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Salt Creek Grille

) #10 of 122 Restaurants in Dana Point €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
+1 949-661-7799
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
“garlic fries” (7 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
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71 - 80 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Good service, good food, good drinks. What more can you ask for? Made a reservation and was seated immediately upon arrival. Waiter was attentive without being pushy. Food was delightful. It's a little dark inside the restaurant, but it does add the the ambiance.

Thank captaingr
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Whether your out for a romantic dinner or in & out with a quick cocktail after work, you can't beat the Salt Creek Grille. The servers and bartenders are knowledgable and friendly and the food quality, exceptional!

Thank 1Honeymooner
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered tortilla soup, French dip, BBq Chicken Salad, Ahi tuna steak sandwich. Good: meat was tender, portions sizable, service friendly. Bad: BBq sauce has a funny chemical taste, food was surprisingly bland, fresh fish middle of the road. I found no reason to go back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 February 2016

There was a weeding party we were not part of but going to that was having a bridal party dinner so 4 of us booked reservation for a Friday night for dinner there so we could have drinks with the bride and groom after. They...More

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 20 February 2016

First time visit here! I can see why this restaurant has such great local reviews.. dinner last night was a fantastic experience! Our awesome waiter "Derrick" complemented our dinner which was cooked to perfection. This place know how to run an efficient restaurant! Even the...More

Thank SteveTraveler
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were in the Dana Point area and decided to try out a new place. After reading some good reviews about Salt Creek Grille, we gave it a try and were not disappointed. We started out with the bacon wrapped stuffed shrimp and wedge salad...More

Thank RichK_San
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We 6 had dinner here and thought it was very good. There's something for everyone from vegetarian to baby back ribs. Very solid menu, nice ambiance with booths for 4 & 6. Our group loved the ribs, garlic fries, Mary's rotisserie chicken, salads...all good.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere the Friday evening we went to dinner. The steak was an excellent choice of my companion and the chicken that I had was wonderful. Would definitely return.

Thank faelia007
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stopped in for a final drink and desert. Had the buttercake desert with strawberries and whipped cream. Tasty AND sweet (and I mean REALLY sweet). First few bites took some adjustment, but after that finished it. I think I gained back the 8 pounds I...More

Thank Burton K
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have dined here many times. The food is good and the prices are not outrageous. It is also family friendly and we have included our kids in brunches and dinners here for many years. This visit, however, was superior due to the great service...More

Thank dcacciapaglia
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Barbara C
Can you substitute another vegetable for the one that comes with your chosen entree?
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Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely my wife does it all the time!
By the glass Happy hour How much is Pinot Noir la Crema
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799
  • E-mail
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