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Wind & Sea Restaurant

34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-496-6500
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family went to Wind & Sea for dinner after whale watching at Dana Point. There was no wait as we were able to sit immediately in the open seating area. Great food, great service, and great views!

Thank whitney_rogers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate there a couple of months ago and it was really good even if the prices are high. I returned and was disappointed. I ordered salmon and the portion was really small. I usually can't finish but this time, I was still hungry after...More

Thank Nothomemuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here recently. The view from the restaurant is of the marina. You can watch boats going by as well as seals playing in the water. I had the seafood Cobb salad and it was excellent. Lots of seafood- shrimp, bay scallops, calamari. My...More

Thank littledarlinseattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking can be tough and sometimes there is a line but we have been back a few times in the two weeks my wife was traveling with me. We actually found better service without a wait in the front area behind the patio hostess stand,...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the first to be seated when the restaurant opened, so we had one of the prime tables with a view of the marina. My wife and I shared a spinach and glazed pecan salad with goat cheese, and fish and chips, which were...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great restaurant. The views of the harbor are stunning and the food is delicious. A few of us ate there the other night and it was as good as it gets. The server was on it, the menu was comprehensive and...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There were five men and women taking advantage of Happy Hour and enjoying the opportunity to get to know each other better!

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Met a group of high school girlfriends for a wonderful lunch at the Wind and Sea restaurant. View from the glass windows around the dining room was gorgeous and we couldn't of picked a more beautiful day. Waitress was very attentive and cheerful. Sandwiches were...More

Thank riverm0m
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to sit and relax on a Friday (or any) Happy Hour. Get there early to snag a waterside table. Good food, killer MaiTais. Definitely try the artichoke. They should put the artichoke on the Happy Hour menu .... just sayin'.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Fabulous seafood - fabulous happy hour. We had the calamari, cast iron scallops and baseball swordfish - OUTSTANDING...The Mai Tai cocktails were yummy too. Great service.

Thank LVRoadWarrior
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are baseball hats appropriate
11 May 2017|
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Response from Angelica S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is fine. It is casual and you can eat al fresco.
do they cater to food allergies?
11 May 2017|
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Response from Shy P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
Siobhan B
We are bringing elderly people. Is it loud inside? Can you have a conversation?
4 March 2017|
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Response from Kimberly M | Reviewed this property |
No it's not loud - you could request to sit by the window - there is bar in the center - we visited during the day - it was no loud
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-6500
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