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Harpoon Henry's Seafood Restaurant

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34555 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Dana Point Harbor Drive)
949-493-2933
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A locals dining spot

The food was quite delicious and there i a great view. Good service, a little noisy as well as a little expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bob M
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Big Bear Region, California
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California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went for Sunday brunch with another couple. We received our food and my husband's (filet mignon and eggs) breakfast was way below standard. He had to return it because the filet (if you want to call the cheap piece of meat a 'filet') was overcooked. The waiter took it back but the three of us had... More 

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Big Bear Region, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was quite delicious and there i a great view. Good service, a little noisy as well as a little expensive.

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Thank Bob M
Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for an early New Year's Eve dinner, and when we arrived at 5:45 the place was packed. Twenty minutes later, quite a few tables emptied and we were able to grab a window booth facing the harbor, which was nice. The waitstaff was terrific. It's just that the food was so average. The bread basket was exactly two... More 

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Dana Point, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Always consistent. Very nice happy hour food and drink selections with good service. fine view of the harbor

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Thank johnDwine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The location is what makes this restaurant worth while. It's an old school type place with a well meaning staff and good, not great food. It's like a comfortable, leather shoe that's been well worn and far from being eligible for the trash bin. I would absolutely recommend this place for a fun drink and some good food. Try the... More 

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Thank Impair
Dana Point, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

In my opinion Harpoon's has the best clam chowder in the area, loaded with clams, not potatoes, flavored with smoky bacon and thyme. The best thing here is the calamari steak, tender, lightly coated, and fried with butter.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Very popular watering hole with great views in the restaurant side. The bar and lounge has a very popular menu and semi-reasonable prices. Calamari Strips and Coconut Shrimp are excellent as well as the fish tacos and soups. Good service even with the crowded conditions.

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Thank yogiacomo
Los Angeles, California
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698 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is very clean and the dining area is very comfortable. They have a big bar area and live entertainment. The staff was friendly from hostesses to waiters. The service was a bit slow, even though it was not extremely busy and I would say the food was very average and a little on the expensive side. A few... More 

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Thank ZumaDawg
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I went here with friends for a lite meal and to see the act. The man that nite could do anything from Neil Diamond to the Beatles but his main act was Elvis. He was fantastic.!! He had everyone up and dancing and he came off stage to interact with the guests...he was fabulous. I had a pear/walnut salad which... More 

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Thank Carol K
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant in Dana Point overlooks the Pacific Ocean and provides an excellent variety of fresh seafood. The Calamari steak is excellently prepared and fork tender. The fish tacos are another great choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34555 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-493-2933

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?