Good food, pleasant music (Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run on background piano music was a highlight).
We had the lunch special after a walk around scenic Dana Point Marina. The selection was excellent as one would expect from a restaurant specializing in seafood. The outdoor seating was nice with a view over the marina. The entrees were prepared well. My only criticisms are the excess use of salt and the paucity of veggies to go with... More
An enjoyable but quite expensive dinner, small shrimps from Mexico but overwhelmed by tomato and horseradish sauce, good clam chowder and excellent Canadian scallops.
I don't mind paying good money for good food, but the Harbor Grill is way over the top in their pricing. The food is good but their prices are way out of line. The Harbor Grill is also extremely noisy. I don't want noise when I'm trying to enjoy my meal with friends. Conversation is pretty much impossible at the... More
This is a good but not great seafood place with no view and a crowded ambiance. It's ok but nobody raves that knows good fish. Unfortunately the view restaurants in the harbor aren't great and while this one has slightly better food it is way over priced.
The Harbor Grill is the best local restaurant for oysters by far. Thursday nights-great deals on beautiful oysters, totally worth a trip if you live inland or even if you don't. They have an extensive menu of fish dishes and their bar has an exceptional line-up of wines. The red grapefruit martini is one of my favorite summer treats. We... More
This very busy restaurant is just the spot for a great breakfast. Wide menu of choices will make you happy. I had the eggs with chorizo, bacon, home fries, and short stack of pancakes. Yum! I wobbled away very happy with enough leftover to make another breakfast at home the next day.
Aside from the Harbor Grill being a bit on the pricey side, we had a very good meal meal. Our waitress was very cheerful and helpful and made our dinner more enjoyable. the main dishes, while not exceptional, were prepared very well and the wine list was very reasonable. While the prices may be inflated due to its location near... More
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