Dear Friends of the Dock:

The Dock has been serving our enthusiastic diners since 2002. Our first 5 years we were known as Le Quai. After a brief break we returned as The Dock in 2009.  

It is our privilege and sincere pleasure to welcome and serve you. 


What you may expect at The Dock 


The Dock is a unique waterfront al fresco venue featuring: open air bayfront dining with a retractable isinglass curtain for bay breezes and view. Our intimate patio dining has 12 to 14 tables and offers two seatings Wednesday through Sunday. The Dock is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.  

  

Seating Options 

Seating times are generally 5 - 5:45 pm  and  7:15 - 8 pm for parties of 2 to 4 guests. Seating duration is 1.5 hours for parties of 2 and 2 hours for parties of 4.  Parties 5 - 8 guests, the seating duration is 2.5 hours.   

  

Seating times for parties of 5 - 8 are generally 5 pm or 8 pm. 

  

All reservations require a credit card guarantee at the time of booking. 

We appreciate your understanding regarding our seating and reservation policy.  We practice thoughtful planning to ensure that every diner enjoys their dining experience and is seated as promptly as possible upon their arrival.   

  

Guaranteed Reservation Policy: 

All reservations that are cancelled, less than 24 hours prior to the reservation date/time are subject to cancellation fees of $50 per person in the reservation.  

  

NO SHOWS will be charged $75 per person in the reservation. Late Cancel and No-Show fees will be charged to the credit card on record in OpenTable. 

  

If you have a change in your reservation, please call 949-673-3625 and leave a detailed message which we will retrieve. You may also email us dineatthedock@gmail.com 

  

Wine List & Corkage Policy 

Wine Corkage Fee is $75 per 750ml and there is a maximum of one 750 ml for parties of 1 to 4 and maximum of two 750ml for parties of 5 or more. Corkage is not accepted 

for wines represented on our list. Please present your wine for corkage to the receptionist who will ensure it is given to the service staff. Corkage not available for private events. 

  

Outside Food & Beverages 

The Dock does permit food and beverages to be brought in for consumption, with the exception of Wine Corkage (see policy above) or a celebration cake.   

The service fee for a hosted dessert cake is $6.00 per person. 

  

Vehicle & Water Vessel Parking 

After 6 pm - 7 days a week, the Meter Parking - is no charge.  It is helpful to have the Mobile Parking app in your phone with your vehicle make, model & license plate for all street meter parking up to 6 pm.   

  

Guests that wish to arrive via water vessel shall be experienced boaters and able to efficiently dock their own vessels without assistance or issue. Please enter the slip area slowly and be sure you have tie lines on your vessel.  We accept electric Duffys and dinghies only.  Space for water vessels is provided for the dining duration only (1.5 to 2.5 hours).   

Reservations are required in advance for dock slip. Please do not enter the dock slip area if you do not have a slip reservation. 

The Dock is unable to serve diners on their water vessels. 

  

Email: dineatthedock@gmail.com | Phone 949-673-3625   

  

Cuisine

The Dock features a Contemporary American Menu infused with ingredients from Asia, France, Italy, South America, Mexico and the Mediterranean.  

  

Although we do not focus on vegetarian or vegan dishes, our Chef is versatile in accommodating most vegetarian dietary preferences as well as gluten-free.  

Please alert your service staff of dietary restrictions before ordering. Currently, The Dock can accommodate "Take Out" cuisine on Wednesdays and Thursdays only  with a pick up time of 5:30 pm only. Limited to parties of 4 only.  Please note that some dishes are not available for "take-out". 

  

Dining Room Policy

Please request that all your dining companions arrive promptly for your reservation. We are unable to provide proper service when diners arrive late. 

  

Please refrain from phone conversations in the dining room and place your cell phone on silent mode. 

  

When taking a photograph please be respectful of the privacy of all Dock diners. 

  

The Dock does not permit any pets or emotional support animals of any kind for any reason. 

  

The Dock reserves the right to refuse service to anyone including guests that are under the influence of alcohol and or drugs or if a guest displays inappropriate behavior.  ABC Code: Section 647(t) Penal Code. 

  

Parties of 6 or more are subject to a service fee of 20%.  Parties greater than 8 are subject to a service fee of 23%. 

  

Dress Code

Casual chic and or appropriate resort or business casual attire is required. Baseball caps, tank tops and "flip flops" are considered in appropriate attire. 

  

The Dock - "Your Little Gem on the Bay"

Our purpose is to provide you and your companions with exemplary service, cuisine, beverages and atmosphere.  

We appreciate you considering The Dock for your dining pleasure and look forward to welcoming you soon. 

  

Sincerely, 

Dock Team