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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-493-1183
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“coconut shrimp” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
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34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleased to find Chart House’s happy early as we were adjusting to pacific time. Great deal with an even better view. We followed with dinner and were not disappointed.

Thank EricaLynn88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with a view over the marina. It was delicious and beautiful. We had excellent service, also. There is a nice variety on the menu so no one will be without a choice. While I didn't get the salad bar, they...More

1  Thank kblackman623
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fabulous 6 ladies pick a different restaurant each month to meet at, the view at sunset, especially-worth going for. Although the waitress was very sweet, she may have been responsible for too many tables as it seemed we waited quite a bit, at one...More

Thank mamiefiere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really...? Out of everything. Farmed fish in the offering, and a waiter who either didn’t listen or has no relationship to the chef...served old and rotten inedible salad (egg was literally dried and rubbery) sent it back for little improvement. Uneven service and the excuse...that...More

Thank barbarabea2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, ambiance, and views. Great place for a business dinner or a casual lunch. Nicely situated looking over the marina and cliffs overlooking the Pacific.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here for a long time. The food has always been very good. I love the selection at the salad bar and they have a great selection of appetizers too. Also they offer creative "Mocktails" for those who want to have a...More

Thank capowilson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early if you want to sit on the patio overlooking the harbor. It’s a fabulous view and great food and crafted drinks.

Thank dpblonde
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I dined here a couple times recently. The first time, I ordered the swordfish and it was good. But, the service was below average. The second Time I dined there, the service was good and the swordfish was absolutely horrible. It was so tough, you...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We ate her on New Year's Eve around 6 PM. We were seated in the bar area and it was a little nosey and warm. Because it was New Year's we didn't asked to be moved. We ordered the prime rib with a chopped salad....More

1  Thank Venita J
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My husband and I have been to the Chart House Happy hour many times. The food is delicious. We really like the prime rib sliders, fried artichoke hearts, lettuce wraps and fried shrimp. Service is attentive and knowledgeable. There is both inside and outside eating...More

Thank susan383838
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lauren g
15 June 2017|
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Response from Lydia747 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think they even have a special kids menu.
Stephanie L
4 December 2016|
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Response from Missika | Reviewed this property |
I don't even think there is a sidewalk walking up the hill from Harbor Dr. You could walk it more easily going up Golden lantern, Left on Del Prado, Left on Blue Lantern, Right on Santa Clara, Left on Scenic. It might sound... More
Dianne W
30 October 2016|
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Response from AmerinadianHoney | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dianne, sorry for the long delay! I'm sorry, but I do not know these things. Maybe you meant to message the restaurant and not a reviewer???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-1183
From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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