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Stonehill Tavern

1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
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Ranked #22 of 111 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
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English first
Ann Arbor, MI
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A welcome surprise in this otherwise generic St. Regis property. Stunning flavors and presentation. I didn't go for the Mina signature lobster pot pie, and I'm glad I didn't; the daily special fish preparation was superb. The waiter was helpful and friendly. I'd go back if I was in the area!

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Newport Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've loved this restaurant since they first opened years ago, from Aqua to this restaurant today. My favorite area of the restaurant is NOT in front of their glass wall with gorgeous views, but in the bar at one of their four booths. It's intimate, dark, and chic. Cocktails are always delicious and their food is scrumptious!

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We got a ride to the St. Regis from the Ritz, and we were very happy we did. The decor is great. The views were not those of the Ritz, but they were OK. Service was very professional and formal. Service was a little slow, but there were high maintenance tables near us. The food was awesome. Highly recommend the... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I recently ate at Stonehill and it was worth every penny. The food was delicious! I went with my parents who had a great time simply looking at the impeccable wine list. We had the ahi tuna tartare appetizer and it was so yummy. Our server also brought out some bread with cheese and honey which was great as well.... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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260 reviews 260 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
945 helpful votes 945 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I took our mothers and siblings (7 of us in total) to dinner at Stonehill two Friday nights ago. We had requested the private dining room if available and not otherwise booked, and they graciously were able to offer that to us free of charge. (Normally it requires a minimum bill of $2500.) Food was as good... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had dinner at the Stonehill . I had the pork chop which was overcooked . I should have known this when I had trouble putting my fork into it. WE were celebrating a birthday so I did not want to make a fuss. Anyway, the service was so bad I was afraid I would never get my food back.... More 

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new york
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a great time at the stone hill. Of course we dropped a mortgage payment there. But the wine. Food and the view and great for us. If u go. Get an outside table. Take your time and enjoy. And charge it to the underhills!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

being an international foodie, likely spoiled the good food from Hong Kong to NYC, from South france to the land of Dolce Vita- italy, our second michael mina experiences continue to be mediocre. our first time was at San francisco. the restaurant has a nice view, but that pretty much all I could say - the bill was towards pricy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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213 reviews 213 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is my third visit to Stonehill and I am always delighted by the experience. I highly recommend the tasting menu. It consists of 5 courses but along the way you will probably have 4 or 5 other things. The menu is inventive the flavors and pairings unique and the portions just right. Impeccable service. Bring your wallet, but you... More 

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Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We eat at the Stonehill Tavern every few months. Eating there last weekend, the food was excellent again, but given the summer rush, the service was disjointed. The wine list and the fresh menu is always good, but they should plan a bit better for the large number of diners.

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Additional Information about Stonehill Tavern

Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
Phone Number: 949-234-3318
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Californian

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