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Don the Beachcomber

$$ - $$$American, ,
16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1809
+1 562-592-1321
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1809
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have eaten here several times, this is a cool Tiki restaurant, a Polynesian wonder. they have several large rooms here (some that can be used for banquets) that are all coolly decorated with palm trees waterfalls, and tikis. they also host concerts in the...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Went to see Katey Segal and The Reluctant Apostles oh my goodness did Happy Hour first an appetizer Wait Staff as very nice and everything was excellent! We will be going back lots of mini concerts coming up and the seats were great !! Didn't...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Visited on a Saturday night. We got in early and the hostess persuaded us to sit in the Dagger Bar for "atmosphere." Good call because their was a wedding party getting ready to take over much of the dining room. Unfortunately, the wedding party may...More

Thank mouseparade
Reviewed January 11, 2017

This restaurant is NOT an original tiki joint, but it licensed the name of a classic chain of tiki joints a few years ago, along with the original Don the Beachcomber drink and food recipes. The main dining room is fairly small, with most of...More

Thank develbow
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We were not impressed. I kinda think we just ordered the wrong items on the menu, but maybe they just need to remove them from the menu. The chop salad lettuce was wilted and they were skimpy on the toppings. The noodle dish had a...More

Thank Duck_Fan4life
Reviewed October 31, 2016

A restaurant. A bar. A banquet Hall. An institution, that has nearly been destroyed a few times. This is a great escape to a polynesian paradise for everyone. The Dagger Bar has great entertainment constantly including Reggae Sundays. Strong rum cocktails to smooth the edges....More

Thank Chazz B
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Got there during happy hour... Staff is friendly, drinks are great and appetizers are delicious! Had the coconut shrimp and a local brew, you gotta check this place out!

Thank Jorge D
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Don's is located on the Pacific Coast Highway in a long loved spot. Here you will find a restaurant with a great menu and fantastic food. Each day offers a unique special. The decor is straight out of the golden age of Don's, Trader Vics...More

1  Thank Californiac
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been to the dagger bar and they had karaoke. Very good food - try the Hawaiian nachos. In another room they have life reggae on Sunday's and it is a blast!!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I are from out of town and had been waiting for years to get the chance to go here. We finally made it to California and headed on over to Don's once we were in the neighbourhood. We found our own seating...More

1  Thank 981Jim_J
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July 16, 2016|
Response from Jiminy7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not affiliated with Don's, but their info can be found at their official website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1809 (Formerly KONA Restaurant)
    (1 mile south of Seal Beach Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-592-1321
  • E-mail
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