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Mahe - Dana Point

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24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958 (Golden Lantern)
949-240-6243
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Today
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice sashimi lunch

My wife and I had lunch here, sharing a mixed Sashimi platter. The fish was very fresh and tasty. That is all we had, but it was perfectly good. We sat in the outdoor patio, but there is plenty of indoor seating as well. The restaurant is in a small mall near the beach, with no view to speak... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
ECrowther
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dana Point
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Unbelievably unique rolls and the freshest fish on the coast! I truly cannot pick my favorite dish! The clam chowder is the best you will ever have! The shishito peppers are so addicting that you may not share! The sushi chef makes the best salsa which he tops many rolls with. I usually order a side of it! There are... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our first visit was one month ago and we were served by Justin, a great ball of energy! The food (sushi, sashimi ordered this time) is excellent! Great portions for the sashimi and fresh-thank you chef! Their Happy Hour is not to be missed...check the website "www.eatatmahe.com" for the details...you will not be disappointed. The other menu choices, ie. sliders,... More 

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Capistrano Beach, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Mark the sushi chef is one of the best in the business. I love going there because if you ask mark to make whatever he thinks is best i have never been dissapointed.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Was Craving sushi or seafood and found some of places in the Dana Point marina unfriendly. Stumbled upon this gem and glad we did. Our server Alex was amazing. And the food was incredible. The oysters were huge and fresh. The sushi rolls we tried were unique and very tasty. We are going to go back again for sure our... More 

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enjoyed a great happy hour with my friends on a Sat night ! Happy Hour till 630p even on Sat - it was crowded but we were able to find seats no problem. Service was great as well for being as busy as they were. Prices for food were really good and ample serving , drink prices good too. Will... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
326 reviews 326 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My wife and I had lunch here, sharing a mixed Sashimi platter. The fish was very fresh and tasty. That is all we had, but it was perfectly good. We sat in the outdoor patio, but there is plenty of indoor seating as well. The restaurant is in a small mall near the beach, with no view to speak of,... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Make sure if you make your reservation online that you specify that you want "inside" if you do not want to sit on the patio. We went for the first time with a 6:45 online reservation and were told we had to sit on the patio (even though I questioned it and was not happy about it). It was a... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We ate with a family group of six. Wait staff was knowledgeable, the diverse group of dishes were all good and the prices were reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was fabulous and delicious. The atmosphere was also good. We sat outside, and the heaters kept us plenty warm..

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958
    (Golden Lantern)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-240-6243

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Large groups, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?