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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 #15 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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English first
San Clemente, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is one our family's favorite restaurants. The food is always consistent and of very high quality, making it difficult to choose an entree because they are all so good. The sautéed Chilean seabass is some of the most delicious and moist fish I have ever eaten. Shrimp with cilantro lime sauce and tempura prawns have great sauces. I also... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

what's not to like? Right down on the waterfront. Good, fresh fish good over hot coals. generous drinks and reasonable prices. But wait, the staff is very welcoming and friendly. Afterall it is a family owned and operated restaurant. We like it and have been eating here for more than 10 years. By the way, they serve a Sunday brunch... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sorry to report that we and our grandchildren had a disappointing lunch experience at Harbor Grill. Our food was ok, but the service was quite slow, despite it appearing to us the restaurant was not that busy. Recognizing our disappointment, the restaurant did graciously comp us with 2 desserts.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Fresh fish simply prepared; 6 adults ordered trout, bass, salmon and everyone liked their meal. Great desserts.

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DC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 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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119 reviews 119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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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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