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Stonehill Tavern

1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
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Ranked #27 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
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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

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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252 reviews 252 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
915 helpful votes 915 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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187 reviews 187 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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Long Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a fabulous dinner at The Stonehill Tavern in the St Regis Hotel. We sat out on the patio overlooking the Monarch Beach golf course and Pacific Ocean. Our meal was so creative and delicious. Nothing I would have known how to prepare at home. I had the black cod in a miso broth and my... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a very costly restaurant that does not deliver a quality dining experience. The two bites that constitute the hamachi appetiser were pleasant. The lamb was overcooked and the kitchen refused to acknowledge it and sent the plate back-now overcooked and cold. The salmon was so overcooked it had the texture of sawdust. The potatoes had the texture of... More

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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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