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“Nice service and Big Servings”

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern
Ranked #3 of 146 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My husband and I frequent this restaurant often. They have a good happy hour with delicious appetizers. We've enjoyed lunches, dinners and happy hours here and have never been disappointed. We love their brussell sprouts appetizers which 4 people can easily share. Their hamburgers are excellent. Iti s family friendly but can get a bit noisy when the restaurant if full.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great food and service and wonderful apps! Super nice bar with attentive service and a nice wine list.
The location is great - right across the street from Dana Point Harbor and it has an ocean view.
Can't go wrong here.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great harbor views, super full bar, excellent food and service. Unusual happy hour menu, daily and monthly specials. My favorite appetizer is their Baja shrimp cocktail. Full menu with many fusion-type entries. One of several SoCal locations.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Super spicy Bloody Mary Id name Afterburner Mary IE but they name it Famous Mary, Great Fried Chicken Benedict, ever, & great chiptole catsup. Great Menu.
Tone down Famous Mary, make Mild Med & Hot.
Great staff,

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david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Spacetourist,
Thanks so much for the 5 star review. I'm glad you enjoyed your JFAT experience. We also have a location in Woodland Hills that's closer to home for you. We look forward to having you join us again soon!

David Wilhelm
Owner & Managing Partner

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were a large crowd that gathered for drinks and were seated at a long table on benches. Service was excellent, our server was prompt with drinks and food orders. The appetizer menu is diverse and delicious. I think we had at least one of everything and nothing was left on the plates. The beer and wine selection is phenomenal.

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Thank Berta H
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david w, Owner at Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Berta,
I just wanted to send you a quick thanks for your 5 star review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your JFAT experience and hope to see you again soon!

David Wilhelm
Managing Partner

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