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180blu at The Ritz-Carlton

One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 949-240-2000
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by the Ritz Carlton for lunch while touring the Pacific coast and found this eatery. As expected it was a wonderful place. We sat in the outdoor lounge that had a full view of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding beachside Hills. Perfect on a...More

Thank Coder
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for stopping in! We agree with you that visiting 180blu is a phenomenal experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you’re staying at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, you have to do drinks and appetizers here and watch the sunset. Best views from this open observatory deck!

Thank ryerye0514
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We couldn't agree with you more! We are so fortunate to have this incredible location. Thank you for visiting us at 180blu. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day topped off by tasty food and magnificent views at 180blũ. Four hours of FREE valet parking when you dine at these Ritz Carlton restaurants. Food was very tasty and the ambiance was California Cool...relaxed. The views are magnificent and made for...More

Thank JamesXX_007
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you were satisfied with your recent visit to 180blu. From our relaxing atmosphere to our delectable dishes, we are proud to provide a luxury dining experience for each of our guests. It would be our pleasure to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by the 180blu at the Ritz-Carlton for lunch - this is a gorgeous restaurant in a gorgeous hotel. The hotel is perched high atop on one of the numerous hills in the area with a spectacular view of the beach and blue-green waters...More

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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us at 180blu and RAYA. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Sadly we did not have time to stay at this Ritz Carlton. We decided to have lunch here. The arrival was like coming home again. Very good , Ritz wordy, arrival experience. We had time to look around the common areas of the hotel and...More

Thank eric h
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for choosing 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton. We love hearing that your time overlooking the coast was unforgettable, and we would be honored to host you for a wonderful stay at our resort very soon. Please let us know if we can assist you...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We came here for July 4th celebrations, the traffic was bad but once we got parking it was all worth it. The views were amazing and all the dishes we tried were very good. This Ritz Carlton location is very beautiful, we will be coming...More

Thank thuant8
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We are elated that you chose to dine with us during your 4th of July celebrations. Thank you for sharing your kind thoughts regarding our breathtaking views and delicious dishes. We eagerly await your next visit!

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We arrived at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel after a long drive from Phoenix and were looking for a light, casual meal. 180blu located off the lobby offered a variety of options with an amazing view of the ocean. The staff was attentive and it...More

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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for stopping by 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton. We enjoyed having you. We couldn't agree with you more that our incredible view combined with our service excellence makes for a relaxing experience.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

During our recent trip to the Ritz-Carlton, we are lunch most days at 180blu and enjoyed the umbrellas and fantastic views from the 3rd level overlooking the ocean below.

Thank JacksonTraveler59
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for your visit! Isn't 180blu is an incredible? We enjoyed having you and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Awesome views. The food we ordered was excellent. Specifically the grilled cheese was amazing. Highly recommend.

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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We are overjoyed that your dining experience at 180blu was enjoyable—from our delicious small plates to our stunning ocean views. We thank you for sharing your feedback.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were staying at the Resort up the street and took the Trolley down to the Ritz. It was a gorgeous day so, naturally, it was difficult to get a table at the outside bar. We finally got one and it was just the most...More

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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for choosing 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. We are delighted to hear that the service, drinks, and small plates you enjoyed were wonderful, and we would love to have you stay with us during your next trip to Dana Point.

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Linda M
24 August 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
We offer a variety and they are amazing! Come join us soon!
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Clarajean1229
9 July 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not accept reservations for 180blu. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Clarajean1229
9 July 2016|
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Response from RCLagunaNiguel | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not accept reservations for 180blu. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Formerly The Terrace at the Ritz-Carlton)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-2000
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Description
180blu is an oceanfront dining lounge featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the blue skies across the horizon. Perched 150-feet above Salt Creek Beach, 180blu is the perfect Southern California experience to enjoy refreshing hand-crafted beverages, small plates and a little slice of heaven on earth!
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