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“Ocean view w great food!”

Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 146 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced. Authentic food. Waiting line for lunch and dinner is always a good sign. No a/c though.

Thank 4cory
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great local and causal restaurant. President Nixon and many other celebrities favorite. Excellent chips and salsa. Many wonderful authentic mexician dishes to choose from. Right across from the beach too.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant one evening when looking for Mexican food. The interior is very interesting with lots of stuff attached to the ceiling walls and countertops. The food was delicious and plentiful, and very reasonably priced. We ate there one week ago tonight and I wish I was back there again

Thank Nanny2525
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this Mexican restaurant by a local resident who regularly eats there. We called ahead, got a good welcome from the guy on the phone and drove down there. Great decor, great ambience, excellent food, excellent service. Not expensive compared to restaurants in Laguna Beach - a faultless evening out.

Thank Plavi98
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Driving from San Clemente to Long Beach on PCH one Friday morning, with a little hunger in our bellies…..Typical beautiful, sunny, laid back Southern California day…..what better place to go than Olamendi's!! Walking through those front doors, it's like a little bit of Puerto Vallarta. The bright, festive colors and artistic decor……I want, no, I need a margarita! And, some delicious frijoles con arroz mexicana. We ordered Huevos Rancheros and we're not disappointed. The portions were large and the ranchera sauce was sooooo good. The food is always good here. Service was top notch as well. Met Jorge (George, son of the founder of this great restaurant) and he shared some history of this wonderful place. So, if you are in the area and get that SoCal feeling, drop in and taste a bit of the mexican heritage that is a big part of California. One final word……its also the perfect place to sit, have a few drinks and sample the special Tequila offered by the restaurant.

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