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Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant

34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
+1 949-661-1005
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“guacamole” (27 reviews)
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited 3-4 times in the past year and the food is great. However, I had problems with my bill twice where they over charged me and charged me for items I did not even order. Advice to all- CHECK YOUR BILL CAREFULLY!

Thank 63ginag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was walking distance from our hotel and seemed to be a lunch hot spot. You can spend a while just looking at all the art work and paraphanalia hanging everywhere. We opted for vegan tacos, beans, guacamole and the vegan burrito. Ample portions...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need the best Mexican restaurant... Check out Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant. Located on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point California, just north of San Clemente. From the outside you might be a little concerned to walk in, but it is Excellent. This is the Restaurant that...More

Thank MartinPVernon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok! you measure a Mexican restaurant by the salsa...average indeed. Cute atmosphere and friendly service.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

decor is interesting...lots of memorabila. good food. cold beer. nice staff. festive atmosphere. bathrooms are outside which is strange and not the cleanest.

Thank ecpeacelove
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Great family owned establishment across from Doheny State Beach. Partial ocean view and very festive atmosphere.

Thank wcshepherd2
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We ate dinner there last night with a group of friends ( 8 people total). The atmosphere is unique, eclectic and interesting. Terrific actually. Great authentic food. Well prepared with a large variety of menu choices. It is pricy for Mexican food, but you get...More

Thank david w
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this amazing restuarant at the suggestion of the front desk at the Marriott. It is truly authentic and so good. We couldn't take home the left overs and did our best to finish but the portions were more than we...More

Thank kh2obry
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Always consistent. Been going there for over 35 years. Very good pescado dishes. Service is good. It's not fancy but it delivers!

Thank Kugirl808
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We stumbled across Olamendi's quite by accident, as it was within walking distance from our hotel. We ate there on a Saturday night which turned out to be a very busy time, and thus a 45 minute wait, although there is a nice bar where...More

Thank heathermci
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Bill H
8 April 2017|
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Response from dpblonde | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and the hh is slim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-1005
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