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Coliseum Pool & Grill

22701 Pelican Hill Road South, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 949-612-1917
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Ranked #5 of 394 restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Newport Coast Drive
Description: An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the "scene" at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.
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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We've been to this place at least three times; we stop here (or its cousin in the Pelican Hill Resort, Pelican Grill) on our way from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach. The restaurant is at its best whether the weather is nice because it's sort of an indoor/outdoor place with seating outside and inside. When the weather is good, sitting... More

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Palm Springs, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great breakfast venue with great views. Buffet is great but a bit pricey at $35.00. Wait staff a bit slow, but seemed to be the norm at all the restaurants at Pelican Hill

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QATAR
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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Today we went to try the hotel buffet breakfast... The view perfect with the nice weather ... Good service .. Nice buffet .. Recommend it

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We dined here for once during a day of enjoying the pool. It was good, not great, and expensive! The menu had some very "unique" offerings and was large, and not what one would expect when dining by a pool. It seemed to offer more heavy entrees than anything else and I felt like I was at dinner instead of... More

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PelicanHillResort, Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your thoughts about your recent visit to Coliseum Pool & Grill. As we continually strive to deliver exceptional service to each and every guest who chooses to dine with us, your candid feedback is greatly appreciated. I have taken this opportunity to share your comments with the Coliseum Pool & Grill management... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food took a long time to come. My kids were starving and I had to personally walk over and remind them about my kids cereal number of times.

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PelicanHillResort, Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to post your feedback about your recent visit to Coliseum Pool & Grill. I’m disappointed to read that you were unsatisfied with your dining experience. Please know that I have taken the time to follow up with our Coliseum Pool & Grill management team, so we may reiterate the importance of our Five-Star service... More

Chicago, Illinois
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286 reviews 286 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I ate here for breakfast about four times and for lunch twice. Overall service was pretty good, the breakfast buffet was excellent although very expensive ($40pp) and the lunch was nice for a pool side place. It isn't an incredible once in a lifetime spot but for pool side with a nice view they do a good job.

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about your dining experiences at Coliseum Pool & Grill. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The Resort at Pelican Hill More

New Orleans
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

this was our stable dining place when all else failed. Food was high quality, moderately priced. The staff here were always welcoming. Really nice and homey feel.

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well Andrea and Pelican Grill, and your visits to Pelican Hill and Pelican Hill Golf Club. Your feedback is truly a gift, and we thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The Resort at Pelican Hill More

Las Vegas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This review is based on 2 recent meals. I so enjoyed the experience the first time, I went back again a few days later. First, this is one of several restaurants in the elegant Pelican Hill Resort and one of two in the main complex. I recommend parking at the main building even though there is a separate signed entrance... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Alisa, Thank you for sharing your comments about your experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well as your comments about your Resort stay. I have personally addressed your concerns with our culinary team. As we strive to provide exceptional service and memorable experiences for each and every guest, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director... More

Orlando, Florida, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food was excellent! We ate here several times during our stay at the hotel and enjoyed every meal. For a 5 star hotel the service at this restaurant was spotty. At times the server went missing and slow. The hostess station had people working there that were a little messy in appearance. The hotel needs to work with wait staff... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Alisa, Thank you for sharing your comments about your experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well as your comments about your Resort stay. I have personally addressed your concerns with our culinary team. As we strive to provide exceptional service and memorable experiences for each and every guest, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The service here was very good and the menu has a great choice of food. Compared to the breakfast at this hotel the prices were pretty reasonable.

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