With its idyllic seaside location, Dana Point lures award-winning chefs headlining some of the best California-fusion and seafood restaurants in Orange County. Dana Point delights even the most discriminating foodies with exclusive local cafes and grills, to five-star restaurants – collectively showcasing a wide range of savory dining options – including the finest Southern Californian cuisine, steak, sushi, legendary burgers, authentic Italian and Mexican, and international cuisine featured in newspapers and magazines nationwide.
Explore the dining listings for the best local, casual and fine dining restaurants in Dana Point, as well as Orange County’s best seafood restaurants.
- SeafoodDoubleTree Suites Doheny Beach 34402 Pacific Coast Highway | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 661-1100Welcome to MoQUILA, an outdoor bar and dining experience serving California coastal cuisine and fresh drinks from one of our award-winning mixologists. Come join us for spectacular sunset views, warm breezes, cool cocktails and great food.
- Italian24462 Del Prado | Dana Point California 92629Phone:(949) 489-1903Jacks restaurant bar features grass fed meats and wild caught fish as well as sustainable seafood, free range chicken and seasonal, organic vegetables.
- Bar and Lounge25001 Dana Point Harbor Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 388-8900Jimmy's Famous American Tavern in Dana Point features regional American ‘comfort food for foodies’ this recent addition to the Dana Point Harbor is the latest creation of renowned local restaurateur David Wilhelm.
- Seafood34665 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-2807Jon's is well known for serving the best fish & chips and fish tacos in Orange County.
- Pizza33495 Del Obispo Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 488-0404Pizza and pasta.
- Steakhouse3520 E Coast Highway | Corona Del Mar California 92625Phone:(949) 675-5556Landmark Steakhouse features completely renovated dining rooms, patio, and lounge areas that supply a warm and inviting upscale ambiance. Its decidedly residential feel is as relaxed as it is sophisticated.
- Mexican400 Camino De Estrella | San Clemente California 92672Phone:(949) 240-9011Las Golondrinas Mexican Food Products is proud to offer its customers nothing but the freshest, best tasting Mexican food in the Capistrano Valley .
- Italian24312 Del Prado | Dana Point California 92629Phone:(949) 661-6500Located in a historical home in the resort town of Dana Point, California, Luciana's Ristorante has been serving the Orange County community for over 25 years.
- Deli/Diner32525 Golden Lantern, Suite E | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 481-6800Our REAL certification solidifies our purpose, which is to inspire others to eat real food crafted with care. This is why we are constantly improving our sources and are always looking for ways to incorporate delicious, wholesome meals that provide a healthier option for our guests.
- Italian24582 Del Prado Suite A | Dana Point California 92629Phone:(949) 276-4990Luxe Restaurant and Martini Bar brings a sophisticated and eclectic fusion menu to Dana Point.
- Sushi24961 Dana Point Harbor Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 240-6243Mah Dana Point is the place to go in South Orange County for the best sushi, steaks and seafood. With an upscale look and a casual atmosphere Mah is where you want to be. We pride ourselves on serving only the freshest ingredients while providing the best service around. Our beautiful d'cor, heated outdoor patio and live music only add to the experience. Come check us out, you won't be disappointed.
- Ice Cream and Treats32585 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 234-0360Along with a passion for finding only the best ingredients, Yogurtland believes control, choice and creativity should always be in the hands of our guests – and this is the heart of the Yogurtland experience.
- Delis and Diners25001 Dana Point Harbor Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 218-5757RJ's Cafe has a menu that has large portions at reasonable prices. Come in and get a taste while enjoying our cozy restaurant with Tahitian-style decor, our beautiful patio and our great breakfast and lunch menu.
- Delis and Diners34085 Coast Highway #116 | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 248-9008If you want large, fresh sandwiches, served in a friendly place with friendly people, stop by Tutor and Spunky's Deli on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point.
- Delis and Diners34667 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-0424Located at the busy Dana Point Marina, Harbor Deli has a variety of tasty New York style hot and cold sandwiches and a good selection of beer and wine. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Delis and Diners34320 Pacific Coast Highway| Dana Point California 92629Phone: (305) 775-4836Homemade ribeye, pastrami, brisket, and corned beef! A new from-scratch delicatessen in Dana Point!
- Burgers and Fries, Delis and Diners34461 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-9046Dana Point's favorite home cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether you have a small band of pirates or a large group of 10 or more, you'll be sure to find fixin's for everyone's appetite here at the Brig.
- Bar and Lounge, Burgers and Fries34130 Pacific Coast Highway | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 489-2936We have two floors of pool tables, big screen TVs and the best food in Orange County.
- Bar and Lounge, Burgers and Fries24707 Dana Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 493-9493A casual place with a 360-degree water surrounding on the island in the Dana Point Harbor...
- Bar and Lounge, Steakhouse24701 Del Prado | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 661-6003Completely renovated in 2013, StillWater is the ideal place to enjoy delicious food, local entertainment and unique libations in a friendly, customer-centric environment.
- Bar and Lounge, Burgers and Fries34683 Golden Lantern Street| Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-9028Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking Dana Point Harbor's fishing boats at Turk's Dana Wharf.