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Mare Culinary Lounge

696 S. Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
(949) 715-9581
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"Mare is intimate and sexy." Edwwin Goei, OC Weekly. The latest restaurant for Alessandro Pirozzi

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Following the success of the Alessá family of three restaurants, award winning Chef Alessandro Pirozzi opened his new Mare Culinary Lounge in May 2012. Mare, the fourth restaurant in Alessandro Pirozzi’s Culinary Collection, is intimate, chic, and the perfect place to pop into for martinis and scrumptious appetizers. The hip, internationally inspired décor and imaginative...

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Mare Culinary Lounge Restaurant Review

Nestled in (of all places) the Holiday Inn off of Coast Highway in Laguna Beach, Mare Culinary Lounge uses a dark yet lively interior --- with randomly projected movies --- to create a space that could convey an L.A. vibe but actually has Laguna Beach sensibilities. While the atmosphere and cocktails beckon the late-night crowd, the star of the show is the Italian cuisine from owner-executive...

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This is the second time we visited Mare Kitchen. We live in Portland and the first time our SoCal friends introduced us to this gem. This time we visited on our own and again loved it. Great atmosphere, food, and service. Don't let the fact that it is attached to a Holiday Inn Express in Laguna Beach scare you away. You will miss a special place if you do.

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Love Momma's meatballs and the eggplant appetizer!

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Would recommend for the food ... but not necessarily the service.

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upon arrival I announced myself and said I have a reservation the young Hostess said oh ok and did not ask my name or give any ackonledgment really at all .

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Beyond awful. So sorry Mare has new owner. Not the same place. Went from our fav restaurant to never going again.

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Pirozzi opened his first restaurant in Orange County, California almost a decade ago. Combining his charming personality and his time-honored family recipes Pirozzi created an authentic taste of Italy on Pacific Coast Highway.

Born in Naples, Italy, Pirozzi was the youngest of four children and the only boy. Growing up in a house full of girls was a...

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