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Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant

) #14 of 122 Restaurants in Dana Point €€ - €€€ Mexican
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624
+1 949-661-1005
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
10:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Olemendi's was so close to our rental and we were all starving so we gave it a try. So glad we did. The food was amazing! Even though we had a large group (9) they were able to sit us right away. The service was...More

Thank 101mom2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Family run restaurant with excellent food and service. The owners have their own tequila made in Jalisco.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went on Friday Night and naturally it was very crowded but we didn't have to wait too long and the waiters took their time explaining items on the menu. No one rushed you. Very pleasant.

Thank N2jewelry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located next to our resort and it was always crowded. Went there one night for dinner and the chips, salsa and meal was VERY good. Very scenic inside.

Thank Jkzbell1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Olamendi's a couple of times during our 4 night stay nearby, and if you like traditional Mexican food, you will be very happy. Inside the restaurant is like a museum and we had so much fun looking at all the memorabilia. The...More

Thank dmant
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a great, traditional Mexican restaurant just down from Best Western Dana Point. For the adventerous, they have their own Congac, which is fabulous, but is expensive.

Thank bbaldock
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed their meals at Brunch. We ate La Dona Tostadas, Enchiladas Canisita, Taco Salad, Bean Burritos. Fun environment.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not altogether authentic in our humble Latin opinion, but good. Margaritas were great, salsa just ok. A popular place walking distance for those in time-shares on the same side of PCH. Has a nice Mexican atmosphere.

Thank mzglorybeCA
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I've eaten at Olamendi's on PCH 3 times. Convenient and somewhat scenic location. Unfortunately, each time was a disappointment. Chicken and fish were overcooked. Sides are bland. Salsa seems fresh, but does not stand out. Simply not appetizing or enjoyable.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

When we have out of town guest- we make this THE place to go for Mexican food. OK- we go when we want a great margarita, atmosphere and good food. You can't beat the feel with the interior decorations - well let's just say- you...More

Thank DrDebbO
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Bill H
Do you take reservations? Is there a happy hour?
8 April 2017|
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Response from dpblonde | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and the hh is slim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-1005
  • E-mail
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