The Deck Introduces New Springtime Delights


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The Deck on Laguna Beach has introduced a new Spring Menu that showcases the season’s most delicious ingredients, including English peas, sugar snap pea vines, asparagus, artichokes and sweet onions. Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz’s menu will still feature noted “ocean-to-table” favorites, such as Oysters on the Half Shell, New England-Style Clam Chowder, and Shrimp & Dungeness Crab Louie Salad, while seeing the addition of nearly a dozen new items.

The Deck’s new Spring menu now sees the addition of the following dishes:

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TUNA NICOISE TARTINE – olive oil poached yellow fin tuna/ French baguette/ radish/ sliced egg/ root vegetable chips

DECK TACOS – Mexican white shrimp/ chorizo/ avocado salsa verde/ grilled scallions

SEARED YELLOWFIN AHI TUNA – quinoa and avocado salad/ tomato-coriander vinaigrette


GRILLED CHEESE – Vermont cheddar / Danish fontina/ Nueske bacon / caramelized onions / rustic French bread/ tomato soup

STROZZAPRETI PASTA – Baja wild Shrimp/ tomato concasse/ Sicilian caper berries/ piquillo pepper sauce

VANCOUVER ISLAND KING SALMON – English pea coulis/ roasted cipollini onions/ oyster mushrooms

PAN ROASTED ALASKAN HALIBUTfresh corn pudding/ artichokes/ asparagus/ sugar snap pea vines

FREE RANGE MARY’S FARM CHICKEN zucchini chorizo succotash/ Spanish sherry-pimiento coulis

RIB EYE – GREATER OMAHA ANGUS/ whipped Yukon gold potatoes/ creamed kale/ caramelized shallot/ Cabernet reduction

AUSTRALIAN LAMB CHOPS – Provencal vegetables/ Gaeta olives/ basil pistu

The new menu is available daily for lunch and dinner. The Deck on Laguna Beach is located at 627 Sleepy Hollow Lane, nestled between the Pacific Edge Hotel and the Pacific Ocean, just off Pacific Coast Highway. For more information please visit

posted by Sarah McCallum