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Cannons Seafood Grill

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34344 Green Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2767 (PCH & Blue Lantern)
949-496-6146
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mesa, Arizona
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Los Altos, California
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Irvine, California
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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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Danbury, Connecticut
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Made a reservation two weeks in advance for a birthday dinner. The view of the harbor was spectacular; the food was excellent. Highly recommended. One complaint: The reservation was made two weeks in advance online. The online form asked for special requests, etc. I indicated that it was a special birthday dinner for someone visiting from out of town and... More 

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Redlands, California
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A wonderful place to view Dana Point Harbor and a drink to watch the sunset. Happy hour has a variety of snacks for purchase but dinner was ok. The service was fair but the food was disappointing, heavy bacon flavor in chowder and the sauces on the fish was thick and too heavy for delicate fish.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

5 stars for the views, 4 stars for the service, but only 2 for the food... avoid the soups and sandwiches... good coconut shrimp. Overpriced.

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Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Overall, it was really good. It was busy because of Prom or something like that. Service was good but I wish they had more options for vegan food. the view was awesome.

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California
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has incredible views of the harbor. Gorgeous! However, the food is lacking. We had to send 3 out of 4 dinners back due to being over-cooked. Two halibut dinners were dry. One filet mignon was ordered as medium rare, but served as well. The prime rib was only available as medium or higher (I normally order medium rare,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Gluten Free
Meals
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, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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?