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Jimmy's Famous American Tavern

25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-388-8900
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“flatbread” (27 reviews)
“burgers” (44 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had heard of Jimmy's Happy Hour from numerous friends and finally decided to check it out with a friend of my wife joining us. It used to be just one hour long, but has been extended to the three to five time frame. This...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Food from Friendly employees, great service, Brussel Sprouts are FAB!! Grab a beer and stay awhile! Very welcoming establishment, they do not rush you out of there or hover over your table until you leave, they make sure that you have everything that you...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here with some business colleagues. The wait staff was very nice and punctual. The drinks were made well and the food was very good. I definitely recommend the cornbread, that is what I remember from here. Compared to a few other places in Dana...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Thursday evening with our son and his family. We were given a sofa seating by the fireplace and it was nice. The wait staff is excellent and the food was very good. Grandsons got mac and cheese and macaroni with butter and...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good food. Good drinks too. We really enjoy coming here. The burgers ribs and fish sandwiches are exceptional. Drinks are good size and while not cheap this is definitely a reasonable value. Would recommend.

Thank TravNEXTplace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was a real treat to go here i love wings and everyone makes them different -so i would give these an 12 out of 10

Thank James J
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food. The atmosphere was relaxed and the restaurant is beautiful inside. I would highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had dinner with a party of 6 after a conference in Dana Point at the Ritz. Easy Uber ride to and from. Typical steak and beer menu. Full bar. A bit pricy considering it is in a strip mall with no view. I would advise...More

Thank DDB51
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stopped in on a recent business trip to Dana Point and had a pretty good meal - not great, but overall not a bad evening. Service was excellent; atmosphere is very comfortable; food was good, but not great. Two different entrees and there was just...More

Thank ontheroadforgci
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Date night with the hubby. We both had the calamari appetizer, fillet, and cocktails. Steak cooked perfect. Excellent food and service. Wonderful walk through the harbor after dinner. Will be going back soon!

Thank Tacky T
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Questions & Answers
Margaret W
16 September 2016|
Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
While I'm not a chef, I believe that to be a misprint, no actual anus is used in Jimmy's kitchen.
26 May 2015|
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Response from Taylor R | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-388-8900
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JFAT is an upscale, yet casual tavern featuring regional American comfort food, craft beers, cocktails and wines with a lively bar scene located near the Dana Point Marina.
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