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Pelican Grill

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22800 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657 (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the...
Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 101
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I live here very average food great views

Since I'm jaded by all the great choices we have and I live only 5 minutes from pelican hill I can tell u I've been here many many times but the bottom line is it's very average food at best typical hotel food it used to be amazing when it was run by different mgtme the four seasons but the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Angela T
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Newport Beach, California
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Private Dining
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Newport Beach, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Since I'm jaded by all the great choices we have and I live only 5 minutes from pelican hill I can tell u I've been here many many times but the bottom line is it's very average food at best typical hotel food it used to be amazing when it was run by different mgtme the four seasons but the... More 

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review

Angela, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your visits to Pelican Grill. Although I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the ocean-view setting, I regret that your overall dining experience fell short of your expectations and our goals, especially knowing that you have been a loyal guest in the past. At Pelican Grill and... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a really good meal out on the patio. Views fantastic! Bar had really nice live music. Be sure to sit out on the patio. Lounge has patio dining as well. Steak wasn't the best, but everything else was very good.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great food, and great service. The booth seating provided a quiet setting for a business meeting. The menu has a wide selection of main and side dishes.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

After a round of golf we went for a snack in the grill and first the good thing.the service was as you can expect of an 5 star resort.we ordered 2 Caesars salads and 2 spaghetti and 5 non alcolic drinks.the salad didn't look fresh and my friends were looking at me to say ,what's happening here,My spaghetti was between... More 

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent dining experience at Pelican Grill. I am disappointed to read that your overall experience did not meet your expectations and certainly our goals. I have taken this opportunity to share your comments with our Pelican Grill culinary teams, as we continuously strive to heighten dining experiences throughout... More 

Lehi, Utah, USA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Everything is good. The view is beautiful and you can sit outside. Take your love for Valentine's Day.

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Irvine, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great service. I had warm baby kale and Brussels salad, Slow braised boneless prime beef short ribs & Blueberry cobbler. Everything (included fresh pastry) is delicious.

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Coralville, Iowa, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The view from the veranda at this golf course restaurant is as good as it gets. This golf clubhouse restaurant is as nice as any five star restaurant I have ever been to. The crab and lobster mac and cheese was scrumptious and the service was top notch.

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Akron, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is not your average golf course grill. Don't go in expecting a cheap burger or hot dog. This may be the best menu at the resort and the views from the grille are to die for.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It is always a treat to go to the Grill at the Pelican Hill Resort. The atmosphere, the service, the food and the view make it a very special place to enjoy a meal at any time of the day, especially during sunset.

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Fountain Valley
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175 reviews 175 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Yesterday I visited the Pelican Grill to celebrate a friends birthday. After reading a couple of the reviews I almost didn't go but was very glad I did. The restaurant is large and quite pretty with views of the ocean. The food was quite good even though my Cobb salad was a little small. The deserts are also very small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
    (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?