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Situated in the Dana Marina Plaza adjacent to the Dana Point Harbor featuring a large fireplace-lit patio.
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Join Us for Happy Hour Every Monday – Friday From 3 PM to 6 PM

Where To Find Us

25001 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
Click to call us at (949) 388-8900

Parking

Parking is available at Dana Marina Plaza.

Restaurant Hours

10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Sunday
11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday – Thursday
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM Friday
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Saturday

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Popular Menu Items

We serve in-house purified water upon request. Please inform your server of any allergies before ordering. We Support Farms, Ranches, and Fisheries that are Guided by Principles of Sustainability. Menu items, food ingredients, and prices are subject to change at any time and location availability.

FEED ME

Housemade Buttermilk Biscuit – Butter & Honey 3 / with Sausage Gravy 7

Spicy Ahi Poke – Avocado, Scallions, Yuzu, Serranos, Papaya, Sesame, Crispy Wontons 16

Town Dock Calamari – Sage, Rosemary, Serrano Chiles, Spicy Aioli 14

Nest of Jalapeño ‘Bedeviled’ Farm Fresh Hen Eggs (6) 10
with Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 11

Dueling Southern Dips – Pimento Cheese, Roasted Corn & Poblano Guacamole, Corn Tortilla Chips 14

Warm Cheddar, Spinach, Beer & Bacon Dip – Herbed Croustades 14

‘BBQ Buffalo Style’ Meatballs – Spicy Wing Sauce, Honey-Garlic Ranch 14

Charred Brussel Sprouts – With Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Pine Nuts & Maple Syrup 11

Warm Housemade Potato Chips – with Blue Cheese Sauce, Scallions 8

TOTS – Large share size o f Crispy Tater Tots with choice of toppings 9

  • Cheese Sauce, Sour Cream, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Salsa Fresca
  • Parmesan & White Truffle Oil
  • Sausage Gravy Dippin’ Sauce

SOUPS & SALADS

Herbed Tomato Bisque – Cheese Croustades Cup 6 / Bowl 9

New England Style Clam Chowder – Red Potatoes, Bacon, Cream Cup 6 / Bowl 9

Sirloin & Black Bean Chili – Sour Cream, Cheddar, Scallions Cup 7 / Large Bowl with Cornbread 12

Farmers Market Greens – White Cheddar, Egg, Red Onion, Spiced Pecans, Cranberries, Vinaigrette 9
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 13 / With Seared A hi or Grilled Sirloin Steak 15

Heart of Romaine – Tomatoes, Red Onions, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Blue Cheese Dressing 12

Signature Grilled Santa Fe Caesar – Heart of Romaine, Corn, Salsa Fresca, Avocado, Green Chile Caesar Dressing 12
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 16
With Seared Ahi, Shrimp, Grilled Steak 18

Grilled Apricot-Chile Glazed Salmon Salad – Spinach, Corn, Boiled Egg, Tomatoes, Garbanzo Beans, Crispy Onions, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Vinaigrette 24

Wine Country Salad – Grilled Chicken, Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Strawberries, Pecans, Onions, Cornbread Croutons, Vinaigrette 17

Spice Crusted Seared Ahi Salad – Napa Cabbage, Carrots, Papaya, Red Onions, Avocado, Yuzu-Sesame Vinaigrette 19

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad – Avocado, Tomato, Bacon, Blue Cheese, Egg, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette 18

BRUNCH SPECIALTIES

Brunch items served until 3:00 PM / All egg dishes served with Tater Tots. Parmesan-Truffle Tots – add $1.95

Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Malted Ale Waffles – Thyme Gravy, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon or Breakfast Sausage, Maple Syrup 19

Iron Skillet Short Rib Hash – Poached Egg, Béarnaise, Brussel Sprouts, Butternut Squash 18

The ‘Bubba’ – Housemade Buttermilk Biscuit, Fried Chicken, Cheddar, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Sausage Gravy, Sunnyside Egg 17
Spice it up!… Order it ‘Nashville Hot’ Style 18

Huevos Rancheros – Corn Tortillas, Black Beans, Sunnyside Eggs, Guacamole, Ranchero Sauce & Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 17

Breakfast Burrito – Scrambled Eggs, To ts, Cheddar, Beans, Sausage, Salsa Fresca, Ch orizo, Ranchera Sauce, Salsa Verde, Sour Cream 17

