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Salt Creek Grille

32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
949-661-7799
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Ranked #15 of 111 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Crown Valley Pkwy
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English first
California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

The Salt Creek Grille is a great venue to host a party, have dinner or to just to go to the Cheers bar. I have frequent this restaurant for more than 12 years. Excellent! Try the Ribs, Pork Chops or Coffee Encrusted Steak!

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Iowa
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We spent a measly three days in Dana Point on business and aside from incredible views, this was a highlight of our trip. Impeccable service, a meal that was to die for (if you don't get the chocolate ganache soufflé for dessert, you're missing out on one of life's greatest gifts), and great ambiance for a quiet evening out. Just... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stopped in for a early dinner. Seating wasn't very busy yet. The bar area was crowded and looked well stocked. Nice option area with seating. Interior was nice very open. Large menu selections both for drinks and food. Meal potions were large. Lime chicken tacos were very good. Service was good as well. Adequate parking and valet if needed.

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I love this nice place in Dana Point, I been yesterday with my friends, we had wonderful wines and glazed New York steak and exquisite mezquite Caesar's Salad, this unique place is so nice and with wonderful atmosphere outdoor and indoor. this is a Gem you must to visit when come over to California.... The best for meat lovers!!! Marcos... More

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Dana Point, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The bar has live music and some nights dancing. Food from regular menu is served in bar with no waiting or reservations. Menu is varied and quality of food is very good. Servers and staff are friendly and knowledgeable about their menu. The salmon here is one of my favorites with all their salads being very fresh and tasty. The... More

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Woodbury, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I ate here last week, with three other diners. We had awesome service from our server, Lorenzo M, (a very personable gentleman, originally from NJ). He had excellent knowledge of the menu and great recommendations for us to try. We started with 2 delicious appetizers, the Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp (everyone's favorite-wrapped in bacon) and the Ahi tuna stacker (very fresh).... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite of my wife and I. We love to come here during the holidays for the decor and to celebrate the year. I almost always enjoy the steak with bleu cheese, scalloped potatoes and the wedge salad. The fish is also fresh and cooked to order and there are multiple options. The restaurant is built in... More

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Newport Beach, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place is great. Everyone in our party of 4 agreed that the food was delicious and flavorful. I had the butternut squash ravioli and it was wonderful. The menu is varied and creative so we all found something to order easily. The ambiance of the place, the serving staff (Tyler was our waiter and did a super job). We... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to Salt Creek Beach on Labor Day and did a 4.25 mile hike before we went to the restaurant. When my Sister in Law and her son finally arrived we were hungry. They had previously eaten there before and we had passed by it many times on our way to Salt Creek Beach. We weren't disappointed! I had... More

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Laguna Hills, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My friend and I were celebrating our birthdays and enjoyed every moment. The service, food and atmosphere were perfect for the occasion. Our waiter Cullen was the best! He was very personable and attentive.

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