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“Great service and great food”
Review of Salt Creek Grille

Salt Creek Grille
Ranked #10 of 144 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Crown Valley Pkwy
Sandy, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great service and great food”
Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Have just returned to the Salt Creek Grille for the second time in a week and had a great experience both times. We are currently visiting LA from the UK and wanted a restaurant where we could dress up and have an 'occasion' evening but still be comfortable with our ten year old daughter. This restaurant fitted the bill exactly. We set outside both times and were served by Blair who looked after us and paid special attention to our daughter, who has decided that this is her favourite restaurant of all time. The food was great and although not a massive menu it was broad and everything we had was tasty and high quality. Of all the restaurants we have eaten in during our time in California, this was definately the best.

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English first
Mission Viejo, Ca
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Unhappy Happy Hour”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Not really about happy hour, but the title is too good to pass up. Plus, I was unhappy. Wanted a fun adult evening on a Saturday night. Got a reservation on Open Table, no problem. Got seated, no problem. Lots of action, & fun atmosphere. Ordered a Grey Goose straight up...it came with bubbles and tasted like ginger ale. Sent it back. Got vodka the second time, but not a full pour. Ordered dinner...waited...waited...waited...waited. Finally got the food and it was good, but??? The best thing about the evening was our waitress - she tried. Won't be back for a long while.

  • Visited August 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“What a chop !”
Reviewed August 18, 2012

Great place for special dinner out though not fantastic. Good location right on PCH. Got table next to open kitchen which gave great atmosphere.

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Morganville, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“Nice dining experience”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

My family sat outside after 9pm, and it was so cool that they had outdoor heaters. I was rather unimpressed by the lobster bisque, which was a bit too different for me, but the Mesquite Grilled Caesar was another different taste that worked very well. It is a little pricey, and perhaps not ideal for every family, but worth a try. Definitely check out the menu first.

  • Visited July 2012
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Virginia Beach, VA
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Informal”
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Great place to go for a good meal. Very informal and located minutes from the Ritz. Highly recommend trying it.

Visited July 2012
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