Classic Eggs Benedict – English Muffins, Smoked Ham, Hollandaise Sauce 18

‘Green Acres’ Scramble – Mushrooms, Spinach and Cheddar 14 / Add Pecanwood Smoked Bacon or Smoked Ham 16

Denver Scramble – Smoked Ham, Cheddar Cheese, Bell Peppers, Onions 16

Sausage Scramble – Fontanini’s Black Pepper-Sage Breakfast Sausage, Red Be ll Peppers, Cheddar, Scallions 16

Breakfast Flatbread – Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Sausage, Eggs, Fontina Cheese, Potatoes, Chives 17

Hangover Burger – Buttermilk Biscuit, Cheddar Cheese, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Green Chile, Chipotle Aioli, Fried Egg 18

Veggie Bennie – English M uffins, Spinach, Grilled Tomatoes, Poached Eggs. H ollandaise Sauce 16

Fried Chicken Benedict – Buttermilk Biscuit, Thyme cream or Sausage Gravy 17
Spice it up!… Order it ‘Nashville Hot’ Style 18

SIDES: Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 4 / Smoked Ham 4 / Black Pepper-Sage Breakfast Sausage 4

LARGE PLATES

Tavern Bowl – Natural Brown Rice, Sriracha, Asparagus, Corn, Tomatoes, Arugula, Avocado, Garbanzos, Pine Nuts, Goat Cheese 14
Additions: Sunnyside Egg 2 / Grilled or Fried Chicken 4 / Grilled Steak 6 / Seared Ahi, Ahi Poke or Spiced Shrimp 6 / Salmon 10

Grilled 12oz. New York ‘Steak Frites’ – USDA Prime Sirloin, Arugula, Broiled Tomato, Bourbon-Peppercorn Sauce, French Fries 3 2

Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Thyme Gravy, Green Beans 18

Famous Cheeseburger – 100% Mishima Wagyu Beef, Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, 1000 Isle 17

Cowboy Burger – Onion Ring, BBQ Sauce, Lettuce, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Cheddar 18

Jimmy Burger – Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Jalapeño Jam, Southern Pimento Cheese 18

Blackened Ahi Burger – Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Chipotle Aioli 19

French Dip – Sliced Prime Rib, Gruyere Cheese, Crispy Onions, Creamed Horseradish, Ciabatta Roll 20

‘Nashville Hot’ Fried Chicken Sandwich – Honey-Dijon Coleslaw, Mayonnaise, Bread & Butter Pickles 17

JFAT Club – Roast Turkey, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Cheddar, Guacamole, Mayonnaise, Ciabatta Bun 17

Maine Lobster & Shrimp Club – Avocado, Bacon, Tomato, Lettuce, Mayonnaise, Grilled Sourdough 21

The ‘Impossible Burger’ – 100% Plant based Patty, Avocado, Cheddar , Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, 1000 Isle 17

STARTERS & SHARES

Spicy Ahi Poke
Avocado, Scallions, Yuzu, Serranos, Papaya, Sesame, Crispy Wontons 16

Town Dock Calamari
Crispy Rosemary, Sage, Serrano Chiles, Spicy Aioli 14

Catalina Sea Ran ch Mussels
Steamed with Wine, Garlic Butter, Chorizo, Shallots, Grilled Garlic Toast 16

Nest of Jalapeño ‘Bedeviled’ Farm Fresh Hen Eggs (6) 10
With Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 11

Dueling Southern Dips
Pimento Cheese, Roasted Corn & Poblano Guacamole, Tortilla Chips 14

‘BBQ Buffalo Style’ Meatballs
Spicy Wing Sauce, Honey-Garlic Ranch 14

Charred Brussel Sprouts
Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Pinenuts, Maple Syrup 12

Warm Housemade Salt & Pepper Potato Chips
Drizzled with Blue Cheese Sauce, Scallions 8

Ale Battered Onion Rings – Housemade Chipotle Ketchup 10

Parmesan Fries – With White Truffle Oil 11 / with Garlic & Parsley 8

Iron Skillet Baked Cornbread – Skillet 8 / Single Wedge 3

FIRE-GRILLED FLATBREADS

Pear, Black Fig Jam, Blue Cheese & Fontina
With Prosciutto & Arugula 16

Garlic Chicken
Parmesan Sauce, Fontina, Prosciutto, Grilled Onions 16

Spicy Pepperoni & Sausage
Mozzarella, Fontina, Parmesan, Chile Flakes 16

Santa Fe Honey-Poblano Pesto
Chicken, Corn, Onions, Salsa Fresca, Cilantro, Avocado, Candied Pecans 16

