$59 for a Four-Course Prix-Fixe French Dinner for Two at Gemmell's Restaurant (Up to $114.15 Value)

Dana Point

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The Deal

$59 for a four-course prix-fixe French dinner for two (up to $114.15 total value)

Choice of shared appetizer (up to an $11.95 value)

  • Mixed wild mushrooms sautéed in herb butter
  • House-made puff pastry in creamy herb white wine sauce with asparagus
  • Duck liver mousse with toast points and aspic

Choice of two soups or salads (up to an $8.95 value each)

  • Mixed baby green salad
  • Cream of wild mushroom soup
  • Classic Caesar salad
  • French onion soup

Choice of two entrees (up to a $29.95 value each)

  • Chicken Provençale
  • Poached salmon
  • New York strip steak au poivre
  • Vegetable ratatouille

Choice of two desserts (up to an $8.95 value each)

  • Crepes in a tangerine Grand Manier butter-caramel sauce
  • Vanilla crème brûlée

Choice of two drinks (up to a $3.25 value each)

Gemmell's Restaurant

Rich soups, seafood in butter sauce, filet mignon, creamy desserts—the high points of French cuisine are well-represented at Gemmell's Restaurant. Chef Gemmell uses that tradition as a starting point for a menu that reflects the multicultural techniques you might expect from a chef of his background. Born to a Scottish family living in Guatemala, Chef Gemmell moved to the United States in 1971 and landed a job as a busboy serving famous cartoon characters at the Disneyland Hotel. He soon began working his way up in the kitchen, opening his first eatery by the age of 30.

Today, at his namesake restaurant, Chef Gemmell smokes his own fish, quail, and goose, and devises his own recipes for ice creams and pastries—skills that lead Gayot to write that the chef is a "rather underrated restaurateur in South Orange County." The menu celebrates Pacific Coast seafood, along with the tender meats and vegetables given classic French preparations. Once you enter past the palmettos and white ironwork that guard the restaurant (tucked away near Dana Cove), the ambience is equally Old World. A carved wooden mantel and tall chairs and tables create a setting that imparts an eclectic homeyness without losing a drop of elegance.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Very nice experience, good food, helpfull staff and an interesting menu.”

  • “Excellent dining experience, food is wonderful. ”

  • “Food is EXCELLENT..Service is slow, slow, slow”


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    Dana Point

    34471 Golden Lantern

    Dana Point, California 92629

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In a Nutshell

Chicken provençale, salmon, steak au poivre, or ratatouille star alongside creamy soups, crisp salads, and crepes suzette or crème brûlée

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Menu items subject to change. Not valid on Saturdays, Father's Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, or Christmas Day. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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