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The Shwack Beach Grill

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24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
+1 949-218-2731
08:00 - 21:00
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Glenpool, Oklahoma
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon this gem, and when we saw how busy they were on a Thursday evening, decided to check it out. Friendly, helpful and quick service. Food was excellent! Thick, juicy burgers cooked the way they should be.

Thank acemom98
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prepared after the reviews of acolades. Order at the bar, food brought it you. For adults the is good food, for kids...Not so much. Kids tend to look for familiar foods and tastes....Dot quite the same here. Meals/ sandwiches are a-la-carte. Bathroom is a ' onesies'. Restaurant is small... Inside seating is limited...Porch too. Service was the strong suit. Been... More 

Thank miker163
Escondido, California
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336 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

disappointed as the reviews were good. burger was just OK, fries cold, but service good. prices good, but rather have paid more and gotten food with flavor. average for a Denny's....

Thank mike m
Dana Point, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good decent food here. Burgers, salads and tacos. Parking is easy. Friendly and good service. Near beach but no view. Patio seating.

Thank CapoBeachCat
Dana Point, Ca.
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161 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch. You place an order at the counter, pay and food is brought to your table. The Turkey burger was good. Cranberry jelly was a surprise. Corner eatery on a main street. Patio dining enclosed in plastic. Pet friendly. Nice people.

Thank loisp9154
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small place with amazing delicious food for an affordable price. The ambiance was that of a beach town.

Thank gail p
New Palestine, IN
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious. We sat outside under the porch roof. We could fee the ocean breeze. Great and friendly service. Menu was limited but every meal that our party had was very, very good. Good selection of beers.

Thank newpal
Prior Lake, MN
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the 3 pulled pork sliders. What I got was a mess. It looked like chunky BBQ sauce. There were little chunks of pork in the sauce and then they ladled it on top of 3 bun bottoms, then put onion straws on top and then the 3 bun tops. What was I supposed to do with that. I... More 

Thank donandlisapampuch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were met by locals lined up before opening. Had the Schwack combo with the "Breki Spuds". Vegan options!!! Great house coffee blend. I will make this a favorite stop when we are in town. 💜

Thank Martha B
San Clemente
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I stopped by Shwack Burgers on the way home after work. We all ordered different burgers and all three of the burgers came to the table just as ordered looking delicious. The delicious looking burgers did not disappoint anyone and tasted just as delicious as they looked. Personally, I enjoy The Shwack burger, which comes with lettuce, tomatoes,... More 

Thank Matt H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24502 Del Prado, 92629, Dana Point, CA 92629-2899
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-218-2731
The Shwack Beach Grill is a fast-casual American Restaurant featuring a unique menu of fresh California-inspired food at an affordable price, served quickly for both dine in and take out. Our core menu focuses on burgers, chicken sands, tacos, salads and spuds. We serve breakfast daily from 8am-11am and dinner specials from 4pm-close. We feature 12 Craft Beers on Draft and 7 hand selected wines. The Shwack is the perfect spot to grab some grub after a Surf-sesh or for a Fun dinner with the Fam! We love locals and tourists alike and hope to remind all of our guests that Life is Good...Shwack it!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?