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Wind & Sea Restaurant

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34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2989 (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
949-496-6500
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location at the harbor watching boats coming and going. Nice to eat outside and enjoy southern California weather!

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Thank markot170
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15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is average and overpriced, but it is Dana Point. Menu is outdated. The views of the harbor are what make this place.

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Thank Keith G
Dana Point, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is lovely, the cocktails are strong, servers are okay, but they serve typical frozen then fried appetizers and mediocre food at best!

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Thank Kugirl808
York, Pennsylvania
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed dinner (4 adults 2 kids) with a beautiful marina view. We were seated along the window and the kids loved watching the sea lions playing in the water, the paddle boarders and boats coming in, and the adults enjoyed watching the amazing sunset. We went outside for the perfect picture. Server was very nice and happy. Food was... More 

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Thank JesandJeff
Chino Hills, California
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170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating our anniversary and a family birthday so we were excited to be here. Our waiter Joe was super nice and very attentive. Fortunately it wasn't a very busy night on the patio. The view and water activities add to this casual dining experience. We ordered four different meals and 3 of 4 were quite good, they said.... More 

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One doesn't go here specifically for the food, let's just get that out of the way. The food is nothing spectacular or anything you've never tried (...or wanted to!). There are other factors that make this a wonderful place to have lunch, happy hour or dinner. A few of the reasons I recommend visiting W&S are: - Wind & Sea... More 

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Yucaipa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going here for years. My friend used to have a home a couple miles away. Now we stop by every time we are in the neighborhood. This time it was for lunch and the sliders and artichoke did not disappoint. They are famous for their mai tais, so I thought I should try one. Actually I have... More 

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Herriman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks were very good, the staff amazing and the views awesome, could have sat there for hours

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, friendly staff, beautiful setting even when sitting inside. Menu choice good for the whole family and reasonably priced. Would highly recommend.

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Thank PippaJPJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night in Dana Point, ate a lovely dinner at sunset. Mellow vibe, quiet, very open to ocean views from all tables. I had the cast iron scallops and my partner had the seared ahi. Both were prepared perfectly and both are tricky dishes. Drinks are reasonable and there are lots of wine-by-the-glass choices of decent vintages. Would have given... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
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
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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