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The Coffee Importers

34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
+1 949-493-7773
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is it " Thee Place " for Your morning coffee and, it rapidly becomes " The In Place " for the remainder of the daylight hours for a nice relaxing lunch time sandwich (if You order the Pastrami, be prepared to eat). My...More

Thank TannaVegas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have been going to Coffee Importers for ages and why I never wrote a review I do not know. Everything on the menu is so good, from sandwiches to smoothies. I usually get the combo meal, either salad and soup, soup...More

1  Thank caneguy
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I found this place by chance. Absolutely incredible! Café Borgia is delicious! You can't go wrong with the food there. I was so impressed by the coffee, food, and atmosphere I have requested that I be taken back there for my birthday!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We love to grab a coffee and sit at their tables to people watch. There are lots of tables with umbrellas, very relaxing. A great little spot to come sit at before your ferry takes off to Catalina, about a 10 minute walk to departure...More

Thank Rox A
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hey There! Thanks for such an informative review! I’m happy you have been able to stop by during your visits to Dana Point. We open at 7am and love to see our Catalina travelers for a cup of coffee before embarking on their journey! See...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great bagels. Also try Eve's choice - yogurt/granola/fruit. Great place to sit on the wharf and have breakfast! Definitely recommend!

Thank weezie O
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hi, Thank you for making such a great suggestion! I’m happy you recommend our business for a breakfast and coffee in the morning! We look forward to your visits in the future. -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed March 27, 2018

Whenever we're in Dana Point, it's a given that we'll visit Coffee Importers. I've never had a disappointing coffee, pastry or breakfast here. We've yet to try the smoothies or ice cream so can't comment on them but others' reviews tell that story. Friendly, welcoming...More

Thank rexaboyd
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your comments! I love when people notice our accommodating staff. I’m happy to hear that you’ve always enjoyed your meals and coffee here! The Sunrise Bagel Sandwiches are surely a popular meal, but yes, it’s a lot of food!...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018

always clean, a stapple of the community, great coffee...... why would you wish to go anywhere else.

Thank Franswa212
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hi there, I’m so thrilled to read your review! Thank you for pointing out our best features! We love returning customers, and new ones are always exciting too! Thank you for taking the time to write about our business. See you soon! -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed March 15, 2018

This is a great place to unwind and get some awesome ice cream and watch the world go by and a great view of the harbor. Splendid selection of different varieties of ice cream and sorbet!

Thank DOUG H
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hey Doug! Thank you for the wonderful review. I love to hear about people enjoying our atmosphere as much as they enjoy our restaurant! I hope you come again and enjoy another of our various ice cream flavors! -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed February 27, 2018

The reason I'm writing this review is because I was very offended by what the owner did. I'm a regular client, I go there to get breakfast for my staff at least once a week not mentioning I go there for lunch with my husband....More

Thank h0ney08
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hi there, I’m sorry to hear that you felt I was being unkind during our interaction. I have signs posted around the patio that indicate “No outside food allowed.” During our conversation, I did not ask you and your husband to leave, but I told...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

A friend asked me to meet her here and I expected a place for coffee and muffins. I was very surprised to find this place has sandwiches, smoothies and all sorts of great things. Excellent food, good prices and 3 great patios overlooking the water...More

Thank Ed P
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Hey Ed, Happy to hear you were pleasantly surprised by our business! We do have an Espresso Bar, Pastries, Ice Cream, The Deli, and the Juice Bar, all under one name! I am so thrilled you were able to come down with a friend and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-7773
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Description
Set in Dana Point Harbor at the WATERS EDGE a perfect spot to relax and get a way. We offer BREAKFAST & LUNCH ,SMOOTHIES, ORGANIC VEGGIE DRINKS, BAGELS THE BEST ESPRESSO BAR IN DANA POINT HARBOR AND WE FEATURE LAPPETS HAWAIIAN SUPER PREMIUM ICE CREAM. ITS THE COMMUNITY GATHERING PLACE FOR DANA POINT
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