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Mahe - Dana Point

24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958
949-240-6243
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Ranked #41 of 112 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Golden Lantern
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English first
San Diego, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We were to meet friends from out of state who were on a tight schedule so we had to drive up from San Diego. I researched some restaurants and chose Mahe because of its menu and local ratings. WOW, were we pleasantly surprised and extremely delighted with this wonderful restaurant. Food was reasonably priced, service was outstanding and we will... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We only had sushi, which in especially California that just means rolls. I've lived in Japan almost half my life so I won't hold that against them for presentation or being perfect. That being said it was just ok. I had better sushi out of Ralph's grocery store, and much cheaper. The restaurant had a nice feel to it, unfortunately... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I was surprised it wasn't better, seeing that there were quite a few people that recommended Mahe to our group. We had a pretty big group, 12-15, so maybe that was the issue. I would try it again, but not with that many people.

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Laguna Beach, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped in for happy hour and while the $4 California roll was average, the bartender made us a drink that was surprisingly good, as in it's the first drink we've NOT needed to order an additional shot to taste the main ingredient. All too often drinks taste like the mixer only, causing us to order the fixer shot, or just... More 

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Dana Point, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good and very diverse sushi. Always fresh and delish. My favorite thing on the menu is the tropical sashimi dish on the appetizer menu - I think it's mango or papaya with the fish, fresh and delicious! They also have a great happy hour menu - a good selection of sushi, rolls, tempura, along with good prices on beer and... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

While in Dana Point, CA for a work event, I needed a nice restaurant to bring my team to (30 people). Since I'm not from the area, I ate there the night before with just a few people to make sure it was decent. I was very pleased. Mahe has great food, a nice menu selection and very friendly staff.... More 

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Pike Road, AL
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135 reviews 135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a popular restaurant. We were here on a Monday night and the bar & music were really loud. We sat outside to avoid the noise and it was better. We had Super Crunchy Roll (quite good) and the Fried Rice Shrimp. It was good but not outstanding. Our waiter was a bit indifferent, although he took care of... More 

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San Clemente
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were in Dana Point and decided to try Mahe for dinner one Friday night around 7:30pm. We were able to get a seat on the patio right away, luckily as the restaurant & bar were very busy. It took a far amount of time (5-10 mins) for our waiter to take our drink order and a good bit longer... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good sushi and good food, we ordered a variety of rolls and were not satisfied with any. I would say price point is 4/5.

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Weston, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Ask for their cold sake...Ask for their cold sake...Ask for their cold sake...Ask for their cold sake...

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Additional Information about Mahe - Dana Point

Address: 24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958
Phone Number: 949-240-6243
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:30 pm - 12:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood

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