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The Californian - CLOSED

21500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5300
+1 714-698-1234
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Dec 8, 2014
“Good dinner”
Jul 22, 2014
“Great ambience away from the Huntington Beach crowds”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5300
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Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate dinner here. It has the same motif as the one in Waikiki. Service was good. We had fresh fish that was not cheap and a little overcooked.

1  Thank FairwayFound
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Eight of us had delicious dinners at a large round table outside...delightful! The waiter was extremely attentive and although it was expensive night out, we all agreed it was worth it...

Thank arizonagirl57
Reviewed November 13, 2013

For the signature restaurant at the hotel, it is surprisingly lack luster in quality and options. Good to Pete's Grill instead. Similar food but a lot less expensive. Food came out warm or cold and needed to be sent back. Requests for omitting ingredients (tomato...More

3  Thank Squirreletta1
Reviewed November 13, 2013

The Californian has excellent choices for dinner especially if you're trying to stay health-oriented. The beef tenderloin and sauteed spinach was delicious; the service is A+, sitting outside with heat lamps in the right place made the evening perfect. The next morning we enjoyed their...More

1  Thank 82SAH
Reviewed November 6, 2013

I heard good reviews about this restaurant. Even though I was not a guest at the Hyatt, I still thought I would explore this restaurant . I was pleased that I did. The food was very good. It was not elaborate,but, classic ,casual American cuisine....More

Thank James W
Reviewed October 24, 2013

0 friends 5 reviews LeeAnn L. Huntington Beach, CA 10/24/2013 This place was delightful in every way........Marc, Cullen and our wonderful waitress pulled off an amazing 21st. birthday dinner party for 12 family members ranging in age from 77 to 19.......the food was perfect. We...More

Thank Kidnappedtourist
Reviewed October 21, 2013

My wife and I spent 3 days for our anniversary at the Hyatt. Our first night we ate dinner at the Californian which is located on the property. I was a little skeptical since it was on the property and figured food was average and...More

Thank TexasFamilyMan
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Poor service, poor selection, not enough food to keep a bird alive let alone feed a healthy 150 lb woman. Waiter disappeared as soon as he dumped our food at the table so he didn't have to explain why the food was not what was...More

Thank Lani L
Reviewed October 12, 2013

We had a $50 off $100 coupon from restaurant.com (paid $8 for it), otherwise would have been out of my price range. They even included the alcohol towards the $100 required to be spent, many places do not. Food was excellent and wait staff very...More

1  Thank kmartinncemc
Reviewed October 10, 2013

My wife and I NEVER, NEVER eat in a hotel-located restaurant more than once during a stay. Too many times over the years, we've had a good/great meal once, but more than once -- it was never the same. The Californian restaurant was worth all...More

Thank michaeltheframer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$35 - $50
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-698-1234
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