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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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4:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    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
Delicious

Went with a group and ordered sushi and apps. Food was very good and service was wonderful. Lots of unique variations for sushi and other options for those that dont eat seafood. Would eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
AP0st
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Dana Point, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Mahe with friends to celebrate a birthday. The food was excellent and the service was great. Our server was very attentive. He suggested things before we could even ask a question! We were a group of 8 & everyone chose different dishes and there was nothing but praise!

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Thank sweetpeas8
Sisters, Oregon
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our waiter was very attentive and the food was served quickly and was very tasty. We sat outside on the patio and there were plenty of heaters to keep us warm and toasty and the atmosphere was very relaxing.

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Thank betjohnson
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Went with a group and ordered sushi and apps. Food was very good and service was wonderful. Lots of unique variations for sushi and other options for those that dont eat seafood. Would eat here again.

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Thank AP0st
Washington Dc
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Not super clean, food was just OK...witnessed a guest get soup or hot tea dropped on him and restaurant did not seem to know how to handle

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Thank MelDC
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a sushi roll straight off the menu that had NOTHING raw on it. It's my personal preference. After waiting for 30 minutes, my roll came topped with thick slices of raw salmon. When I asked our waitress about it she told me each sushi chef makes the menu items "with their own special touches." Raw fish grosses me... More 

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Thank TerryEgan
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My husband, 24 year old son and I ate at the Mahe on a sunday evening in December. We loved our meal and the atmosphere. We ate in this outside patio area that was surrounded by gas fires along the walls. Twinkling white lights lines lined the room along the ceiling. The room was enclosed with plastic so it was... More 

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Thank MAbelini
Dana Point, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great endless Happy Hour, Superb Service. The HH menu is quite good and has many sushi items to choose from.

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Thank DavefromCA92629
Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Mahe was recommended to us by the Ritz-Carlton, especially for Happy Hour. We sat outside on a warm autumn evening, and thoroughly enjoyed the sushi happy hour. The sushi was very fresh and well prepared. Soft tacos were also on special that evening, and I placed two orders since they were so good. Our server did a great job, as... More 

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Thank slg2if
CA
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

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

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Thank BriA143
Laguna Beach, California
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

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.

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Thank John D

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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, Sushi, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?