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Lunch: Coastal Kitchen & Guided Historic Walk

     Date: 8/19/2019     Time: 11:00-2:30

     Registration Closes: 8/10/2019

     Group Size: 26

     Price: $38


       Coastal Kitchen

       34091 Pac. Coast Highway

       Dana Point 92629

     Send checks to:

        Tamara Reddy

        8 Ponders End

        Laguna Niguel, CA 92677



A Guided Walk & Lunch

In the Historic Dana Point Lantern District

Monday, August 19th

Coastal Kitchen

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An historic area, an historic restaurant and a 3-course meal: Fun, informative and tasty!

We will meet at 11:00am in front of the historic Coastal Kitchen, as recently featured in Westways Magazine. The Coastal Kitchen’s historic location dates back to the 1920’s and was the first commercial building in Dana Point, representing over 90 years of Dana Point History. The building was original built for the Blue Lantern Fountain Lunch, which served as a cafe and service station to Pacific Coast Highway travelers and was the stopping point between Los Angeles and San Diego in the 20’s and 30’s.

Then, off on a low-stress, interesting and informative walk through the Lantern District accompanied by an excellent docent from the Dana Point Historical Society. Our one mile walk will highlight Dana Point's rich, and sometimes colorful, past, and is sure to be both informative and entertaining.

At 12:30 PM, we conclude our walk back at Coastal Kitchen, where we will select lunch from a special 3-course menu linked below:

Special Menu

The price of $38 includes guided walk and three-course lunch. Beverages are ordered/billed separately.

To participate, you need only click the dancing RSVP button above--and put your check in the mail!

* Free Parking is available at the rear of the restaurant, and on the surrounding streets. Additional free parking is available at nearby Strand Vista Park.