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24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958 (Golden Lantern)
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Happy Hour deals! Nice outdoor patio if you can get a table. Inside is quite dark. For a busy happy hour they seemed to be under staffed.

Thank 1SJCMom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 15 people, and were seated quickly. Food was good. Service I rate as a D. Food orders and delivery were out of sequence, and there was a big time gap for some of the dinner deliveries. You had to ask status and remind the Wait staff of missing items Wait staff didn't know where anything... More 

Thank dachrist
Beaufort, SC
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

had lunch there and the service was top notch; the fish/seafood was quite fresh and the atmosphere was very nice as well;

Thank sigmund w
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Have been here twice. We have always been sat right at our reservation time. Our white wine has been nice and cold, which is important to me. The sushi is good quality and fairly priced. The service can be a bit spotty but they do try. The last time we were there we had a party of 7 and kids... More 

Thank Happyowl97
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We were not overly impressed, 3 girls at check in, chatting, felt like interrupting them though did seat us right away. Our waiter was attentive until we ordered then did not see him until cleared table, never checked back on the food. Ordered a mahi dinner which was very good and variety of sushi rolls which were average. Ordered crab... More 

Thank Ron R
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Went for happy hour. Wife likes sushi and I can do without. Happy hour had choices for us both. Sushi is very reasonably priced. She would prefer it come out colder than it did - only barely cool when received it. The kobe beef sliders were very good and worth it. The mahi sliders were less protein but that's to... More 

Thank supraner
San Diego, California
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

The California Roll had no dipping sauce. The Beef and Chicken skewers were underwhelming. The Rain Roll will be ordered again. Very good. The Service was fine. Water glasses filled before they were empty. This restaurant is a hit or miss. We had had great food experiences and so-so food experiences. Great service and rude service. It is not a... More 

Thank Cdrwr1013
Frederick, Maryland
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves in Dana Point for a late dinner and checked out Mahe after a nearby restaurant had 1) a 15-20 minute wait and 2) was quite loud. My cell phone data was weak, so we went in "blind" (no peek at Trip Advisor first). We were seated quickly after reviewing the menu. Our server was very attentive &... More 

Thank CowboysFanInMD
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Happy hour all day Sunday. Drinks, sushi and service all top quality. The rolls were large and the fish fresh. We highly recommend the spicy tuna roll.

Thank barbanddick
Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Until 6:00, dinner at the Hibachi Grill is almost 40% off the prime time prices. Amount of food was plentiful, even if pretty standard for "Benihana's" type dining. Full Bar. Many people took advantage of the Happy Hour Specials offered at this restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jeffrey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $31
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958
    (Golden Lantern)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-240-6243

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?