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    About this event

    This Valentine's Day, celebrate your love at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, a picturesque Victorian-style resort overlooking the California Coastline and Dana Point Harbor. 

    Head to Outer Reef led by James Beard-nominated Chef John Tesar for a Valentine's weekend dinner experience from Friday, February 10 - Tuesday, February 14. Begin the festivities with a complimentary rosé toast upon arrival, before indulging in a curated a la carte menu and commemorative chef specials. Elevate your experience with the perfect wine pairings specially selected by newly appointed sommelier, Georgi Stoianov, and enjoy stellar sips paired with unparalleled views of the Pacific. Visitors on Valentine's Day will receive a single rose on the table for their special someone.

    Advance reservations on Open Table are highly recommended. Menu highlights below

    Raw
    East or West Coast Oysters
    half dozen 26 | dozen 48

    Passmore Caviar | My Way
    50grams | 175

    Blue Fin Tuna
    "three ways"
    32

    Hamachi Tartar
    Fresh Wasabi | Crispy Rice | Ginger
    Lychee
    27


    Barely Touched
    Live Diver Scallop
    shallot brown butter | wild mushroom dashi
    black burgundy truffle
    28
    King Crab "Scampi"
    parsley | garlic froth
    38
    Half Main Lobster
    Champagne poached | French Sorrel Emollition
    Petit Green Fennel Salad | Champagne Bubbles
    38

    Salads
    Winter Green Salad
    Buddha Hand Vinaigrette
    21
    Traditional Caesar
    19
    Baby Iceberg & Blue Cheese Wedge
    marinated tomato
    21

    Pasta
    Toasted Potato Gnocchi
    Dungeness crab | black burgundy truffle essence 44 Lobster Agnolotti
    chestnut monte | Chantelle Mushrooms
    White Alba Truffles 60
    Butternut Squash and Ricotta Mezzaluna
    Leek Brodo 34
    Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
    28

    Lightly Cooked
    Kimchi Glazed Local Swordfish
    steamed savoy cabbage
    Korean kimchi pancake
    crispy pork belly 48
    San Diego Black Cod Milanese
    frisée buddha hand salad
    fall squash | pepitas
    brown butter
    46 Pan Seared Diver Scallop
    fines herbs risotto | little neck clams
    Shimeji mushrooms | olive oil emulsion
    46
    John Dory
    Charred Leeks | Braised Turnips
    Cauliflower Puree | Caviar Beurre Blanc
    52

    Chef Tesar's
    Dry-Aged Steaks
    Prime Beef Filet
    8 ounces | 62
    28 day Dry-Aged
    Heartbrand Bone-in New York
    28 ounces | 125
    45 day Dry-Aged
    Heartbrand Bone-in Ribeye
    32 ounces | 165
    140 day Dry-Aged
    Heartbrand Bone-in Ribeye
    32 ounces | MARKET PRICE

    Bordelaise | Au Poivre | 8

    Sides
    French Fries | 12
    Potato Purée | 15
    Mac & Cheese | 18
    Kimchi Creamed Spinach | 18
    Roasted White Asparagus |25
    Lemon Sabayon | Black Truffle 60