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Chart House
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Ranked #16 of 147 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$60
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: View, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pacific Coast Highway
Transit: PCH/Blue Lantern - bus
Description: 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.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Able to order from the menu. No high priced buffet which was awesome! Great views, great service! Entrees and salad bar were great! Gotta have the mojito taster drink - “meant to be shared” as our waiter put it! :) get it! You won’t be disappointed!

Thank HBLIVING
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Great happy hour with good beer and cocktail options. Food is good. Only down side is if you sit at the bar, you have your back to the ocean. If you want a view, then you have to get there early! There is nice seating outside and Ernie is fantastic.

Thank NelsonD148
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Booked this for my husbands birthday through Open Table. I asked for a booth with a view of the harbour. When we arrived the host walked us past several lovely open booths and seated us in one in the third room back that had absolutely NO view. We insisted on one of the others...as they were not full or overly busy. He reluctantly “consented” to moving us. This set a bad tone, but one our delightful,waiter Michael, remedied the initial mood. Our dinner was well paced and we enjoyed a delicious meal, especially the lobster bisque and the chocolate lava cake. We thoroughly enjoyed the view, the total ambiance and the service. Upon leaving the 2 hosts at the front entrance, did not say “thank you” or “have a nice evening”...nothing. My advice to management would be change up your hosts. They are the first and last impressions a diner has. This review would have garnered 5 stars, but due to the hosts less than welcoming demeanor I can only rate this experience 4 stars.

Thank HudsongrlChicago
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Chart House restaurant on a recent stay at Monarch Beach Resort. It was our first visit there and made reservations based on the recommendations of others. We started off by selecting wine from their extensive list. As an appetizer I selected the lobster bisque, which was outstanding, while my wife enjoyed their sampler which include tastings of the bisque, clam chowder, and chilled gazpacho. She loved all three. For our main course, I had the coconut shrimp which came with a trio of sauces while my wife had the shrimp, crab, and avocado stacker. We both gave our choices full marks. We finished off our meal by sharing their signature dessert, a delectable lava cake that was excellent. Michael was our waiter who was attentive and made sure the meal was nicely paced

Thank Bob W
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Don t order the fatty prime rib sliders. Lettuce wrap syrup sauce is not good. Shrimp plate is your best bet. Entrees from our past experience aren't that great. Nice view and atmosphere.

Thank DRDU
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