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Wind & Sea Restaurant

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34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2989 (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
949-496-6500
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 106
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Had lunch here. Food was very good and it is right on the water near one of the harbor entrances. Lots of boats, kayakers, and paddle boarders.....And seagulls of course. I wish there had been more places to sit outside to just enjoy the harbor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Omaha, Nebraska
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We ate dinner here earlier this spring, and the seafood was fantastic. Recommend the scallops. Nice views of the harbor, watching boats come and go during dinner.

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of our favorites, Wind & Sea is set at the harbor entrance to Dana Point. The rich folks sail by as you watch and dine and sip, in total beauty. The food is great, the service excellent, the view outstanding. Lively and large bar, too, with a good selection of wines. Plenty of parking except on festive holidays, and... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here. Food was very good and it is right on the water near one of the harbor entrances. Lots of boats, kayakers, and paddle boarders.....And seagulls of course. I wish there had been more places to sit outside to just enjoy the harbor.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great views on the harbor, seals floating, paddle boarders, kayak fishermen and great seafood. This was our last meal before flying back to the Midwest. Definitely gives you that last sea vibe. Get the artichoke and also the poke appetizer, for a real California feel. Might be too busy on a weekend.

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Valencia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Right on the water and a great place for a snack and drinks at the end of the day. Good clam chowder and a bit chintzy with the shrimp cocktail.

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Lakeway, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Lunch before going to The Festival of the Arts, and a great place located on the harbor. Food is good, wait staff attentive and prices are reasonable.

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FORT COLLINS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

we had a great window table with enjoyable views of seals at play. unfortunately the meal was less memorable. I assumed there would be fresh caught fin fish on the menu.The selection had typical frozen mahi mahi,etc.ended up eating chicken which was OK.wife had sea food Cobb salad. Said she wouldn't order again. Friend had encrusted mahi màhi.didn't,t complain.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Service was horrible from confusion with order down to returning someone else's charge card to me. My wedge salad was just, okay. Red onions were extremely hot and lettuce was more white than green. My son, who ordered trout, got salmon but he said it was well prepared.

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La Quinta, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Happy Hour at Wind and Sea is a wonderful end to a perfect beach day! With house wines at $3.95 per glass, you have choices including a delightful, crisp pinot grigio and a flavorful chardonnay, among others. The nachos are fresh and loaded with beans, cheese, guacamole and sour cream - easily enough for two as "dinner:. The sliders... More 

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Geneva
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited this place twice on our recent trip. Wait staff were excellent and all dishes were really good. I especially liked the seafood cobb salad and the fish and chips. Beautiful views of the harbor as well. Very pleasant restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2989
    (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-496-6500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?