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Harbor House Cafe

34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
+1 949-496-9270
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cafe, Diner
34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the old diner feel with all the movie star pictures on the walls, etc. My guacamole bacon burger was large and fantastic. The half I had leftover the next day. was even good after heating it up. It was busy, but had good...More

Thank Sandy062
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

My families been coming here for the chowder for years. I like the burgers, too. The service is always great and there's plenty of seating. I never like I'm being rushed and there's not loud music...making this a good spot to catch up with friends.

Thank thewinsomewench
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Called in during breakfast just for coffee. Impressed with interior which looked like a movie set, but I guess was pretty authentic from when the diner started out in 1939. Lots of old movie photos and black & white photos, I really liked the place....More

Thank paul6111
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My daughter and I stopped here to eat on the way to San Diego. It looked like a nice local place and it was. The restaurant is decorated with old movie posters from the 1950s through more recent times. The menu has burgers, fries and...More

Thank RDM12345
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The menu is so large it is obvious most is not prepared fresh. Fish and chips...Frozen Turkey burger....Frozen Chicken....Frozen Best for a late night sober me up greasy meal.....

Thank loisp9154
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Been dining here for years since the move to Capo Beach. The menu covers anything one might desire for breakfast/lunch and I have yet to be disappointed in any of the selections. The portions are quite generous and service is good.

1  Thank petelapuh
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Usually our breakfast place. There is plenty to choose from on the menu for both breakfast and lunch. Pretty basic fare but good and reasonably priced with quick friendly service

1  Thank dwr66
Reviewed 15 February 2017

the location is between two major highways in and out of the town. there are several places to dine, with loss traffic going by, and much better harbor locations. the food is o k, the prices are not what the food reflects.

Thank richardrhamel
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great food here for lunch or dinner! The food, service, atmosphere and location was great! Highly recommend!

Thank Leonard2013
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had given up on this place for the last ten years. We were asked to meet good friends there so we kept quiet and went. Little has changed, huge portions with so so little quality.

Thank yogiacomo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 00:00
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00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34157 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-9270
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