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Best Seafood Restaurants in San Juan Capistrano


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A photo of El Adobe de Capistrano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • San Juan Capistrano
Booked 27 times today
El Adobe de Capistrano is renowned for its authentic Mexican cuisine, based on the reviews from satisfied diners. Customers describe the food as "fabulous," "delicious," and "absolutely amazing." With the Fajitas Plate receiving special mention for always being "sizzling and well prepared," it's clear that their offerings represent the best of Mexican culinary delight. The welcoming Mexican ambiance and excellent service have also contributed to the significant popularity of the restaurant. Claims about El Adobe de Capistrano being the best amidst new Mexican restaurants suggest its lasting reputation. Visitors appreciate the restaurant's commitment to delivering a memorable dining experience, making it their favorite pick and the best Mexican restaurant around.
A photo of Ciao Pasta restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • San Juan Capistrano
Booked 10 times today
Ciao Pasta, located in Orange County's San Juan Capistrano, is revered as one of the best Italian restaurants in the region. With a rich tapestry of reviews, it has earned a reputation for its authentic Italian cuisine that offers exquisite dishes including pizza, pasta, salad, fish, and meat. Its menu is loved for using fresh ingredients and serving consistently delicious food. Diners have loved the spaghetti Bolognese, Parmesan crusted halibut, and the salmon salad. Its authentic ambiance, complemented by a wonderful outdoor patio setting, friendly staff, and efficient service, adds to its charm. The restaurant is perfect for any occasion, ranging from a special dinner to a regular night out. The reasonably priced offerings are a plus for many. The wine list, featuring Italian wines, is also appreciated.
A photo of Wind & Sea Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 23 times today
Situated by the harbor, Wind & Sea Restaurant is praised for its delightful seafood cuisine. Patrons often express their fondness for dishes such as the Stuffed Swordfish, Seafood Pasta, seafood Cobb salad, and clam chowder, all of which are noted for their ample seafood portions and wonderful taste. The dining experience is only enhanced by the stunning panoramic views of the marina. As a guest, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy your meal while watching the boats sail by, and you might even catch a show from the local sea lions. The wonderful service, cozy atmosphere, and excellent location of this restaurant make it a go-to place for seafood lovers.
A photo of Coastal Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 125 times today
Coastal Kitchen, situated in Dana Point, is a celebrated spot for genuinely good American cuisine. Customers continue to applaud its menu, service, and ambiance, calling it a "solid and reliable choice." The restaurant consistently impresses with its varied and superbly prepared dishes like the "unbelievable" USDA prime filet, the distinctive crab cakes with Asian slaw, and the much-lauded halibut entrée. The wine and cocktail selections are equally commendable. Guests extol the restaurant's welcoming ambiance, servers' professionalism, and the "breezy, beachy feel." They assure future patrons that every meal at Coastal Kitchen is a surefire hit of exceptional American cuisine.
A photo of Harpoon Henry's Seafood Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 21 times today
Harpoon Henry's Seafood Restaurant, located by the harbor, is a favorite amongst locals and tourists alike for its excellent Seafood dishes. Celebrated for its great ambience, superb service, and delectable cuisine, it's the "go-to place for special occasions", as per reviews. With an awe-inspiring view of the harbor, it offers a feast for the eyes and the palate. Their seafood combination, halibut, and fresh crab cakes have been particularly singled out for praise by patrons. Guests have also applauded the generous portion sizes, with one customer claiming their "halibut was fantastic". With its quiet setting, ocean view and fresh seafood, Harpoon Henry's is truly a gem for seafood lovers.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Dana Point restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 71 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Dana Point is renowned for its outstanding seafood cuisine. Patrons rave about the restaurant's delicious dishes, particularly its seafood stew with shrimp, scallops, and mussels in a chorizo broth. Reviewers have also praised the clam chowder and the seafood sampler as being "prepared exceptionally well and nicely seasoned," with "fresh" and "perfectly prepared" seafood. The incredible view of the Dana Point Harbor enhances the dining experience, creating an ambiance that is unique to Chart House. The restaurant's commitment to excellent service is frequently mentioned in reviews, as is the addition of a welcoming fire at each table to ensure the comfort of the guests. With its high-quality food, stunning views, and attentive service, Chart House has well earned its reputation as one of the best seafood restaurants in the area.
