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24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 489-1903
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Jack's Restaurant is a casual dining experience offering Turner New...
Jack's Restaurant is a casual dining experience offering Turner New Zealand all natural meats and fish as well as italian cuisine. Dinner is served seven days a week starting at 5:00pm. Breakfast on Sundays 8:30-2:30 Catering and banquets are available. happy hour everyday from 5:00pm until 6:30pm in the bar and patio.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian food in the area

Delicious food and great service. Jack greets customers and makes them feel special and welcome. Best egg plant Parmesan I've ever had.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Dave V
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Dana Point, California, United States
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We were staying at the St. Regis and based on the trip advisor reviews ventured to Jack's for Italian. The people were very welcoming when we arrived, however, we immediately felt like this was probably a local restaurant as they asked us where we were from since they didn't recognize us! The bread was delicious, we enjoyed the caper aioli... More 

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Dana Point, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious food and great service. Jack greets customers and makes them feel special and welcome. Best egg plant Parmesan I've ever had.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
314 reviews 314 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Jack's Restaurant on Del Prado in Dana Point offers excellent food. Our party of four ordered a salmon special, blue crab crusted orange roughy, Fettuccine Carnivale (with ricotta, spinach and bacon), and The Classic pizza (mozzarella and plum tomato), and all of the dishes were superb. Service is friendly, and the atmosphere is cozy. A great place for a delicious... More 

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California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

my boyfriend has known Jack for years. We have had the opportunity to dine there on several occasions. We both usually order the fillet mignon or a seafood specialty. The ambience at this restaurant is wonderful and Jack is such a fine gentleman and host here. They are supposed to have good pizza here also but we haven't tried it.... More 

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California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Jacks' is a great restaurant we love being able get takeout. My favorite is the feta salad with blackened salmon added on top. Two awesome appetizers are the calamari & the Parmesan eggplant! If you haven't tried this place you won't be disappointed!

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Monument, Colorado
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69 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ate here with friends who know the owner, In fact, they were married at Jack's and had the reception there. Everything is great, from the service, cocktails and food. There is a parking lot. We ate early so reservations were not necessary, cannot say about later in the evening.

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Laguna Beach, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We are locals and have been coming to Jack's Restaurant for 15 years.....never a bad meal, in fact all have been great. The eggplant parm is one of the best ever, thinly layered with great flavor. The pizza is to die for. Service is wonderful and the atmosphere is sophisticated beach.....enjoy.

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Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Fresh, organic ingredients and high quality meats. Very good wine selection. Options for gluten free. Helpful staff and a pleasant atmosphere. You can tell that the quality of the experience matters to Jacks.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Grass fed, wild caught sustainable food! Jack's has an excellent variety for the choosiest diners- lamb, beef, veal, chicken, fish, seafood and even raw, vegan and Gluten free choices. All at affordable prices. I highly recommend the eggplant appetizer as it is the best I have ever eaten!

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Dana Point, California
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42 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Everthing is top shelf and prices are right--go there-downtown Dana Point,Ca. Qunit place with excellent wines.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: (949) 489-1903

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Jack's Restaurant is a casual dining experience offering Turner New Zealand all natural meats and fish as well as italian cuisine. Dinner is served seven days a week starting at 5:00pm. Breakfast on Sundays 8:30-2:30 Catering and banquets are available. happy hour everyday from 5:00pm until 6:30pm in the bar and patio.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?