Madison Square and Garden Café

320 N. Coast Highway

Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Property Description written by Claire Ginther

Fabulous landmark property! Madison Square and Garden Café, a well-known fixture in the coveted gallery neighborhood of north Laguna, is a rare, historic 1912 Craftsman-style bungalow sitting adjacent to some of the best restaurants and art galleries in Laguna Beach, including Las Brisas and The Laguna Art Museum. This much-traveled area is only a short walking distance to the sparkling blue Pacific, and the immense draw of active Main Beach and bustling downtown. A jewel-like property, it sits on a large parcel of land with lush towering trees framing the welcoming front porch and outstanding architectural details. Wrap-around garden provides multiple bucolic getaways. This property is Mills Act ready! Inside, endless possibilities abound for flexible use, including retail/dining with C-1 zoning and CUP for wine and beer service. It comes complete with a commercial kitchen, as well as upstairs manager’s suite with gorgeous raised ceilings, which can be used as a separate residence for additional income opportunity. The garden landscape sports a beautiful professionally installed koi pond with filter and pump. Other features include: hemlock hardwood floors throughout the main building, presidential series roofs, copper plumbing in bathrooms, grease interceptor, extensive underground drainage, pipes to the city sewer system, concrete foundation, 400-amp electrical service to the property with all wires underground (phone, cable and electric). Historical elements of this property have been preserved and maintained. This property gem is a must-see for discriminating buyers. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!