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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

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34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Pacific Coast Highway)
+1 949-493-1183
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Excellent food and service. We went for happy hour. The view is to die for. Food matches the view. No complaints will go again. Try cocktails.

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Thank Marcel F
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

My husband booked ahead and asked for a particular table,he was assured this would fine.On arrival ,we were told it was first come first served!!! And we could not have our choice of seating.My husband complained,as the server was not really bothered,asked to see the manager.That was also not very successful .As he said we have several anniversaries ,and ours... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

We were in the area with friends and decided to visit an old favorite for dinner after not having been here for years. We started with the salad bar which was good. Nice selection and fresh. But when our server brought the entrées all four of us were treated to a mound of mashed potatoes that were hard, dry and... More 

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Las Vegas
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139 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

The food was good but the view was better. I was on a trip with a large group and was pleased to see how well they handled such a large crowd. I ordered stuffed shrimp which was delicious and others who had salmon said theirs was also very good. I would definitely try it on my own.

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Thank roma2srs
Laguna Niguel, California
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

For us it was a magical evening, it was our first visit to the Chart House in Dana Point, the service was wonderful and the food very nice. The view was magnificent, as the sun was going down we watches set on the sails of the boat on the ocean. As the sun kisses the ocean goodby the lights in... More 

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Thank Bob L
utah
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Don't get me wrong, the food is very good, though not up to the level one would expect for the prices and the atmosphere. Our group had both surf and turf dishes, and they were all good enough. The service was excellent, though we were there early on a night and they weren't very busy. Stunning views of the coast... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here last night with another couple, before attending The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. By getting there early (5:45) we had our pick of ocean view booths along the windows. On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest, the view gets a 10+, the service a 9 and the food a solid 7.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

The chart house restaurants are always good, but this one has a unique structure and an incredible view of Dana Point Harbor. The staff was very pleasant

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Thank Harry E
Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015

the people that work there very nice chowder was good so was shrimp taco p[ace was clean and looked like a boat inside really just so friendly

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St. Thomas
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Astounding sunsets, happy hour menu, superb bar..and wow -- that view!! Menu is extensive, surf, turf, variety of side dishes. And those famous Chart House desserts.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-1183
Description
From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.

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