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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” (27 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank tykane01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the past 17 years I have taken my family to the Chart House for Christmas Dinner. Is sure takes away the pressure of putting on a big spread and the offerings are FANTASTIC! Great staff and great food!

Thank DavefromCA92629
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great Happy Hour Spot. We love the drink specials and the beers on tap. You can even sit outside and have a Great view of the harbor and the Ocean.

Thank NelsonD148
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Chart House is part of a national chain, but has one of the best views of Dana Poiunt Harbor and the Ocean. As with any Chart House Resturant. they have a good menu with good food. Excellent for couples and the family. They offer...More

1  Thank R G B
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Questions & Answers
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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