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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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11:00 am - 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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great ribs and steak

Great dinner. Reasonably priced. bbq and steaks on the grill. They had an outside patio for dinner but we ate inside. Outside would have been nice but it was a little to chilly

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
casey201241925
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Westford, Massachusetts
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Escondido, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Decided to go here as the better restaurants were booked. Average place whose staff made lots of mistakes throughout the meal. Mistake #1...we told Meghan 3 times that we do not drink, but when she brought our drinks...they were filled with alcohol. Mistake #2...she told has of the specials...failed to tell us about the prime rib...which I would have ordered.... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Previous reviewers have marveled at the tremendous experience to be had at Salt Creek Grille, so we took their advice and went...and had an awesome experience! From the moment we walked in the restaurant and were greeted with cheer and friendliness by to hostess to the ambiance of sitting on the patio (a choice given us by the hostess) to... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great dinner. Reasonably priced. bbq and steaks on the grill. They had an outside patio for dinner but we ate inside. Outside would have been nice but it was a little to chilly

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Rancho Mirage, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We used Salt Creek for my daughters weeding and most importantly the reception. After a zillion back and forth with their event staff, and with their guidance, they put on a terrific "show" that memorable to all who attended. Excellent food (we did appetizer selections by butler service along with some standing appetizer trays at tables). All were excellent. Tops... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Salt Creek Grille offers many Signature Dishes to please the palate! For example, their BBQ Ribs literally fall off the bone. Every night at the Salt Creek Grille has something to offer!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were in Dana Point for a wedding and needed a restaurant the night before the wedding. Based on Trip Advisor's recommendation, we came here for dinner. Our server, Matthew was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable and recommended the Coffee Encrusted New York Steak. That was the best steak we had in a long time. Will definitely come here again when... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Came to dinner with an old friend and his partner. We arrived earlier than our reserved time and the host was very pleasant and welcoming. We were seated right away even though they were busy and it looked like they had an event outside. The server was quickly at our table and took our drink order and apps... we ordered... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Overall - Food is very good, waitstaff charming and attentive, cocktail service is decent. Needs improvement: Receptionist (seems disinterested) and Management (unprofessional). Example: It's the small things that make or break a dining experience. On a recent visit - we (party of 3) requested to be seated at an empty booth - they said it was only for guests four... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We celebrated a birthday party at the Salt Creek, we have been there for dinner before & always enjoyed the food & service. This time we had a separate room, beautifully set up for over 20 people, the appetizers were delicious, our dinners were excellent & most of all the service was great as it always is! I wish we... More 

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I took my Mom and Wife here for Sunday Brunch because the Ritz-Carlton was booked solid. It has a solid atmosphere and interior with a great patio area. When we arrived the entrance had a nice fire which was pleasant, but the front patio was booked for a private party, so we sat inside. My Mom and I had the... More 

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Additional Information about Salt Creek Grille

Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
Phone Number: 949-661-7799
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
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
Average Prices: USD $25 to $40
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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