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Salt Creek Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422 (Crown Valley Pkwy)
+1 949-661-7799
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Westminster, CA
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here numerous times. The food is always great and the service is wonderful. I want to mention the great service we had with Monique White. She made our visit extra special.

Thank RhinestoneLady
Los Angeles
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

big fun place with good service and food - a bit noisy at time. We had a family of 8 seating was good and the service smooth.

Thank Amos803
San Clemente Ca.
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here with family that we couldn't make it to Thanksgiving.....so it was a family celebration. It wasn't special on any level.The food was good. The service was curious. We had a server, who seemed like a seasoned professional. We all had to question his attitude though. Very snarky. Almost like he was doing us a favor instead... More 

Thank Victoria L
Laguna Beach, California
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175 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice high end fast food at the bar. We've eaten there many times, excellent prime rib and steaks, eat in or out, especially with many months of great weather. They offer special occasion fixed menu brunches like Mother's Day which are really nice. But when you are hungry and don't want to wait, go to the bar and order,... More 

Thank OC-ChargerFan
Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a small group to this restaurant after a seminar. The food was good. The service was great. The noise level was low so that we could talk. Plus, it was half price wine night!!!!!!

Thank smitty237
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Dana Point for two nights, and really researched dinner places before making reservations. The food was very good, and we would return, but there were a few issues. I ordered the sea bass, and it was cooked to perfection! We also got a few appetizers (corn bread included), and would order it all again. Our waiter, however, disappeared... More 

Thank SEBlosangeles
Birmingham, Alabama
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214 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch. Try the Creek Burger and French Dip Sandwiches. Salads were delicious as well as Chicken Tortilla Soup. Highly recommend! Loved the bottomless mimosas!

Thank luvtotravel0330
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dined at this restaurant Saturday night. The place was packed. No available tables. We however found a couple very comfortable seats at the bar. Were served immediately. Food was great, Service was great, wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Trip sat
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

When in Anahei on business, I drove through the Laguna Beach area and stopped in to Salt Creek grille for a steak. The vast parking was nice, the staff was friendly and the decor was rustic and comfortable. The steak was very good except for the coffee rub coating. I scraped it off and it was fine! Had dessert and... More 

Thank 613aaron
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great Sunday Brunch at Salt Creek and loved the unlimited house champagne so much we tracked it down and bought a case for the house--Wycliffe Brute. Outdoor seating was lovely. Super good server and excellent food. Look forward to a return visit.

Thank Ellen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799

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