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Chart House

34442 St of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-493-1183
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lava cake” (23 reviews)
“prime rib” (28 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
34442 St of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had reservations so we were seated with an ocean view booth one in from the window. That worked out fine since they have the windows open during the day-early sunset time. Our waiter, Jona, was polite and willing to get our menu for bar...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chart House has excellent views of Dana Point Harbor. You’ll will need to make your reservations close to when the sun goes down. Because they will not allow you to stay at your table after your dinner. The food is always great the salad...More

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to the Chart House since the late 70's but left the area in 82. Over the past 2 years my wife and I have gone to the area on many occasions. Every time, we book the Chart House. The food is fabulous,...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On vacation in California for two weeks and we enjoyed Happy Hour at Chart House three times with different family members. Some of the best Happy Hour food around with spectacular ocean views. We were lucky enough to have Jordan serve us twice, and he...More

Thank Murry2014
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant used to be really nice. It was our 35th anniversary so we decided to go there for dinner. We had a reservation and still had to wait 20 minutes. It wasn't even crowded. (It was a Sunday night) So of course we went...More

Thank golaryn
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Yes, Chart House is a chain, but this location has a spectacular view, beautiful property perched on a cliff and excellent food/Service. We dined on the outdoor patio and enjoyed an amazing assortment of small plates and beverages as the sun slowly set over the...More

Thank rnewcomb33
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I attended a wedding reception here. Fantastic atmosphere, excellent wait staff Great prime rib, chicken, pasta, veggies, potatoes...everything! The views were breathtaking! I would recommend for a romantic dinner, small dinner party or anniversary.

Thank mommameans
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I have been eating at this restaurant for years. The food has been declining in quality until recently. My last couple of visits the food has been very good. The only glitch this visit was the lava cake. Their was no hot chocolate inside of...More

Thank Jim32255
Reviewed 21 June 2018

this is a very nice and unique restaurant that sits up above the pacific ocean. we went on Father's Day - had a reservation and we were seated fairly soon after arriving. that was probably the highlight. we sat and sat and sat . ....More

Thank jon s
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We enjoyed our dinner We arrived early and had delicious cocktails at the bar until our table was ready. We had oysters Rockefeller and the yummy lobster bisque and enjoyed the filet and crab cakes. We were very stuffed and could not order the chocolate...More

Thank mcmc1225
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Venita J | Reviewed this property |
In the evening people tend to wear resort casual attire
lauren g
15 June 2017|
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Response from Lydia747 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think they even have a special kids menu.
Stephanie L
4 December 2016|
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Response from Missika | Reviewed this property |
I don't even think there is a sidewalk walking up the hill from Harbor Dr. You could walk it more easily going up Golden lantern, Left on Del Prado, Left on Blue Lantern, Right on Santa Clara, Left on Scenic. It might sound... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34442 St of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-1183
  • E-mail
Chart House is a fine dining restaurant serving seafood & steak and famous for their spectacular views. For more than 50 years, Chart House has redefined the ideal dining experience. With 27 waterfront and showcase locations ranging from the historic to the unforgettable, Chart House restaurants specialize in dazzling views, unique cuisine and exceptional service. From fresh fish specialties to slow-roasted prime rib, the renowned chefs of Chart House have tailored a menu that adds a unique touch to local flavors. And the Chart House happy hour is a guest favorite, where guest favor our signature cocktails and delicious bites you are sure to enjoy. Our original Hot Chocolate Lava Cake is the perfect end to a memorable dining experience at Chart House. Chart House offers the ideal setting for your next event. We would be happy to assist you with all the details of your special occasion.
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