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Hennessey's Fish Bucket - CLOSED

34091 La Plaza,, Dana Point, CA 92629
949-489-7809
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Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Californian, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine

15 reviews from our community

53% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Dana Point, CA
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Ehhh. Wine selection is underwhelming for "Wine Bistro". The owners of Hennessey's converted their Fish Bucket to the Wine Bistro and separated the Wine Bistro from Hennessey's next door. The food is actually pretty good but the ambience and wine selection left us disappointed.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The Fish Bucket is now The Wine Bistro. My husband and I went there to use a living social voucher and were very pleased. I had Shorty's Pizza which was a delicious short rib pizza. My husband had a lobster jalapeño penne which he liked a lot. We were a little wined out since we were just home from wine... More

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San Clemente, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We find both the service and the food to be quite good at Hennessey's. Two-timmin Tuesdays is our favorite day with two for one breakfast and also a free burger when one is purchased. The breakfast is very good and we especially enjoy the smoked sausage and the tasty O'Brien potatoes with onions and peppers. The eggs are always fresh... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

good clientle, food good for a bar, not a bad location really considering it is a lot cooler here than anywhere inland

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Orange, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012 via mobile

We came here on a whim thanks to a Entertainment Book coupon. Thought we might find Irish sausage, some other good food - not so. The only natinl food was the shepherd pie - and they had a hamburger with sausage on it. We orders corned beef ruben and the fish and chips. I had what looked like 4 pieces... More

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

Had lunch here with four others, everyone enjoyed there food. Service was good and outside eating area nice. Reasonable lunch prices.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012 via mobile

Tues.-Get 2- $7 taco plates for $3.50 each. Must buy 2, but chose from fish, carne asada, chicken, pork or shrimp or 2 burgers for price of 1. Weds.- 2 Baja Chicken platters(half a chicken each)for $10. Thurs.- 25 cent drafts w/$9 food order. I have been there a few times and the food is decent with a great atmosphere.... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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141 reviews 141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Now it is true that one may suggest that my opinion of an Irish Pub has been somewhat tainted by my adventures overseas. However, I am anxious to find an establishment in the U.S. that has both Shamrocks on the door and the reflective atmosphere inside. While the food at Hennessy’s was average to maybe just above average the ambiance... More

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Poway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Stopped by before a concert at the Coach House and had good beer and excellent fish & chips.

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Los Angeles
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

The worst service possible! Extremely poor management and to top it all off food is tasteless!

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