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Salt Creek Grille

32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
+1 949-661-7799
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Excellent food. The first afternoon (weekend) here I had fish tacos and they were delicious. Staff was great. I came a second night during the work week and the tacos were not available but the meal was still delicious. Furthermore, the parking lot had converted...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Have been here several times and recently brought family members. The food was once again terrific as well as the service. You can't go wrong with any meal here.

Thank Mountgarret
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Salt Creek Grille has something for everyone - great fresh fish , salads, steaks. We have enjoyed happy hour in the bar with their truly inexpensive appetizers that are so yummy. I love their Seabass and my husband loves the beef stroganoff. Service is great

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 June 2016

My in-laws love this place and they take us here often. I have to say that the food is always consistent and always good. You can count on the meal you had and loved before being just as good the next time you go. The...More

Thank Jon_The_Handyman
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Brunch with 50 to 60 guests who didn't take the red eye back to Boston. Food was excellent pours of alcohol definitely adequate. Lower deck for brunch was well staffed and provided separation from restaurant guests. Noise from street was bothersome when motorcycles went by...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor fire pit and awesome happy hour menu! Live music. Enjoyed dinner here many times and a few events on their private room.

Thank globeexcursionist
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had a really good Caesar salad with huge chunks of chicken. Really tasty caesar dressing. Nice menu and great service. A tad high priced.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Really liked this food. Cool vibe with the outdoor fire pits. Had swordfish special and it was great! Great food choices. Server Connor was exceptional, really great at his craft.

Thank dac831
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Came here with my wife for an evening meal. We started with a BBQ chicken flatbread (pizza) and followed that with Chilean Sea Bass with herb mash and asparagus (wife) and I had the Thai chicken salad . Both were absolutely wonderful as was the...More

1  Thank bernie680
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We ate here twice during a 10-day trip to California. The dinner menu is more varied than the lunch menu, but the chefs prepared dinner items for us at lunch, anyway! The goat cheese flatbread and stuffed shrimp appetizers were delicious. The blue cheese burger...More

Thank Deborah K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, 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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Our culinary approach follows the time-honored tradition of grilling meats over hot, mesquite embers. With a dedication to sourcing responsibly, the food at Salt Creek Grille is crafted with the freshest meats, poultry, fish, and produce available. Enjoy our handcrafted menu items paired with unique wines from boutique vineyards and well-known cellars, catering to both the connoisseur and casual diner.
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