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Salt Creek Grille

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32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422 (Crown Valley Pkwy)
949-661-7799
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Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What a find!

We went to the Salt Creek Grille because my adult daughter thought it "looked neat". I admit I was ambivalent but she wanted to try it so we stopped in. I am so glad we did. The decor is California casual and very pleasant. There is a nice fire pit on a patio. we sat in the bar area because... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Marine City, Michigan
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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140 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Marine City, Michigan
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We went to the Salt Creek Grille because my adult daughter thought it "looked neat". I admit I was ambivalent but she wanted to try it so we stopped in. I am so glad we did. The decor is California casual and very pleasant. There is a nice fire pit on a patio. we sat in the bar area because... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is our second visit to salt creek and it was wonderful. Steven R. Was our waiter and you couldn't ask for better service. Everything was so tasty and fresh. If you are in dana point you must put this restaurant on you to eat list.

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Dana Point, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

THE place to be for great food, atmosphere and service! You have to try the pork chop! The fire pit is great for an after dinner drink and fellowship...

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Irvine, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My Aunt Tillie and I went for dinner in honor of her 92nd birthday, and we were treated like royalty. We started with the bacon-wrapped stuffed jumbo shrimp with a honey glaze--a fantastic, totally addictive treat! Succulent, crispy outside, and perfectly cooked. I was even munching on the crispy tails! Next, my aunt had the caesar salad with edge-charred romaine... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The food was fantastic coupled with exceptional service. For parking the real only option was valet. It seemed like a excellent date location.

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Dana Point, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went there for New Year's Eve with 2 other couples and enjoyed it very much. We had a reservation and they seated us right on time. The service was good and most of the food was outstanding. My friend and I each had a N.Y. steak, which was a little chewy. But the others had a filet mignon, which... More 

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Laguna Niguel California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our server, Matthew, went out of his way to provide us good service. The food and the drinks were tasty as well! Would like to hear the Bordeaux band again!

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San Juan Capistrano, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was great....the service was exceptional! The choices for beverages was good. Their wine prices for our Monday visit were very reasonable

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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Have been there several times and have never had a bad experience. Everything on the menu is very good. We usually eat in the bar/lounge area. Almost always live entertainment in the evening. The lounge is always but the servers are extremely efficient - never had to wait. Very nice atmosphere where you feel immediately feel comfortable. Do miss this... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food was tasty. I had the kale-quinoa salad and added grilled shrimp. Huge portion and very tasty. My husband ordered the ribs -- again, large portion and good. Our appetizer of bacon-wrapped, stuffed shrimp was mediocre at best. The bacon completely over-powered the shrimp and stuffing flavor. Plus, it tasted as if they had been under a heating lamp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-661-7799

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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