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The Coffee Importers

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34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
+1 949-493-7773
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Surrey, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am fussy about my coffee. The gentleman who made my cappuccino made it the best I ever had. The omelet bagel was also great!

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Thank smilinggrace
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Hi, I am thrilled to read your review! We train our baristas to make the drinks exactly as the customer wants them. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your cappuccino. I am also very happy that you enjoyed the bagel! We make each bagel sandwich with fresh bagels made every morning. See you down at the Harbor again soon!... More 

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667 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty hard to not succeed when you have a location like this, but it could be so much better. The bagels are great, and the employees are wonderful. The coffee is just OK, but unfortunately I can't believe they can't keep the trash and dirt off the floor when they open. OMG, with all the money they make why can't... More 

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Thank yogiacomo
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Hi there, I am so sorry that you were not pleased with our restaurant. However, I would like to point out that we are currently undergoing a remodel. The Deli side, or the Bagel and Smoothie side, is currently being expanded. I hope to open it up in the near future, but the remodel does cause us to have more... More 

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Mocha coffee, great lunch sandwichs and wraps and wonderful location on the Harbour. A must visit when in D.P.

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Thank geneg855
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I always love hearing that customers are consistently pleased with their orders over time. I hope that you visit many more times in the near future! -Jim Miller More 

Dana Point,
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice place to relax and have a cup of coffee and enjoy either a bagel, sweet, ice cream, etc. Good views for people watching and boating

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Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm happy that you appreciate our restaurant. We hope that you come down and enjoy a coffee and a bagel in the near future! -Jim Miller More 

new jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan for years. Their selection of smoothies and sandwiches is broad, and the quality of their food is consistently high. While the wait for your order might be lengthy, the beautiful view of the Marina is worth it.

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Thank aeromfg
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm thrilled that you have had such consistent satisfaction over a period of years. Our business would not be worth it without regular customers like you! Hope to see you again soon! -Jim Miller More 

Dana Point
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Really great place for visitors and locals alike! The menu has lots of great casual options that include healthy (fresh squeezed juices, blends, smoothies) and carb loaded goodness (bagels with great variety of toppings!) It's quick counter service so don't be discouraged by the line. You get a beeper that alerts you when your order is ready at the pick... More 

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Thank CapistranoBeach
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our business! At Coffee Importers, we strive to be as accommodating and efficient as we possibly can. I am so pleased that you had such a positive experience at our restaurant. The Dana Point Harbor as a whole is a great place to stop and enjoy Dana Point at it's best, and I am... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Delicious coffee, healthy super crunch pancakes, fresh smoothies, eggie breakfasts with fresh bagels! Add to it a gorgeous harbor view while you sit and eat.

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Thank Travelingyogimom
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed our restaurant and thank you for a wonderful review. Please look for our upcoming remodel coming in September. Please your next visit say hello.. JIM Miller More 

Indio
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This café is located right on the marina, and has a large number of outdoor tables to enjoy the view and people watching. The first morning we were there, we couldn't even find a seat it was so busy. The next morning we got there earlier and found a table with a nice view. They have a large variety of... More 

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Thank DesertWink
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Next time you are at Coffee Importers say hello. Look for our remodel of our bagel shop which should be completed mid September... Jim miller More 

Calgary AB
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This was a late breakfast / early lunch on a hot sunny morning. Stood in a line to order from the one ordering / pay station, then was given a pager to come and collect my meal. By the time I got the meal, the coffee was gone - apparently it takes more time (than what?) to make a panini.... More 

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Thank CalgaryMark42
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are working on the customer line problem as we are currently under construction next door to expand our operations and reduce the line and increase the kitchens to improve service. I am hopeful this will help as we have gotten so busy this past year its been a bit overwhelming at times. Hope you... More 

Palm Desert, California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Did not understand why I was immediately targeted by the owner of Coffee Importers of Dana Point. It was my Birthday, my 5 year old boy passed away a month earlier and I get more grief by the owner Jim Miller. I had stopped to glance at a menu looking to see if I would order a bagel I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
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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