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34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
+1 949-493-7773
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07:00 - 20:00
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Huntington Beach, California
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed having lunch with children and grandchildren at The Coffee Importers. However since we a large group of people, the food was not as hot as it should have been and need further work in their kitchen

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Thank Jacobus M
NY
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go get Lapperts Ice Cream here. Best Ice Cream ever. Big cone, walk around the harbor people & boat watching. Nothing better!

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Thank czarinalex
Belton, Texas
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to get a coffee and pastry and sit and watch the boats in the harbor. Relaxing atmosphere with outside seating along the walkway. Good choice of coffee's.

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Thank trouthook69
Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great spot to get some yummy ice cream with a perfect view of the harbor. They have lots of seating and a large variety of Lappert Ice Cream. My kids were very happy!

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Thank Angela H
Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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311 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for stroll around the harbor and found this location for light lunch with a view. You order at counter and take your meal to tables viewing the marina. Ordred chicken salad sandwich and tomato soup. The tomato soup was good. The chicken salad sandwich was just ok.

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Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Dana Point
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, great food at reasonable prices, cannot beat the ambiance if you like a relaxed meal by the water.

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Thank CarlDanaPoint
Dana Point, California
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee Importers is located right on the harbor and attracts a lot of locals and tourists alike. Great place to get some coffee and talk. The food, on the other hand, is really not impressive to the point where I've stopped trying.

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Thank Tom M
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Tom, Thank you for your review of Coffee Importers. I am Glad you enjoy the coffee and take advantage of our outdoor patio at the waters edge to have conversation and enjoy the harbor view. I am disappointed that you are unhappy with our food menu and would like to invite you back to try breakfast or lunch as my... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This small place provides tables outside in view of the marina. The quality of the food we had for lunch was excellent. It was very busy on a Saturday afternoon but we had friendly service and tasty food. I had a grilled vegetable panini that was delicious. I recommend it! After lunch we enjoyed walking around the many small shops... More 

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Thank Movinup
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Hi there! I am thrilled to hear that you were pleased with the quality of our food as well as the service. Saturday and Sunday are surely our busiest days, but I am happy you were still able to enjoy your visit! The Harbor is a wonderful place to spend a sunny weekend. Thank you for your review! -Jim Miller,... More 

san clemente, California, USA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

(Coffee side) Great place to sip a cappuccino and recharge the spirit while enjoying the view. Weekends are very busy (predictably). Still worth the wait in line if you can't go during the week.

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Thank placestopaint
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Wow, thank you! It's always nice to read a "Best in Dana Point" review. We try our hardest maintain good quality beverages and food service as the years move forward. I am very glad that you enjoy our cappuccinos and the view. See you soon! -Jim Miller, Owner More 

Spring Lake, Michigan
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171 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Breakfast sandwiches are huge and tasty. Breakfast bowl with chiles and sausage was a little different. Slow service.

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Thank 2ndAmendment1776
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this review

Hi there! I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed our breakfast sandwiches. I apologize for the slow service. On occasion, especially during busier weekends, we experience a lot of foot traffic down at the harbor. We staff accordingly, but the food and beverages can only be made so quickly. Hope you are able to come visit again! Thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-7773
Description
Set in Dana Point Harbor at the WATERS EDGE a perfect spot to relax and get a way.
We offer BREAKFAST & LUNCH ,SMOOTHIES, ORGANIC VEGGIE DRINKS, BAGELS
THE BEST ESPRESSO BAR IN DANA POINT HARBOR AND WE FEATURE LAPPETS HAWAIIAN SUPER PREMIUM ICE CREAM.

ITS THE COMMUNITY GATHERING PLACE FOR DANA POINT

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