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Wind & Sea Restaurant

34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-496-6500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“sliders” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The best fish and chips in south Orange County. Be sure and ask for waffle fries with your fish. Food and service are both over the top excellent.

Thank Bobalooeee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for brunch on a Sunday morning. The view is fabulous - you can watch kayakers and paddle boarders enjoying the calm water in the harbor. Brunch was all breakfast food - omelet station, waffles, eggs benedict, sausage, bacon, etc. Oatmeal, fruit, and breads/sweets...More

1  Thank dawn h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yup. Parking can be tough. Yup. If you want to sit on the deck you'll have to wait. Yup. It's not gourmet. BUT we keep coming back to Wind and Sea! Why? Because it's an experience. It's what sitting by the sea and snacking and...More

Thank SobremesaStudios
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is always great, good service, fine drinks, nice ambience, locally owned, managed & staffed - nice inside & outdoors.

Thank Russell K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great happy hour,,,,Elena is the best Bartender,I visit her every Wednesday,,,great mai tai and bay breeze

1  Thank Ronnie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The shrimp cocktail is 5 pieces of shrimp that taste old, and you pay $16 for this. Ridiculous! I told the manager and he expressed extreme indifference. No apology, no offer of something else. Everything on the menu is overpriced and sub-par. The only thing...More

Thank Dr M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positives: Location, location, location. Nice water view in the Dana Point Harbor. In addition, my son's swordfish special was good. Negatives: The rest of the food from a sour spinach artichoke dip appetizer with stale chips to my seafood Cobb salad. We felt we ate...More

1  Thank Alec M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Late afternoon happy hour-great view and the service was excellent! Teriyaki chicken and rice dish was OK, nothing special. Chicken a little on the dry side. Outdoor dining was very nice!

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the view and because this restaurant is dog friendly. Ahi sandwich and sliders were good.

Thank steveabdo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Fresh seafood, super service and all with a view of the harbor. Even on a lightly foggy evening this place was perfect for our family dinner. Our family had fresh oysters, fish, salads, hamburgers and calamari. Everything was perfectly cooked and served to us in...More

Thank BeaandRich
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10 May 2017|
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Response from Angelica S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is fine. It is casual and you can eat al fresco.
10 May 2017|
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Response from Shy P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
Siobhan B
3 March 2017|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry such a late answer but here goes anyway. Yes it can get loud inside and out. But that will depend on what time you go also. It's a big restaurant so it there's a lot of folks inside and everyone is talking. If your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-6500
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