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Harbor Grill Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Oysters on the Half Shell
Fried Oysters
w/ Spicy Cornicohn Tartar Sauce
Fried Calamari
Hawaiian Ahi Poke
with Sesame Soy Marinade, Cucumber, Guacamole
White Seabass Ceveche
with Avocado, House Made Tortilla Chips
Chilled Prawns
with Spicy Cocktail Sauce
Shrimp Tempura
with Aromatic Red Dipping Sauce
Dungeness Crabcakes
with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Smoked Halibut
with Tarragon Mustard Mayo
Steamed Littleneck Clams
with White Wine, Garlic, Butter Broth and Garlic Bread
Cup $8.5
Bowl $11.5
New England Clam Chowder
Cup $7.95
Bowl $10.95
Chilled Gazpacho
Green Salad and Bowl of Gazpacho or Clam Chowder
Ranch, Blue Cheese, Caesar, Thousand Island, Mediterranean Vinaigrette, Oil & Vinegar, Honey Mustard
Harbor Grill Cobb Salad
with choice of Grilled Shrimp, Dungeness Crab Meat, or Grilled Chicken Breast
Spinach Salad with Grilled Salmon
w/Ginger Lime Dressing
Seared Ahi Tuna
with Sesame Honey Mustard Dressing
Baby Kale Caesar salad
Mixed Greens
Mixed Greens with Entrée
Maine Lobster Louie
Dungeness Crab Louie
Smoked Halibut Louie
Pacific Swordfish Marinated Japanese Style
Pacific Swordfish with Lemon Tarragon Butter
Pan Seared Cajun Blackened Seabass
Grilled Seabass
with Savory Chinese Black Bean Sauce
Caribbean Spiced Rubbed Mahi Mahi
with Tequila Tomato Salsa
Mahi Mahi
with Mango Chutney Barbeque Baste
Barbequed Shrimp 'Louisiana Style'
Grilled Shrimp
with Cilantro and Green Chile Salsa
Blackened Ahi Tuna Sashimi
with House Made Ponzu, Ginger and Wasabi
Grilled Sea Scallops
with Red Thai Curry Sauce
Cajun Seafood Gumbo
Cajun Style with Smoked Andouille Sausage, Crabmeat, Shrimp, Oyster & Fresh Fish
Mediterranean Style Stew w/Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Clams, & Fresh Fish
Prime 12oz Ribeye Steak
Simply Dusted with Sea Salt, Cracked Pepper and Mesquite Grilled
Hot Buttered Lobster Roll
with Maine Lobster, Cole Slaw, French Fries
Maine Lobster Louie
Deviled Egg, Kalamata Olives, Cucumber, Wedged Tomatoes
Lobster Ravioli
with Basil Cream Sauce
Australian Tail
9oz Tail, Mesquite Grilled
Petite Filet Mignon and Australian Lobster Tail Combo
Fish 'N Chips
with Ling Cod, Tartar Sauce, Cole Slaw, French Fries
Mixed Fish Brochette-Limited Availability
Tartar Dipping Sauce
Grilled Whole Rainbow Trout
with Cucumber Dill Sauce
Marinated Swordfish Brochette
Tartar Dipping Sauce
Shrimp Tempura
with Aromatic Red Dipping Sauce
Grilled Shelton Chicken
with Homemade Teriyaki Baste
Certified Angus Filet Mignon
7oz Tenderloin Mesquite Grilled
Hot Buttered Lobster Roll
with Maine Lobster, Cole Slaw, French Fries
Harbor Grill Classic Cheeseburger
w/Gossner Mild Cheddar, French Fries Don't be Shy Pile It On Applewood Smoked Bacon-$2.00 Caramelized Onions -$2.00 Sliced Avocado-$2.00
Caribbean Spiced Mahi Mahi Sandwich
on Brioche Bun, French Fries
Caribbean Spiced Mahi Mahi Tacos
w/Chipotle Tartar, Red Salsa, Guacamole & Rice
Grilled Shrimp Tacos
w/Cilantro, Green Salsa, Chipotle Tartar, Guacamole & Rice Pilaf
The Harbor Grill would like to invite you to indulge in our daily prix-fixe menu; For $43.00 you may choose 1 item from the following 3 courses
Sponsored by: Harbor Grill Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Oysters All Day. Everyday!
1. Oysters All Day. Everyday!
"The oysters are always fresh, expertly shucked"
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2. A wonderful dinner!
2. A wonderful dinner!
"This is the place to go for fresh seafood."
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3. Great seafood !
3. Great seafood !
"best bouillabaisse, it has a lobster tail, couple crab claws, shrimps"
Mimi L
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You'll always enjoy the finest in seafood dining at the Harbor Grill Restaurant. We specialize in fresh, regional seafood cuisine, fine steaks and fresh oysters. To help ensure the mood is set just right, this is your opportunity to relax in the warm comfort of attentive service with your choice of eclectic wines and refreshing cocktails. For more than 33 years, John, Wanda and Keegan Hicks have been committed to providing the best, high quality seafood and steaks in Dana Point. You can watch our Chef prepare your favorite dish over our mesquite wood grill. Our innovative and unique menu allows you to enhance your meal with our selection of vibrant salsas, chutneys or spice rubs. Escape from
USD 15 - USD 40
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine wanted to go have a snack and a glass of wine nearby so she asked me to meet her here. First impression was not great. When I walked in there were one or two booths immediately to my left and then...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Harbor Grill is the locals #1 spot to go to for grilled fish. This is a long established restaurant that serves a wonderful variety of seafood options. Also, their open for lunch. The owners are Top Notch and some of the staff have been...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since it was raining on the night we went out for dinner, we did not want to travel long distance, so we chose this restaurant as recommended by a friend who often travels to Dana Point. Overall, we were very satisfied by our choice. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank saraswati_2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best seafood dinner you can get in Dana Point. The fish is always fresh and perfectly cooked. I mean it—perfect. The plates are basic—fish and veggies basically. But man, the fish and the skilled chefs cooking it make this place my fave...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NorbG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here for a party of 10. The restaurant is fairly small and dark. It can feel a bit crowded but don't let that deter you. Great fast service. Menu is diverse enough that everyone found something they really liked. Food was well prepared...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tlagyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable lunch here. Really enjoyed the lobster louie salad, lobster roll and spinach and salmon salad. Nice service and wine selection. Live piano music in the backround, very pleasant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank follylover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place overlooking the harbor, good seafood and pleasant servers. The mesquite grill adds a special aroma to the restaurant and a special flavor to the food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Was in the area and stopped by for dinner. Have a good allergy and the staff was very attentive. Went for the chowder and it was great. Will be back next time I am in the area.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank F7326ETwilliamh
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Visited on a rainy, drizzly night. The wait staff was great. While the menu listed scallops with different sauces, they accommodated my request to get them mesquite grilled, as I had them before. They were excellent, as was the dinner of my two business companions.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank garyhP4908WJ
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I dined here while staying in the area. We both were very pleased with our meals. She had the chef’s special, braised beef short ribs. She loved them. I had to have a taste and they were delicious. I ordered the seared...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Response from TeresaT T | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never had brunch there, but should be good, try for a table with view
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