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Salt Creek Grille

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32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422 (Crown Valley Pkwy)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived at 3:00 on a week night and we had to wait for them to open. We were informed that we could not order dinner because it was too early. We were told that we could sit in the bar to get something to eat. We ordered appetizers and were informed that they no longer served the flatbread pizza... More 

Thank Debby M
Grapevine, Texas
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting combination of burgers, sandwiches, high end seafood dishes, steaks and ribs. We tried the perfect pork chops and a Caesar Salad with salmon. EVERYTHING was delicious and uniquely prepared. Naturally the chocolate soufflé topped off our meal divinely.

Thank Debbie B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here twice on our vacation trip from London. Amazing meals on both occasions. Worth noting that it is open later than many others in the area. Good menu, lovely food. Served well by Katelyn on our first visit. Recommended.

Thank Julian B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ample parking, patio seating, friendly staff, good selection. Make reservations on weekends and holidays, otherwise usually just a few minutes to be seated.

Thank StevefromVegas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was perfect. The food was so delicious. We sat in the lounge area, enjoyed the live music and atmosphere. We will definitely go again whenever we are in the area. The staff were friendly and professional as well. Highly recommend!!

Thank Erica M
Casa Grande, Arizona
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a quick date night here while vacationing in Dana Point. We called ahead on a Sunday to book a reservation and luckily there was no wait. We sat on the outside patio. The ambiance was amazing. White light bulb strings hang throughout the patio. There were many families eating with their children and the staff... More 

Thank LumberDevil
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food. The first afternoon (weekend) here I had fish tacos and they were delicious. Staff was great. I came a second night during the work week and the tacos were not available but the meal was still delicious. Furthermore, the parking lot had converted to valet only.

Thank Renee B
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Have been here several times and recently brought family members. The food was once again terrific as well as the service. You can't go wrong with any meal here.

Thank Mountgarret
Dana Point, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Salt Creek Grille has something for everyone - great fresh fish , salads, steaks. We have enjoyed happy hour in the bar with their truly inexpensive appetizers that are so yummy. I love their Seabass and my husband loves the beef stroganoff. Service is great

Thank Linda B
Laguna Niguel, California
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My in-laws love this place and they take us here often. I have to say that the food is always consistent and always good. You can count on the meal you had and loved before being just as good the next time you go. The atmosphere is a little dark for me but it is wonderful food and great service.... More 

Thank Jon_The_Handyman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $40
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-661-7799

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