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34683 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 949-496-9028
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“alaskan cod” (3 reviews)
“bloody marys” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
34683 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

quaint bar / eatery at the Harbour looking over the coastline and right by the water really great efficient friendly staff who are very attentive bar servers fantastic including the best of all Dennis who runs the bar impeccably would recommend this place for drinks...More

Thank skylane72
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

TURK's RESTAURANT, Dana Point Harbor, CA, a Legendary Waterfront place where Lots of Locals Hangout! I think it's been TURK's for over 33 years! They are Known for their Massive Fish & Chips and Tasty Strong Bloody Mary's! Their Eclectic & Nostalgic decor overlooks the...More

Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed 29 November 2017

First a drunk loud you guy shouting to talk with a garbage mouth, just awful. But the Ortega Chicken Sandwich, not a lot of Chicken, not a lot of Chile, normal toasted bread not the cheesy sourdough, did they change owners?????? very disappointed. Have been...More

Thank DaCoach61
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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
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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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