Great places to eat in Laguna Beach Orange County – The Deck and Active Culture

On my California mini road tripping adventure, a friend and I took a drive from Huntington Beach to Laguna for the afternoon so I could check it out. I did a quick google search on places to eat and discovered The Deck and Active Culture. Torn between the two I decided to check both of them out and here's what I discovered…

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The Deck in Laguna Beach

Firstly, I will point out the obvious which is the views of the beach here are fantastic.

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When my Taittinger Champagne first arrived, it was flat I couldn’t drink it, therefore, I told the wait staff and straight away they apologised and opened another bottle. There’s nothing like a nice crisp cold fresh glass of Taittinger – Happy woman now!

My friend and I ordered our meals and when his arrived I had such food envy, his smelt amazing! I had to try some (even though I’m gluten free I still had one mouth full!)… And let me tell you it was worth it!! His toasted cheese melted sandwich was out of this world. I had the tuna salad and it too was great (maybe not as good as his sandwich though!)…

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Active Culture

Come one come all to the awesome place for all us gluten free organic eating people! Here’s like a little slice of paradise where you taste buds will go wild. I only got the opportunity to get a smoothie (which was awesome!!) because I’d had lunch at The Deck. However, that being said if I had the time I would have eaten here in a heartbeat. The staff are so friendly and helpful I would love to go back. If you are there I highly recommend the Moonlight Mint Shake it’s out of this world good!

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My overview of eating in Laguna Beach

Being in Laguna a very wealthy affluent area I was expecting a very pretentious dining experience however it was the total opposite.

At The Deck, you will find friendly staff, fantastic beach views and a great bar if you're only wanting to go and have a drink. Overall I was so impressed however I must warn you to be prepared for a little wait but in my experience, it’s worth it!

The Deck Location: 627 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

 

At Active Culture, again they were super friendly, nice and helpful. The place had a really nice relaxing vibe about it. Plus, the look of their self-serve yogurt selection was so tempting if only I could fit more in! ha ha ha

Active Culture Location: 1006 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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So, if you’re in Laguna Beach check out The Deck and have a glass of Taittinger for me, or be healthy at Active Culture enjoying great food or a nice smoothie!

Until next time I travel, I see, I share... This is Character 32 doing her best to help you!

 

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