Fresh ingredients
& our signature
mesquite-grilled flavor

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Years before our doors opened in July of 1996, Tim McCune and his original business partner, Pete Truxaw, dreamed of creating a neighborhood restaurant tailored to their community. They envisioned an upscale yet casual American-themed grille, where friends and family would come to relax and savor a unique dining experience. It was from that dream that Salt Creek Grille was born.

Our culinary approach follows the time-honored tradition of grilling meats over hot, mesquite embers. With a dedication to sourcing responsibly, our food is crafted with the freshest meats, poultry, fish, and produce available. Our menu may be paired with unique wines from boutique vineyards and well-known cellars, catering to both the connoisseur and casual taster.

We invite you to experience the Salt Creek Grille way.


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This place was great! The menu is vast, there are options for everyone. It was a little bit too loud so it was difficult to manage even a close...
Sofia S.
We ordered two appetizers, stuffed jumbo shrimp (Horseradish, bacon wraps, chipotle honey), roasted vegetables beignets (goat cheese béchamel), and seafood...
Pea K.
I recently had the pleasure of dining at Salt Creek Grille in Dana Point with my parents and wife, and it turned out to be an unforgettable evening filled...
Andrew P.
I went here for a lunch date with my boyfriend recently. He's been wanting to try this for a few years now and we finally went! Not too many people were...
Lourella M.
Fantastic salmon. Good food good service beautiful views of the Navesink River..
Steven K.
Been here twice and both times my wife and I had great meals. The food, ambience and service were all great. Just moved to the neighborhood so will...
Steve F.
Good food - good ambiance - love the river views - service was great - love the fire pit
Paul F.
Came here after the beach with my family and it was great! Food was excellent and service was awesome. Loved the sushi too!! I appreciated that the...
Taylor Leigh D.
Always good...consistent and love the fire pit to sit by with a drink Bacon Wrapped ShrimpCoffee Crusted New York Strip Steak
Julie A.
Visited on Easter Sunday with a group of 5 family members. We normally go somewhere on the ocean but decided to give Salt Creek a try this year. Food and...
A J.