With its idyllic seaside location, Dana Point lures award-winning chefs headlining some of the best California-fusion and seafood restaurants in Orange County. Dana Point delights even the most discriminating foodies with exclusive local cafes and grills, to five-star restaurants – collectively showcasing a wide range of savory dining options – including the finest Southern Californian cuisine, steak, sushi, legendary burgers, authentic Italian and Mexican, and international cuisine featured in newspapers and magazines nationwide.
Explore the dining listings for the best local, casual and fine dining restaurants in Dana Point, as well as Orange County’s best seafood restaurants.
- Californian25135 Park Lantern | Dana Point California 92629Phone:(949) 487-7555Whether you're craving a relaxed ocean-view breakfast or looking for a romantic anniversary dinner, our culinary team brings you exceptional California cuisine daily including the freshest meats and seafood.
- Asian, Sushi34119 Pacific Coast Highway | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 234-1235Traditional Japanese dishes including Maki Roll, Tempura, Udon, and Grilled Teriyaki.
- Steakhouse1740 S Pacific Coast Highway | Laguna Beach California 92651Phone:(949) 715-7777t’s exotic, exciting, adventurous. It’s also warm, relaxing and friendly. Portuguese sailors discovered Mozambique on one of the many stops they made to replenish supplies while on their way to the spice-rich countries in the East and Far East.
- Californian, Seafood, Steakhouse440 South Coast Highway | Laguna Beach California 92651Phone:(949) 376-8595We offer unique, upscale casual dining with menus and ambiances tailored to each location. Our food and drink meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and seasonality and combines both modern-creative and traditional styles of cooking.
- Mexican34660 Pacific Coast Highway | Capistrano Beach California 92624Phone:(949) 661-1005Olamendi's Mexican Cuisine has been serving the best and most authentic Mexican Food since 1973.
- Malls & Shopping CentersOne Mills Circle | Ontario California 91764Phone:(909) 484-8301Ontario Mills, California’s largest outlet and value retail shopping destination, is the ultimate shopping experience with more than 200 outlet and value retail stores.
- Coffee House/Cafe2 Ritz Carlton Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 488-2330Rich, privately roasted coffees and espresso. Tempting muffins, home-made croissants and signature cinnamon twists baked fresh every day from our own recipes. Delicious breakfasts, creative salads and soups, and gourmet sandwiches on artisan breads. Locally sourced and organic ingredients. Welcome to Pain du Monde.
- Pizza33495 Del Obispo Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 488-0404Pizza and pasta.
- Pizza34667 Golden Point | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-1447Enjoy the best pizza, pasta and seafood at Slice of New York!
- Pizza24821 Del Prado | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 240-6444Of all of the pizza restaurants that are available, there is only one Stuft Pizza. Companies try to copy our signature crust, but they all fail.
- Burgers and Fries, Pizza34320 Pacific Coast Highway | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-0119The only place in town to go for good food, friends and fun! This local eatery serves up some killer pizza and BBQ with a laid-back vibe.
- Pizza34473 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 218-1920Beach Harbor Pizza is located in the middle of Dana Point Harbor within The Mariners Village area of Dana harbor. Beach Harbor Pizza, formerly — Beach Cities Pizza — serves the same menu with the same fine ingredients.
- Bar and Lounge, Californian1 Monarch Beach Resort N | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 234-3307Designed as the convivial living room of the resort, the new 33°North is sectioned off into three distinct sections that cater to different social scenes: a bar, a living room salon, and an ocean view, outdoor patio − arguably the best perch in the house.
- Ice Cream and Treats, Shopping, Gourmet Foods24 Monarch Bay Drive | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (818) 841-9347Located in Gelson's Market, Viktor Benes Bakery is synonymous with fine European desserts, using fresh, natural and quality ingredients.
- Coffee House/Cafe, Delis and Diners1 Ritz Carlton Drive | Dana Point California 92629
- Ice Cream and Treats, Shopping, Gourmet Foods34513 Golden Lantern Street | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 494-4462Since 1989, the owner De Francis has been creating unique chocolate confections and gathering unusual, affordable gifts.
- Coffee House/Cafe24633 Del Prado | Dana Point California 92629Phone: (949) 496-6368Using the same high quality ingredients and techniques that bistro chefs have used for generations, we bring you daily the best breakfast and lunch in town.