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Shades Restaurant, Hilton Waterfront

21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 845-8000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Californian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Huntington Street
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English first
Redlands, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Most hotel restaurants are either known for being high end or are just ok given that the traffic isn't always guaranteed unless you are on the Vegas Strip. Shades is just an ok restaurant. I had dinner here the first night of my conference and ordered the Caesar Salad with Steak done medium well and hold the croutons (for gluten... More

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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wonderful service, very attentive and clean. Food at buffet was continuously restocked. Plentiful hot and cold selections available. Menu was extensive with a few local offerings.

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Fair Oaks, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

As I said in my hotel review, our two meals were average in taste, nothing special and nothing bad. The server brought a carton of milk for the cereal rather than a pitcher, which seemed a little tacky.

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Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Shades Restaurant located in Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort is one of Huntington Beach best Restaurants , With Beach Views, and poolside along with its own fire pit and out doors seating and ambience. Guests and locals have the opportunity to enjoy the great weather and while dinning, The Restaurant offers a verity of different dishes threw out the day and... More

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Kaysville, Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a peaceful way to start or end the day! Buffet breakfast in the morning with menu service also available. Upscale, yet casual, dining in the evening. Fireside searing is also available with live music. At sunset on Friday and Saturday nights there is a mini "luau-style" show. The food is a little on the expensive side, but it is... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Breakfast and Lunch here is fantastic. Sunday Champagne Brunch is extremely over priced but the quality of the food (and quantity) is fantastic.

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San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have eaten breakfast and dinner here. Breakfast came with our room...totally worth it! Great way to start the day with a full selection of breakfast or the buffet. Lots of fresh fruit, great coffee, great made to order omelette. Dinner was just as good...by the firepit with a view of the ocean; great service; friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at the Hilton and Shades was the restaurant downstairs. We usually avoid hotel restaurants except for breakfast, but the breakfast was so wonderful we deceided to try dinner. Everything we had was beyond wonderful. The staff was so nice and helpful. The fruit was the best I have ever had. Fresh, flavorful and perfect texture. The food was... More

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Victorville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A wide variety of breakfast foods from fresh fruit to yogurt. They had pancakes and french toast, eggs and potatoes. Wide variety and very tasty. Service was excellent.

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Cedar City, Utah, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

They have a great selection of food on the menu. I chose the Caesar Salad with Salmon. The croutons were hand made and very good.

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