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Salt Creek Grille

32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
+1 949-661-7799
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
“garlic fries” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we wanted to do happy hour and we though it would be nice to see Monday Noght Football. Where to go? We know we love the food here so we decided to stop in. We had the bacon wrapped shrimp, the lobster beignets, and...More

1  Thank NelsonD148
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Salt Creek on a mid afternoon in early September after giving up on a visit to Roger’s Mkt. Perched above PCH south of Laguns, this is a hidden gem! The manager, Dee, was evident throughout the operation and we observed him expediting the...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Didn't really like the place the first time I went but for brunch it's was much better this time .service was good the Cuban sandwich I had was good and the drinks well made . We are going back this week again and I cam...More

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, traffic was heavy along this portion of Pacific Coast Highway. I found this place by chance and decided to try it. I had the fresh prepared pulled pork and my traveling friend had a barely cooked piece of fresh tuna...More

1  Thank TBRD113
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I wish I could review a truly fantastic restaurant in this area but it just doesn't exist. 25 years dining out nightly you would think I'd have a "go to" favorite but I really dont. Then there is Salt Creek grill. Not "big box" they...More

1  Thank cap10paul
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Good service and excellent food cooked on the open grill. Kids particularly enjoyed their meal. Good craft beers also.

1  Thank O548KOnick
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Last minute dinner plan - and what a great plan! We made it in time for Happy Hour, which was a treat and a bargain. Three of us shared several appetizers, all delicious. The beef sliders were so tender, the lobster beignets were meaty with...More

1  Thank sandim25
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

An evening out with family . We all enjoyed excellent food and service . Steven our waiter was very attentive . I chose the the Steak Frites it reminded me " Le Relais de Venice " in Paris,France. I was really pleased with my selection...More

1  Thank tajegill
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Try the ribs, Brussels sprouts , meatballs, and sliders. The chowder is very tasty. The salmon was very good also. My son enjoyed his Mac n cheese and ribs very much. Great value on the happy hour. Wines were half price. Perfect meal and the...More

1  Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We’re very familiar with and big fans of the Salt Creek Grille in Rumson, New Jersey. Now we’re fans of the Salt Creek Grille here in Dana Point. The Bacon and Goat Cheese flatbread was fantastic and the Calamari was perfectly cooked. My wife had...More

1  Thank RockyTagliata
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32802 Pacific Coast Hwy, Monarch Beach Plaza, Dana Point, CA 92629-3422
    (Crown Valley Pkwy)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-7799
  • E-mail
Our culinary approach follows the time-honored tradition of grilling meats over hot, mesquite embers. With a dedication to sourcing responsibly, the food at Salt Creek Grille is crafted with the freshest meats, poultry, fish, and produce available. Enjoy our handcrafted menu items paired with unique wines from boutique vineyards and well-known cellars, catering to both the connoisseur and casual diner.
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