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Harbor Grill Restaurant

34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-240-1416
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (57 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Harboe Grille does not disappoint. With indoor and outdoor seating, a live piano player often taking requests, a full bar and good food, this is a standard choice for dinner when we have guests in town. Try the Miso Sea Bass.

Thank Julie P
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This restaurant has delicious food and a very pleasant ambiance, including a nice enclosed patio for dining outdoors. Each time I have been there, the service has been excellent, the cocktails delicious (especially the lemon drop martini) and the seafood has been fresh. The menu...More

1  Thank jaxgrls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked at random after a days driving, restaurant was busy with dinner guests. Had a table on the side patio, restaurant does not have direct water views. Wife had crab I had fish and chips Both very nice, the skinny fries I normally despise with...More

Thank softywalter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've loved harbor grill for years but hadn't been in a few so when I was asked where I wanted to celebrate, I remembered their awesome fresh fish and creative preparation- so our family of 6 went there! We all loved it! The food is...More

Thank dpblonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to have lunch or dinner. Very clean, wonderful food and excellent customer service. Australian sea bass out standing as well as soup and lobster ravioli.

Thank ibisroost
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is at Dana Point Harbor. It is rather upscale, but has many selections of seafood, pastas and American foods. The staff is very good and we enjoyed our meal.

Thank Nanny2525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been there in a couple of months so went in again because it never disappoints. we were right again. go for the fixed prix menu. it is a good value and you can substitute a glass of wine for one of the items if...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virtually every Thursday night, my wife and I go to Oyster Thursdays at the Harbor Grill. The oysters are always fresh, expertly shucked (very rarely have we found a piece of shell in the oyster), and they excellent. The bar serves a wicked Martini of...More

Thank hunterflys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice harbor view from upper floor. Open patio seating style both ground & upper floor. Good food & service. A bit pricey but I guess that pays off the view & fresh ocean breeze.

Thank eve782017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

recently in Dana Point, visited the Harbor Grill for the first time, service was great and the Lobster Roll sandwich was excellent....

Thank tescs60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34499 Street Of The Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-1416
You'll always enjoy the finest in seafood dining at the Harbor Grill Restaurant. We specialize in fresh, regional seafood cuisine, fine steaks and fresh oysters. To help ensure the mood is set just right, this is your opportunity to relax in the warm comfort of attentive service with your choice of eclectic wines and refreshing cocktails. For more than 33 years, John, Wanda and Keegan Hicks have been committed to providing the best, high quality seafood and steaks in Dana Point. You can watch our Chef prepare your favorite dish over our mesquite wood grill. Our innovative and unique menu allows you to enhance your meal with our selection of vibrant salsas, chutneys or spice rubs. Escape from the ordinary and feast upon our Pacific, New England and Cajun renditions of your favorite seafood and enjoy your choice of our rich sauces and flavorful broths which reflect the finest influences of Latin American, Asian and Indian cuisine. And remember, every Thursday is our special Oyster Day! Once you've enjoyed a great meal, get ready for dessert. Our Harbor Grill carrot cake is a legendary favorite with locals and guests. Equally tantalizing is our delicious, made fresh daily, Chocolate Blackout Cake, Mocha Mud Pie and the unforgettable Key Lime Pie. The Harbor Gill was an Open Table Diners Choice Winner for 2016 and is the only seafood restaurant in Dana Point that has been selected 5 consecutive times as the Best Overall Restaurant. Come, join us! Call and make your reservation today! Whether you choose the cozy dining room with live piano music in the evening, or the colorful garden patio with a view of the harbor - You'll discover we're both a favorite for the locals and a popular destination for visitors from all over the world who want to feel like members of the family on their first visit.
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