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Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant

34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
+1 949-661-1005
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“guacamole” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

decor is interesting...lots of memorabila. good food. cold beer. nice staff. festive atmosphere. bathrooms are outside which is strange and not the cleanest.

Thank ecpeacelove
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family owned establishment across from Doheny State Beach. Partial ocean view and very festive atmosphere.

Thank wcshepherd2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner there last night with a group of friends ( 8 people total). The atmosphere is unique, eclectic and interesting. Terrific actually. Great authentic food. Well prepared with a large variety of menu choices. It is pricy for Mexican food, but you get...More

Thank david w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited this amazing restuarant at the suggestion of the front desk at the Marriott. It is truly authentic and so good. We couldn't take home the left overs and did our best to finish but the portions were more than we...More

Thank kh2obry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always consistent. Been going there for over 35 years. Very good pescado dishes. Service is good. It's not fancy but it delivers!

Thank Kugirl808
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We stumbled across Olamendi's quite by accident, as it was within walking distance from our hotel. We ate there on a Saturday night which turned out to be a very busy time, and thus a 45 minute wait, although there is a nice bar where...More

Thank heathermci
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Great Food and Service!! The atmosphere was awesome..and right across from the ocean so we could look through all the open windows as we are. Prices were fair especially for the amount of food you get!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Convenient to our resort. Very nice people, served us even though we arrived just as the kitchen was closing. Amazing margaritas and authentic Mexican fare. Went back later in the week and had a similar good experience.

Thank Jeff McB from ME
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Right across the street from the beach, this cool casual restaurant has it all! Great food, delicious chips and salsa and a really nice staff make this one of my long time favorites. I’ve been going there for over 40 years! Try some of the...More

Thank gmichaelcampbell
Wiebke O, Manager at Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you! It's so awesome to hear that you've been coming for over 40 years.

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for one of our party who are vegan eaters. The food was well prepared and fresh. The service was amazing. We would come here again.

Thank virginiafam55
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Bill H
April 7, 2017|
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They do take reservations and the hh is slim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-1005
  • E-mail
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