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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, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 24
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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
Nice Environment to Catch up with Friends

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
deanvalens
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California
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California
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1 review
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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Aliso Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Took my girlfriend there for her birthday. Everything from the time we walked in the door was perfect. Upon arrival we were seated quickly at a nice table by the window. We ordered the cinnamon toast crunch martini, which is run chata and fireball mixed with cinnamon. It was easily one of the best drinks I've ever had. Our server... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was by far, the best restaurant we dined at while on vacation in Dana Point. It is frequented by the locals and that's a plus. Their food was very good. I recommend the home made potato chips and the BBQ ribs were dynamite! The ambiance was a little noisy, but that's partly due to the live music in the... More 

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Was there for Mother's Day. Our waiter, Steve, was very attentive, never rushed us to get out (and we had 3 large tables). Bloody Mary's were WONDERFUL! Food was very good. Would definitely go there again.

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It had been a while since I'd been here, but the Mrs. was craving a good burger and fries, both of which I remember SCG doing well. I again confirmed that to be the case because although I had the Wedge Salad with Salmon, there's always a "Dad Tax," meaning- I want a bite. I also sampled one of my... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Three generations of our family recently visited for dinner. We had no trouble getting a table on a week night but have heard it's more difficult on the weekend. There's is something on the menu for every taste. The scallops seafood special was excellent. Prime rib quite tender although maybe it was slightly bland. Our waiter, Conner, was excellent and... 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?