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Salt Creek Grille

32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
+1 949-661-7799
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband loves this place for Happy Hour because the menu is so hearty and filling. So filling, in fact, that we never stay for a meal. If you were to categorize food as "guy" or "gal" food, this would definitely come under the "guy"...More

Thank armhumber2018
Reviewed 29 April 2018

6 oz fish at $40.00 ~ Salty vegetables, dry steak. Good service. This is a summery of our experience. Never again.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Went last Saturday evening for Dinner.... they had a Pork Belly and Scallop and a Fresh Swordfish that was to die for.......OMG I wanted it to not stop....followed by a fluffy Chocolate Souffle and really nothing could get better.....I love this place...We have been coming...More

Thank dpbear
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Loved this place.. We had the Mesquite grilled cheese burgers, sooo lovely. Great service and friendly staff. More than happy to come back again and we definitely will do

Thank regeenasweet
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We always make it a point when we travel to this area to eat here. Staff is super nice and food has always been very good. We had a pasta dishes that were outstanding.

Thank TutuSue6
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Salt Creek Grill because we received a gift card and didn't have Easter plans so we thought it would be fun to give it a go. We weren't disappointed! Their location is fantastic, near the coast, and atmosphere...More

Thank MinnieHM
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

SALT CREEK GRILLE, Dana Point, CA! My Husband and I moved down to Dana Pt, back in 1997, and have been coming back to this place for over 20 years, it's still a Very Special 💑Date Night Spot! We ❀Chillin’ on the patio in front...More

Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is our Go to place when we don't feel like driving a lot to get a decent meal. The food, service, atmosphere and management are all very good. We highly recommend it.

Thank jewel52
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Fun and lively bar. Food menu is just ok. I suggest you go for drinks and fun. If you order food, it won't be great, but it won't be bad either.

Thank yannis63
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had our annual Christmas meal at the Salt Creek Grille in Dana Point, there were only three of us, but the food was delicious, the service very good, and the atmosphere inviting. I'll come back here. I appreciate it when I ask the wait...More

Thank PudensWilliams
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799
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Our culinary approach follows the time-honored tradition of grilling meats over hot, mesquite embers. With a dedication to sourcing responsibly, the food at Salt Creek Grille is crafted with the freshest meats, poultry, fish, and produce available. Enjoy our handcrafted menu items paired with unique wines from boutique vineyards and well-known cellars, catering to both the connoisseur and casual diner.
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