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Harbor House Cafe

34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
+1 949-496-9270
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Diner
34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went over with a friend for a Milk Shake and a burger. We had a wonderful and super friendly waitress (Lauren - the "shorter Lauren" we were told). She did a great job on the shake and found out for us that the restaurant...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a beautiful day on the coast. The menu here is extensive and service good. I ordered the bacon avocado and cheese omelet. So good and I'm quite full. Hubby ordered the scrambled eggs and hash browns. Good food and good value

Thank Berlinda B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I've patronized and sent people to this restaurant for over 25 years. Last week I introduced a couple new to the area and had lunch. As a nice gesture they bought me 5 $20 gift certificates to eat there. A few days later I had...More

Thank cap10paul
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

After many years, I decided to give it one more chance. I should have gone with my gut feeling little would have changed. It’s amazing that any menu this large can disappoint your every option. My sweet and efficient waitress spent her whole time apologizing...More

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Harbor House Cafe offers an outstanding, diverse menu but suffered in the food preparation phase on our visit. I ordered a Greek omelet that was tasty but the hash browns were cooked-to-death and barely edible while the sour dough bread was burnt. My wife's...More

Thank greeked
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I used to go to frequent this place in the late 80's/early 90's when I lived in Dana Point -- in fact, I was married to a waitress at the time. Then I moved away and didn't get there much. I stopped in on a...More

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

First off, we had to wait over an hour just to get our food, as they only had one chef working. Secondly, they brought our dishes out at seperate times, with about 10 minutes between each dish. Each and every dish was TERRIBLE. A frozen...More

Thank Casey H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Huge portions but lukewarm food. Been going here for years and Food is very basic and cheap but only adequate. They pack them in and turn tables quickly. Breakfast is most busy especially on weekends. Menu is large and good all American choices! If you...More

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Every year or two I visit family nearby and always look forward to brunch at Harbor House. Just love this place - fantastic value, great service, only complaint is I invariably eat far too much. Looooove the chorizo and egg burrito.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I loved this place. We went for breakfast and were able to get right in. Everyone else ordered eggs/breakfast food and I had a club sandwich. The food was great and the portions were big. We stayed near this place and drove by it often,...More

Thank dawn h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-9270
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