potatoes were done in a stack and very good as well as the broccoli spears. Wines are extensive as well as a full bar if wanted. Recommended...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

wide bar top for full dinning with happy hour drinks. steaks and appetizers were excellent. nicely remodeled with anice ambiance. Friendly bartenders and service. We will return.

Thank jhuckestein
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place but if you want the details on any menu item I hope you got a readable menu. Thechicken pot pie is good and the burger too. Get in early for a seat in the bar. Great for a preshow dinner. Walk to the...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Even though we arrived 15 minutes before our reservation, they seated us immediately. The onion soup was perfect-not too watery or overly salty. Caesar salad was average. Meatloaf was really good, with the outside of the loaf lightly charred. The tarter sauce for the fish...More

Thank marc c
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a very attractive restaurant on the inside with a small eating patio outside. The service was quick and professional, and the prices were moderate. We split the fish and chips, and the quality of the food exceeded expectations.

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

DELICIOUS. great spot right near the sawdust and pageant. We ordered the famous planks perfectly coated and not at all greasy. I ordered the crusted halibut served in an amazing lemon butter sauce and my friend the chicken pot pie (most beautiful I have ever...More

Thank m_nathanson
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Diner, a lovely pork chop. The presentation was good, with great favor, although it was not warmed through. All in all a good meal but as the tittle states “could be better”

Thank Domenick F
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Lumberyard Restaurant has a wonderful decor with quiet tables and a relaxing atmosphere. Its food is very well prepared and is in ample quantity, almost more than you want. Service is excellent. We ate here twice on our recent trip to Laguna Beach and was...More

Thank therman1936
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 Forest Ave Ste 10, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-3900
  • E-mail
In 1912, at the bend of Forest Avenue, 23 year old Joe Jahraus opened the Laguna Lumber Company, he and his father(cigar maker, first postmaster and real estate agent) built the beautiful French Normandy building that is here today.
Prior to the lumberyard opening, building supplies needed to be dragged in by mule or floated in on the tides, and therefore, Laguna Beach had less than three hundred permanent residences. After the lumberyard opened, the area began to grow at unprecedented rates, transforming it from a tent town into a thriving city.
Laguna Lumber operated for seventy three years, sixty two of them in this location and its' architecture, influenced by Joe's tour abroad in World War I, is one of the most significant influences on the town's aesthetic. Half timbers, mud walls and shingled roofs grace many of the downtown storefronts and homes throughout the city because of this landmark.
Today, 384 Forest is home to Lumberyard - a contemporary American restaurant.
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