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Cannons Seafood Grill

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34344 Green Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2767 (PCH & Blue Lantern)
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannons is right next door to The Blue Lantern Inn, but nothing special. It is overpriced, average food. I suggest dining elsewhere. I recommend What A Dish! Happy Hour is awesome and our dinner was great! We returned the next day for lunch, and it was just a delicious. Perfectly priced with fresh food! Indoor our outdoor seating! Enjoy!

Thank Ann B
Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for happy hour and sat on the deck. Fantastic view. The cocktails and happy hour priced wines are very good. The food was also of very good quality, Calamari, Wedge salad and Bacon burger, gave us leftovers to take home.

Thank RDK12345
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best view of the harbor, wish I would of found this place sooner as I visited last day on my vacation. Nice but expensive sit down restaurant. We had bacon wrapped shrimp as appetizer which was disappointing shrimp were dry and bacon over done. I was more impressed with my entrée fresh salmon. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Chelsea M
Harlingen, Texas
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant benefits from one of the best locations in the entire state of California, hands down. Towering from the northern cliff and facing south, it gives the traveler the greatest perspective of the spectacular Dana Point Marina, Beach and the entire golf. The restaurant is not new and it definitely shows it. I can see how a tuff crown... More 

Thank Luciano S
Temecula, California
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of harbor, excellent service. Restaurant interior is drab, old and tired. Food disappointing.

Thank taz525
Mesa, Arizona
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, service was less than one would expect for a restaurant of this supposed caliber. Entrees are 30-40 dollars. Views are good, 3 star rating based on lack of service. Had to ask for water and wine requests. Asked for green tea for dessert, they drop off a tea box with no green tea. Asked again for green... More 

Thank KR_azy19
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Almost had this place to ourselves and enjoyed a couple of yummy meals. Waiter was learning his trade but affable and gave us some local beach tips. Worth going for a drink alone and enjoying the view.

Thank GalaxyInvader
Los Altos, California
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Food is good, calamari starters for example is special. But the view is special and you need to try for that row of window tables if you can. That said most tables have a view too

Thank CTPreview
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Be sure you don't miss an amazing sunset overlooking the Dana Point Harbor. The food here is good, the views are ahhhhmazing!

Thank Piter92604
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Yes the view is great, but the food is too lacking. Will not be going back. The service was ok, a little on the slow side.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34344 Green Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2767
    (PCH & Blue Lantern)
  • Public Transportation: Pacific Coast Highway
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: 949-496-6146

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