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Harbor House Cafe

American, Diner
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34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
+1 949-496-9270
12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Dana Point, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going here to full fill my craving for the chocolate, peanut butter, banana handmade milkshakes! Then the bacon wrapped onion rings to dip them in my shake...beware, highly addictive!!

Thank joloni
Dana Point, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is known for a large menu and larger portions. Great for breakfast, lunch and my favorite late night dining. Hungry after 9pm? This is the place. Great omelets, breakfast choices and combinations. A huge variety from burgers to salads to dinner. Very casual filled with old Hollywood movie posters. You will find something to like here.

Thank capowilson
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place draws a crowd all night long. We love to go for late night breakfast. It's noisy, but the food is good. Wide variety of breakfast items available.

Thank van m
San Juan Capistrano, California
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for pies, cake, ice cream, and brownies. Not sure if they were all homemade but they had a lot of options.

Thank luvbeachesAustin
Dana Point, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This restaurant has been a part of the Dana Point community for many years. Locals and people passing through Dana Point enjoy the very lengthy menu...from comfort food, to salads, to family fare...it has almost everything! It is quaint and unlike any restaurant in town, more like an old time roadhouse with a modern twist since it offers such a... More 

Thank jaxgrls
Laguna Beach, California
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216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Harbor House for over 40 years now, going back to college days with my friends on late night drives from Long Beach. The food is and has always been awesome from burgers to omelettes, coffee is always good and hot, good beer and wine selection and soft, old time music to bring back good memories. One of... More 

Thank OC-RaiderFan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We're about 35 miles from Dana point but we drive here 4-5 times, we both agree it's our favorite restaurant. Plenty of other seafood restraints around however this is still our favorite. Great brunch on Sunday, serves lunch and dinner daily. Their seared scallops over angel hair pasta is amazing, very spicy and addicting, This gem sits right on the... More 

Thank trixienisperosi
Orange County, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a place that transports you back in time a few years. It's been there for "Ever" and is a great place for breakfast (24 hrs. a day) lunch or dinner. Easy to find and pleanty of off street parking.

Thank Roger B
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I frequented this restaurant many times when we lived in Laguna Beach. Today, we enjoyed breakfast on our visit to the area. Harbor House has excellent food, with ample portions and great service. My wife loves breakfast while I like lunch even in the morning. Their specials are excellent, especially pancakes and waffles. Try this iconic spot... More 

Thank BooBooskip
La Puente, California
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180 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We've been here before and it was charming and good food but sadly that has changed. It's still a lovely classic diner with great décor, but walls do not change. The food we had was horrible. Deep fried zucchini sticks that were "nuclear", had to wait a half hour before being able to consider eating them after burning our mouths... More 

Thank Diana C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-9270

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?