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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-493-1183
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lava cake” (22 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don t order the fatty prime rib sliders. Lettuce wrap syrup sauce is not good. Shrimp plate is your best bet. Entrees from our past experience aren't that great. Nice view and atmosphere.

Thank DRDU
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in a great location in Dana Point. Great views although once it gets dark, there is not much to see. Anyway, we both ordered the King Salmon simply grilled and it was delicious. I also ordered the avocado and cilantro topping which...More

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Charthouse always provides good service and a varied menu. Good for a special occasion but menu is the same as always. Service is always good but the prices are quite high.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal at the Chart House. It was a little rough at first- table was kind of tucked in the back and we waited several minutes after being seated for service. When we inquired at the host stand, a waiter that happened to...More

Thank psterhaar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be hard to beat the view to the South along the coastline from this hillside location. We arrived at sunset and I was surprised with how breath-taking the view is after dark. And the food is high-quality, which we have come to expect...More

Thank ontheroad29
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were pleased to find Chart House’s happy early as we were adjusting to pacific time. Great deal with an even better view. We followed with dinner and were not disappointed.

Thank EricaLynn88
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with a view over the marina. It was delicious and beautiful. We had excellent service, also. There is a nice variety on the menu so no one will be without a choice. While I didn't get the salad bar, they...More

1  Thank kblackman623
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Our fabulous 6 ladies pick a different restaurant each month to meet at, the view at sunset, especially-worth going for. Although the waitress was very sweet, she may have been responsible for too many tables as it seemed we waited quite a bit, at one...More

Thank mamiefiere
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Really...? Out of everything. Farmed fish in the offering, and a waiter who either didn’t listen or has no relationship to the chef...served old and rotten inedible salad (egg was literally dried and rubbery) sent it back for little improvement. Uneven service and the excuse...that...More

Thank barbarabea2016
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, ambiance, and views. Great place for a business dinner or a casual lunch. Nicely situated looking over the marina and cliffs overlooking the Pacific.

Thank Ed W
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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
Dianne W
30 October 2016|
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Response from AmerinadianHoney | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dianne, sorry for the long delay! I'm sorry, but I do not know these things. Maybe you meant to message the restaurant and not a reviewer???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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