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The Shwack Beach Grill

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24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
+1 949-218-2731
08:00 - 21:00
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California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Big Al Burger. Delicious. Tangy BBQ sauce. Crispy onion straws. Crunchy thick bacon. One of our favorite burgers. We don't care for the fries here. But the burgers are enough to keep us coming back.

Thank Sue S
Hesperia, California
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a deal, a place that you need when visiting and you want local flavor with local people. Great prices, I hit taco Tuesday just by accident and had 3 scrumptious fish tacos for $5. Score. Staff is helpful, sampled the craft beer which helps with decisions, decisions. I will go back.

Thank TeresaT T
Rapid City, South Dakota
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to this place from the hotel. The atmosphere was casual. Friendly staff greeted us and provided great recommendations for beer. The fish tacos were yummy with a little kick. The prices were very reasonable. Will definitely return when back in Dana Point.

Thank BecksReview2014
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always good and the staff friendly. Sit outside if weather allows. Best has browns in town can be found here.

Thank Christina R
Barreiro, Portugal
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great burguers and fries, very tasty. The service is friendly and efficient. Great value. Worth it if you are in Dana Point

Thank Miguel S
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Schwacks offer fresh tasty burgers and such food to take out or sit in. They offer a decent beer and ale selection...

Thank The_Rochdalien
Wooster, Ohio
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

good causal meal establishment; walk up order; beer and wine; variety of food …nachos. sandwiches et al. ; front porch outside seating area; small parking lot behind

Thank jim w
Dana Point, California
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

this place has great burgers and sandwiches. i would recommend it to anyone in the area looking for good cheap eats.

Thank tommy v
Independence, KY
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very casual spot that serves great food for reasonable prices. I had the fish tacos and they were very good. I will say for me they were too spicy hot but I'm not big on hot food.

Thank saalfeldk68
Laguna Beach, California
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617 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Small place in Dana Point, not a lot of seating but if you can sit outside it's pretty nice. Pay first service and they bring if to your table. You get your own fountain drinks. BBQ chicken sandwich was good, does not come with fries.

Thank atlagunabeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Healthy
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-218-2731
The Shwack Beach Grill is a fast-casual American Restaurant featuring a unique menu of fresh California-inspired food at an affordable price, served quickly for both dine in and take out. Our core menu focuses on burgers, chicken sands, tacos, salads and spuds. We serve breakfast daily from 8am-11am and dinner specials from 4pm-close. We feature 12 Craft Beers on Draft and 7 hand selected wines. The Shwack is the perfect spot to grab some grub after a Surf-sesh or for a Fun dinner with the Fam! We love locals and tourists alike and hope to remind all of our guests that Life is Good...Shwack it!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?