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Stonehill Tavern , A Michael Mina Restaurant

₹₹₹₹, Seafood,
1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
+1 949-234-3318
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster pot pie” (16 reviews)
“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
“endive salad” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629-4085
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner...somm offered great wine choice, food was excellent, rest of the service was good. The bar area is the place to eat, or outside. But...the main dining room is awful. Aside from being relatively unattractive, given the rest of the...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Dinner last night at Stonehill Tavern was a mixed bag. From the beginning the service was more than disappointing. We supposedly had 2 service folks for our table of 7 yet we wouldn't have known that. We rarely saw either of them, and if we...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Coming to the Stonehill Tavern was never to be expected to be this good. Well we wanted a nice place for my Birthday and it was really special. What a view how can anything be wrong 🤓🤓😄😁😺 Started with the martinis and cosmos all great....More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place just to hang out, let alone do a Chef's tasting menu with pairings. The house is super professional and the service is very attentive and elegant. You can dress resort casual but if you want super casual go downstairs. Stonehill...More

Thank Randall M
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

What a great place to watch the sunset. We had the seabass and was prepared to perfection. Moist, tasty and simple delicious. We also ordered some sides dishes Mac and cheese and broccoli. OMG this added to already a delicious and delightful meal. The service...More

Thank lisapF1459DM
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The steaks were the best I've ever had. The lobster pot pie was an experience to behold. Beautiful setting, amazing service.

Thank Suzanne W
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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