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Wildfish Seafood Grille

1370 Bison Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
949.720.9925
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Ranked #1 of 405 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Wildfish Seafood Grille is committed to offering fresh prime seafood, aged USDA prime steaks, creative cocktails, and an award winning wine list. Set in a casual, contemporary atmosphere focused around the combined energy of the centerpiece bar and lounge, innovative oyster & raw bar, open-air patio and exhibition kitchen. The menu is made up of imaginative creations prepared fresh with superior quality seafood, utilizing the best preparations, and simple, light sauces to enhance the delicate flavors. The Wildfish Seafood Grille restaurant and patio bars are the place to be for HAPPY HOUR! Enjoy a selection of 1/2 price appetizers,$6 martinis and wines by the glass from 4 to 7 pm seven nights a week, and all night on Sundays and Mondays. Planning an event? The patio is the perfect place to host your next business outing, private party, special event or any large group. Join us at Wildfish Seafood Grille Where Prime Seafood, USDA Prime Steaks and Good Times are always in season.
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United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We love coming here when we visit the area. Wildfish offers an upscale dining experience in a contemporary setting. I'm struggling to say which item is best to choose from as all are quite delicious. This past trip my wife and I shared the swordfish and their 16oz new york sirloin which they split for us and created two surf... More 

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Abington, Massachusetts
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120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Going out to Wildfish is a nice experience. Nicolette served us last night and was outstanding. She explained the menu well, was attentive to all our needs, and even handled a complaint with grace and ease. Our food was delicious. The only negative was the wedge salad. It came out very dry and the top of the wedge was brown.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Delicious 4 meals by all of us. Appetizers were great and service was wonderful. there was nothing we could have asked for that wasnt already thought of my the staff

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New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Has one of the best Happy Hours I have been to. A number of specially priced appetizers and drinks. Drinks were great and appetizers were excellent, including shrimp, tuna and crab cake appetizers. Dinner is excellent as well. Will definitely go back on next visit to Newport.

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Santa Ana, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our waiter Manny was very friendly and attentive to our needs. I had the Grand Banks Scallops and my companion had the Scottish Salmon. Both were excellent. We shared two small sides of au gratin potatoes and sauteed Monterey-style corn. Everything was served very hot, not lukewarm. The sides were as good as the entree. We decided to try the... More 

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LaVerkin, Utah, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

we celebrated our Anniversary here and had a wonderful meal. The Halibut was superb, the sides of Brussels sprout (don't see these often on the menu) were perfect and the potatoes au gratin were delicious. My pineapple upside down dessert was huge and unbelievably good. The chocolate cake and ganache stood out. The service was first class, friendly, and we... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food is excellent (I've never been disappointed) and portions generous. Our favorite thing about Wildfish is the happy hour that extends to 7pm. The happy hour menu is extensive, affordable, and the portions large. This location is famous for the pineapple upside-down cake, which is no longer on the menu but they still serve it if you ask for... More 

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Kingwood, Texas
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194 reviews 194 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

While visiting my brother in law in Irvine we dined here and enjoyed our meal. Even though it was fairly early (6:30 pm) the parking lot was very full so we were worried there would be a long wait but it seemed as though the crowds were in the bar area so we were seated quickly. Nice server brought menus... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful evening with family; service was outstanding and the food was delicious. Go for the dessert - the upside down pineapple cake was amazing!

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Dining at Wildfish Seafood Grille was an enjoyable experience that featured a couple highlights. The ambience, service and food quality was strong and the two appetizers we ordered were killer. We started with the Ahi Tuna Tartar and Salt and Pepper Shrimp which were both superb. We didn't do as well with our main course selections however. We ordered the... More 

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Additional Information about Wildfish Seafood Grille

Address: 1370 Bison Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone Number: 949.720.9925
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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