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Salt Creek Grille

32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
+1 949-661-7799
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the ribs, Brussels sprouts , meatballs, and sliders. The chowder is very tasty. The salmon was very good also. My son enjoyed his Mac n cheese and ribs very much. Great value on the happy hour. Wines were half price. Perfect meal and the...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’re very familiar with and big fans of the Salt Creek Grille in Rumson, New Jersey. Now we’re fans of the Salt Creek Grille here in Dana Point. The Bacon and Goat Cheese flatbread was fantastic and the Calamari was perfectly cooked. My wife had...More

Thank RockyTagliata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ladies age 95 and under enjoying our Happy Hour get togethers. Small plates are always changing. making it always exciting to return. The servers are terrific, we had Alyssa this last visit.

Thank mamiefiere
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We came here with friends for Thanksgiving dinner. We all opted for the Prime Rib which was good and a generous serving of the sides (mashed potato, mashed sweet potato and stuffing). The prime rib was tasty and tender for the most part. The server...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's summer and we needed a special place to celebrate some family birthdays!- We made a RSVP at The Salt Creek Grille for an early Saturday evening dinner. Lucky to get in as two wedding receptions were taking place. The lush grounds leading into the...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We spent a lovely day driving down the coast to Dana Point Harbor with the intention of having a nice lunch, but everyone else had the same idea, so we couldn't find parking. So we thought of driving a little closer to our home to...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

First time at this establishment. Went to celebrate a new job. Arrived at 12:05 for a brunch reservation. Sat for at least 15 minutes with no attention from staff - not so much as an offer of a glass of water. Went to the hostess...More

Thank Tsmithmorse1
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My husband loves this place for Happy Hour because the menu is so hearty and filling. So filling, in fact, that we never stay for a meal. If you were to categorize food as "guy" or "gal" food, this would definitely come under the "guy"...More

Thank armhumber2018
Reviewed 29 April 2018

6 oz fish at $40.00 ~ Salty vegetables, dry steak. Good service. This is a summery of our experience. Never again.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Went last Saturday evening for Dinner.... they had a Pork Belly and Scallop and a Fresh Swordfish that was to die for.......OMG I wanted it to not stop....followed by a fluffy Chocolate Souffle and really nothing could get better.....I love this place...We have been coming...More

Thank dpbear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799
  • E-mail
Our culinary approach follows the time-honored tradition of grilling meats over hot, mesquite embers. With a dedication to sourcing responsibly, the food at Salt Creek Grille is crafted with the freshest meats, poultry, fish, and produce available. Enjoy our handcrafted menu items paired with unique wines from boutique vineyards and well-known cellars, catering to both the connoisseur and casual diner.
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