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Jack's Restaurant

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24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2739
(949) 489-1903
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Dana Point, California
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped here around 8 pm on xmas eve. The decor is charming the staff is very friendly and the room is full of is restaurant has been around for quite awhile and it still maintains a high standard of service and food. We ordered a delicious fish dish suggested by locals but they ran out, in place we got... More 

Thank dqkitri
United Kingdom
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649 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here and had an overall positive experience although nothing special. The food was okay and as was the service.

Thank UkSil
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We ate here because the new restaurant across the street was a 45 minute wait so thought we'd try a long standing place. My husband had eaten here once before. Very nice staff and nice decor. But with the exception of my husband's sausage/spinach creamy tomato pasta and the little bowl of marinara that came with my son's chicken, the... More 

Thank Knansea
Dana Point, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Jacks has been a staple for quite some time. The food and wine selection are excellent. The kitchen is awesome! When ordering don't forget to get the eggplant parmigiana appetizer................cant be beat!

Thank DavefromCA92629
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a good restaurant. The staff are extremely knowledgeable about the menus and you are never hurried. It feels almost European and quite sophisticated. The food is excellent and although it doesn't have a view as it is not in the harbour area it compensates by being terrific.

Thank Dennis U
Laguna Woods, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Linen table cloths, a local, Cheers environment yet subdued conversation along with wonderful pasta, steak and veal dishes make Jack's one of the best dinner destination in Dan Point.

Thank Ken Y
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

2nd time coming here for my husband and my 1st time....came here for our kids' spring break vacuum and was last here during xmas vacay and the bartender/waiter remembered my husband and kids immediately. Everything was delicious and will continue to be our go to place when we are in the area on vacation

Thank Eiszel L
dana point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

What a wonderful dinner we had last week at Jack's Restaurant. Jack's is our local "Cheers Bar and Restaurant." My husband and I go to Jack's with great frequency since we are Dana Point residents. On this particular occasion, we were holding a "Farewell" to our Marines deploying to the Middle East. Our Marines were over-the-moon with the great "chow"... More 

Thank terry r
Anaheim, California
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121 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

You gotta know, I really like calamari but my wife does not. So, if it weren't for a review we read saying that the calamari was excellent, I would not be able to get her to try a piece. Instead, when there was only one piece left in the bowl, SHE wanted it! The Caesar salad was equally excellent (they... More 

Thank Jim C
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Fortunate for us our hosts didn't miss the mark in choosing Jack's. Our white bandana clad waitress was quick to welcome us and explain the menu. Beverages were quickly served and our entrees taken. Our choices ranged from rack of lamb to salmon. What is the probability of all choices being a hit? No one in our party was disappointed.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Italian, American, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: (949) 489-1903
Jack's Restaurant is a casual dining experience offering Turner New Zealand all natural meats and fish as well as italian cuisine. Dinner is served seven days a week starting at 5:00pm. Breakfast on Sundays 8:30-2:30 Catering and banquets are available. happy hour everyday from 5:00pm until 6:30pm in the bar and patio.

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