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Harbor Grill Restaurant

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34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Dana Point Harbor Drive)
949-240-1416
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 11
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for lunch

We went there after going on a whale watching cruise which was very good. Thursday is oyster day with many choices. We had the salad and soup for lunch. The clam chowder was very good as was the gezspacho.!! You can eat inside or outside. We will go back for dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We have stayed three years in a row at Dana Point on vacation and this was our first visit to the Harbour Grill - we wish we had found it sooner! We liked it from the moment the Maitre D' showed us to our indoor (given outdoor option) table. There was a warm friendly atmosphere and we loved the live... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We went there after going on a whale watching cruise which was very good. Thursday is oyster day with many choices. We had the salad and soup for lunch. The clam chowder was very good as was the gezspacho.!! You can eat inside or outside. We will go back for dinner.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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355 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The staff was very accommodating. We arrived on a busy Saturday night and the only table available was very small in the back of the restaurant. The staff was very helpful and offered to find us a larger table with politeness and courtesy. 15 minutes later, we were seated. We were impressed. Our plates included oysters, ceviche, scallops and swordfish.... More 

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Location sublime, great selection, fair prices. We are hooked on Harbor Grill's starters. The daily catch is FRESH, prepared simply, with just the right garnish.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This restaurant is right on the marina in Dana Point, we were there for breakfast. It's a great, casual place frequented by locals, as well as tourists. Had smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers and onion on a bagel - it was fresh, generous and moderately priced. Coffee is freshly brewed. Fun to see the boats, and great for people watching.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great little resturant in the marina. Excellent fresh fish with a large varied menu. Full bar with entertainment on the weekends. If you are around on Sunday morning they have an excellent brunch along with a bottomless glass of Champange.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Always popular Harbor Grill has an efficient seating system and waterside seating that is hard to beat. Service can be a little inconsistent based on the crowds, last time...no problems...this time...a wit for both drinks and food...take it in stride and enjoy the sun on the harbor or the setting sun with pink casts to the clouds. You will enjoy... More 

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San Bernardino County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We came around 3:30 pm on July 4th. everyone was very nice and the food was amazing. We had the crab cake appetizer, grilled cilantro shrimp, and Alaskan halibut. Everything tasted great. We will 've back!

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went on a Tuesday night and there was a little wait for an outside patio table, so we sat inside. A great added touch was piano music being played, live. Complimentary bread is served at each table but as an inside tip, be sure to ask them to toast it over their mesquite fire. We started by sharing a... More 

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San Clemente, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just order the filet mignon...best steak in all of Calif. The only place that grills correctly. I can get it rare here (pink & red w/ cool center)...nowhere else.

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Additional Information about Harbor Grill Restaurant

Address: 34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: 949-240-1416
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-240-1416

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?