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Harbor Grill Restaurant

34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
949-240-1416
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Ranked #14 of 112 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dana Point Harbor Drive
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DC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Good menu but nothing to write home about, maybe slightly overpriced but inline with the rest of the area. Food was actually pretty good, frankly I think it was a little bit better than it gets credit for on here. Enjoyed the piano player playing a bunch of different genres including some old school Metallica.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I love sea bass but their sea bass with teriyaki sauce was just average. The glaze was tasty but fish was chewy. The rice pilaf was great with the glaze. The fresh fruit accompaniment was barely ripe.

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Bonsall
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It has been a while since I had been here as I moved out od the area but I had picked up a friend at OC airport and headed back to San Diego at 5pm so decided to stop for dinner. It is well prepared seafood and the service is excellent. It is one of those little places that serves... More 

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California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our 44th wedding anniversary! After haven eaten at many American, French, Italian, Swedish, Spanish and Belgian restaurants, how does the Harbor Grill match up for the $107 spent on a ahi poke, and two swordfish dinners and two glasses of sauvignon blanc. Not well! Not well at all. The atmosphere is bland, the parsley wilted, the vegetables (broccoli and sliced... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Right in the harbour area but not view of the water. Quaint atmosphere inside. Great open kitchen to watch the chefs in action, although we were also watching our waitress eating.Nice staff although service was a little slow. It was very busy, and only a Tuesday night so lots of people should mean fantastic food. Our meals were good but... More 

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Corona, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Spent two nights in Dana Point. We have tried this place before and wanted to try it again, It has now become our most favorite place to eat. Service both nights was GREAT. Excellent selection of wines. Food was out of this world. If you love seafood, this is the place to go. Excellent staff all the way around.

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Arden, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is conveniently located in Dana Point Harbour, but does not offer any great views unless you like to look at a few docked sailboats. The menu is ok, especially if you like grilled food. The prices do not merit the service nor the quality of food

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Dana Point, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food and Cocktails but the fish is really why you want to eat at Harbor Grill. Fresh and very well prepared.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had the sea bass with black bean sauce. It was really good. We also had the lobster ravioli appetizer, which was good. The staff was friendly and good about accommodating special requests.

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Dana Point, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Harbor Grill is the best place for fish in the Harbor, or Dana Point in general. It's freshly grilled on a wood grill, and they have a variety of interesting preparations. They also have good clam chowder and delicious salad with blue cheese dressing. My favorite dish is always the wood-grilled fish brochette, with salmon, mahi mahi, swordfish, great tartar... More 

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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

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