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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
949-493-1183
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Ranked #42 of 111 Restaurants in Dana Point
Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pacific Coast Highway
Transit: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
Description: From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Our local friends had called ahead and reserved the super-sized booth for 8 people, so we were seated quickly. Known for its fantastic views, we briefly enjoyed the scenery until darkness fell. Food very good. Service attentive. An enjoyable evening.

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Dana Point, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The smile on your face will seem permanent while sitting on the patio or inside at the bay windows as you take in the most amazing view in all of Orange County! But that isn't the only reason. The servers are so friendly, the drink specials are special and the appetizers are delicious. This is a great place to unwind!

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San Diego, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great view spot...but its getting a bit dated. We sat outside and enjoyed the scenery, but the food was mediocre. We were a group of four and had both steak and seafood dishes...none memorable. Cannons right next door has the same view and better food.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Without the daylight to show off the water views, the Chart House is a dated disappointment. Upon descending into the restaurant via a spiral staircase to celebrate our wedding anniversary, we were left standing at the host desk while staff passed by - completely indifferent to us standing there. Eventually another indifferent staff member arrived, did not acknowledge our special... More

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Irvine, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The seafood was fantastic as was the salad. I had King Salmon that was a good size portion and mouthwatering. The best ever. The problem I had with The Chart House was the spotlight lighting over the table that still bothered me even after I had it dimmed. Felt like I was in an interrogation room. The lighting detracted from... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous restaurant & location! The ocean views were breath taking! The moment you enter this restaurant you given the red carpet treatment! Great service, incredible food from Appatizer to dessert with great tasting coffee!!!! I do suggest making reservations. Enjoy your amazing meal. Very Romantic!! Great for couples, special occasions,family, business, come hungry! Enjoy your amazing meal we sure... More

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Johnston, Iowa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The food was average, but the view was amazing. Go for happy hour, the small plates are pretty large and cheap.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Chart house usually has standard and good fare. This was different. Perched above the dana point harbor, it affords great views that make up for a so so meal. Seating in the bar and outside patio are first come first serve, we made a reservation on a Saturday night, but had no problem forgoing the reservation to enjoy our meal... More

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We loved coming here for our Anniversary however we shall never eat here again. The 2nd last time we came in June had oysters our favorite to share my husband and I both got sick the next day. We thought ok those were obviously bad oysters we will give the place another shot. We brought a guest to dinner and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

My mother and I were staying at a nearby hotel and had heard this was a good place for drinks, we sat outside for the amazing view and after seeing the menu we had to order food and it did not disappoint! The good was amazing! I had a seared ahi atop wasabi mashed potatoes with a ginger sauce and... More

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Additional Information about Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

Address: 34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: 949-493-1183
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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