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24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958 (Golden Lantern)
+1 949-240-6243
16:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 16:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
Sat 16:30 - 01:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

My husband, 24 year old son and I ate at the Mahe on a sunday evening in December. We loved our meal and the atmosphere. We ate in this outside patio area that was surrounded by gas fires along the walls. Twinkling white lights lines lined the room along the ceiling. The room was enclosed with plastic so it was... More 

Thank MAbelini
Dana Point, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Great endless Happy Hour, Superb Service. The HH menu is quite good and has many sushi items to choose from.

Thank DavefromCA92629
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Mahe was recommended to us by the Ritz-Carlton, especially for Happy Hour. We sat outside on a warm autumn evening, and thoroughly enjoyed the sushi happy hour. The sushi was very fresh and well prepared. Soft tacos were also on special that evening, and I placed two orders since they were so good. Our server did a great job, as... More 

Thank slg2if
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

They have an amazing happy hour...sit at the sushi bar! Enjoy!! I like that the rolls are different than other restaurants.

Thank BriA143
Laguna Beach, California
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We go for the sushi but they have teppan too. Very open to the view and great service. Parking cab be a challenge at times. Fish has always been very fresh.

Thank John D
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

This restaurant was a great choice for my son and daughter-in-law's rehearsal dinner. Since we were coming from Ohio, I relied on my son to make this choice. We sat outside at a big rectangular table with ample room for everyone to walk around and mingle. While we had cocktails, the servers walked around with delicious hor'doerves for us to... More 

Thank Sprouts116
Page, Arizona
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204 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Had Dinner here for Jordan's birthday dinner, She had the Lobster and I had seared Ahi. Both were very good. The Poke appetizer we had was very tasty. The Creme Brule dessert they surprised Jordan with was excellent. One drawback and this is not a slight but for me it is difficult is the extremely high noise levels. But for... More 

Thank Joe L
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Great! So relaxing just the place to go for something different that includes wonderful food, drink and the BEST waiter we've had in a long time, Josh you were super!!! All the staff was very pleasant & helpful. Will visit again when in the area & tell our friends who live there. Thanks for a great experience.

Thank J B
Los Angeles
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207 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The hamburger is the best two of us have ever had. The sushi and sashimi is excellent. The service, OMG! Twice we had to hunt someone down to get seated, only to be ignored each time for over twenty minutes. Once, loud, foul-mouthed people were seated near us, with no awareness (even) by the receptionist and wait staff that many... More 

Thank LarryFLosAngeles
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I had the best birthday celebration at Mahe. There were about 20 of us and our server Justin was friendly, knowledgeable, and professional the whole evening. Even though we moved around and tweaked our orders, he kept on top of things. The food was outstanding. We had crab Mac & Cheese, Seared Ahi, Salmon, a mix of speciality rolls, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24961 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2958
    (Golden Lantern)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-6243

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