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Harbor Deli

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34667 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 949-496-0424
08:00 - 19:00
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Laguna Beach, California
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257 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you love deli food, this is the place. Located in the Dana Point Harbor you can get a bowl of hot matzo ball soup, cream soda and pastrami on rye with pickles on the side. They have even added a nice beer selection and now offer pizza too. Been going here for years, great in the summer or winter,... More 

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This cozy little deli at the Harbor has a great menu and the food is simply delicious! We've been visiting Dana Point for the last 4 years during the holidays and this place is one of our favourites. The owners and staff are always super friendly and we recommend you try it.

Thank Midstof
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I see the reviews are all over the place but I have to say that our experience was pleasant and the food was yummy. I had the Ham and Cheese half sandwich and it was so heaped with thin cut and tasty ham that I'm glad I didn't order the whole sandwich. I could hardly get my mouth over it.... More 

Thank BR_Nice_Guy
Escondido, California
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145 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Server wasn't real pleasant to us at the beginning, but warmed up as we tried to joke a bit with her. Food was served quickly and was hot. Would we go there again....probably.

Thank SteveZ234
Gurnee, Illinois
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very good meal that they happily helped us receive fast. We were running close on time for a boat charter and they happily took care of us. The food was great, the kids meals all looked good, and the service was phenomenal.

Thank jdeutsch
Laguna Niguel, California
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Too bad the food and coffee were not up to my standards or that of my girlfriend because the location is great and the service was very good. The coffee was very bitter and cream and sugar couldnt help it. my lady ordered lox with scrambled eggs and the lox was extremely salty. i ordered huevos rancheros which were even... More 

Thank Fred B
Laguna Niguel, California
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Simply put, the food is not good. This place used to be packed with customers all the time until it changed hands, then everything went down hill.

Thank jewel52
Bend, Oregon
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463 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

My wife and I recently split a Whole Pastrami sandwich. It was wonderful. The rye bread was fresh and tasty. The pastrami was NY style. Had a side of fries which were extra good. And to top it off, the pickles, oh the pickles. It's not fancy dining but we sure loved it.

Thank highdesertbadger
Dana Point, California
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

The breakfasts are pretty standard, not bad but also are not special. The pastrami sandwiches and corned beef sandwiches are pretty good when you have a NY deli craving. Prices are a bit high. The reason I haven't returned in some time is that every time I have been to this restaurant, the owner seems to be constantly glaring at... More 

Thank Tom M
San Clemente, California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Love this place, located within Dana Point Harbor. They have awesome deli sandwiches, check out the Rueben which is my favorite.

Thank Al G G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34667 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-0424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?