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The Wine Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
34091 La Plz, Dana Point, CA 92629-5548
+1 949-489-7809
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
22 Jul 2017
“First clue ... Saturday night and it is empty ...”
7 Jun 2017
“Never again”
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American, Wine Bar, Bar
$$ - $$$
34091 La Plz, Dana Point, CA 92629-5548
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had some guests from out of town last minute and the typical favorite restaurants had no availability until 9:30 or later, but the Wine Bistro had tables at every time slot all night long on Open Table. I should have heard sirens going off. We...More

2  Thank 4SIGHT
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Although the wait staff was very nice, I was very disappointed with this place. I'd been 2 years ago & loved it! Now, it's just another beach dive

2  Thank MariaL26
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

With a bias towards rye, the wine bistro has a nice mix of drinks. The General Mezcal has a rich, smokiness that was great. Wines are good

Thank Bootdr1
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

First time and we were quite impressed. Interesting Brunch Menu and excellent service. The eggs were perfectly pouched, the pancakes and French toast were very tasty.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love the burgers and adult mac & cheese here. FYI The adult M&C is nothing like an orange velveeta pasta dish. Actually everything I've had here so far has been yummy.

Thank CapoBeachCat
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Wine Bistro is a relatively recent addition to DP - great cocktails, good wines by the glass, nice outdoor patio, some great eats - the short rib flatbread is to die for, good steaks. They also have live music some nights - go to...More

Thank mmmincalif
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I totally plan to come back. allie was so sweet. The salmon benedict was perfect. The bloody was too spicy for my stomach but the long fin lager was perfect. Totally comming back!

Thank AidenDaxx
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Was there for Mother's Day and expected long waiting for anything. Wrong! Table was ready on time and their special menu for Mother's Day had a great selection. And the bottomless Mimosas never went dry. Best of all, was the attentiveness by our waiter. Especially...More

Thank ernest s
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Located on the Plaza in Dana Point next to Hennesy's Tavern. We chose this location as there is less traffic and parking directly outside ( which proved very convenient as it rained hard when we chose to go.). Next door was...More

Thank beachbabelagunabeach
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Went here twice (once at lunch, once for dinner) and both times was not impressed. Soft drinks are typical watered down mix from bar. Food was very iffy - was the chicken even fresh? Not much of a vibe here, either, although it's an attractive...More

2  Thank ocnative1874
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34091 La Plz, Dana Point, CA 92629-5548
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-489-7809
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