Taste, texture, flavor and palatability: Chef Marc hits the mark on each at 230 Forest, where seafood rules
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THE BIG CATCH DOWNTOWN
SPIKING THE SAUCE
Laguna Beach Magazine
Laguna's 230, equal parts bistro, art gallery and martini bar, is one of the town's ultimate hot spots. Enjoy a traditional martini or any one of 10 specialty martinis.
Pair your cocktails with 230's amazing West Coast tempura oysters with seaweed salad and remoulade, the Hoisin barbeque duck and brie spring rolls with cucumber slaw and sweet sour sauce or any small plate from the appetizer menu, and you're set.
Voted one of 'Diner's Choice Winners'
Don't be fooled by the crowds and the noise; they are all part of the scene here at Laguna Beach's sexy and intense 230 Forest Avenue.
Fine Foraging in this Forest
Orange County Register
The stress of traffic and crowds disappears amid the consistently excellent cuisine at 230 Forest Avenue......
It's a street address that's worth seeking out. 230 Forest Avenue is an easy-to-find place with hard-to-forget food. You can't get more straightforward than 230 Forest Avenue. to begin with, its name is its address. So, there's a lot less chance than normal of getting lost. Crowds of beautiful people spilled onto the sidewalk, for a seat on the small heated patio or in the long, sleek dining room.
The dishes at 230 Forest Avenue taste like real food, with true, honest flavors.
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
Proud recipient of the prestigious Zagat Award 2009, 230 Forest Avenue gained a reputation as the 'in spot' among foodies after debuting at its namesake address in the summer of 1995. It is the artistry of innovative Executive Chef Marc Cohen, however, that has added refreshing new appeal to what is served...
This is a dining experience un parallelled, whether you join a hungry group or dine solo.
By Cuisine Magazine Authoer
In the heart of downtown Laguna Beach, this happening bistro is upbeat and chic, with a popular outside patio, beautifully prepared food and a plethora of exotic martinis to please sophisticated palates. Seafood rules here: the hazelnut-crusted Alaskan Halibut is a work of art. A magnificent Pacific Northwest cioppino is chock-full of lobster, colossal shrimp, Manila Clams, New Zealand greenlip mussels, calamari and fish in a rich seafood and shellfish stock.