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Wind & Sea Restaurant

34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-496-6500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“sliders” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
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1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Late afternoon happy hour-great view and the service was excellent! Teriyaki chicken and rice dish was OK, nothing special. Chicken a little on the dry side. Outdoor dining was very nice!

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for the view and because this restaurant is dog friendly. Ahi sandwich and sliders were good.

Thank steveabdo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fresh seafood, super service and all with a view of the harbor. Even on a lightly foggy evening this place was perfect for our family dinner. Our family had fresh oysters, fish, salads, hamburgers and calamari. Everything was perfectly cooked and served to us in...More

Thank BeaandRich
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 20 descended, unannounced at just afternoon on a weekday during the peak of summer. The staff went above and beyond to accommodate us in a comfortable manner. The service was very good, the food was excellent and the bar offerings were enjoyed...More

Thank nthompsen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, the happy hour is the only food we eat at Wind and Sea and we've been coming for 15 years. This is a local institution with beautiful views and great service. You will see the goofy sea lions, boats, paddlers, etc. The sliders are...More

Thank Hardycrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for happy hour! The Mai Tais are amazing and the happy hour food is delicious. Wind and sea also offers an area around a fire pit where you can enjoy a cocktail and also bring your dog. Try to get the corner...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had gone on a whale watching cruise and got off the boat hungry at 7. There were 6 of us and we were able to get seating right away. The seafood was good but a little pricey. It took 2 requests to get the...More

Thank meeser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant for a birthday celebration. Very cordial waitress and good food. Bay view from the table and able to watch the pelicans come in for the evening. Would definitely go back the next time in Dana Point.

Thank carolynt871
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family went to Wind & Sea for dinner after whale watching at Dana Point. There was no wait as we were able to sit immediately in the open seating area. Great food, great service, and great views!

Thank whitney_rogers
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I ate there a couple of months ago and it was really good even if the prices are high. I returned and was disappointed. I ordered salmon and the portion was really small. I usually can't finish but this time, I was still hungry after...More

Thank Nothomemuch
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2017|
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Response from Angelica S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is fine. It is casual and you can eat al fresco.
10 May 2017|
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Response from Shy P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
Siobhan B
3 March 2017|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry such a late answer but here goes anyway. Yes it can get loud inside and out. But that will depend on what time you go also. It's a big restaurant so it there's a lot of folks inside and everyone is talking. If your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34699 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629
    (Dana Point Harbor Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-6500
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