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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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“lava cake” (22 reviews)
“prime rib” (28 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Venita J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and iht had anyways been fantastic. They have a great happy hour during the week with amazing appetizers, a really good salad bar, my favorite is their prime rib and their chocolate lava cake is an amazing...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The service was unprofessional and slow, the food mediocre, over-priced, and the background music was really annoying - completely unsuitable for enjoying a meal. My $34 piece of wild grilled king salmon was small/thin (I don’t think it was really King), tasted burnt, had cold...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This is the place to unwind relax and enjoy the view of the harbor and great tasting food. Nice salad bar. Nice seating outside esp in the summer. Must reserve ahead. Landry’s club is welcome here .

Thank Sugaylange
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went for a business dinner. The company was the best part of the evening. My husband and I both had seafood, but honestly, we’ve had better in the Midwest. Our tuna appetizer was good and the staff was friendly, but I don’t think we’d...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great View...On first floor have a drink outside...great view of harbor. On the second floor is where the dining room is. More beautiful views from inside. We arrived as the sun was setting (you cant see the sunset) but the view is still gorgeous. The...More

Thank Rox A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The positives: excellent appetizer of mushroom shrimp bruschetta, and a great autumn harvest salad... and our server was courteous. The negatives: although the restaurant is perched atop one of the most scenic vista points overlooking Dana Point harbor, the tables inside the building do not...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

So this was our second time here. It is a beautiful place with a great view. The staff are friendly, and the food is good. We came for Happy Hour. So we sat outside. It took over 10 minutes for anyone to even acknowledge that...More

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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
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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