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34683 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 949-496-9028
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“bloody marys” (3 reviews)
“alaskan cod” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
34683 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turks has a great little menu but the Fish & Chips particularly caught my eye on this visit. Four BIG pieces of Alaskan cod, batter dipped and fried to perfection. The batter was wonderfully light and crunchy on the outside, and thin; just enough to...More

Thank fleetfeetpete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little "hole in the wall" place but the food and service are great. It is usually busy and is pretty loud inside but it's a bar so that is to be expected. Great place to hang with friends. Seems to be the...More

Thank SUPlady
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Not quite a locals only bar, but same vibe. Very casual, most of the employees have been there for years, memorabilia on the walls, good drinks, great fish n chips-cool place!

Thank dpblonde
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I am from the east coast; Wildwood NJ. A summer shore town, with lots of marinas. I was on a business trip and stayed at the marriott. I saw the marina from the hotel, so I made my way down with a bunch of coworkers....More

Thank ScootersCrew
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a classic dive bar with an eclectic decor, mix of locals/tourists, stiff drinks, & awesome view of the Pacific Ocean, this is the place. They truly have the best bloody Marys, onion rings, & fish chips enough for two in the...More

Thank oanhee
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I live on the east coast in Maryland right on the Atlantic Ocean. I've had fish and chips from Massachusetts to Florida and even from "authentic" British restaurants but yet nothing compares to Turks fish and chips. It was fresh cod fried to a golden...More

Thank Vernon B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I've heard that this was the Dive Bar of Dana Point. All I can say that I've been to many dive bars and this is nowhere close. Great place with a good vibe, friendly staff and the fish n chips is amazing. Enjoy this gem!

Thank hogridinfool
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The first time I was in Dana Point, I foolishly didn't come here. Instead, I went to spots ranked higher on TripA. But I walked by the place before I left town and thought, man this place looks really cool. Authentic. The next time I...More

Thank Manchego100
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A down to earth great Bar and Restaurant on the water in Dana Point Harbor. A long history of great food. Turk was a character actor in the movies and entertained generations of satisfied customers..The walls are lined with old photos of him and some...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I’ve been coming to Turks for years for its fabulous breakfast and great views. This place has been here for decades and it shows it. It’s like stepping back in time (in a good way). Be sure to see the aquarium ABOVE your head when...More

Thank nativecal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34683 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-9028
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