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Wind & Sea Restaurant

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34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2989 (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Oakville, Canada
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Right on the ocean in beautiful Dana Point Marina! I can recommend the calamari strips! The location of this restaurant is really nice - it is busy but waiting for a table right on the water is worth it. Generally a great experience!

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Thank Coastallife
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this restaurant! It is my most favorite local spot in Dana Point to go to for Happy Hour. Happy Hour os from 4:30-7 pm M-F I believe. A beautiful view of the harbor, with a casual setting, and always great service. The Mai Tai is famous to locals, the chicken sandwich and the sliders are a great dinner... More 

Thank Val C
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here 10 plus times over the past years. This time my wife felt the fish seemed as if it were possilbly frozen. The service was not great. The view of the water is great. We saw several seals playing and of course the boats going by is always pleasant.

Thank geneg855
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to eat here after going on whale watching boat ride. Food was decent. Calamari strips were really good. I had seafood pasta, had a mix of seafood but red sauce wasn't great. Would eat here again since I love seafood.

Thank Chelsea M
Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So if you're on the look out for some seafood and atmosphere this isn't a bad place to be. The night I was here they had a gentleman on keyboard playing 80's music which was cool. The room was dimly lit with a clear view of the harbor. I picked my own table and sat quickly. My drink order came... More 

Thank Tucker2Tucker
Dana Point,
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall not bad. Good sea views. Food is standard fare, just okay. Having drinks, and relaxing in Dining Room is fun.

Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go over as do my out of town guests. They love the Sunday brunch and the views on the water. I go with friends and sit outside at the fire pit and have a glass of wine and talk at Happy Hour. Overall, great Happy Hour, food is good, locals and tourists go, parking can be a challenge at... More 

Thank robert j
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by around 4 pm for happy hour and apps. Ordered the clam chowder and seafood bisque. Both were served in bread bowls and both were very good. My wife and I split them. The service was exceptional with attentive friendly waitresses. Fun to sit here and watch the boats, jet skis and paddle boarders cruise by. Highly recommend.

Thank Paul F
Orange County, CA
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wind & Sea is a good spot if you want to sit outside and enjoy time worth friends in Dana Point Harbor. I've been there countless times and would like to give it four stars but the food is just average and the prices too high for drinks. For dinner it can be a good spot for a date but... More 

Thank lancewhite
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have lunch and enjoy the boats in the harbor. The fish and chips and jumbo prawns were really good. Would definitely go back

Thank Jim N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2989
    (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-496-6500

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