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#2 restaurant in Orange County!

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3rd Night Free

Book two nights at best available rate and your 3rd night is free!

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Now Open: Beachside Bar + California Seafood

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Monarch Bay Beach Club is exclusive to residents, members and resort guests only.

Overlooking the sparkling sand and shore break of Monarch Bay, this oceanfront bar and restaurant showcases a refined yet approachable menu of seafood and coastal cuisine.  Our indoor/outdoor bar takes center stage with iconic beach cocktails, local microbrews and an all-California wine list.  

Dishes featuring local, seasonal produce and sustainably caught seafood playfully reflect our coastline’s bounty and beauty. 

Menu Highlights include a Lobster Clambake for Two, Double Overhead Seafood Tower and a Whole Crispy Fried Pacific Snapper for Two.  The restaurant will also feature nostalgic beach desserts including deconstructed s’mores, house made ice cream sandwiches and sharable banana splits.

Whether your vantage point is the light and airy dining room, the breezy bar and patio, the sunlit deck, or the Beach Lawn, allow yourself to be enchanted by the breathtaking views and convivial atmosphere of the Monarch Bay Beach Club.  

About Executive Chef, Hansen Lee

Lee brings over 15 years of experience within the culinary industry to Monarch Bay Beach Club. Prior to joining Monarch Bay Beach Club’s culinary team, Chef Lee began his career at The Peninsula Chicago, before heading west to California where he held several prominent chef positions in Beverly Hills, Huntington Beach and Los Angeles. Notably, Lee served as Chef de Cuisine at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa as well as Executive Chef at Sheraton Grand Los Angeles Downtown, taking the lead of the culinary team at District on the Bloc restaurant.  Lee carries an Associate of Arts degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago.


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About the Menu

Through our treasured relationships with local fishermen and California farmers, Monarch Bay Beach Club presents a menu of artfully plated seafood and classic beach club fare.  Featuring nostalgic beach desserts including deconstructed s’mores, house made ice cream sandwiches and sharable banana splits.

All Day Menu

Dessert Menu

Children's Menu

Beverage Program

Developed as a collaboration  between Monarch Beach Resort mixologists and the world-renowned experts at Nolet and Ketel One, Monarch Beach Bay Club presents iconic beach cocktails reinvented with a California flair, local microbrews including our signature Monarch Beach Blond on tap, and an all-California wine list.

Beverage Menu

Ocean Adventures

With 30 years of surf, SUP, kayak and boogie boarding lesson experience and a prime location at Monarch Bay Beach Club, our CPR/first aid certified staff will guide you through the experience, step by step. We start you with a land lesson to give you the basic fundamentals, safety advice and reassurance then we head out to the waves.  Join us for fun memories that will last a lifetime!


Additional Questions

For insider tips and tricks when planning your next getaway, contact a Resort Experience Planner at 949-234-3900.
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