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The Shwack Beach Grill

24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
+1 949-218-2731
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (53 reviews)
“burger” (70 reviews)
“fries” (49 reviews)
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08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I need to admit that the only reason we came here was the name. My buddy and I were early for a business meeting and I loaded up TripAdvisor and I said out loud "The Shwack". After that, we kept saying Shwack and then had...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My husband and I didn’t want a full dinner and happened upon Shwack’s while walking around. It was crowded and lively with a menu on a blackboard. You order at the counter and get a table if you can. I had fish tacos on corn...More

Thank claudine53
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I wanted to explore another beach city south of HB, so my friend directed me to Shwack. Its on Del Prado & Amber Lantern, in the Lantern section of Dana Point. I ordered a bloody mary ($6.50) and the Shwack combo omelette ($7.95 | 3...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were initially going to eat here but because there was a car show there was absolutely nowhere to sit. However we did end up coming back later. This is a great place for drinks and for food. I only had a soft drink but...More

Thank iloveloveseaotters
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Came here because we were on vacation and read about it on Yelp. The Schwack burger was awesome and the meat was a hand pressed, well seasoned quality beef patty. The vegetable on the burger were fresh and vibrant. The jo-jo style potatoes were perfectly...More

Thank Karren M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Eaten breakfast here about a dozen times. Everything is delicious, the huge and super tasty french toast, omelets and our favorite the egg benedicts. Best homemade hollandaise and the potato toes are to die for!

Thank danapointdane
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Their fried potatoes are great and the burgers are pretty good. It doesn't have a lot of room inside, so we go when the weather is nice in case we have to sit outside. It's reasonably priced.

Thank RandyLargent
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Cute little place. The fish tacos were ok. The potato spuds were the best part of the meal. Good cheap eats.

Thank chicagofran2
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty popular local spot as it's always busy. Great food & reasonably priced. Very casual & great for families too.

Thank eve782017
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My wife and I stopped by on the way home from Del Mar, looking for a place where we could get a good, quick, inexpensive fish dish. I had the fish tacos, but very curious about their stuffed basa fish. My wife had the turkey...More

Thank 539rj
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4 December 2016|
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Response from TeresaT T | Reviewed this property |
I eat anything, including street and alley food, so I did not notice. If you need gluten free, call them. It's quite big menu for such a small place, so certainly there is something you can have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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