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Mahe - Dana Point

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24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958 (Golden Lantern)
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4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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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: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Really fun sushi bar

We go for the sushi but they have teppan too. Very open to the view and great service. Parking cab be a challenge at times. Fish has always been very fresh.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
John D
Laguna Beach, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Business meetings
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English first
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have an amazing happy hour...sit at the sushi bar! Enjoy!! I like that the rolls are different than other restaurants.

Thank BriA143
Laguna Beach, California
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go for the sushi but they have teppan too. Very open to the view and great service. Parking cab be a challenge at times. Fish has always been very fresh.

Thank John D
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was a great choice for my son and daughter-in-law's rehearsal dinner. Since we were coming from Ohio, I relied on my son to make this choice. We sat outside at a big rectangular table with ample room for everyone to walk around and mingle. While we had cocktails, the servers walked around with delicious hor'doerves for us to... More 

Thank Sprouts116
Page, Arizona
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had Dinner here for Jordan's birthday dinner, She had the Lobster and I had seared Ahi. Both were very good. The Poke appetizer we had was very tasty. The Creme Brule dessert they surprised Jordan with was excellent. One drawback and this is not a slight but for me it is difficult is the extremely high noise levels. But for... More 

Thank Joe L
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Great! So relaxing just the place to go for something different that includes wonderful food, drink and the BEST waiter we've had in a long time, Josh you were super!!! All the staff was very pleasant & helpful. Will visit again when in the area & tell our friends who live there. Thanks for a great experience.

Thank J B
Los Angeles
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157 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The hamburger is the best two of us have ever had. The sushi and sashimi is excellent. The service, OMG! Twice we had to hunt someone down to get seated, only to be ignored each time for over twenty minutes. Once, loud, foul-mouthed people were seated near us, with no awareness (even) by the receptionist and wait staff that many... More 

Thank LarryFLosAngeles
Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I had the best birthday celebration at Mahe. There were about 20 of us and our server Justin was friendly, knowledgeable, and professional the whole evening. Even though we moved around and tweaked our orders, he kept on top of things. The food was outstanding. We had crab Mac & Cheese, Seared Ahi, Salmon, a mix of speciality rolls, and... More 

Thank season3
Trabuco Canyon, California
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great fusion restaurant but the waiter must have had an off night. They have some great sushi and the place has a cool vibe.

Thank andezz99
Saint Charles, Missouri
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great live entertainment on the weekend. Nice vibe outdoor seating. Great service and excellent seafood and sushi. A bit pricey but worth it once in awhile. Close to the wharf.

Thank runnergirl080
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The best sushi and rools, very worth a visit! Vaitors are very pleasent and the atmosphere is great. Good value for your money

Thank Astridiq

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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: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings


Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am

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