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Harbor House Cafe

34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
+1 949-496-9270
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“omelet” (9 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by the Harbor House last night after visiting the lights at Dana Point Harbor with the kiddos. We figured it would be quieter at 6pm than a restaurant in the harbor; which was true. Unfortunately, that was the end of our good luck....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pkashinsky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two main attraction of the Harbor House for me. The first is good food at modest prices. The second is the wall-to-wall memorabilia from local film and TV stars, producers, and crews.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Dr_GS_Hurd
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This was always the go to place years ago. It stayed open late and that was convenient. Even though I gave up on it a while ago, I often had to meet friends their like last week. It still disappoints serving up their average at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I've never had a bad meal in this landmark cafe. Great breakfasts! Expect long waits and crowds on the weekends.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is a casual, local hangout. Open 24/7 you can satisfy your hunger at a moments notice for those late night munchies. My favorite dinner is the crab salad, the best value around.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

First its a wonderful location without door dining. Service was really good and they had a decent beer selection on tap. I had a very uninspiring cesar salad. Ws oily and the shrimp were overcooked a little. It was OK but not great. Lobster roll...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank John P
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Worst waitress ever. Not friendly at all. I ordered a turkey wrap, she never asked what dressing I wanted and after she delivered it I tried to get her attention to get a dressing. She never came back to our table once to check if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bananana66
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This was always the go to place years ago. Even though I gave up on it a while ago, I had to meet friends their last week. It still disappoints even with its inexpensive and large servings.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Has an old classic diner feel and open 24 hrs. If you just need to shovel down some food that tastes like cardboard because everything else is closed, then this place meets the needs. Burger- too dry, bleh Onion rings- came as side, really no...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Prash_CA
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Unless your pretty hungry, consider splitting whatever you order. Portions are generous. The Crab quesadilla's with sides of rice and beans. All was tasty. Kids got Burgers,shakes and fries. The ambiance has a deli, movie theme going on with old pictures of stars hanging on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DAndestravleler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-9270
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