SOUPS

New England Style Clam Chowder – Cup 6 / Bowl 9
Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Clams, Red Potatoes

Herbed Tomato Bisque Cheese Croustade – Cup 6 / Bowl 9

Sirloin & Black Bean Chili – Cup 7 / Large Bowl with Cornbread 12
Sour Cream, Cheddar, Scallions

SALADS

Farmers Market Greens
White Cheddar, Egg, Red Onions, Spiced Pecans, Cranberries, Vinaigrette 9
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 13
With Seared Ahi, Spiced Shrimp or Grilled Sirloin Steak 15

Heart of Romaine
Ba con, Tomato, Red Onion, Blue Cheese Dressing 12
With Grilled Sirloin Steak 18

Signature Grilled Santa Fe Caesar
Grilled Heart of Romaine, Corn, Salsa Fresca, Parmesan Cheese,
Avocado, Green Chile Caesar Dressing 12
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 16
With Seared Ahi, Spiced Shrimp or Grilled Sirloin Steak 18

Grilled Apricot-Chile Glazed Salmon Salad
Spinach, Corn, Egg, Tomato, Garbanzos, Crispy Onions, Bacon, Vinaigrette 22

Spice Crusted Seared Ahi Salad
Napa Cabbage, Carrots, Papaya, Red Onions, Avocado,
Yuzu-Sesame Vinaigrette 21

Wine Country Salad
Grilled Chicken, Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon,
Strawberries, Red Onion, Pecans, Cornbread Croutons, Vinaigrette 17

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad
Avocado, Tomato, Bacon, Blue Cheese, Egg, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette 18

BURGERS & SANDWICHES

Our proprietary burgers are made exclusively from Pacific Northwest Mishima Wagyu Beef. Three cuts above Prime, uniquely flavorful, heart healthy & lower in saturated fat. Served with your choice of French Fries, Honey-Dijon Slaw, or Housemade Potato Chips Parmesan-Garlic Fries – add $1.25 / Parmesan-Truffle Fries – add $1.95

Famous Cheeseburger – Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato,Red Onion, 1000 Isle 17

Cowboy Burger – Onion Ring, BBQ Sauce, Lettuce, Cheddar Cheese, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 18

Spicy California Burger – Guacamole , Green Chiles, Pickled Jalapeños, White Cheddar, Red Onion, Tomato, Chipotle Aioli 18

Jimmy Burger – Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Jalapeño Jam, Southern Pimento Cheese 18

Blackened Ahi Burger – Guacamole, Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, Remoulade 19

The ‘Impossible Burger’… You won’t believe it’s not beef!
100% Plant based Patty, Cheddar Cheese, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, 1000 Isle 17

French Dip – Sliced Prime Rib, Gruyere Cheese, Crispy Onions, Horseradish Cream, au Jus 20

Pastrami Reuben – Grilled Pastrami, Gruyere Cheese, 1000 Island, Honey-Dijon Slaw, Caraway Rye 18

‘Nashville Hot’ Fried Chicken Sandwich – Coleslaw, Mayonnaise, Bread & Butter Pickles 17

JFAT Club – Roast Turkey Breast, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Guacamole, Cheddar Cheese, Mayonnaise, Ciabatta Roll 18

Maine Lobster & Shrimp Club – Avocado, Tomato, Lettuce, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Mayonnaise, Sourdough 21

Parmesan Crusted Albacore & Chile Melt – Albacore Tuna, Cheddar Cheese, Roasted Green Chile, Sourdough 17

All burgers an d sandwiches can be prepared with no bun or bread, served on greens

J-FAT ‘COMBO FOR A CAUSE’

Cup of New England Clam Chowder or Herbed Tomato Bisque + Green Salad + Potato Chips + Half a Grilled 4 Cheese Sandwich, Parmesan Crusted Albacore Chile Melt, JFAT Club or Pastrami Reuben Sandwich 18
Substitute Maine Lobster & Shrimp Club – add $2

With each Combo sold $1 is donated to our special charity partner ‘Miracles for Kids’

LARGE PLATES

Tavern Bowl
Natural Brown Rice, Sriracha, Asparagus, Corn, Tomatoes, Arugula, Avocado, Garbanzo Beans, Pine Nuts, Goat Cheese 14
Additions: Sunnyside Egg 2 / G rilled or Fried Chicken 4 / Grilled Steak 6 / Seared Ahi, Ahi Poke or Spiced Shrimp 6 / Salmon 10

