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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 112 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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DC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Overall I would say the food and service was 3 stars but the view was 6 stars. We ate outside on a nice quiet night with a gorgeous view of the harbor. The food itself was OK. The steak was good but nothing to write home about. Stayed at the Blue Lantern Inn so it was an easy walk down... More 

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Chart House Restaurant in Dana Point CA was one of my favorite restaurants. I always enjoyed food, service … view over the marina. However, my last visit tonight was a huge disappointment. The food was so, so… I ordered Sea Bass CH seasonal special. Dry fish over tasteless risotto was the main course. My wife had the same dish and... More 

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Southern California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a steak at the Chart House. It was mediocre but the price was not. All together it was a good experience. The view was fabulous

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Dana Point, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Chart House is consistent. It has great views and a decent staff. I've had good food here over the years and it's nice to be able say they're still putting it out!

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San Clemente, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've always enjoyed the food at the Dana Point Chart House. It tends to be a little on the pricey side, but considering the quality of food and the amazing view, it works for me. With that said, I find the reservation process and the "hostess crew" more than a little frustrating. Even with a reservation, I normally wait ten... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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16 reviews 16 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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