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Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant

34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
+1 949-661-1005
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the best Mexican food I have had bar none. The tequila, guac and salsa was delicious. Great service and ambiance-not quiet, not boring, interesting stuff everywhere you look no matter where I sat and went 3 different times in different places. Loved this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CaliCarolyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great food, but does not really care about the log time customers...they confiscate the timeshare resort discount coupon issued by our timeshare next door...we have been coming for 25-years and they treat us like unwelcome freeloaders with our coupon. They also refuse...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lagunaniguel2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we tried was delicious, fresh and some of the best Mexican food we've ever had. My wife said "cuz it's made by the real Mexicans." I gotta agree and I'm Mexican. Lol. Try their guacamole and their home made Tequila. Whoa!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thebigbandwolf
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our last visit was in April, Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2018 was our most recent. Driving past at 5:45 PM nothing looked different, same facade, parking lot full. Once inside nothing of a decorative nature had changed, still a Day of the Dead vibe on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank I6181ENjamesw
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We were very pleased with our lunch and margaritas at Olamendis. The crazy eclectic decor adds to the friendly vibe there. The wait staff were super attentive, our food was served quickly and was delicious. The background music was south of the border/festive

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brookek062
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Been here before, a few years back. It's not the typical chain Mexican restaurant. Quaint, inviting, large menu with an emphasis on their special Tequila. It seems to be family owned, but not sure. Although a family with kids could go here, I'd say it's...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hattie748
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We stumbled across this place after passing up the expensive restaurants in the Dana Point Harbor and were pleasantly surprised. Everyone there greeted us with friendly smiles, service was quick, and the food was excellent. The place is extremely clean, including the bathroom. The walls...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This place was just down the street from our hotel. Had great food, good service and fun atmosphere. The decorations were amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank T B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This was a fairly decent place. Food was ok, and the view was amazing. I'll never go here again. Food was still average, but service was horrible. Their tortilla soup tasted like chemicals. Something changed here, within the last year. Seriously, avoid it and go...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Roland C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Food was alright...yet way overpriced. Service was adequate. Where are the ceiling fans...was hot as Hades

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bartholomew G
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Bill H
8 April 2017|
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Response from dpblonde | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and the hh is slim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-1005
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