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The Shwack Beach Grill
Ranked #4 of 146 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Healthy
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: The Shwack Beach Grill is a fast-casual American Restaurant featuring a unique menu of fresh California-inspired food at an affordable price, served quickly for both dine in and take out. Our core menu focuses on burgers, chicken sands, tacos, salads and spuds. We serve breakfast daily from 8am-11am and dinner specials from 4pm-close. We feature 12 Craft Beers on Draft and 7 hand selected wines. The Shwack is the perfect spot to grab some grub after a Surf-sesh or for a Fun dinner with the Fam! We love locals and tourists alike and hope to remind all of our guests that Life is Good...Shwack it!
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The schwack burger is awesome. Mahi salad great! Fries are a favorite. Kind of a find in town. Outdoor seating. But, no view.
Service is great, everyone is friendly. Beach town feel
Great local place.

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Reviewed May 12, 2014

The burger and fish tacos were pretty good and come at a decent price. The service was excellent and the place has some charm to it. Skip the chicken nugget kids meal- my daughter who likes ALL chicken, anywhere, anytime declared it to be the worst she's ever had and wouldn't even eat one. She finished off our hamburger and declared it delicious!

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Reviewed May 11, 2014

We ordered the fish and chicken tacos and they were fabulous. The pieces of fish were on the small side but the chicken pieces were good. The sauce was quite tasty. Once you order- your food is cooked fresh. Great meal and will definitely be back. $6.50 gets your 3 tacos each (not huge ones) and you can't go wrong, our only complaint was that we should have ordered more.

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Reviewed May 6, 2014

The hamburger meat patty was smaller than the bun and the meat was very dry. It was not 1/3rd of a pound of meat. The burger was thrown together without thought. The marinated onions were in a pile in the middle of the bun, the tomatoes were off to the side. I had to take it apart, spread everything out and remove half the lettuce before I could eat. The bun was thicker than the meat resulting in too much dry bread. The spuds were over cooked and looked like reheats. Other people were having the cook make new spuds because of over cooking. I won't go back. The servers were great and friendly.

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Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is basically order at the counter and your food is brought to you. The place is very casual, with seating both inside and out. There is not a lot of seating for large groups and it is very tight seating. Would not pass this up because of this but would order to go and find a table in Dana harbor to enjoy ! We had a Turkey Burger, Swack Burger and Chicken Sandwich. Everyone raved on how good everything was. We had the spuds with Dips and they were more than we could finish. One order would have been enough to share . Friendly casual staff with an interesting menu with not -so ordinary items. (see link under name for menu ) Beats any chain ...hands down !!!.

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Thank CAT_AJM
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