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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
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (11 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank cst0ne
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank X375IEelizabethg
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

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

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. What's better than an ocean view at a dog-friendly restaurant? Not much! Live music on Friday nights and cozy heaters makes this a must. It is on the pricy side but you are at the Ritz-Carlton so... :) I'd go back...More

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

Thank you for visiting 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton. It was a pleasure providing you with a memorable experience. We appreciate your loyalty and hope you and your pooch decide to return again soon. You are always welcome!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spectacular place to spend an evening with friends and family. Ordered cocktails and small plates to share. Excellent portions and quality. Views unmatched. Service is SPOT ON! you even have a button on the table if you need something right away. Highly...More

Thank RBrnj
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us at 180blu. We enjoyed having you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from this small bar/restaurant is hard to match from any beach. As soon as you step out on the terrace you are taken aback. The seating is a little close, but perfectly takes advantage of the ocean. The food, is an afterthought, but...More

Thank MandevilleDad
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us at 180blu. Isn't it a fulfilling experience? We take great pride in our ever-evolving menu, exceptional service, and magnificent view. We hope your return soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we were underwhelmed by our room and stay at the RC, the restaurants and meals AT the hotel did not disappoint us one single time. And 180blu was our favorite. They even went out of their way to make us a specialty cocktail...More

Thank shixa
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience at 180blu. Aren't the service and view amazing? We look forward to welcoming you back, and rest assured we know your next experience will be even better.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

180blue, an all-outside patio spot, has the best view for miles around of gorgeous 1.5 mile-long Salt Creek Beach with the best sunsets in south Orange County. Yes the food is great, a mix of upscale sushi and modern American Grill, with a wide variety...More

Thank HappyKatya
RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at 180blu at The Ritz-Carlton, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed a wonderful dining experience with us overlooking the beautiful views of Salt Creek Beach. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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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, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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