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Wildfish Seafood Grille

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1370 Bison Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
949.720.9925
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Reservations
Description: Wildfish Seafood Grille is committed to offering fresh prime seafood, aged...
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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  • 154
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  • 68
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    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
High end food

Wanted somewhere special for an anniversary dinner. The food was great, creative, well presented, and plentiful. I just did not get the ambiance of a high end restaurant. Maybe it's the layout with the bar in the middle but I did not get a special night feel. For the $$$$ I think that should be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Parker, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Parker, Colorado
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Wanted somewhere special for an anniversary dinner. The food was great, creative, well presented, and plentiful. I just did not get the ambiance of a high end restaurant. Maybe it's the layout with the bar in the middle but I did not get a special night feel. For the $$$$ I think that should be there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Delicious food and impeccable service. I ate a filet mignon. It was cooked perfectly. The entrees come without any sides so you have to order separately.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I walked in here for a late night dinner since I had reserved a table at 10:00pm online. The girl at the front desk said their closing time is 10pm and the citchen is closed. Why is there an option to reserve a table by 10pm?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Stopped in for a light meal and drinks. We just ordered from the happy hour menu but everything was tasty and reasonably priced. The food definitely has a nice complexity to it with a bit of an Asian influence. It can be a bit loud but not too bad.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Well appointed, excellent service, wide selection of menu items. Server was very helpful with recommendations, starting with the excellent seafood potstickers appetizer-plenty to share for two. For dinner, I had the Dover Sole-crusted in Parmesan cheese-very generous proportions All in all, fine dining in a strip mall setting!

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I usually go to this restaurant for happy hour. The main dining room tends to be quite noisey so head for the rear patio area--it is bright and more serene. Good choices avaiable for happy hour wine. This place is known for the calamari appetizer which is terrific and a happy hour item. Good crab cakes and ahi.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Consistantly beyond excellent. I've been a regular supporter of Wild Zfish since they opened and I honestly say I have had well over 150 meals there spent untold thousands of dollars and I have never left dissatisfied. One of the things that I like best is the location is such that I feel the crowd is more local than touristy,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I really like Wildfish for a fun happy hour atmosphere. The food is good but not great though. The tuna and steak tartare was our favorite selection.

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Templeton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have never had a bad experience here. The food is wonderfully prepared and the service is professional. I never would have thought of ordering meat at this seafood establishment, but someone in our party order the rib eye, and it was better than at most steak houses. Don't go without sharing the calamari appetizer...it is truly great. I could... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I selected this venue to celebrate the 40th anniversary of family members who live in the Orange County area. Not knowing anything about this restaurant but after looking at the menu, I booked our party of 4. They were extremely gracious. We all enjoyed several dishes and the service was quite good. I would have liked the crowd to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1370 Bison Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949.720.9925

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?