JFAT Tavern ‘Steak Frites’ – Grilled 12 oz. USDA Prime New York Sirloin, Arugula, Broiled Tomato, Brandy-Peppercorn Sauce, French Fries 32

Fresh Fish of Today – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes or Brown Rice, Asparagus, Caper-Almond Butter Mkt Price

Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Thyme Gravy, Green Beans 18

JFAT Blonde Ale Battered Fish & Chips – Tartar Sauce, Malt Vinegar, Housemade Salt & Pepper Potato Chips 18

Maine Lobster Mac & Cheese – Cheddar, Gruyere, Parmesan 20

STARTERS & SHARES

Spicy Ahi Poke
Avocado, Scallions, Yuzu, Serranos, Papaya, Sesame, Crispy Wontons 16

Whiskey Shrimp
Bourbon flamed with Cajun Spices, Shallots & Dijon Mustard 14

Town Dock Calamari
Crispy Sage, Rosemary, Serrano Chiles, Spicy Aioli 14

Catalina Sea Ran ch Mussels
Steamed with Wine, Garlic Butter, Chorizo, Shallots, Grilled Garlic Toast 16

Grilled 4 Cheese Fingers with Tomato Bisque
Fontina, White Cheddar, Gruyere, Parmesan, B&B Pickles 12

Nest of Jalapeño ‘Bedeviled’ Farm Fresh Hen Eggs (6) 10
With Pecanwood Smoked Bacon 11

Warm Cheddar, Spinach, Beer & Bacon Dip – Cheese Croustade 14

Dueling Southern Dips
Pimento Cheese, Roasted Corn & Poblano Guacamole, Tortilla Chips 14

‘BBQ Buffalo Style’ Meatballs
Spicy Wing Sauce, Honey-Garlic Ranch 14

Filet Mignon Skewers
Mushrooms, Onions, Béarnaise Sauce 16

Charred Brussel Sprouts
Smoked Bacon, Pinenuts, Maple Syrup 12

Warm Housemade Salt & Pepper Potato Chips
Drizzled with Blue Cheese Sauce, Scallions 8

Ale Battered Onion Rings
Housemade Chipotle Ketchup 10

Parmesan Fries
With White Truffle Oil 11 / Garlic & Parsley 8

Iron Skillet Baked Cornbread – Skillet 8 / Single Wedge 3

SOUPS & SALADS

New England Style Clam Chowder – Cup 6 / Bowl 9
Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Clams, Red Potatoes

Herbed Tomato Bisque – Cup 6 / Bowl 9
Cheese Croustade

Sirloin & Black Bean Chili – Cup 7 / Large Bowl with Cornbread 12
Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese, Scallions

Farmers Market Greens
White Cheddar, Egg, Red Onion, Spiced Pecans, Cranberries, Vinaigrette 9
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 13
With Seared Ahi, Spiced Shrimp or Grilled Sirloin Steak 15

Heart of Romaine
Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Tomato, Red Onion, Blue Cheese Dressing 12
With Grilled Grilled Sirloin Steak 18

Signature Grilled Santa Fe Caesar
Heart of Romaine, Corn, Salsa Fresca, Parmesan, Avocado, Green Chile Caesar Dressing 12
With Grilled or Fried Chicken 16
With Seared Ahi, Spiced Shrimp or Grilled Sirloin Steak 18

Grilled Apricot-Chile Glaze Salmon Salad
Spinach, Corn, Boiled Egg, Tomato, Garbanzos, Crispy Onions, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Vinaigrette 24

Spice Crusted Seared Ahi Salad
Napa Cabbage, Carrots, Papaya, Red Onions, Avocado, Yuzu-Sesame Vinaigrette 22

Wine Country Salad
Grilled Chicken, Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Strawberries, Pecans, Onions, Cornbread Croutons, Vinaigrette 17

LARGE PLATES

Black Pepper & Garlic Roasted Prime Rib
Available Friday & Saturday after 5:00 PM … while it lasts! Served with Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, au Jus & Creamed Corn or Spinach 36

Tavern Bowl – Natural Brown Rice, Sriracha, Asparagus, Corn, Tomatoes, Arugula, Avocado, Garbanzos, Pine Nuts, Goat Cheese 14
Additions: Sunnyside Egg 2 / Grilled or Fried Chicken 4 / Grilled Steak 6 / Seared Ahi, Ahi Poke or Spiced Shrimp 6 / Salmon 10

Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Thyme Gravy, Green Beans 22

Herb Roasted Chicken – Green Beans, Herbed Jus, Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes or French Fries 22

Spicy Tequila Shrimp Pasta – Green Chile Pesto Sauce, Charred Corn, Parmesan, Pepitas 22

Maine Lobster Mac & Cheese – Cheddar, Gruyere, Parmesan 20

Pacific Red Snapper – Green Beans, Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes & Spicy Shrimp Creole Sauce 27

BBQ Spice Crusted Salmon – Creamed Corn, Green Beans, Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Crispy Onions 26

Fresh Fish of Today – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes or Brown Rice, Asparagus, Caper-Almond Butter Mkt Price

Grilled White Marble Farms Pork Chop – Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprouts, Balsamic-Honey Glaze 24

Bourbon-Chipotle BBQ Baby Back Ribs – Cheddar-Jalapeno Gratin Potatoes, Baked Beans, Honey- Dijon Coleslaw, Cornbread 26

Short Rib Stroganoff – Pappardelle, Forest Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, Dijon Cream Sauce 24

STEAKS

JFAT Tavern ‘Steak Frites’
Grilled 12 oz. USDA Prime New York Sirloin – Served with Arugula, Broiled Tomato, Béarnaise o r Brandy Peppercorn Sauce, French Fries 32

Grilled Filet Mignon – Cheddar-Jalapeno Potatoes, Asparagus, Red Wine Jus 42

Grilled Rib Eye Steak – Brusse ls Sprouts, Garlic-Parmesan French Fries, Béarnaise Sauce 39

BURGERS & SANDWICHES

Our proprietary burgers are made exclusively from Pacific Northwest Mishima Wagyu Beef. Three cuts above Prime, it is uniquely flavorful, heart healthy, and lower in saturated fat. Served with your choice of French Fries, Honey-Dijon Slaw, or Housemade Potato Chips Parmesan-Garlic Fries – add $1.25 / Parmesan-Truffle Fries – add $1.95

Famous Cheeseburger – Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, 1000 Isle 17

Cowboy Burger – Onion Ring, BBQ Sauce, Lettuce, Smoked Bacon, Cheddar 18

Spicy California Burger – Guacamole, Green Chiles, Jalapeños, Red Onion, Tomato, White Cheddar, Chipotle Aioli 18

Jimmy Burger – Pecanwood Smoked Bacon, Spicy Jalapeño Jam, Southern Pimento Cheese 18

French Dip – Sliced Prime Rib, Gruyere Cheese, Crispy Onions, Creamed Horseradish 20

The ‘Impossible Burger’… You won’t believe it’s not beef!
100% Plant based Patty, Cheddar, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, 1000 Isle 17

FIRE-GRILLED FLATBREADS

Pear, Black Fig Jam, Blue Cheese & Fontina
Prosciutto & Arugula 16

Garlic Chicken
Parmesan Sauce, Fontina, Prosciutto, Grilled Onions 16

Spicy Pepperoni & Sausage
Mozzarella, Fontina, Parmesan, Chile Flakes 16

Santa Fe Honey-Poblano Pesto
Chicken, Corn, Onions, Salsa Fresca, Cilantro, Avocado, Candied Pecans 16

SIDES Serve Two

Asparagus Lemon Butter 8 / Creamed Corn Parmesan Glaze 6

Brown Rice 2.50 / Cheddar-Jalapeño Potatoes Gratin 8

Buttery Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes 6

White Truffle Mac & Cheese (with Forest Mushrooms upon request) 12

About Jimmy’s Famous Dana Point

Our location is situated in the Dana Marina Plaza adjacent to the Dana Point Harbor. Open for weekday lunches, weekend brunch and nightly dinner. The design includes a large fireplace-lit patio as well as several private party rooms.

JFAT Dana Point is all about a celebration of regional American ‘Comfort Food’. Our menu features a take on classic dishes from around the country but from an ‘Artisanal’ point of view. From our gourmet half pound Mishima Waybu burgers, to our Buttermilk Fried Chicken and our Natural Brown Rice Bowl you will discover bold flavors and generous portions. We offer a popular Happy Hour weekdays and weekend Brunch with over the top Bloody Mary’s, Bottomless champagne, Chicken & Waffles and creative takes on Eggs Benedict.

Customer Review

Super delicious food. The impossible burger was amazing. The skinny fries are fabulous.
They also make some great cocktails.
The bar tender was spot on.

Ken B.