Burgers & Brews

Boneyard Cafe

Boneyard Beach Café is the only café on a State Beach where you can enjoy a Burger and Brew right on the sand! They offer fantastic food and great prices and a full-service patio serving Beer & Wine or visit the Snack Bar and take it to go, back to your towel. At Boneyard Beach Café, it’s more than just the wave itself – it’s the vibe that comes with it.

Full-Service Cafe

The Boneyard Cafe is a seasonal concession and serves the locals and visitors to Doheny State Beach. They offer fantastic food, great prices and a full-service patio serving Beer & Wine. Or visit the Snack Bar and take it “to go,” back to your towel. At Boneyard Beach Café, it’s more than just the wave itself – it’s the vibe that comes with it.

Those in the surfing community know the name well. Boneyard, is also the name of the surf break, right off the Harbor jetty, dating back to Dana Point’s surfing heyday, and it has a sense of history and community.

About Boneyard Cafe

Doheny Food Company is the parent company for The Boneyard Cafe located in Doheny State Beach. The Doheny Food Company team brings its many years of experience and expertise in the field of food, catering and special events as the exclusive caterers to Doheny State Beach and to all of its outside catering events.

Executive Chef, Meredith Miller, is a Graduate of The Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, New York), holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Restaurant & Hotel Management, and an Associated Arts Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts. With over 18 years of Food Service Experience including working at 5 Star Properties such as our own St. Regis Resort & Spa, and as an Executive Pastry Chef for the last 3 years in Atlanta. Miller has extensive catering experience at 5-star hotel properties, weddings, banquets, large corporate events, and parties of all kinds.

Having an Event?

Doheny provides a five-acre landscaped picnic area with plenty of picnic tables, barbecue grills and parking.  There are public picnic areas that are first come first served, and then there are areas that can be reserved through DSB for groups/parties.  You may bring in your own food, but all catering must be through Doheny State Beach’s exclusive caterers, Doheny Food Company info@dohenyfoodco.com.

Outside vendors may not drop off food or equipment.  Accessible campsites, picnic sites, restrooms, and showers are available with nearby parking.  The Campfire Center is also accessible.  A wooden boardwalk extends from near the north picnic area about halfway across the beach.  Call (949) 496-6162 to reserve a beach wheelchair.