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Jack's Restaurant

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24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2739
+1 949-489-1903
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been a while since we visited Jack and his restaurant but rare was the month when we wouldn't make sure we stopped in. It's unprepossessing from the front but inside the lights are low, the bar is grand and the food is exceptional. It isn't one of the "great view" restaurants nor is it the newest restaurant in town.... More 

Thank Julie J
Odder, Denmark
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Dana Point every year, coming from Denmark. We have eaten at several places in Dana Point, this is one of recommendable places.

Thank 269jacob
Orange County, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

First time at this restaurant while spending the weekend at Dana Point. Walked in on a Friday night without a reservation, but were seated promptly. Lovely atmosphere. Food and service were very good. Will most like return.

Thank mammawags2015
Dana Point, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food was delicious, the waiter friendly and the ambiance was perfect. A great deal for your $$$ and a great place for a first date

Thank joloni
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is our go to spot for good Italian or seafood dishes. It's cozy, you can hear your dinner mates without yelling, great service, wonderful bar, parking.

Thank Diana N
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We've dined at Jack's many times and love the warm, casual ambience and welcoming staff. The menu is varied, with something for everyone, and includes a number of vegetarian and gluten-free options. Seafood is always excellent, as are the various pasta choices. Wine list is good, salads are excellent, and service is always attentive. A great little neighborhood restaurant.

Thank 512stewartg
Sandy, Utah
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I showed up at Jack's on a Thursday night without any reservation. We only waited 5-10 minutes for a table. We had wonderful service, and they were able to safely feed me a gluten-free meal that was absolutely wonderful. My husband loved his meal as well. I can heartily recommend this restaurant!

Thank DorothyB13
Orange County, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We just went for happy hr. and the patio was really a nice place to sit and relax with friends, have some appitizers. The noise is at a mimimum so people can visit, talk and interact without having to scream. We had the meatballs, which were great, the Polenta, sauted mushrooms, and the eggplant. Very nice place to unwind after... More 

Thank Roger B
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

had a birthday dinner here , party of 10. what a nice , intimate , daring Italian restaurant . food and service excellent !

Thank travelagent333
Laguna Beach, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have Celiac Disease. Jack, the owner is very health conscious and aware of food allergies. He goes out of his way to make his clients feel safe when eating. His staff is very well trained about which food is gluten free. I can eat so many things there and they are all delicious. I love the veal, which is... More 

Thank 3lagalaxyfans

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24462 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-489-1903
Jack's Restaurant is a casual dining experience offering Turner New Zealand all natural meats and fish as well as italian cuisine. Dinner is served seven days a week starting at 5:00pm. Breakfast on Sundays 8:30-2:30 Catering and banquets are available. happy hour everyday from 5:00pm until 6:30pm in the bar and patio.

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