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The Coffee Importers

34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
+1 949-493-7773
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to kick back at this harbourside fast food-er watching the sealions and enjoy a right tasty, great value bean burger. No need to book, it's not that kinda place but quick, healthy, easy with one of the best cups of coffee I had during...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank paulkrisman
CoffeeImporters, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Paul! I appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant. I’m so glad you enjoyed our vegetarian Black Bean Burger! I’m also thrilled to know that you had the time to soak in the views! Hope you visit again soon. The holiday light...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Right by walkway can see all the docked boats. Nice menu with lots of choices. Very good place to have lunch

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Camper558804
J3784NCjimm, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there! Thank you for stopping by and leaving us a kind review! We hope you will visit us again soon. -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Excellent bagels, huge variety. Lovely outdoor tables right next to the marina. Coffee from next door was also delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sue R
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Hi Sue! Thank you for the kind comments. I’m thrilled you were able to enjoy the food as well as our coffee beverages. I appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Hope you come again soon! Thanks, Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Love the açaí bowl , fresh squeezed oj and breakfast bagel sandwiches. Great spot to grab quality food , live music overlooking the Dana point Harbor.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kd1314
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hey, Thank you for your kind review. I’m thrilled to hear that you not only liked our fresh items, but you loved them! Thanks so much for giving the Deli a try, and come visit our Espresso Bar next time. See you soon! -Jim Miller,...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived at about 9am, waiting for 15 minutes. My first time here. I’m so in love with the harbor view, just next door. Ordered bagels, my onion bagels is perfect. My harbor latte is amazing. The people are nice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CyFritz
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hey there, I’m so happy you enjoyed your breakfast! The harbor latte is our signature drink and it never disappoints! Thank you for coming in and seeing our restaurant. I hope you’re able to visit again! -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Whether you are looking for Breakfast, lunch, a specialty coffee or an Ice Cream this is a great stop. The Ice Cream is especially good. For those that are familiar with Lappert's Ice Cream which originated in Kauai, this is one of the few places...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank csarchibald
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hey there! Thank you for such a thorough, kind review! I’m so happy that you’ve enjoyed all aspects of our restaurant. Lappert’s Ice Cream truly is amazing, and I’m so happy to serve it at The Scoop Deck! Thank you again for your positive words...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I ordered the vanilla, chocolate, banana ice cream was great for $3.00 a scoop. I'm coming back for more....I live in Laguna Beach.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Inspire181737
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hey there! I’m happy that you were able to visit us! I’m also thrilled that you thought the prices were reasonable! Lappert’s Ice Cream is difficult to beat! See you again soon. -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great location on the harbor with no frills seating and harbor views. Listen to the seals bark and dogs beg for food from their owners! Even live music on the weekends.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank triciaf886
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Tricia!! Thanks for taking the time to review our business. I’m thrilled that you’ve enjoyed the ambiance and also have gotten to experience a busy weekend in the harbor! I hope you visit again soon. -Jim Miller, Owner

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Relax by the harbor with a view of the yachts and the sounds of the sea gulls overhead and sea lions in the distance. A wonderful atmosphere to enjoy coffee, ice cream, a salad or a sandwich. Between the two side by side stores, everyone's...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Denise B
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Hi Denise! What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to comment about us on Trip Advisor. I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed our restaurant, as well as the ice cream and coffee side! I’m thrilled that you’ve enjoyed the ambiance as well! I...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is right on the harbor. Lots of tables with umbrellas and very dog friendly! A great place to watch the world go by

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Heather2917
Coffee I, Owner at The Coffee Importers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hey Heather! Thank you for leaving us a review. I’m happy you felt there was ample space on our patio, and that you got to enjoy the ambiance! Come again soon! -Jim Miller, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34531 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-7773
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Description
Set in Dana Point Harbor at the WATERS EDGE a perfect spot to relax and get a way. We offer BREAKFAST & LUNCH ,SMOOTHIES, ORGANIC VEGGIE DRINKS, BAGELS THE BEST ESPRESSO BAR IN DANA POINT HARBOR AND WE FEATURE LAPPETS HAWAIIAN SUPER PREMIUM ICE CREAM. ITS THE COMMUNITY GATHERING PLACE FOR DANA POINT
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