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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-493-1183
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lava cake” (21 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“mud pie” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a special dining experience. Wonderful wines, delicious seafood preparations, decadent molten lava cake, and delightful staff. Perfect for special occasions - and what a view!

Thank Snoozers
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is located atop a hill Overview of Dana point sea. Parking on top, you go down stairs To the dining room. Very nice Location, good food, but we go for a drink and the relaxing views.

Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was surprised at how similar this Chart House is to one near our hometown. The food was fabulous and location charming.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Chart House is on our special "must do" list when friends/family come to town to visit. The view is spectacular, the food and service are excellent.

Thank kimberlyslagle
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The service on the patio was not a great first impression. The server was very fake and dismissive and I'm not sure she really likes her job...or people. My husband and I were going to have happy hour and stay for dinner on the patio...More

Thank AmerinadianHoney
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great view from the patio although get there early if you want to sit outside. The cocktails are good during happy hour and the calamari is great!

Thank dpblonde
Reviewed 6 August 2016

great for a special occasion, bring your credit card, they even charge for valet parking. almost ala carte menu, some items are. great views and great service. food is good but pricey.

Thank yostcoates
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our family has been going to the Chart House Restaurant in Dana Point for special dinners for years. But not any more, the quality is no longer there. Salad bar still good but entrees a big disappointment from steak to shrimp, served cold & then...More

Thank Ralphy7484
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The occasion was a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner: Food was mediocre but the service was excellent. I guess it is all about the location but when you go out on the patio, the wind is so bad that your hair is messed you just want to...More

Thank gniazdowski
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Happy hour is a plus...great view, clam chowder is to die for. In the summer sitting right on the water is so enjoyable. Service was very pleasant too.

Thank cheeksnbull
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lauren g
14 June 2017|
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Response from Lydia747 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think they even have a special kids menu.
Stephanie L
4 December 2016|
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Response from Missika | Reviewed this property |
I don't even think there is a sidewalk walking up the hill from Harbor Dr. You could walk it more easily going up Golden lantern, Left on Del Prado, Left on Blue Lantern, Right on Santa Clara, Left on Scenic. It might sound... More
Dianne W
30 October 2016|
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Response from AmerinadianHoney | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dianne, sorry for the long delay! I'm sorry, but I do not know these things. Maybe you meant to message the restaurant and not a reviewer???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-1183
From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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