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Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant

) #14 of 123 Restaurants in Dana Point ₹₹₹₹ , Seafood,
1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
+1 949-234-3318
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
“endive salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed Michael Mina restaurants in several locations. Stonehill Tavern is a favorite. Situated in the elegant Monarch Beach Resort this indoor/outdoor restaurant offers views of the golf course; and, the ocean in the distance. The entrance features the glass enclosed wine collection and...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 14 June 2017

No rush here. Had a leisurely birthday meal with friends and family. The waiter was helpful with both wine and food suggestions. The surprise birthday cake had perfect presentation.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable dinner & fantastic service. Wife ordered the filet mignon & me the NY steak - both were delicious & the latter substantial! Accompanied by puréed potatoes & steamed broccoli. Worth every penny. Will definitely be back. Upon exciting the hotel, the head valet...More

Thank Brian M
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We thrilled you enjoyed your experience at Stonehill Tavern! Thank you for taking the time to review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Ryan Callahan

Reviewed 31 May 2017

had a 7:15 reservation. after getting seated and ordering appetizers we didn't get served apps till 9pm. dinner was good not fantastic. worst part was cory the servers was kind of arrogant and rude. made snide comments and told us he had relayed our hellos...More

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Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hello, I am sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. I would love the opportunity to discuss your experience at Stonehill Tavern directly. Please reach out to me at your earliest convenience. rcallahan@monarchbeachresort.com I look forward to hearing from you soon. Ryan Callahan...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to stay on the grounds of the resort instead of venturing out. It was a lovely meal. I started with the Coleman Farms Lettuce and main was Morro Bay Black Cod. No pics but the cod was delicious, so fresh! Dessert was marscapone...More

Thank Aimster3372
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hello! Thank you for the kind review. We are so happy you decided to stay on property and enjoy the food and service at Stonehill Tavern. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Ryan Callahan

Reviewed 26 March 2017

I usually dine here once a week. Service is excellent across the board, from the hostess to the managers, to the bussing staff to the waiter named Metro. They remember what I like, and Chef Alan M. goes out of his way to cater to...More

Thank CinderellaDearest
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of Stonehill Tavern. We love welcoming you in weekly and enjoy preparing off-the-menu items for you each time. Our Chef and cooks welcome the challenge. I am sorry you have experienced inconsistency over...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

No visit to Dana Point without a meal at this fantastic restaurant. The quality of both the meal and the service were superb.

Thank Andrew W
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello, Thank you for reviewing Stonehill Tavern on TripAdvisor! We appreciate you taking the time and for the kind words. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Ryan Callahan General Manager

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. Had the Jidori chicken and it was by far the best chicken dish I ever had. Dessert was great too. The thing that made this restaurant even better was the service was amazing.

Thank Andymiami5
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hello, We agree - the Chicken is unbelievable! So much flavor. We're glad you enjoyed the service as well. Please join us again soon! All the best, Ryan Callahan General Manager

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a large group. Food was great. Filet Minion was perfectly seasoned. Staff is very efficient.

Thank Nina S
Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about Stonehill Tavern on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled you enjoyed both the food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Ryan Callahan General Manager

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I've had food before from great chefs - but this was really the best of all worlds. We were served family style due to our large group but we had a bit of everything that we probably wouldn't of had the chance to taste. Fish,...More

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Stonehill T, General Manager at Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

We had a great time hosting your group at Stonehill Tavern. Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you're in our neighborhood! All the best, Ryan Callahan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085 (Formerly Stonehill Tavern)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-234-3318
  • E-mail
Description
STONEHILL TAVERN at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point offers modern American cuisine focusing on seasonal ingredients and elegant tavern fare with twists on home-style favorites. The menu showcases the restaurant's strong relationships with local farmers with offerings of California coastal vegetables, as well as local and seasonal seafood specialties.
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