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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34664 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Hattie748
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank T B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

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

Thank Bartholomew G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you are a tourist staying in the timeshares along Pacific Coast Highway, you are just a short walk away from this place. If it is convenience you want, OK. But.......... If you want great tasting Mexican food...... go elsewhere. There are at least 4...More

Thank adoc4u
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Really good Mexican food in a crazy themed setting. Prices are ok. Food was exceptional. Service pretty good. We'll go again and bring friends with us.

Thank pusher04
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I visited 3-4 times in the past year and the food is great. However, I had problems with my bill twice where they over charged me and charged me for items I did not even order. Advice to all- CHECK YOUR BILL CAREFULLY!

Thank 63ginag
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This place was walking distance from our hotel and seemed to be a lunch hot spot. You can spend a while just looking at all the art work and paraphanalia hanging everywhere. We opted for vegan tacos, beans, guacamole and the vegan burrito. Ample portions...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Need the best Mexican restaurant... Check out Olamendi's Mexican Restaurant. Located on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point California, just north of San Clemente. From the outside you might be a little concerned to walk in, but it is Excellent. This is the Restaurant that...More

Thank MartinPVernon
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, 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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