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Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point

34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-493-1183
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, great scenery!! My main complaint is that it seemed that they overbook and we were not sat on our reservation time. If you want a window table, you put your name on a wait list. But you can't even put your name on...More

Thank BigLouie-USMC
Reviewed 26 August 2016

You pay for the view. It is spectacular. But know, if you want non sunset south facing views, go there. The food is good. Basic steak house portions. If you want a good portion go somewhere else. If you want to pay $50 for glass...More

Thank robert j
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Being able to eat dinner at an outside table perched high above the Pacific is a tremendous attraction that the Chart House takes full advantage of. It's a very nice place to eat and the food is pretty good as well (both steaks and sea...More

Thank 12Knocksinna
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome for so many of the right reasons. It's really busy so get a reservation. You can eat at the bar if you can get a seat. We were early for our seating time so we had wine and an appetizer for...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a special dining experience. Wonderful wines, delicious seafood preparations, decadent molten lava cake, and delightful staff. Perfect for special occasions - and what a view!

Thank Snoozers
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is located atop a hill Overview of Dana point sea. Parking on top, you go down stairs To the dining room. Very nice Location, good food, but we go for a drink and the relaxing views.

Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was surprised at how similar this Chart House is to one near our hometown. The food was fabulous and location charming.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Chart House is on our special "must do" list when friends/family come to town to visit. The view is spectacular, the food and service are excellent.

Thank kimberlyslagle
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The service on the patio was not a great first impression. The server was very fake and dismissive and I'm not sure she really likes her job...or people. My husband and I were going to have happy hour and stay for dinner on the patio...More

Thank AmerinadianHoney
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great view from the patio although get there early if you want to sit outside. The cocktails are good during happy hour and the calamari is great!

Thank dpblonde
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lauren g
14 June 2017|
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Response from Lydia747 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think they even have a special kids menu.
Stephanie L
4 December 2016|
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Response from Missika | Reviewed this property |
I don't even think there is a sidewalk walking up the hill from Harbor Dr. You could walk it more easily going up Golden lantern, Left on Del Prado, Left on Blue Lantern, Right on Santa Clara, Left on Scenic. It might sound... More
Dianne W
29 October 2016|
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Response from AmerinadianHoney | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dianne, sorry for the long delay! I'm sorry, but I do not know these things. Maybe you meant to message the restaurant and not a reviewer???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34442 St. of the Green Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-1183
From amazing views of the Pacific Ocean & Dana Point Harbor to unparalleled cuisine, Chart House is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Savor a seamless blend of fine seafood & steaks, while you enjoy the elegant atmosphere & impeccable service. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 30 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From top-of-the-catch seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as New Wave Sur & Turf, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & our slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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