Studio at Montage ***
LOCATIONMontage Resort & Spa, 30801 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach; (949) 715-6420; www.studiolagunabeach.com.
PRICEAppetizers, $23 to $29; main courses, $43 to $53; desserts, $15; six-course tasting menu, $125 per person; with wine, $200. Corkage fee, $15.
DETAILSOpen 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Full bar. Valet parking, $5, with validation.
Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. ****: Outstanding on every level. ***: Excellent. **: Very good. *: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory.