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Jimmy's Famous American Tavern

25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-388-8900
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“flatbread” (27 reviews)
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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at JFAT several times, the most resent in July. Always excellent service and listen to the servers recommendations. Not a great value for a family of 4, as the dishes are a bit bigger and in the $18-$30 range. A great place...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jimmy's Famous is a great place to go for lunch or dinner. The food is really good and service prompt and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank sweetpeas8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just finished a meeting and decided to stop in. It was a Friday early evening, but we got seated within 2 minutes. We had an excellent view of the harbor and sat next to an open window. The service was quick, the people...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location over looking the Dan Port , large family restaurant with a big bar in the center, large selection of drinks including cocktails . beers , wine etc etc. Menu typical American . Extremely large portion . good burgers.Service a bit slow and the...More

Thank Jeanpierresimon51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here a few nights ago with friends. Crowded and fun. I had a flatbread sausage and pepperoni and my wife had the meatloaf. My friends had the chicken sliders and a salmon salad. Everything was fine, but not good enough to make us...More

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummo!! Chips with blue cheese, tuna poke, meatballs to start!! Crazy good meatloaf and baby back ribs ! All crazy fattening but worth every bite !!

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Surprise birthday bash for my dearest boyfriend. The staff jumped on board keeping it a secret and made it perfect! Thank you especially to Charles, the manager!

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Went because of the reviews. We come to this city every year for vacation and this place is new. The ambience is really nice. The food is expensive but good. I had a salad it was good and filling. My husband had a cheeseburger and...More

Thank jackiekay
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Jimmy's has a fairly broad menu with something to appeal to just about anyone. Very welcoming and warm environment. Servers are very friendly, courteous and helpful. They have a terrific black bean and sirloin chili that has a bit of heat and is really tasty....More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is our third visit to Jimmy's and we are planning our next visit. Brunch is great, dinner is really yummy and lunch today was very good Bloody Mary's are great, pricey but worth it. Brussel sprouts are delicious, 1/2 romaine salad wonderful, salmon delicious....More

Thank Bonnie W
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Margaret W
16 September 2016|
Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
While I'm not a chef, I believe that to be a misprint, no actual anus is used in Jimmy's kitchen.
26 May 2015|
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Response from Taylor R | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-388-8900
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JFAT is an upscale, yet casual tavern featuring regional American comfort food, craft beers, cocktails and wines with a lively bar scene located near the Dana Point Marina.
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