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“Solid Lunch Choice”

Harbor Grill Restaurant
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Ranked #9 of 147 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 15 - USD 40
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dana Point Harbor Drive
Description: 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 the ordinary and feast upon our Pacific, New England and Cajun renditions of your favorite seafood and enjoy your choice of our rich sauces and flavorful broths which reflect the finest influences of Latin American, Asian and Indian cuisine. And remember, every Thursday is our special Oyster Day! Once you've enjoyed a great meal, get ready for dessert. Our Harbor Grill carrot cake is a legendary favorite with locals and guests. Equally tantalizing is our delicious, made fresh daily, Chocolate Blackout Cake, Mocha Mud Pie and the unforgettable Key Lime Pie. The Harbor Gill was an Open Table Diners Choice Winner for 2016 and is the only seafood restaurant in Dana Point that has been selected 5 consecutive times as the Best Overall Restaurant. Come, join us! Call and make your reservation today! Whether you choose the cozy dining room with live piano music in the evening, or the colorful garden patio with a view of the harbor - You'll discover we're both a favorite for the locals and a popular destination for visitors from all over the world who want to feel like members of the family on their first visit.
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I had lunch with a group and thought that the food I ordered was very good: clam chowder, salmon and creme brûlée. Service was on the slow side, possibly because it was a group. Atmosphere is more like a diner, so it doesn't necessarily match the food quality/prices.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very pleasant place. Food was very good. House wine was also very good. Had short ribs special which was excellent. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The menu is varied and the food is always hot and delicious. The staff is friendly and service is good. The daily catch is always special.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We love this family owned restaurant which is located at the Dana Point Harbor. You are always greeted with a big smile, while listening to the pianist playing familiar music. The quality of the food is always fresh. The food is cooked on hot coals while you can watch through a glass window. Sunday brunch is great.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

To start off the waitress and entire staff were friendly and prompt. The bread was amazing. The fresh fish and side dishes perfectly prepared and seasoned. This was a coastal treat to be sure. I would go here again and again when in Dana Point.

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