A photo of Legends Seafood & Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 6 times today
Discover the epitome of culinary excellence at Legends Seafood & Steakhouse in Laguna Niguel, CA. Nestled in the heart of this coastal paradise, our restaurant offers a tantalizing fusion of succulent seafood and prime steaks. Our vibrant ambiance, impeccable service, and breathtaking views create an unforgettable dining experience. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a remarkable meal, Legends promises to elevate your senses and redefine fine dining. Join us and embark on a legendary culinary journey unlike any other.
A photo of RAYA at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Aliso Viejo / Laguna Niguel
Booked 29 times today
RAYA at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, offers an exceptional dining experience that highlights the essence of Latin American cuisine. Reviews point to delicacies like Salvadorian bread rolls and sea bass with a spicy sauce, painting a picture of a menu rich in authentic flavors. Many guests lauded the beautiful ocean view from the restaurant, adding to the exquisite ambiance. While some found the spice levels overpowering, the majority of reviews praised the quality of the meals and the variety of flavors. Outstanding service from the staff and the overall comfortable and elegant atmosphere of the restaurant were also frequently noted. Whether for a romantic dinner or a family gathering, RAYA is highly recommended by its patrons.
A photo of The Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 7 times today
Knife Modern Steak is a hidden gem noted for its exceptional steak cuisine. The menu boasts a selection of premium cuts, from 44 Farms Sirloin Flap and Allen Brothers Flat Iron, to 45 Day Dry-Aged Bone-In Ribeye - a meal guaranteed to satisfy the most discerning of steak connoisseurs. Patrons rave about the flavorful, perfectly-seasoned steaks and the unique and perfectly-balanced sensations with each bite. The restaurant's sauces, from Au Poivre and Bordelaise, to Chimichurri and Salsa Verde, add an exquisite touch to their steaks. According to reviews, Knife Modern Steak is where you go for stellar food, drinks, atmosphere, and service that all scream Michelin stars, with the steak being the shining star of the show.
A photo of CRAFT HOUSE Dana Point restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Dana Point / Monarch Beach
Booked 23 times today
Craft House in Dana Point has consistently impressed patrons with its menu of Contemporary American cuisine. Customers have nothing but praise, especially for the swordfish and meatloaf, and they appreciate the ever-changing menu for keeping things fresh and exciting. Many also commend the restaurant's superb customer service, exemplified by servers like Frank. The venue offers an enhanced dining experience with its elevated outdoor seating, giving diners a feeling of proximity to the beach. Craft House is also appreciated for its impressive cocktail selection. Whether it's a relaxing family dinner or a meal with friends, Craft House never fails to offer an enjoyable dining experience.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in San Juan Capistrano

Explore the captivating flavors of seafood in San Juan Capistrano, nestled in the heart of South Orange County, Orange County. This picturesque locale offers a variety of dining experiences, showcasing a rich array of seafood dishes that cater to every palate. From fresh, locally-sourced catches to exquisitely prepared gourmet meals, each restaurant in the area prides itself on delivering exceptional seafood cuisine. The dining scene in San Juan Capistrano is vibrant and diverse, providing a perfect backdrop for both casual and sophisticated dining. Visitors can expect top-notch service, inviting atmospheres, and a commitment to culinary excellence. Whether you're in the mood for a simple seafood platter or a sophisticated multi-course meal, San Juan Capistrano's restaurants promise an unforgettable culinary journey. This destination is a must-visit for seafood lovers seeking a delightful dining experience in a scenic Southern California setting.

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