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Don the Beachcomber

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$$ - $$$American, ,
16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1809
+1 562-592-1321
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1809
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Reviewed December 8, 2015

So this place is unique in every way... kind of an undercover, massive dive bar/concert/dinner venue... it is sprawling....with a main bar, a huge main dining room and a kind of concert hall/bar/dining venue in the back area... I would not be surprised if this...More

Thank FunHBMan
Reviewed November 13, 2015

First the good news! The food was excellent; huge portions; taste was exceptional and presented beautifully! The bad news.... well they are totally understaffed so the whole experience was frustrating. We are locals and decided to give the restaurant another go after the last time...More

2  Thank Carey K
Reviewed October 19, 2015

There's mul rooms and bars, but I usually go for the reggae w Fully Fullwood on Sunday 3-6 ( you pay cover but it does fall on happy hour so you save on your bill) the layout is a bit awkward as it is an...More

Thank CptTim
Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Don the Beachcomber is also a wonderful place and the vibe is real with down to earth people and the reggae Sundays are the best.

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We were driving down Pacific Coast highway and saw the Wednesday night special for Don's crab special so we decided to stop in. Sat at the back bar with Shawn, our bartender, who directed us to happy hour specials (which we're all about)! The rib...More

Thank JBfromJB
Reviewed October 10, 2015

I was in Huntington Beach for only two nights and happened to drive by this possibly iconic restaurant and decided it would be a great place to eat. I am so glad I went in there. In my view, everything was different from the normal...More

Thank thomasdosborneii
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Authentic Tiki Bar from the 50s. Hawaiian style interior, awesome cocktails and Drinks. Served in stylish mugs.

Thank michel m
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Our first time. Wife & I saw Dale Watson last night. Pretty old school tacky place but, it had character. We liked it. F&B pricing was very reasonable. Wait service was excellent! Try the Poke Tacos! No A/C in the joint. A little muggy. Great...More

Thank John W
Reviewed September 29, 2015

It is what it is. Odd and eclectic. Not a fan of the atmosphere but a favorite watering hole for many locals. Antique car show venue on many occasions. Food and menu is okay. LOve the fact it is a unique iconic SoCal original restaurant.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed September 23, 2015

The grinds were Hawaiian style, tasty and good for my mouth. When I feel homesick for the islands, I'm gonna come here. There are chichis that gonna kick your akole, and make you feel so ono. You gonna say Mahalo like 20 times you gonna...More

Thank Ms A G
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July 16, 2016|
Response from Jiminy7 | Reviewed this property |
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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
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
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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