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180blu at The Ritz-Carlton

One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-240-2000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The view will take your breath away! Did I mention the Lobster Taco's will also have you saying,WOW!!!! Drinks great and staff was terrific, Thanks Austin!More

Thank NYCDPM
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

On behalf of all our ladies and gentlemen, thank you for sharing your five-star review of 180blu. It is wonderful to discover that you enjoyed a perfect dining experience along with our magnificent Pacific views. Should you find yourself in Dana Point in the future,...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

What more could you ask for - magnificent view including the setting sun and followed by a star filled sky while enjoy great food and drink on a beautiful summers evening in Southern California.More

Thank GManEagle
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your kind review of 180blu. It was our pleasure to have had you as our guest and we are elated that you enjoyed every moment of your dining experience, from our stunning views to our delicious cuisine. Should you find yourself...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can not beat the views here. Great for an apertif and lounging with music and friends. Overlooking the shore, small but nice.

Thank PHWHJetSet
ritzcarltonlaguna, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Isn't 180blu phenomenal? We are so proud of this venue at our resort. Thank you for taking the time to post a review!

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my son. I had the nachos, very good and reasonable price (18) He had the chicken strips kids meal which was a bit expensive for a kids meal (18) but it was big. Likely more than enough for two young kids...More

Thank alpinemccain09
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you and your son enjoyed lunch alongside our stunning views. Should you find yourself in Dana Point again, we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again at 180blu.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

180Blu at the RC on Dana Point is a great place for enjoying a nourishing lunch accompanied by a great choice of refreshments, all served by delightful staff. The views are stunning and the atmosphere is all fun.More

Thank gjhp2017
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your kind review. We are elated to hear that you enjoyed our deliciously crafted food and drinks, as well as our dedicated ladies and gentlemen. Should you find yourself in Dana Point again, we would be honored to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had lunch there on July 15. Great grilled cheese sandwich and good swordfish tacos. Magnificent views.

1  Thank ScubaWife
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch alongside a stunning view. We hope to welcome you back soon for an all-around five-star experience.

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went for lunch with family, we were all pleased with our food. Would return here again. I had Poke Salad, fresh and tasty, plus I ordered the Corn Soup with Huitlacoche, also very tasty. Patio overlooks ocean, serene and comforting.

Thank rosiethecaterer
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our delicious food and stunning views. We hope to welcome you back for an all-around five-star experience soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was at the Ritz Carlton in May for a two day business meeting and some of us decided to have a casual dinner and drinks here the first night. It was a great place because they had big tables where our core group sat,...More

Thank Marcia H
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We appreciate the time you have taken to share your helpful review. It was a pleasure to welcome you to 180blu, and we are thrilled you enjoyed your meal with us. Although we wish you could have seen a bright sunset, we are pleased you...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Amazing sunset and beach views accompanied by a great atmosphere. The staff is very nice. The plates are small but well presented and very tasty; the corn soup and truffle fries are delicious. The drinks were all a bit on the sweet side but again...More

Thank Joanna M
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We appreciate the time you have taken to review your meal at 180blu. It was an honor to welcome you, and we are thrilled you enjoyed your Truffle Fries and Corn Soup. Our view is truly unbeatable, and it is fantastic knowing it was the...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Fantastic views of the beach from this lovely restaurant lounge. The nachos are out of this world. Great wine list as well. you can then take a stroll on the walkways below or the beach.

Thank R0se012
RCLagunaNiguel, Executive Office at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We appreciate the time you have taken to review your experience in 180blu. We are delighted you enjoyed our delicious nachos as well as our perfect ambiance. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back in the future.

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Linda M
24 August 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
We offer a variety and they are amazing! Come join us soon!
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Clarajean1229
8 July 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not accept reservations for 180blu. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Clarajean1229
8 July 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not accept reservations for 180blu. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly The Terrace at the Ritz-Carlton)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-2000
  • E-mail
Description
180Blu is an oceanfront dining lounge featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the blue skies across the horizon. Perched 150-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blu is the perfect Southern California experience to enjoy refreshing hand-crafted beverages, small plates from Raya and a little slice of heaven on earth!
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