Compiled by Robert Sedita, Management Analyst, Dana Point Community Development
The city of Dana Point named Waterman’s Harbor restaurant the Business of the Month for November at the Nov. 18 city council meeting.
Owned by father and son, John and Damian Collins, the restaurant opened in September in the Dana Point Harbor. Waterman’s Harbor is the pair’s third restaurant in Dana Point. In addition to Waterman’s Harbor they also own StillWater Spirits & Sounds and Sunsets Capo Beach.
Waterman’s Harbor is named after the men and women who make their living from the water and was built to embody the spirit of the “waterman” through its seaside views, proximity to the docks and water-themed décor. Designed to take advantage of its seaside location, guests can enjoy sunset views or simply watch the boats go by from anywhere in the restaurant, outdoor deck, or patio. The interior décor also reflects the spirit of the waterman and features images and personal items from watermen, famous surfers, sailors and others who make their living on the water.
In keeping with its seaside location, Waterman’s Harbor Chef John Cuevas created an extensive menu featuring of high-quality, sustainable seafood, including locally caught tuna, fresh uni and a state-of-the-art raw bar. In addition to locally-sourced seafood, Cuevas’ menu also features an array of meat and produce and offers guests award-winning dishes and hand-crafted cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere. With numerous dining options, private rooms and outdoor seating areas, Waterman’s Harbor is the ideal location for a romantic dinner for two, a family outing or large private event.
Waterman’s Harbor Restaurant is located at 34661 Golden Lantern in the Dana Point Harbor. They can be reached by calling 949.764.3474 or online at www.watermandp.com.
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