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34195 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2814
949-661-5754
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Laguna Beach, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The perfect after-beach Mexican food hang. Nice atmosphere, friendly service, decent prices, and I can't say we've ever had a single menu item that was less than good. There might be better Mexican food to be had in the general vicinity, but the whole package here is very well executed, making it one of our local favorites.

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Great Prices, especially on Taco Tuesday ;) Good Food, good music, cool movies :) ..and a nice blonde (and surfing herself) waitress ;)

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Farmington, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Cute place but not authentic or good Mexican food. For fish dishes they use tilapia or Cod which was probably frozen. Come on they are right by the water. The chili relleno is full of cheddar cheese (yuck, why not use Monterrey jack or some Mexican blend) and a terrible red tomato sauce. The shredded beef taco has beef chunks... More 

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Dana Point, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Good place for lunch - excellent fish tacos, cold beer, outdoor tables...hits the spot. Have eaten here several times and never been disappointed. Wouldn't reccomend doing take out for the tacos, they just dont travel well, but eat them there for sure.

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Dana Point, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I went for Tuesday taco night and it was not great. The fish was fishy and it was nothing to write home about. I ordered and shrimp taco off the regular menu and it was delicious! Good size, nice shrimp ect. Beers are only2.50 during Tuesday taco night but that's all I would get again from the Tuesday menu. Tacos... More 

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Dana Point, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We moved to Dana Point in 2012 and the wife and I have the goal of going to every restauarant in Dana Point, so we tried Taco Surf. We went on a Sunday afternoon and besides the 4 old biker dudes sitting at the bar we were the only ones there which should have been our cue. The atmosphere was... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This is a wonderful weekend place to have fun and delicious, authentic Mexican food. Be sure to arrive hungry because the portions are quite large. You may need to take some home and it saves well for tomorrow's lunch. Chips and salsa are served while you relax and enjoy the live music with a cold draft or their special margarita.... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

It is easy to miss this funky Mexican restaurant but it worth looking for. Tucked in off of PCH this surf shack serves up very good food. The Carne Quesadillas are really good and generous portions. Nice selection of beers and a good Guacamole dip. Dont miss this local gem.l

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Philly
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I am from the east coast and my wife's brother lives in Dana Point - I have probably been to Taco Surf ten times over the years and it never disappoints. It's exactly what an east coaster tired of rain, clouds, and cold winters wants on a vacation. The food is very good - chips and homemade salsa are a... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a great little restaurant with a local vibe. The food is Mexican/American, not hard-core Mexican. I like both, but among the many Mexican/American restaurants I have tried over the years, this is one of the best. Taco Surf is located near the center of Dana Point in what used to be the Hobie surf shop. The cantina decor... More 

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Address: 34195 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2814
Phone Number: 949-661-5754
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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