Savor the Flavors of SoCal’s Renown Food-and-Wine Scene
Inspired by the bounty of California’s fresh, locally-sourced produce, chefs at our Dana Point restaurants insist on quality and culinary innovation. Featuring four distinct, full-service restaurants—each offering magnificent oceanfront views—Monarch Beach Resort has the recipe and ingredients for a dining experience that is nothing short of spectacular.
Overlooking unending views of the Pacific, the dining scene at Monarch Beach Resort brims with coastal sophistication. Featuring seasonally-driven menus and a variety of indoor and alfresco settings, our Dana Point restaurant cater to a diverse crowd of diners.
Discover your next best bite with expert recommendations from each of our chef-driven
TOP DISHES AT MONARCH BEACH RESORT
Our new lobby and lounge feature a chic social setting with a bar, a living room salon, and an ocean view, open-air patio. Enjoy coastal-inspired cuisine sourced from local, natural, and organic seafoods, meats, poultry, and produce.
Dish Recommendation – Poke Bowl
Chef’s selection of freshly caught fish, served with nori seasoned rice and toasted sesame seeds
JAPANESE Geisha – Kokori Japanese Whisky, Fresh Squeezed Lime, Simple Syrup
MONARCH BAY CLUB
Exclusive to guests and Elite Members, Monarch Bay Club offers diners the front row seat to spectacular ocean views. With the sound of waves crashing nearby, the setting is excellent for lingering over a sumptuous meal.
Dish Recommendation – Seafood Linguine
Pan roasted California spot prawns, day boat scallops, and local Carlsbad black mussels, combined with California baby artichokes, fresh delta asparagus, heirloom tomatoes, and leek broth—tossed with Rustichella d’Abruzzo linguine and locally-made extra virgin olive oil.
PlumpJack Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA
AVEO TABLE + BAR
Seasonally-inspired and always delicious, AVEO Table + Bar beckons diners with mouthwatering breakfast or brunch, laid-back lunch, or leisurely dinner. Menus feature Mediterranean, food-forward cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients. Step onto the welcoming terrace for a healthy alfresco lunch and an extra side of ocean-fresh air. Featuring a “far-to-bar” drink menu, AVEO is the perfect setting for sipping cocktails while drinking up the views.
Dish Recommendation – Moroccan lamb served with Chile golden raisin agrodolce and almond sweet pepper relish
2016 Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec, Argentina
Complemented by dramatic coastal views, Monarch Beach’s newest restaurant pays homage to the classic steakhouse tradition. Inspired yet refined dishes showcase locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. With a modern, sleek setting and dishes prepared to perfection, Bourbon Steak invites diners to settle in and enjoy a memorable dining experience.
Dish Recommendation – Hay-smoked Snake River Farms rib eye served with caramelized potatoes and green peppercorn
2014 Arnot-Roberts Syrah, Sonoma Coast
Seasonal Dining Events at Monarch Beach Resort
Enjoy a host of exclusive, seasonally-inspired dining events our Orange County resort. Throughout the year, our on-property restaurants offer seasonal and holiday-specific menus. Whether you’re celebrating valentine’s Day with a loved one or feasting with family for Christmas, our on-site restaurants cater to every occasion and special event.