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Jimmy's Famous American Tavern

25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-388-8900
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“burger” (89 reviews)
“flatbread” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a great happy hour place, but that’s about all. Incredible loud and at times unbearable. Good luck and just take your chances.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank yogiacomo
david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're disappointed to hear that you felt the restaurant was too loud. Certainly, when it is busy, it can be noisy but we have little control over this. Our team would like to speak to you further, as we hope to be able to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very crowded venue but we had a reservation. All food selections were very good so the gang was happy. The only negative was the noise. Very loud. But the food was very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbbabyPalmSprings
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere but room had a lot of background noise. Hostess was friendly and drinks were good. Fish tacos were fabulous!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shiu1
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at JFAS. My wife had their (GF) Pork Chop with asparagus and I had the Short Rib Stroganoff. It paired well with the Sexual Chocolate wine blend. We shared a Jimmy’s “Old School” sundae for desert. The service was good and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank db7477
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Three of us stopped in for lunch in mid-September. We started off with calamari and pear fig flatbread, then salads and sandwiches. Everything was tasty and nicely-prepared. Service was also excellent, our server stopped by several times to make sure everything was good. We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CWSJ
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We came here for my birthday this past Saturday and the food was really good. My girlfriend ordered the BBQ salmon and it came on top of cream corn with green beans, bacon and onion strings on top. She loved it and everything was really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dooz85
david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dooz85, I just wanted to send you a quick note of thanks for your 5 star review. I'm please to hear you enjoyed your latest JFAT experience and that you're starting to become a regular! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Stopped in late on a Friday night and had a fine Rib Eye and the warm housemade chips are something special. Tasty food and quick good service, All one can hope for .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suptheusa
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We have been here before but this past weekend we went for brunch with another couple. As always we had great service and great food. We enjoyed the The Hangover Burger, The Bubba and the Juevos Rancheros. 3 of us did the Bottomless Champagne and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NelsonD148
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern was the location of my team lunch. Overall, it was a great choice as for a party of 14 we had a great time and really enjoyed the food. The location of the restaurant was great with plenty of easy to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ECYW
david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear ECYW, Just a quick note of thanks for your 5 star review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your JFAT experience and look forward to serving you again next time you're in the neighborhood!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Good pub food and atmosphere. Servers were plenty. Close to the Harbor and walking distance from the Marriott Laguna Cliffs resort.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hdcolorist3123
david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hdcolorist3123, Just sending you a quick note of thanks for your recent review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your JFAT experience and we hope to see you again next time you're in the neighborhood!

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Response from Icantdrive65 | Reviewed this property |
Angus.... 🤙 come on this isn’t hard.
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No, there is no outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-388-8900
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Description
JFAT is an upscale, yet casual tavern featuring regional American comfort food, craft beers, cocktails and wines with a lively bar scene located near the Dana Point Marina.
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